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Professor Andrew Gordon Writes Article on COVID-19 for Tokyo College Blog

Professor Andrew Gordon (Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History) wrote a two-part article "Historical Context for COVID 19 Policies in Japan and Asia"「日本とアジアにおける新型コロナウイルス感染症(COVID-19)対策の歴史的文脈」, featured on the blog of Tokyo College of the University of Tokyo. Both parts can be found online in both Japanese and English.

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Professor Karen Thornber appointed Reischauer Institute Acting Director, Fall 2020

Karen Thornber, Harry Tuchman Levin Professor in Literature and Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, will serve as the Acting Director of the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies during Fall Term 2020. Professor Thornber has previously served as Victor and William Fung Director of the Harvard University Asia Center, Chair of the Department of Comparative Literature, Chair of Regional Studies East Asia, and Director of Graduate Studies for both C

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Professor James Robson Honored with Distinguished Title of Harvard College Professor

James Robson, James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and William Fung Director of the Harvard University Asia Center, was recently honored by FAS Dean Claudine Gay with the distinguished title of Harvard College Professor. He was recognized for his contributions to undergraduate education, including his commitment to teaching and research, as well as his dedication to the Harvard Summer Program in Kyoto, Japan.

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WATCH ONLINE: Professor Karen L. Thornber Lecture on Global Healing: Literature, Advocacy, Care

Karen L. Thornber, Henry Tuchman Levin Professor in Literature and Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, introduced her new book Global Healing: Literature, Advocacy, Care in conversation with Sunil Amrith as part of the Mahindra Humanities Center online lecture series "Conversations on COVID-19."

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Professor Andrew Gordon Writes for Tokyo College Blog

Professor Andrew Gordon (Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History) wrote an article "Identity and the Curation of Sites of Modern Heritage" (アイデンティティと近代遺産のキュレーション), featured on the blog of Tokyo College of The University of Tokyo. The article can be found here.

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