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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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16th Annual OIE International Photo Contest

On Friday, February 7, 2020, the winners of the 16th Annual International Photo Contest were announced. This award ceremony and reception, hosted by the Office of International Education (OIE), featured photographs from Harvard College students who have studied, worked, interned, or done research abroad.

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Professor Christina Davis Featured in Asahi Shimbun "Hito" Column

On January 29, 2020, Christina Davis, Professor in the Department of Government at Harvard University & Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, was featured in the "Hito" ("People") Column of the Asahi Shimbun, a leading newspaper in Japan. Effective January 1, 2020, Prof. Davis became Director of the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, succeeding Prof. Susan J.

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