News & Events

New publication "Manchukuo Perspectives" co-edited by Annika Culver, RSEA 2000

February 26, 2020

Annika Culver (AM 2000) has a new book Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Producion published in December 2019. Co-edited with Norman Smith, the volume contains "ground-breaking transnational work on literary views of Manchukuo by Chinese, Japanese, and Korean intellectuals during the period of Japanese occupation--with a preface by my former Chinese language classmate Karen Thornber," now Professor of Comparative...

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2019 RSEA Alumni Panel group photo

Alumni Panelists share reflections and advice

November 19, 2019

The 7th Annual RSEA Alumni Panel held October 24th was an opportunity for current students to engage with alumni and reflect on possible career directions after completing their AM degree.

In opening the event, GSAS Dean Emma Dench remarked that the Regional Studies East Asia program is exemplary in crossing disciplines with its deep regional focus. She noted that RSEA graduates pursue successful careers in many different areas while remaining connected as an alumni community, and commended RSEA students for joining an intergenerational community...

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RSEA Alumni Panel event coming soon!

October 24, 2019

Planning is underway for the 2019 RSEA Alumni Panel to be held at Harvard on October 24. The annual event is an opportunity for current students and alumni to share career-related experiences and questions, and to enjoy informal conversations.

RSEA Alumni please watch for an email from GSAS with your invitation to attend the event.

This year's RSEA Alumni Panelists are Ms. Esther Hyun (AM '16), Mr. John Kamm (AM '75), Prof. Michael Kim (AM '92, PhD '04), Ms. Greer Meisels (AM '12), Prof. Akiko Walley (AM '04, PhD '09), and Prof. Don Wyatt (AM '78, PhD '84).... Read more about RSEA Alumni Panel event coming soon!

Welcome RSEA Students!

September 4, 2019
RSEA held its Orientation day on August 28 to welcome 25 new students to the program. Members of the incoming 2019 cohort enjoyed the opportunity to get to know each other before beginning their Fall semester classes. We welcome another 21 RSEA students back to their second year of the program. RSEA students pursue a diverse array of fields and interests in East Asian studies during their time at Harvard. See current student profiles. Read more about Welcome RSEA Students!