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RSEA students with Prof Ezra Vogel

RSEA students meet with Professor Ezra Vogel

April 19, 2018
On April 12 a group of RSEA students enjoyed lunchtime conversation with Professor Emeritus Ezra Vogel and his friend Dr. Richard Dyck, Harvard Alum and Asia Center Advisory Committee Member. Professor Vogel shared stories of his academic experiences in Social Sciences and Asian Studies, including memorable moments during his distinguished career. Students were able to ask his thoughts on the direction of East Asian studies and how best to identify and pursue an area of specialty.

RSEA Students Contribute to HEAS Conference

March 8, 2018

Congratulations to three current RSEA students, Kyooeun Jang, Rebecca Choong Wilkins, and Wenchu Zhu for presenting at the 2018 HEAS Conference in February. 

Kyooeun Jang presented her paper on “Flexible Ceilings: A Study on Gendered Labor in the Digital Creative Industries in South Korea” in Panel A: (De)constructing Nation: Gendered Bodies in the Making of Modern Korea,...

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Asia Center Student Report: A Look at Japanese and Taiwanese Female Fan Culture

November 30, 2017

Janet Louie, M.A. candidate, Regional Studies: East Asia

The focus of my research this summer was the state of female fan cultures in Japan and Taiwan, with special attention paid to issues of gender and sexuality as well as transnationalism and localization. The Asia Center provided me with the means for pursuing my dissertation research in Taipei and Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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