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Carroll Bogert (RSEA AM'86) awarded Harvard GSAS Centennial Medal

June 5, 2019

At a GSAS ceremony on May 29, RSEA Alumna Carroll Bogert (AM '86) was presented with a Centennial Medal in recognition of her courageous work in journalism and advocacy for human rights.

The Centennial Medal is the highest award bestowed by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Established in 1989 on the occasion of the school's 100th anniversary, the Centennial Medal honors distinguished alumni who have made lasting contributions to society that emerged from their graduate study at Harvard.

Carroll Bogert is President of the Marshall Project, a Pulitzer-Prize-...

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Graduating RSEA student Da In Choi selected as Commencement Marshal

May 9, 2019

Da In Choi, RSEA Class of 2019, has been chosen by a committee of fellow graduate students to be a Commencement Marshal on May 30. 

Each year, eight graduating students from the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) are selected to represent the graduating class as Commencement Marshals. On the morning of Commencement, these students help the GSAS deans organize the procession from the GSAS Breakfast to Harvard Yard. They walk at the head the procession, proudly carrying the banners of GSAS, SEAS, and Dudley House, and lead the graduating class into...

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Published play translation by Junjie Jiang, RSEA '18

May 9, 2019

Congratulations to RSEA alum Junjie Jiang (AM'18) on the publication of her English translation of the contemporary Chinese drama Toilet in the peer-reviewed journal The Mercurian: A Theatrical Translation Review, April 2019. 

Toilet: A Play in Three Acts (2004) is the first play in the contemporary Chinese playwright Guo Shixing’s (1952– ) “Dignity Trilogy,” followed by Crematory (2007) and Homecoming (2011). Jiang's is the first translation of this play into English.

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Student organizers with HEAS banner

RSEA students organize successful 2019 HEAS Conference

March 12, 2019
Congratulations to the RSEA students who worked together for several months to plan the annual HEAS (Harvard East Asia Society) Conference, held February 8th-9th. HEAS co-chairs Casey Stevens and Jalem Towler organized the conference with the help of other RSEA students. This year's HEAS Conference on the theme of Voice and Silence: Memory in East Asia attracted... Read more about RSEA students organize successful 2019 HEAS Conference