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Liza Tarbell (RSEA '21) GSAS Commencement Marshal

RSEA's Liza Tarbell selected as GSAS Commencement Marshal

May 27, 2021

Elizabeth Tarbell (RSEA '21) was named a 2021 Commencement Marshal to represent Master's students during the May 27 GSAS Graduation Recognition Ceremony.

GSAS Commencement Marshals are nominated by students, faculty and staff and then selected by the Graduate Student Council for their service to the graduate student community. Liza is one of eight GSAS Marshals recognized by Dean of Students Sam Bersola during today's online ceremony.  Congratulations Liza!

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RSEA Celebrates the Class of 2021

May 26, 2021

On May 26, RSEA held an online Commencement Celebration in honor of the graduating Class of 2021. 

RSEA Chair Professor James Robson welcomed the students and their families joining from several continents, and members of the faculty who have taught and advised them during their two years at Harvard. The twenty-one graduates introduced and congratulated each other in a progression of Zoom spotlights.   Speaking on behalf of their graduating class, four students reflected on their time in RSEA and thanked their professors and families for supporting them.

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HEAS hosts successful online Conference

March 3, 2021

Congratulations to the student organizing committee for a very successful HEAS Conference!

The 24th annual Harvard East Asia Society Conference was held online for the very first time, opening up new possibilities and enabling over 100 scholars to take part in the two-day event held February 27-28.

In his opening remarks RSEA Chair Professor James Robson commented on the value of interdisciplinary and interpersonal connections in scholarship. He noted that since 1997 the HEAS conferences have enabled young scholars to engage with renowned scholars across many fields...

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