Committee

James Robson

James Robson

Chair, Committee on Regional Studies East Asia
EALC: James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Research Interests:  History of Medieval Chinese Buddhism and Daoism; issues of sacred geography, local religious history, talismans,...

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2 Divinity Avenue, Room 216


p: (617) 495-8363
Office Hours: By appointment; please email.
Michael J. Puett

Michael J. Puett

EALC & Anthropology: Walter C. Klein Professor of Chinese History and Anthropology
Harvard College Professor

Research Interests:  intellectual, cultural, and political history of early China; inter-relations between religion, anthropology, history...

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2 Divinity Avenue, Room 226a
p: (617) 495-8360
Karen Thornber

Karen Thornber

Professor of Comparative Literature and of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Acting Director of the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

Research Interests:  Comparative literature, world literature, and the literatures and cultures of East Asia (China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan),...

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CGIS S222
1730 Cambridge Street
p: 617-496-6244
Alexander Zahlten

Alexander Zahlten

EALC: Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
RSEA Director of Graduate Studies

Research Interests: Film and media in Japan; media ecologies in East Asia.

2 Divinity Ave, 211
p: (617) 496-1391
Office Hours: Email for appointment