Gender Studies

For almost two decades, the Fairbank Center has held its annual Gender Studies Workshop, the goal of which is to bring together some of the leading scholars in the field of gender studies with members of the Harvard community. Last academic year, the workshop focused on “the Birth of Chinese Feminism” and brought scholars Lydia Liu, Rebecca Karl, Dorothy Ko, and Ellen Rooney to campus.

Expertise

Susan Greenhalgh
Susan Greenhalgh

Susan Greenhalgh

Professor of Anthropology

Susan Greenhalgh is Professor of Anthropology and John King and Wilma Cannon Fairbank Professor of Chinese Society at Harvard University. Before moving to Harvard, she was Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine and, before that, Senior ResearchRead More

Tozzer Anthropology Building 308 | 21 Divinity Avenue | Cambridge MA 02138
Waiyee li
Waiyee li

Wai-Yee Li 李惠仪

Professor of Chinese Literature

Wai-yee Li has been Professor of Chinese Literature at Harvard since 2000. Li earned her B.A. from the University of Hong Kong and her Ph.D. from Princeton University (1987), where she was associate professor from 1996 to 2000.

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2 Divinity Avenue | Cambridge MA, 02138
Janet Gyatso
Janet Gyatso

Janet Gyatso

Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies

Professor Janet Gyatso is a specialist in Buddhist studies with concentration on Tibetan and South Asian cultural and intellectual history.

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Divinity 419 | Cambridge MA, 02138
felicity lufkin
felicity lufkin

Felicity Lufkin

Lecturer on Folklore and Mythology

Research Interests: modern Chinese art; folk art, popular art, and crafts; art and gender, exhibitions.

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Barker Center 141 | Harvard University | Cambridge MA, 02138
nicole newendorp
nicole newendorp

Nicole Newendorp

Lecturer on Social Studies

Dr. Newendorp received a B.A. in East Asian Studies from Columbia University, an M.A. from Harvard University’s Regional Studies-East Asia Program, and a Ph.D. from Harvard University’s Department of Anthropology.

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380 William James Hall | Divinity Avenue | Cambridge MA, 02138
Ellen Widmer
Ellen Widmer

Ellen Widmer 魏爱莲

Mayling Song Professor of Chinese Studies, Wellesley College

Professor Ellen Widmer studies traditional Chinese fiction, history of Chinese women's writing, history of the book in China, and missionaries to East Asia.

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Wellesley College | 106 Central Street | Wellesley | MA 02481

Research Projects

Latest News

A Fairbank Guide to AAS in Toronto

With the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference in Toronto just around the corner, the Fairbank Center has a handy guide for how to decide which of the myriad of panels you could attend. Below, we take a look at our faculty, associates, graduate students and...

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An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2017-18

The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 competition for the An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowships in Chinese Studies. Research topics may cover any period of Chinese history or contemporary China and involve any...

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