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.
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
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.Read More
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.Read More