Congratulations to our student affiliates – including current and former Graduate Student Associates and Shum Fellows – who are graduating from Harvard University this year! Owing to the ongoing challenges posed by COVID-19, this year’s commencement ceremony was held online instead of in-person. Nevertheless, the Fairbank Center would like to celebrate our graduating student affiliates (and one staff member!):

Shuang Frost, Anthropology
“Moralizing Disruption: China’s Ride-Hailing Revolution”

Ming Tak Ted Hui, East Asian Languages and Civilizations
“Writing Empire: Culture, Politics, and the Representation of Cultural Others in the Mongol-Yuan Dynasty”

Xiaoxuan Li, East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Jingyu Liu, East Asian Languages and Civilizations
“The Unimpeded Passage: The Making of Universal Salvation Rites and Buddho-Daoist Interactions in Medieval China”

Huijun Mai, East Asian Languages and Civilizations
“Thinking Things: the Material Turn in Song (960-1279) Literary Culture”

Kyle Shernuk, East Asian Languages and Civilizations
“Becoming Ethnic and Chinese: Sinophone Transculturation at the Millennial Turn”

Austin Strange, Government
“Domestic Authority and Foreign Economic Policies in Chinese History”

James Gethyn Evans, Regional Studies East Asia (A.M)
Thesis: “The Third World’s Maoist Revolution”

Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies