As part of the Fairbank Center’s exhibition of dazibao (大字报 “big-character posters”) and woodcuts from 1960s China, we present a four-part series on Cultural Revolution-era artworks. Xiaofei Tian, Professor of Chinese Literature at Harvard University, presents part 2: an exploration of the imagery and visual dynamism of dazibao.
World-first Exhibition at Harvard displays “big character posters” from China’s Cultural Revolution Read our four-part blog post series on this exhibition: Exhibiting the Cultural Revolution, Part 1: Reading “Big-Character Posters” …
Ted Hui, Ph.D. candidate in Harvard’s Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, describes his experience creating an online course with HarvardX.
Harvard Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies · Sino-Japanese Relations Through Kanzo Uchiyama And Lu Xun, with Joshua Fogel Sino-Japanese relations are often portrayed as a rivalry hindered by historical grievances. …
Sino-Japanese Relations Through Kanzo Uchiyama And Lu Xun, with Joshua Fogel
Harvard Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies · Teaching Global Community in An Age of Anti-Immigration, with Eileen Chengyin Chow What role is there for storytelling and roleplay in teaching about …
Teaching Global Community in An Age of Anti-Immigration, with Eileen Chengyin Chow
Tie Xiao’s Revolutionary Waves analyzes the centrality of the crowd in the Chinese cultural and political imagination and its global resonances by delving into a wide range of fiction, philosophy, poetry, and psychological studies.
This book, the first of its kind in English, examines the reinvention of loyalism in colonial Taiwan through the lens of literature.
Professor Karen Thornber, author of Ecoambiguity: Environmental Crises and East Asian Literatures (Michigan 2012) and the upcoming Climate Change and Changing Literature, announces the launch of the Fairbank Center’s collaborative project with the Harvard Global Institute in China.
Graduate Student Associate, Lu Kou, examines poetic improvisation on an assigned topic in the Chen dynasty court.