HYI Alumni News: Spring-Summer 2022

Alumni News

Congratulations to our alumni on their recent honors, promotions, and publications!

Hideaki Fujiki (Visiting Scholar, 2006-07) is author of Making Audiences: A Social History of Japanese Cinema and Media (Oxford University Press, 2022).

Hiro Fujimoto (Visiting Fellow, 2016-17)’s book, 医学とキリスト教: 日本におけるアメリカ・プロテスタントの医療宣教 (Medicine and Christianity: American Protestant Missionaries and their Medical Work in Japan), was awarded the 2022 Yakazu Medical History Award by the Japanese Society for the History of Medicine in April 2022.

Hoang-Yen Nguyen (Visiting Scholar, 2020-21) is author of 1849-1877年間越南燕行錄之研究 (Study on Vietnamese Envoys’ Travel Writings to China from 1849 to 1877).

Trang Phan (Visiting Scholar, 2020-21) is co-editor (with John Phan & Mark Alves) of a special issue of the Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society on “Vietnamese Linguistics: State of the field.” This volume contains 10 papers from the workshop “Vietnamese Linguistics, Typology and Language Universals” of the Harvard-Yenching Institute on April 16-17, 2021.

Shen Yang (Chinese Politics Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2018-19) and Fengshi Wu (Visiting Scholar, 2008-09) are co-authors of “From Online Mass Incidents to Defiant Enclaves: Political Dissent on China’s Internet” in The China Journal, 87(1).

Song Lihong (Visiting Scholar, 2020-21) is co-editor (with Kathryn Hellerstein) of China and Ashkenazic Jewry: Transcultural Encounters (De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022).

Veda Vaidyanathan (Chinese Studies In India Program Visiting Fellow, 2016-17) will be a Visiting Research Scholar in the 2022-23 Fung Global Fellows Program at Princeton University.

Zhang Longxi (HYI Doctoral Scholar, 1983-87) is contributor/co-editor of the four-volume series Literature: A World History. The series is under the general editorship of David Damrosch and Gunilla Lindberg-Wada. Professor Zhang wrote the entire history of Chinese literature divided in the four volumes and also edited volume 3, which covers the world’s literature from the 16th to the 18th centuries. Prof. Zhang is also author of A History of Chinese Literature, which will be published by Routledge in November 2022.

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