Publications Program: New Titles

September 19, 2016

The Asia Center Publications Program is on track to publish about 15 new titles in 2016 plus three new paperbacks. Five of the new titles and the three paperbacks are scheduled for Fall publication. This year’s book list features several longer, more complex works that were approved prior to a change in policy to limit the length of new titles.

Karen Thornber and Andrew Gordon

Meet the Asia Center Faculty Directors

September 19, 2016

In July, the Asia Center welcomed its sixth faculty director when Karen Thornber, Professor of Comparative Literature and of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, became the Victor and William Fung Director. With her sabbatical leave occurring during the first year of her three-year tenure, Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, is serving as the Victor and William Fung Acting Director for 2016-2017. Together they intend to further cement the Asia Center’s role in working across geographic, cultural, and disciplinary borders.


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