Good news! Stephen Owen (‘68, Ph.D ‘72) has been awarded the prestigious Tang Prize for lifetime contributions to Sinology. He shares the prize with the Japanese scholar Yoshinobu Shiba 斯波義信.
The Tang Prize offers USD$ 1.34 million as well as a research grant of USD$0.33 million. It’s practical value is higher than that of Nobel Prize!
Please join us in congratulating Steve on his fabulous award.
2018 Tang Prize Reception
Pictured, from left to right: Dr Chin-shing Huang, Vice President of Academia Sinica; Stephen Owen; Professor Xiaofei Tian, professor of Chinese Literature at Harvard University; Professor David Wang, professor of Chinese Literature at Harvard.