Harumi Befu lived in Japan including WWII, during which he totally lost English, his native tongue. Returning to US after the war, he received his BA in anthropology at UCLA, MA in Far Eastern Studies at the University of Michigan, and Ph. D. in anthropology at the University of Wisconsin. He started teaching at Stanford in 1965. Retiring in 1996, he taught/lectured in Japan, rest of Asia, and Europe. He is a recipient of grants from the National Science Foundation, Wenner-Gren Foundation, Japan Foundation, Fulbright-Hays, Guggenheim, SSRC-ACLS, etc. His publications include JAPAN, AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL INTRODUCTION, HEGEMONY OF HOMOGENEITY, GLOBALIZATION AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN CONTEMPORARY JAPAN, GLOBALIZING JAPAN, JAPANESE DIVERSITY DILEMMA and others.
OSPGEN 68: Enduring Kyoto (Autumn)
ANTHRO 450: Research Apprenticeship (Autumn, Winter, Spring)
ANTHRO 95: Research in Anthropology (Winter, Spring)
ANTHRO 95B: Directed Study in Honors and Senior Papers (Winter, Spring)
ANTHRO 96: Directed Individual Study (Autumn, Winter, Spring)
ANTHRO 97: Internship in Anthropology (Winter, Spring)
EASTASN 300: Graduate Directed Reading (Autumn)