November 2006


Frederic Wakeman

Photo by Mike Minehan

Frederic Evans Wakeman Jr., former director of the Institute of East Asian Studies and emeritus professor of Chinese history, died of cancer at his home in Lake Oswego, Oregon, on Sept. 14. He was 68. A memorial service will be held at the Faculty Club on the UC Berkeley campus on November 8.

We are creating an online memorial to the life and work of Fred, with tributes from individuals who wish to remember him. We welcome contributions to the online memorial. They should be sent by email to Catherine Lenfestey at the Institute of East Asian Studies ( for posting.

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