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In memoriam: Makoto Ueda

Submitted by Anonymous on October 12, 2020 - 11:12am
Professor Emeritus Makoto Ueda
Makoto Ueda, 1931-2020 (Image credit: Stanford News Service)

We have received word of the recent passing of alumnus Professor Emeritus Makoto Ueda.  

Makoto Ueda, Stanford professor emeritus of Japanese in the School of Humanities and Sciences passed away on August 19, 2020 at the age of 89 in Sunnyvale, California.  After earning a PhD in comparative literature from the University of Washington in 1962, Ueda joined the faculty at Stanford University in 1971, after successfully developing the Japanese program from the ground up at the University of Toronto.  

A remembrance is available from the following Stanford News site.    

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