Saturday, September 1, 2007

2007 - 2008 Academic Year
Grant and Fellowship Recipients

Sasakawa Fellowship

Gabriel Ritter, Art History

Lita Martinez, History

Jessica Woo, ALC

Franz Prichard, ALC

Noriko Day, ALC

Koichi Haga, ALC
Research topic: Violence and Spectacle: Japanese Literary Writings 1960-80s

Nayeon Kim, Art History
Research topic: Korean genre painting of the Choson dynasty and the cross-cultural relationship with China and Japan during the late 18th and early 19th centuries

Satomi Kuroshima
Research topic: Cultural and linguistic differences between the Japanese and English languages by examining characteristics of a talk occurring in face-to-face service encounters

Sachiko Mizuno
Research topic: Cinema and Tokyo Modern: Image and Sound of Japanese modernity in the 1920s and 1930s

Kristine Surak
Research topic: The co-configuration of nation and gender in tea ceremony


Sasakawa Japanese Language Study Fellowships

Rowena Aquino, Cinema
Research topic: Postwar Japanese film

Amy Leader, ALC

Chinghsin Wu, Art History
Research topic: A Buddhist Avant-Garde Painter: Koga Harue (1895-1933) and Modern Art in Japan

Hanmo Zhang, ALC
Research topic: The Rites of the Zhou


The George and Sakaye Aratani Field Experience Scholarship

Nobuko Anan, Theater
Research topic: Japanese women’s performance


The George and Sakaye Aratani Fellowship

Misako Nukaga, Sociology

Franz Prichard, ALC


The Herb and Helen Kawahara Fellowship

Karen Muldoon, ALC
Research topic: Indian Buddhism and the changing social position of women in the early historical period in India

Christen Sasaki, History
Research topic: Hawaii in the late 19th century