Tuesday, September 1, 2009

2009 - 2010 Academic Year
Grant and Fellowship Recipients

Sasakawa Fellowship

Moshe Lakser, History

Rachel Turtledove, ALC

Gabriel Ritter, Art History

Franz Prichard, ALC

Stephanie Snyder, History

Jessica Woo, ALC

Lindsey Dewitt, ALC

Timothy Goddard, ALC
Research topic: Transnational Intellectual Culture in 1920s and 1930s Tokyo

Julia Grimes, Art History
Research topic: Paris? …Tokyo? Japan and the Development of Modern Chinese Oil Painting

Eijiro Isa, Sociology
Research topic: The Triumph of Self-Development: Cultures of Self-Formation in Postwar Japan

Koji Kagotani, Political Science
Research topic: Military Alliances, Regional Trade Agreements, and the Politics of Compliance

Maya Stiller, ALC
Research topic: On the traces of awakened masters: Korean monk portraits

Peter Weldon, Education
Research topic: Neoliberal Dynamics within Japanese Higher Education: A Case Study Examination of the 2004 Reforms


Sasakawa Japanese Language Study Fellowships

Joonbum Bae, Political Science
Research topic: The Left as Prism: the Sources of Tension between Progressives in Japan and South Korea

Rosemary Candelario, WAC
Research topic: River to River, Coast to Coast: A Choreographic Itinerary of Eiko & Koma

Caleb Carter, ALC
Research topic: Shugendō

Winifred Chang, History
Research topic: Marshalling Culture: Strategies of Japanese Mobilization in Taiwan, 1920-1945

Yi-ling Hung, ALC
Research topic: The Just-in-time Production of Everyday Life: Convenience in Los Angeles, Tokyo, and Taipei

Dennis Lee, ALC
Research topic: State Relations Between the Japanese Archipelago and the Korean Peninsula (4th - 7th centuries CE)

Lujing Ma, ALC

Lita Martinez, History

Gabriel Ritter, Art History


The George and Sakaye Aratani Field Experience Scholarship

Noriko Day, ALC
Research topic: The representation of Hokkaido as an internal colony in the modern Japanese literary imaginary

Franz Prichard, ALC"
Research topic: Landscapes in Flux: Japanese Literary and Visual Representations of Urbanization in the 1960s and 1970s


The George and Sakaye Aratani Fellowship

Yuki Yanai, Political Science
Research topic: Redistributive Consequences of Economic Inequality: A Comparative Analysis

Lita Martinez, History


The Herb and Helen Kawahara Fellowship

Anke Hein, Archaeology
Research topic: Prehistoric Cultures of the Liangshan District – Development of a Multicultural and Multiethnic Interaction Sphere from the late Neolithic to the Early Han Period