search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - DAVID SLATER

DF (1992)

Fellow Information:
First Name
DAVID
Middle Name
H.
Last Name
SLATER
Sex
Male
Organization
Sophia University
Title
Professor of Cultural Anthropology and Japanese Studies
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
Sophia University, Faculty of Liberal Arts
Address 2 (optional)
7-1 Kioi-Cho, Chiyoda-ku
City
Tokyo
State
Tokyo
Zip Code
106-0047
Country
Japan
Telephone
81-3-3238-4000
Email
d-slater@sophia.ac.jp
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3374&sid=53d610e2faa0cee346a21110736f0013
Questions:
1. Are you enaged in Japanese Studies?

Answer: A. Yes, I am engaged in Japanese Studies at a university or research institution.

Field of Study: Anthropology & Archaeology

2. Please describe what you are currently doing. (If you have your own website or any relevant site, provide its URL.)

Answer: Contemporary Japanese society; urban culture and urban form; gender; youth culture; media and digitality; ritual, semiotics, social class, capitalism, political anthropology

3. Where did you acquire your most advanced Japanese language training for your research?

Answer: A. I learned it at a university. (University of Chicago)

4. Have you ever participated in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme?

Answer: NO

5. Have you earned a doctoral degree?

Answer: YES
Year: 2003
Field: Anthropology & Archaeology
University: University of Chicago

Optional Inquiry:
1. Please describe briefly how the Japan Foundation Fellowship experience influenced your career.

Answer: The JF made my dissertation possible. Since then, I have hosted many JF students.

2. The Japan Foundation is planning to create a network or forum among past Japan Foundation fellows. Please let us know if you have any suggestions in terms of themes, format, etc.

Answer: Research Methods and techniques; using the mainstream media in research collection and dissemination; academic outreach; mentoring Ph.D. students during dissertation reserach.