search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Eiko SINIAWER

DF (2001)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Eiko
Middle Name
Maruko
Last Name
SINIAWER
Sex
Female
Organization
Williams College
Title
Associate Professor of History
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
Williams College, Department of History
Address 2 (optional)
85 Mission Park Drive
City
Williamstown
State
MA
Zip Code
01267
Country
United States
Telephone
413-597-2970
Email
Eiko.Maruko@williams.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3391&sid=28d04c312c6f1dfcff09a43f653502a2
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: History

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

Answer: I am currently teaching Japanese history (as well as Korean and comparative history) at Williams College, and am working on a research project about the history of the concepts of waste and wastefulness in postwar Japan. Department website: http://www.williams.edu/history/bios/EMaruko.php

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

Answer: A. I learned it at a university. (Williams College and Harvard University)

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: History
University: Harvard University

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

Answer: The Japan Foundation Fellowship was crucial in allowing me to do the research that I needed to do for my Ph.D. dissertation, which later became my first book.

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: Perhaps networks by discipline or cohort?