search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Faye KLEEMAN

RF (1999), RF (2005)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Faye
Middle Name
Yuan
Last Name
KLEEMAN
Sex
Female
Organization
University of Colorado, Boulder
Title
Associate Professor
Contact Address:
Address Type
Home
Address 1
5292 Idylwild Trail
Address 2 (optional)
 
City
Boulder
State
CO
Zip Code
80301
Country
United States
Telephone
303-530-7726
Email
faye.kleeman@colorado.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3414&sid=f407679de60e38df31812cdc03e26807
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: Literature

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

Answer: I teach Japanese literature, language, culture, and film at the graduate and undergraduate levels at the University of Colorado. I also serve as the Graduate Director for the Japanese program and teach summer intensive courses by taking students to Asia (include Japan).

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

Answer: A. I learned it at a university. (Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan)

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

Answer: NO

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

Answer: It provides me with leave time and resources to do research in Japan. Thanks to the Japan Foundation Fellowship that I was able to collaborated with Japanese scholars on various projects, attended conferences and symposium in Japan, and finish my book project.

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: I think there should be a common forum for all fellows that we can talk about general affair concerning research on Japan. But there should also be small sub-forum categorized by disciplines into humanities, social science, and so forth so fellows can discuss issues related to their own field in depth. I am looking for a network that the future of Japanese Studies in US, Europe, Asia, and all over the world can be discussed.