search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - John SAGERS

SF (2007)

Fellow Information:
First Name
John
Middle Name
Hampton
Last Name
SAGERS
Sex
Male
Organization
Linfield College
Title
Associate Professor of East Asian History
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
History Department # A566
Address 2 (optional)
900 SE Baker Street
City
McMinnville
State
OR
Zip Code
97128
Country
United States
Telephone
503-883-2660
Email
jsagers@linfield.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3585&sid=a1b3723c0c73852780be415d1c5f1278
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: http://www.johnsagers.com I teach courses in Japanese and Chinese history at a liberal arts college.

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

Answer: B. I learned it at a special language training school. (The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies)

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 funded a sabbatical visit to Japan, which was critical to the success of my current book project. It also gave me fresh insights into Japanese society that I can pass along to my American 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: Great idea! I would be happy to help mentor young scholars of Japan seeking employment at small colleges.