search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Georgia TRAGANOU

SF (2007)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Georgia
Middle Name
 
Last Name
TRAGANOU
Sex
Female
Organization
Parsons The New School for Design
Title
Associate Professor, Director of Academic Affairs
Contact Address:
Address Type
Home
Address 1
444 3rd Street Apt. 3
Address 2 (optional)
 
City
Brooklyn
State
NY
Zip Code
11215
Country
United States
Telephone
718-369-2592
Email
jtraganou@yahoo.com
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3589&sid=4b91b251b02b0b8d7dedafdc46d64bc8
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: Architecture

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

Answer: I am working on a new book titled Designing the Olympics: Post-national identity in the Age of Globalization, to be published by Routledge. Japanese case studies are examined in this book.

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

Answer: A. I learned it at a university. (Osaka Gai dai (but also private training schools in Kyoto and To)

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: The Japan Foundation gave me the opportunity to collect research data for my PhD Dissertation in 1996-97. In 2007, I had a summer grant during which I collected research material for my forthcoming book and other publications.

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: A mailing list which would inform of activities and research outcomes of its members would be useful. Also, a social media platform like linkedin (non membership fee) would be useful.