search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - JULIET CARPENTER

DF (1975)

Fellow Information:
First Name
JULIET
Middle Name
Winters
Last Name
CARPENTER
Sex
Female
Organization
Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts
Title
Professor
Contact Address:
Address Type
Home
Address 1
103 Domusu Kamogawa, Tsuruyama-cho 1-29
Address 2 (optional)
Teramachi Imadegawa-agaru, Kamigyo-ku
City
Kyoto-shi
State
Kyoto-fu
Zip Code
602-0802
Country
Japan
Telephone
075-708-8634
Email
julietcarp@hotmail.com
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3591&sid=34c8572b7e6fb572f118833b9d72f9f7
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 am teaching and translating. At the college I teach in the undergraduate, master's, and Ph.D. programs. My current translation projects include Saka no ue no kumo (Shiba Ryotaro), due for publication in 2012; Tannisho o hiraku (Takamori Kentetsu), due out shortly; three books on child-rearing in manga style (Akehashi Daiji), due out April 2011; Honkaku shosetsu (Mizumura Minae), due out in 2011; volume two of a history of Doshisha Women's College in its early days, also for 2011; and a book by explorer Takahashi Daisuke on how he found the remains of the house inhabited by Alexander Selkirk, the original Robinson Crusoe. I also translate haiku by Takako for the monthly magazine Shichiyo. http://www.dwc.doshisha.ac.jp/research/data_09/eibun/carpenter.html

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

5. Have you earned a doctoral degree?

Answer: NO

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

Answer: The Japan Foundation Fellowship gave me tremendous confidence and credibility as I was starting out. It also enabled me to meet a variety of people and opened unexpected doors such as conferences in Korea for visiting scholars.

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: