search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Kirsten Cather

DF (2001)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Kirsten
Middle Name
 
Last Name
Cather (changed from CATHER)
Sex
Female
Organization
University of Texas at Austin
Title
Assistant Professor
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
G9300 1 University Station
Address 2 (optional)
Department of Asian Studies
City
Austin
State
TX
Zip Code
78712
Country
United States
Telephone
512.471.0031
Email
kcather@mail.utexas.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3615&sid=0c55761c196356edbb887b7291286372
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: Assistant Professor of Japanese literature and film at the Dept. of Asian Studies, University of Texas at Austin

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

Answer: A. I learned it at a university. (University of CA at Berkeley)

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: 2004
Field: Literature
University: University of CA at Berkeley

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

Answer: It was an amazingly helpful resource that allowed me a year in Tokyo working with top university professors there. Invaluable and definitely helped me in the job search.

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: