search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - WILLIAM MALM

PF (1983), SF (2002)

Fellow Information:
First Name
WILLIAM
Middle Name
Paul
Last Name
MALM
Sex
Male
Organization
University of Michigan
Title
Emeritus Professor
Contact Address:
Address Type
Home
Address 1
5133 Doral Ct
Address 2 (optional)
 
City
Ann Arbor
State
MI
Zip Code
48108
Country
United States
Telephone
734 429 1750
Email
malm@umich.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3709&sid=91563106b960051b3f30c1e6d5f94616
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: Music

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

Answer: Just completed An Anthology of Nagauta. Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies ,number 66: Center for Japanese Studies The University of Michigan 2010. 210 pp. 210, 2 CDs. Based on 32 years for student performances by the Japanese Music Study ensemble at the University of Michigan.

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

Answer: A. I learned it at a university. (UCLA)

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: 1983-84 fellowship helped expand my research areas. Grants to the University of Oklahoma School of Music supported Eugene Enrico and I in the production of 7 educational video tapes on Japanese music, 1990,1992,1994, 1996, & 2004. Unfortunately, the final tape on biwa was not funded. This series had a meaningful effect on education program both nationally and internationally.

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: The place of traditional Japanese arts in modern society. Deeper Japanese aesthetics in contemporary arts