search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Mark SILVER

DF (1995)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Mark
Middle Name
 
Last Name
SILVER
Sex
Male
Organization
National Endowment for the Humanities
Title
Program Officer
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
NEH, Division of Research (Rm 318)
Address 2 (optional)
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
City
Washington
State
DC
Zip Code
20506
Country
United States
Telephone
202-606-8624
Email
msilver@neh.gov
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3789&sid=e77de03a69a454c45d193989a2a279e3
Questions:
1. Are you enaged in Japanese Studies?

Answer: B. Yes, I am engaged in Japanese Studies at another kind of organization.

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 the Asia specialist on the staff of the Research Division of the National Endowment for the Humanities (www.neh.gov).

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

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

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: 1999
Field: Literature
University: Yale University

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

Answer: It allowed me to conduct research that was essential for my dissertation and my subsequent book, _Purloined Letters: Cultural Borrowing and Japanese Crime Literature_ (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2008).

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: (None.)