search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - James ROBERSON

DF (1990)

Fellow Information:
First Name
James
Middle Name
E.
Last Name
ROBERSON
Sex
Male
Organization
Tokyo Jogakkan College
Title
Professor of Anthropology
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
Tokyo Jogakkan College
Address 2 (optional)
1105 Tsuruma
City
Machida
State
Tokyo
Zip Code
194-0004
Country
Japan
Telephone
81+42-769-1145
Email
roberson@m.tjk.ac.jp
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3905&sid=7dbcb4fb0cefa95b7c0a88a088062ae2
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: Anthropology & Archaeology

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

Answer: Cultural Politics of Music and Identity in Okinawa; Men and Masculinities in Contemporary Japan; Work, Companies, Class and Lifecourse in Japan

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: YES
Year: 1993
Field: Anthropology & Archaeology
University: University of Hawaii

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

Answer: I received a Graduate Research Fellowship in 1990 which allowed me to complete my PhD dissertation fieldwork (the basis of my book JAPANESE WORKING CLASS LIVES, Routledge, 1998).

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: