search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Stephen SNYDER

DF (1988), RF (1994)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Stephen
Middle Name
Bernhard
Last Name
SNYDER
Sex
Male
Organization
Middlebury College
Title
Professor of Japanese Studies
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
Department of Japanese Studies
Address 2 (optional)
Middlebury College
City
Middlebury
State
VT
Zip Code
05753
Country
United States
Telephone
802-443-5979
Email
ssnyder@middlebury.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3982&sid=8c6f43a702ceda2a55cdead69ad275a8
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 teach Japanese language and literature at Middlebury College. I do research on modern and contemporary Japanese literature and translations studies and translate contemporary Japanese literature.

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: 1990
Field: Literature
University: Yale University

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

Answer: The first fellowship allowed me to complete research for my dissertation on Nagai Kafu; I worked at Tokyo University with Professor Hirakawa Sukehiro. the second fellowship allowed me to complete research for my book on Kafu.

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.