search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Stefania BURK

DF (1997)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Stefania
Middle Name
Eliza
Last Name
BURK
Sex
Female
Organization
University of British Columbia
Title
Instructor of Japanese Literature and Language
Contact Address:
Address Type
Home
Address 1
607-1425 W. 6th Ave.
Address 2 (optional)
 
City
Vancouver
State
British Columbia
Zip Code
V6H 4G5
Country
Canada
Telephone
604-329-6378
Email
stefania.burk@ubc.ca
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3987&sid=20ac91b84852f1442ee51f5061d8ba9c
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:  

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

Answer: I'm on the tenure teaching track at UBC, where I teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Japanese culture, co-supervise graduate students, and teach classical Japanese language. I'm also continuing my research on medieval Japanese poetics.

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

Answer: A. I learned it at a university. (University of California 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: 2001
Field: Literature
University: University of California at Berkeley

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

Answer: I received two fellowships from the Japan Foundation that profoundly aided my education. I received a fellowship for advanced language study at the Inter-University Center (1992-93) & a dissertation research fellowship for a year in Japan (1997-98).

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: