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

PF (1979), PF (1992)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Stephen G.
Middle Name
 
Last Name
VLASTOS
Sex
Male
Organization
university of iowa, department of history
Title
professor
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
History Department, 280 SH
Address 2 (optional)
 
City
Iowa City
State
IA
Zip Code
52242
Country
United States
Telephone
319-335-2221
Email
stephen-vlastos@uiowa.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3991&sid=94b45414f8f2e52c11b578e7eea2e95c
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:  

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

Answer: I teach full-time and in most years 3 undergraduate courses (sometimes 1 graduate course) on 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

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

Answer: The two Japan Foundation senior professional fellowships I received were critically important in publishing my books that secured me tenure.

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: I think that the current situation in post-Cold War East Asia and the world as well is a historic turning point, where new configurations of economic and political power will emerge.