search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - John WIXTED

RF (1999)

Fellow Information:
First Name
John
Middle Name
Timothy
Last Name
WIXTED
Sex
Male
Organization
Retired from Arizona State University
Title
Emeritus Professor, Chinese and Japanese Languages and Literatures
Contact Address:
Address Type
Home
Address 1
P.O. Box 146
Address 2 (optional)
13430 Prairie Rd. #221
City
Harbert
State
MI
Zip Code
49115
Country
United States
Telephone
2694693730
Email
TimWixted@hotmail.com
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=4032&sid=142fc4f5f75bbb29d893ec0f2cb0a2d1
Questions:
1. Are you enaged in Japanese Studies?

Answer: C. Yes, I am engaged in Japanese Studies personally, but not at an institution or 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: Working on a book on Mori Ogai's translation literature. Working on a book on Mori Ogai's kanshi. Working on a book on the Shipin of Zhong Rong (AD 469-518) Working on a second book on the poetry of Yuan Haowen (1190-1257)

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: Invaluable, for gathering materials, forming contacts, and living the environment.

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: Perhaps have a day-long session where former fellows present summaries of their ongoing reseach. If so, DO NOT limit such meetings to Tokyo and New York. Be sure to have ones in Chicago and other georgraphic centers.