search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - WILLIAM WAYNE FARRIS

DF (1977), PF (1991)

Fellow Information:
First Name
WILLIAM WAYNE
Middle Name
 
Last Name
FARRIS
Sex
Male
Organization
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Title
Sen Soshitsu XV Distinguished Professor of Traditional Japanese History and Culture
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
c/o History Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Address 2 (optional)
2530 Dole St.
City
Honolulu
State
HI
Zip Code
96822
Country
United States
Telephone
808-956-8358
Email
wfarris@hawaii.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=4084&sid=6e7e17f4efa413ce4fe6ba3d4422dd37
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: History

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

Answer: Currently in Japan researching the commodity history of tea

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

Answer: A. I learned it at a university. (Harvard University)

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: 1981
Field: History
University: Harvard University

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

Answer: I've had two grants and wrote two books from the research I did during those years

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