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2012-2013 IPS Program Awardees

Institution Project Title
Pennsylvania State University

Global Japan Project

University of California at Los Angeles

New Visions of Japan

University of Michigan

Reimagining the Master of Arts in Japanese Studies

University of Southern California

Center for Japanese Religions and Culture



 

Grantee Pennsylvania State University

Project Title

Global Japan Project

Grant Period

2013/8/15-2017/8/14

Project Cost Total

$734,912*

JF Grant Total

$366,759*

Outline

This grant helps raise the quality and profile of Japanese at Penn State by supporting a tenure-line hire in History; study abroad and scholarship opportunities for undergraduates; support and incentives for university professors and K-12 teachers through workshops; and enhancement of library resources.

Projects

Study abroad to Japan
K-12 outreach workshop
Digital Database Subscriptions

 

Grantee University of California at Los Angeles

Project Title

New Visions of Japan

Grant Period

2013/3/31-2016/6/30

Project Cost Total

$988,460*

JF Grant Total $449,378*

Outline

This grant supports the hiring of two permanent faculty lines in Japanese history and Japanese literature; the establishment of an annual, global forum on innovative visions of Japan’s future; library acquisitions; funding to extend activities of the multi-campus research group; and a film series.
Projects

Annual Terasaki Center Global Forum

 

Grantee University of Michigan

Project Title

Reimagining the Master of Arts in Japanese Studies

Grant Period

2013/3/15-2016/3/14

Project Cost Total

$1,026,476*

JF Grant Total $449,066*

Outline

This grant supports the creation of two graduate fellowships for the Center for Japanese Studies MA program for students pursuing advanced training in Japanese studies

Projects

Two new graduate fellows

 

Grantee University of Southern California

Project Title

Center for Japanese Religions and Culture

Grant Period

2013/7/1-2015/6/30

Project Cost Total

$917,000*

JF Grant Total

$450,000*

Outline

This grant will support the activities of the newly created Center for Japanese Religions and Culture, including funding for faculty led research projects; planning conferences, colloquia, and workshops, providing faculty and graduate student research awards; and by building the capacity to host visiting scholars and postdoctoral fellows.

Projects Hybrid Japan Innovation Lab symposium
Hapa Japan biennial Conference and Festival
Japanese American Religion and Society Project
Speakers series


* Project Cost Totals and JF Grant Totals are estimated.

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