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2015-2016 IPS Small Grant Program Awardees

Institution Project Title
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Developing International Partnerships with Japan: Global Opportunities for Health Related Majors

Mississippi State University

Establishing a teaching and research capacity for Japanese studies at Mississippi State University

The Newark Public Library

Impressions from the Natural World: Japanese Prints from the Special Collection

Spelman College

Revitalizing the Japan Studies Minor within the Asian Studies Program



 

Grantee Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Project Title

Developing International Partnerships with Japan: Global Opportunities for Health Related Majors

Grant Period

2016/01/01-2016/08/31

Project Cost Total

$39,030.11*

JF Grant Total

$23,895.88*

Outline

This grant supports a summer study abroad program in Japan for health care professionals. Students spend two weeks in Tokyo, Kyoto, and Hiroshima visiting various hospitals and healthcare centers. Guest speakers with experience in the Japanese healthcare system are invited to educate participants. Indiana University's goal is to establish long-term connections with Japanese universities.

 

Grantee Mississippi State University

Project Title

Establishing a Teaching and Research Capacity for Japanese Studies at Mississippi State University

Grant Period

2016/01/01-2016/12/31

Project Cost Total

$18,194*

JF Grant Total $18,194*

Outline

This grant supports the creation of a course on Japanese fashion and culture that aims to spread Japanese cultural awareness. The goal is for the course to become a regularly taught class at Mississippi State University.

 

Grantee The Newark Public Library

Project Title

Impressions from the Natural World: Japanese Prints from the Special Collection

Grant Period

2016/01/01-2016/08/31

Project Cost Total

$31,300*

JF Grant Total $15,056*

Outline

This grant supports an exhibit of Japanese art from the Library's Special Collections Division. The project includes a series of public lectures and workshops. There will be an illustrated catalogue and website created for the exhibition.

 

Grantee Spelman College

Project Title

Revitalizing the Japan Studies Minor within the Asian Studies Program

Grant Period

2016/03/01-2016/02/28

Project Cost Total

$13,709*

JF Grant Total $13,709*

Outline

This grant supports the extension of Spelman's course offerings in Japanese Studies by preparing faculty to teach two new or existing (but dormant) courses.. Faculty will attend conferences, conduct research in Japan, and engage in curriculum development.


* Project Cost Totals and JF Grant Totals are estimated.



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