2013-2014 IPS Small Grant Program Awardees

Institution Project Title
Asian Art MuseumC. Laan Chun Library Center Card Catalog Digitization
Bryn Mawr CollegeJapanese Studies in the Tri-College Community and Greater Philadelphia Area: Deepening Engagement through a Film Series on Disaster and Rebuilding in Japan
University of Mary WashingtonYear of Japan: UMW 2014
University of Southern California (East Asian Library)Expanding US’s Summer Kambun Workshop


Grantee Asian Art Museum
Project TitleC. Laan Chun Library Center Card Catalog Digitization
Grant Period2013/10/1-2014/09/30
Project Cost Total$22,748.38*
JF Grant Total$22,748.38*
OutlineWith support from JF, the C. Laan Chun library will undertake the digitalization of approx. 5,400 Japanese and non-Japanese language card catalog resources about Japan.
Grantee Bryn Mawr College
Project TitleJapanese Studies in the Tri-College Community and Greater Philadelphia Area: Deepening Engagement through a Film Series on Disaster and Rebuilding in Japan
Grant Period2014/01/01-2014/04/30
Project Cost Total$24,828.00*
JF Grant Total$17,828.00*
OutlinePrimary grant project is a film series on disasters and rebuilding in Japan, which will deepen the ongoing cooperation among Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore Colleges while reaching out to the greater Philadelphia community.
Grantee University of Mary Washington
Project TitleYear of Japan: UMW 2014
Grant Period2014/01/01-12/31/2014
Project Cost Total$17,137.00*
JF Grant Total$17,137.00*
OutlineGrant project includes a course on postwar Japanese fiction, nine monthly visiting presentations on Japan, and library acquisitions.
Grantee University of Southern California
Project TitleExpanding USC’s Summer Kambun Workshop
Grant Period2014/03/01-2015/02/28
Project Cost Total$37,246.00*
JF Grant Total$23,280.00*
OutlineThis grant supports the USC Summer Kambun workshop by offering travel/accommodation funds for graduate students from universities other than USC to participate in the workshop.

* Project Cost Totals and JF Grant Totals are estimated at the time of The Japan Foundation’s initial award. The actual figures may change throughout the course of the project’s implementation.