Fellow Year Affiliation Title of Project
John Ostermiller 2023 - 2024 University of Shizuoka
Between piety and popularity: cultural code-switching and Muslim migrant communities in Japan.
Lillian Tsay 2022 - 2023 Tokyo University
The Sweetened Empire: The Making of Western-style Confectionery in Modern Japan (1868- 1952)
Dylan Hallingstad O’Brien 2021 - 2022 Waseda University
The Work of Being Well: Macrobiotic Philosophy and the Politics of Life
Shannon Welch 2020 - 2021 Waseda University
Ambiguous Borders Between Immigration and Imperialism: Reconceptualizing Postcolonial Studies through Japanese-Brazilian Immigrant Literature
Alicia Foley 2019 - 2020 Kobe Jogakuin
“Masterless Texts: Chûshingura, Intermediality, and the Culture of Fan Service in Early Modern Japan”
Vera Hanaoka 2018 - 2019 Kobe Jogakuin
How Japanese language learners in Japan develop/create a Japanese-speaking identity.
Vivian Shaw 2017 - 2018 Sophia University
Race after 3-11 (Post-Fukushima situation)
Sam Timinisky 2016 - 2017 Waseda University
Men’s magazines and masculinity in post-war period up through 1970s? Particular emphasis on political writings.
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Sarah Kashani 2009 - 2010
Success via Marginality: Korean Ethnic Entrepreneurialism and Postcolonial Subjectivity in Japan
Christina Ghanbarpour 2007 - 2008
Changing Traditions: The Role of Rural Women in Creating Japan’s Modernity
Deborah Solomon 2006 - 2007 Kyoto University
Imperial Lessons: Discourses of Domination and Dissent in the 1929 Kwangju Student Protests
Pieter de Ganon 2005 - 2006
"Down the Rabbit Hole: A Study in the Political Economy of Modern Japan"
Liv Coleman 2004 - 2005
Michelle Plauche 2003 - 2004
Catherine Bae 2003 - 2004
Girl Meets Boy Meets Girl: Heterosocial Relations, Wholesome Youth, and Democracy in Postwar Japan
Pamela Winfield 2001 - 2002
Icons and Iconoclasm in Japanese Buddhism: Kūkai and Dōgen on the Art of Enlightenment
Linda M Flores 2000 - 2001 Ochanomizu University
Reading the Maternal Body in the Works of Hirabayashi Taiko
Greg Vanderbilt 2000 - 2001
Holly Ogren 1999 - 2000 Tohoku University
Eric Johnson 1999 - 2000 University of Tokyo
Modern Japan and the Cultural History of /Inko/"
Joseph Essertier 1998 – 1999 University of Tokyo, Hitsobashi University
Cindi Sturtz 1998 – 1999 Kobe Jogakuin
Danseigo da zo! Japanese men’s language