Archive for December 2017

Three Outstanding U.S. Scholars Selected to Participate in 2018 Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan

December 12, 2017 – 

The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission is delighted to announce that three outstanding scholars from the United States have been selected to participate in the 2018 Fellowship Program for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan. The Fellowship is a joint activity of the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Awards support research on modern Japanese society and political economy, Japan’s international relations, and U.S.-Japan relations.

Sakura Christmas

Bowdoin College

“Nomadic Borderlands: Imperial Japan and the Origins of Ethnic Autonomy in Modern China”

Michiko Takeuchi

California State University, Long Beach

“Early Coalitions Between Japanese and American Feminists, from World War I to the U.S. Occupation of Japan”

Robert J. Pekkanen

University of Washington

“Populism in Japan”

For more information on the Fellowship, please visit  NEH’s website.