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Takami Kuwayama

Takami Kuwayama, Japanese anthropologist, educator. Fellow Sasakawa fellowship, University of California at Los Angeles, 1988; scholar Fulbright scholar, Japan-United States Education Committee, 1982-1984. Member of Japan Anthropology Workshop, Japanese Society Ethnology (councilor since 2002), American Anthropological Association.

Background

  • Kuwayama, Takami was born on October 16, 1955 in Tokyo, Japan. Son of Keiichi and Teiko Kuwayama.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan, 1978. Master of Arts, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology, University of California at Los Angeles, 1989.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 1989—1993. Associate professor Soka University, Tokyo, 1993—2001, professor, since 2001. Visiting instructor Tokyo University Foreign Studies, Japan, 1994, Kanagawa University, Yokohama, Japan, 1995, Musashi University, Tokyo, 1996, Oxford (England) Brookes University, 1998, National College Nursing, Tokyo, since 2001, Saitama University, since 2002.

      Vice president Anthropology of Japan in Japan, since 2001. Speaker Project on Dialogue of Civilizations United Nations University, Tokyo, 2001.

    Works

    • Translator: Other People's Worlds, 2002. Contributor over 40 articles and 25 conference papers in English and Japanese to professional journals and publications. Editor: Japanese Review Cultural Antrhopology, since 2002.

    Membership

    Member of Japan Anthropology Workshop, Japanese Society Ethnology (councilor since 2002), American Anthropological Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music.

    Connections

    • Married Yumi Nakagome, October 8, 1955. Children: Takaaki, Satomi.
    • father: Keiichi Kuwayama
    • mother: Teiko Kuwayama
    • spouse: Yumi Nakagome
    • children: Takaaki Kuwayama
    • Satomi Kuwayama
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    Born October 16, 1955
    (age 61)
    Nationality
    • 1978
      Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
    • 1989
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1989 - 1993
      Assistant, professor Virginia Commonwealth University
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
    • 1993 - 2001
      associate, professor Soka University
      Tokyo, Japan