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Margaret Helen Childs

Margaret Helen Childs, American language educator, educator. Fellowship Japan Foundation, 1980-1982. Founder Gay and Lesbian Academy and Staff Advocates, University Kansas, since 1991. Member Association of Asian Studies, Association of Teachers of Japanese (board directors 1990-1993).

Background

  • Childs, Margaret Helen was born on December 22, 1951 in Rockaway Beach, New York, United States. Daughter of Henry Monroe and Inga Kaisa (Lorentzon) Childs.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Gettysburg (Pennsylvania) College, 1972. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1983.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1983-1987, University Kansas, Lawrence, 1987-1990, associate professor, since 1990, chair East Asian languages and cultures department, since 1990.

    Works

    • Author: (translator) Rethinking Sorrow: Revelatory Tales of Late Medieval Japan, 1991 (Japan-United States Friendship Commission prize 1991).

    Membership

    Founder Gay and Lesbian Academy and Staff Advocates, University Kansas, since 1991. Member Association of Asian Studies, Association of Teachers of Japanese (board directors 1990-1993).

    Connections

    • father: Henry Monroe Childs
    • mother: Inga Kaisa (Lorentzon) Childs
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    Born December 22, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Gettysburg (Pennsylvania) College
    • 1978
      Columbia University
    • 1983
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1983 - 1987
      Assistant, professor Southern Illinois University
      Carbondale, Illinois, United States
    • 1987 - 1990
      Assistant, professor Southern Illinois University
      Lawrence, Kansas, United States
    • 1990
      Assistant, professor Southern Illinois University

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