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Amy Vladeck Heinrich, American library director. National Defense Foreign Language fellow, 1974-1977, President's fellow Columbia University, 1977-1978, Fulbright-Hays fellow, 1977-1978, Lane Cooper fellow, 1978-1979, fellow Japan Foundation, 1979-1980, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1986-1987.


Heinrich, Amy Vladeck was born on June 5, 1945 in New York City. Daughter of William Charney Vladeck and Irene (Lichterman) Klein.


Bachelor in English Literature, Barnard College, 1967. Master of Arts in Japanese Literature, Columbia University, 1976. Certified in Japanese Literature, Columbia University, 1976.

Doctor of Philosophy in Japanese Literature, Columbia University, 1980.


Adjunct assistant professor general studies program, New York University, New York City, 1982-1984;lecturer department East Asian studies, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1984-1985;research associate, Japan coordinator East Asian Curriculum Project, Columbia University, New York City, 1980-1981;lecturer East Asian languages and cultures, Columbia University, New York City, 1980-1982;adjunct assistant professor, Columbia University, New York City, 1983;administrator Japan-United States Friendship Commission translation prize, Columbia University, New York City, 1986-1988;head reference-resource services Curriculum Vitae Starr East Asian Library., Columbia University, New York City, 1987-1991;acting East Asian library, Columbia University, New York City, 1989-1989, 91-92;director Library., Columbia University, New York City, since 1992. Visiting assistant professor Institute Asian Studies, St. John's U., spring 1986. Chairman National Coordinating Committee on Japanese Library.

Resources, 1991-1994. Workshop and conference lecturer, panelist and discussant in field. Member of advisory screening committee in East Asian history and literature Council for International Exch.

Scholars, 1991-1993.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: Fragments of Rainbows: The Life and Poetry of Saito Mokichi, 1882-1953, 1983. Editor: Contemporary Japan: A Teaching Workbook, 1981, second edition (with Roberta Martin), 1985, A Guide to Oriental Classics, 3d edition review, 1989, Currents in Japanese Culture: Translations and Transformations, 1997. Contributor articles and reviews to professional journals.Translator poetry.


Member American Library Association, Association for Asian Studies, Council on East Asian Libraries, Association College and Research Libraries, Northeast Association for Computing in Humanities.


Married Richard A. Heinrich, August 29, 1965. Children: William, Daniel.

William Charney Vladeck Klein

Irene (Lichterman) Klein

Richard A. Heinrich

William Heinrich

Daniel Heinrich