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Literature educator

C. Christopher Drake, American literature educator. Certified acupuncturist, Japan. Translation grantee National Endowment for Arts, 1990. Member Linked Verse Society Japan, Edo Period Literature Society, North America Kant Society.

Background

Drake, C. Christopher was born on March 12, 1947 in Pleasant Hill, Tennessee, United States. Son of Charles H. and Marjorie (Rush) Drake.

Education

Bachelor, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1969. Master of Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1987.

Career

Assistant professor Atomi College, Niiza, Saitama, Japan, 1978-1981, associate professor Japan, 1981-1989, professor Japan, since 1989, vice president Japan, 1992-1994.

Achievements

  • Certified acupuncturist, Japan.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor, translator: Dead Languages: Selected Poems of Tamura Ryuichi, 1984. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Linked Verse Society Japan, Edo Period Literature Society, North America Kant Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Poetry, writing japanese linked verse, film making.

Connections

Married Youngshik Kim, June 9, 1976.

father:
Charles H. Drake

mother:
Marjorie (Rush) Drake

spouse:
Youngshik Kim