PUBLICATION GRANT, Spanish Ministry of Culture, 1999

PUBLICATION SUPPORT, Case Western Reserve University, 1998

PUBLICATIONS GRANT, Japan Foundation, 1993

POETRY AWARD, WCLV, Cleveland, 1998


Travel to Overseas Conferences

Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities Travel Grant, 2007–2008, 2015

TRAVEL GRANT, Spain, Case Western Reserve University, 1998; University of Tennessee, 1996


Supplemental Training

Member, New Media Faculty Development Seminar (Spring 2012, Summer 2013)

NORD grant for teaching innovation (CWRU, 2010-11).

TEACHING GRANT, video digitization, Case Western Reserve University, 1998


Special seminars

SEMINAR FELLOW, Case Western Reserve University

(1) Freedman Center Fellow

(2) Faculty Writing Seminar


SEMINAR FELLOW, Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities

Interdisciplinary Seminar on “Childhoods,” 2005–2006


LEARNING FELLOW, University Center for Innovations in Teaching and Education, (UCITE)


FELLOW, Summer Institute in Teaching Ethics, Case Western Reserve University, 1997



Baker-Nord Center Travel to Foreign Collections grant (CWRU, 2010-11)

Spanish Ministry of Culture Research Grant, 2007–2008

Senior Scholars’ Fellowship, CWRU

RESEARCH GRANT, Asian Cultural Council, 1990

TRAVEL GRANT, American Council of Learned Societies, 1994, 1990

TRAVEL GRANT, Northeast Asian Council of the Association for Asian Studies, 1990

Library Opportunity Fund, Film Music collection


Community Events

Japan Foundation Institutional grant. ($3000) To support Rarely Seen Gems of the Japanese Cinema film series. In conjunction with the Cleveland Cinematheque (Fall 2013). $500 from Baker-Nord Center


Writing Centers

RESEARCH/WRITING GRANT, Bogliasco Foundation, Liguria Study Center (Genoa, Italy), 2002