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Louis Wank David

ワンク ルイス デヴィット | Louis Wank David
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Professor
Other affiliations (1):
  • Sophia University  Graduate School of Global Studies   Dean of the Graduate School of Global Studies
Homepage URL  (2): https://sophia.academia.edu/DWankhttps://sophia.academia.edu/DWank
Research keywords  (1): sociology, global studies, political sociology, economic sociology, social networks, religion, business, cuisine, globalization, power, systems theories
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (11):
  • 2017 - 2022 A study to elucidate corruption paradox in contemporary China
  • 2016 - 2019 Globalizing Chinese Buddhism: Ideoscape of Values, Ethics, and Lifestyle
  • 2011 - 2015 Zhongnanhai Studies: Socio-political research on Chinese Communist Party
  • 2010 - 2014 "Traveling Cuisines" in Asia: Sociological inquiries into culinary contact zones and culinary soft power
  • 2007 - 2008 Globalizing Food Consumption and the Construction of Social Identity
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Papers (25):
  • David L Wank. "Area-based global studies in Japan". global-e. 2018. 11. 4
  • David L. Wank, James Farrer. "The rise of global studies in East Asia: Institutions and Ideology". global-e. 2017. online journal-online journal
  • James Farrer, David L. Wank, Christian Hess, Chuanfei Wang, Lenka Vyletalova, Monica Carlvaho. “Japanese culinary mobilities research: the globalization of the Japanese restaurant”. Foods and Food Ingredients Journal of Japan. 2017. 222. 3. 257-263
  • David L. Wank. “Global studies addressing the needs of the times". Global Studies Review. 2015. 2. 26-35
  • "Is global studies a field?" (1&2). global-e. 2008. 2. 2
MISC (3):
  • David L. Wank. “Report on the international workshop of global studies”. AGLOS News. 2007. 10
  • David L. Wank. “Prospects and challenges for the world polity: global norms in the twenty-first century”. AGLOS News. 2004. 4
  • David L. Wank. "Reflections on fieldwork in China". Sociology Lives. 1991
Books (31):
  • “A study of laynuns in Minnan, 1920s-2010s: Buddhism, state institutions, and popular culture.” In Buddhism after Mao: Negotiations, Continuities, and Reinventions, edited by Zhe Ji et al
    University of Hawa'ii Press 2019
  • “Culinary mobilities: The multiple globalizations of Japanese cuisine.” In Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia, edited by Cecilia Leong-Salobir
    Routledge 2019 ISBN:9781138669918
  • “Classroom, immersion, and occupation: forty years of learning Chinese language, society, and politics.” In The Field of Chinese Language Education in the U.S.: A Retrospective of the 20th Century二十世纪美国中文教学界的回顾, edited by Vivian Ling
    Routledge 2018 ISBN:9781138502024
  • "Transnational networks of clergy in modern Chinese Buddhism: flows of resources and cooperation across national borders." In The Two Revivals of Buddhism in China in the the Twentieth Century, edited by Ji Zhe et al.
    Fudan University Press 2016
  • “Chinese immigrants and Japanese cuisine in the United States: a case of culinary glocalization,” In Globalization of Asian Cuisines: Transnational Networks and Contact Zones, edited by James Farrer
    Palgrave Macmillan 2015
Lectures and oral presentations  (6):
  • Perspectives on Global Studies: history, theory and practice
    (Invited lecture. Hitotsubashi University Social Sciences and Global Studies Research Lecture Series 2018)
  • Cultural renaissance and cultural industries in contemporary China: tea culture as lifestyle
    (Workshop: Thinking about the world of Shizuoka Tea. At Shizuoka Prefectural University Global Area Center 2018)
  • Globalizing Chinese Buddhism as values and ethics
    (Invited lecture. Department of Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore 2017)
  • Global Chinese Buddhism: ideoscape of values, ethics and lifestyles
    (Invited lecture. Xiamen University, Department of Anthropology 2017)
  • Globalization of Japanese cuisine
Professional career (3):
  • B.A. (Oberlin College)
  • M.A. (Harvard University)
  • Ph. D. (Harvard University)
Work history (1):
  • 2003/10/01 - 2004/03/31 Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo Adjunct Instructor
Awards (8):
  • 1997 - The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Program on Peace and International Cooperation Research and Writing Grant for August, 1998-March, 2000 (U.S. $100,000)
  • 1992 - Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies Kukin Fellowship
  • 1991 - National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship
  • 1988 - National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship
  • 1988 - M.A passed with distinction, Harvard University
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Association Membership(s) (3):
American Sociological Association ,  Association of Asian Studies ,  Asian Studies Conference Japan
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