Yamada, Teri Shaffer 1949-
YAMADA, Teri Shaffer 1949-
Born May 28, 1949, in Santa Monica, CA; children: Yuzo Kenneth. Ethnicity: "Mixed." Education: University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., 1972; University of California, Berkeley, M.A., 1976, Ph.D., 1985. Politics: "Progressive independent." Religion: Zen Buddhist.
Home—Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. E-mail—[email protected]
Association for Asian Studies.
Choice book selection, 2002, for Virtual Lotus: Modern Fiction of Southeast Asia.
Teri Shaffer Yamada told CA: "I have been interested in Asian philosophy and literature since high school in the 1960s. My focus on Southeast Asia is due to its under-representation in the humanities and my location, Long Beach, home to the largest Cambodian population outside Cambodia."
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
World Literature Today, July-September, 2003, Ronny Noor, review of Virtual Lotus: Modern Fiction of Southeast Asia, p. 75.