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Ainu Studies

Presenting at Association for Asian Studies 2021

After experiencing the first two days of the Association for Asian Studies 2021 virtual conference, I have come to realize the profound problem of trying to organize major events during COVID-19. The papers that I have attended have been great, the audio and powerpoints have been clear, and the mechanism for asking questions and fostering…

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Public Lecture on Ainu Representation @ Macalester (9/19)

I couldn’t be more excited to be delivering a public lecture at Macalester College on September 19th. If you are interested in blending Art History, Asian Studies, and Indigenous Studies, I encourage you to come. My talk is titled “Indigenous Modernity in Hokkaido, Japan: the Complexities of Ainu Representation in Photography and Illustration” and is…

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Sustainability Weeks?

Hokkaido University is just wrapping up Sustainability Weeks (サステナビリティ・ウィーク), which sponsors events and lectures over the course of several months dedicated to the theme of “sustainability” in society and in the academy. The official description from the website reads: Sustainability Weeks (SW) is a campaign hosted by Hokkaido University with the aim of promoting research…

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