Articles by Katsuya Hirano« Back to list
Katsuya Hirano is Associate Professor of History, UCLA. He is the author of The Politics of Dialogic Imagination: Power and Popular Culture in Early Modern Japan (U of Chicago Press). He has published numerous articles and book chapters on early modern Japan, the colonization of Hokkaidō, settler colonialism, cultural studies, and critical theory, including “The Politics of Colonial Translation: On the Narrative of the Ainu as a ‘Vanishing Ethnicity’”. You can also find the series of interviews related to the Fukushima nuclear disaster in the Asia-Pacific Journal, a project which Hirano started in 2013. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reconstruction Disaster: The human implications of Japan’s forced return policy in Fukushima
“We need to recognize this hopeless sight…. To recognize that this horrible crime is what our country is doing to us”: Interview with Mutō Ruiko
“The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster is a Serious Crime”: Interview with Koide Hiroaki
A Reflection on Uemura Takashi’s Talk at UCLA
Fukushima and the Crisis of Democracy: Interview with Murakami Tatsuya
The Politics of Colonial Translation: On the Narrative of the Ainu as a 'Vanishing Ethnicity'