Articles by Katsuya Hirano« Back to list
Katsuya Hirano is Associate Professor of History at UCLA. He is the author of The Politics of Dialogic Imagination: Power and Popular Culture in Early Modern Japan (Chicago). This interview is the second installment of his oral history project on Fukushima in The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus. The first interview was with Murakami Tatsuya: "Fukushima and the Crisis of Democracy: Interview with Murakami Tatsuya", The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol. 13, Issue 20, No. 1, May 25, 2015.
“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'