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Are You Listening to the Voices of the Victims? My Critique of Park Yuha’s Comfort Women of the Empire
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Selections from Nurtured by Love
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Calligraphy: Three Heian Poems
Transnational and Japanese Activism on Behalf of Indonesian and Dutch Victims of Enforced Military Prostitution During World War II
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Perry’s Black Ships in Japan and Ryukyu: The Whitewash of History
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A Childhood Memoir of Wartime Japan
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Masks of Whatchamacallit: A Nagasaki Tale
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Selected Haiku
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The Song the Owl God Himself Sang, “Silver Droplets Fall Fall All Around,” An Ainu Tale
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Swaying, Swinging
Muddy River
Okinawans Say “No Pasarán” to the U.S. Marines: A delegation to Washington asks the Obama administration to respect democracy
'Do we have peace now?' poem by Okinawa teen Chinen Masaru
Civilization & Barbarism: Cartoon Commentary & “The White Man’s Burden” (1898–1902)
Hanaoka Monogatari: The Massacre of Chinese Forced Laborers, Summer 1945 1945
To Hell With Capitalism: Snapshots from the Crab Cannery Ship
The Abe Government and the 2014 Screening of Japanese Junior High School History Textbooks 2014
Vietnam: Okinawa's Forgotten War
Illusions of Self: The Life and Poetry of Ishikawa Takuboku
Horses, Horses, In the Innocence of Light
Saotome Katsumoto and the Firebombing of Tokyo: Introducing The Great Tokyo Air Raid
Tokyo 1960: Days of Rage & Grief: Hamaya Hiroshi’s Photos of the Anti-Security-Treaty Protests
The Emperor Qianlong’s Tours of Southern China: Painting, Poetry, and the Politics of Spectacle
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Introduction: Art and Activism in Post-Disaster Japan
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Remembering Hiroshima and the Lucky Dragon in Chim↑Pom’s Level 7 feat. “Myth of Tomorrow”
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Natural Disaster, Trauma and Activism in the Art of Takamine Tadasu
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Images of Suffering, Resilience and Compassion in Post 3/11 Japan
Imaging Disaster: Tokyo and the Visual Culture of Japan’s Great Earthquake of 1923
'Life's First Night' and the Treatment of Hansen's Disease in Japan
'Only a disciplined people can build a nation': North Korean Mass Games and Third Worldism in Guyana, 1980-1992
The Secret History of Cannabis in Japan
Going Native, Going Global: The Violin in Modern Japan
Confucius Institutes: Academic Malware
Gender Equality in Japan: The Equal Employment Opportunity Law Revisited
The Modern Girl as Militarist: Female Soldiers In and Beyond Japan’ Self-Defense Forces
The Two-Sen Copper Coin
'If we don't face our past, we're bound to repeat the same mistakes.' Japanese wartime medical orderly reports on army's role in maintaining 'comfort women' system
The Japanese Way of Silence and Seclusion: Memes of Imperial Women
Literature and The Trauma of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
New Lives: Some Case Studies of Minamata
Three Cheers for Abe's High-Tech CLT Wooden Arrow: The Future of Japanese Construction
Uprising: Music, youth, and protest against the policies of the Abe Shinzō government
Exhibiting the Past: China’s Nanjing Massacre Memorial Museum
Japan in the public culture of South Korea, 1945–2000s: The making and remaking of colonial sites and memories
Visualizing Protest in Modern Japan
Imperial Tokyo as a Contact Zone: the Metropolitan Tours of Taiwanese Aborigines, 1897-1941
Migrant Workers’ Children and China’s Future: The Educational Divide
Safecast or the Production of Collective Intelligence on Radiation Risks after 3.11
Are You Coming to the Matsuri?: Tsunami Recovery and Folk Performance Culture on Iwate's Rikuch Coast
The 1911 Revolution and the Frontier: The 'Political Game' and 'State-Building' in Outer Mongolia during the 1911 Revolution