Workshops

Academic Year 2020-2021

"Race and Multiculturalism in Contemporary Japan" Manuscript Workshop

In January 2021, 21JPSI convened an interdisciplinary group of six American and Japanese scholars on contemporary Japan to present, discuss, and receive critical feedback on their work-in-progress academic manuscripts. Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the workshop was held virtually via Zoom.

Image for Prof. Atsuko AbeProf. Atsuko Abe

J. F. Oberlin University, Professor of Political Science and International Relations

Paper Title: “Migrant Domestic Workers: Immigration Policies Exacerbating Gender Inequality in Japan and South Korea”


Image for Prof. Mitzi Uehara CarterProf. Mitzi Uehara Carter

Florida International University, Assistant Teaching Professor of Anthropology and East Asian Studies; Director of the Global Indigenous Forum

Paper Title: “Chuuto-Hanpa and Barbed Wire Kinks: Black Okinawan Racialization in Militarized Spaces”


Image for Ms. Kimberly HasselMs. Kimberly Hassel

Princeton University, Department of East Asian Studies, PhD Candidate

Paper Title: “Not Just a Trend: Digital Activism, Black Lives Matter, and Black Japanese (Counter)Narratives in Contemporary Japan”


Image for Ms. Yasmine KringsMs. Yasmine Krings

University of California Los Angeles, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, PhD Candidate

Paper Title: “Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child: Yassa Mossa and the Impossibility of Black Japanese-ness”


Image for Prof. Yuichiro OnishiProf. Yuichiro Onishi

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of African American & African Studies; Asian American Studies Program, core faculty member

Paper Title: “Toward a Political Theory of Deoccupation”


Image for Prof. Marvin SterlingProf. Marvin Sterling

Indiana University, Department of Anthropology, Associate Professor

Paper Title: “Neoliberal Intimacies, Global Blackness, and the ‘Kokujin-Hafu’ Experience: Toward an Anthropology of Contemporary Afro-Asia”

Academic Year 2020-2021

2nd Annual "Japan and the World" Academic Manuscript Workshop

In December 2020, 21JPSI convened six American and Japanese experts on Japanese foreign policy to present, discuss, and receive critical feedback on their work-in-progress academic manuscripts. Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the workshop was held virtually via Zoom.

Image for Prof. Madoka FukudaProf. Madoka Fukuda

Hosei University, Professor of International Politics and China Studies

Paper Title: “The Origin of Japan-US-Taiwan Security Relations; Lee Teng-hui’s Legacy and Japan’s Security Policy in the Taiwan Strait”


Image for Prof. Yinan HeProf. Yinan He

Lehigh University, Professor of International Relations

Paper Title: “The Japan Differential? Sino-Japanese Relations Since the Trump Era”


Image for Prof. Adam P. LiffProf. Adam P. Liff

Indiana University, Associate Professor of East Asian International Relations

Paper Title: “Japan, Taiwan, and the “One China” Framework at 50 (1972-2022)”


Image for Prof. Phillip Y. LipscyProf. Phillip Y. Lipscy

University of Toronto, Associate Professor of Political Science

Paper Title: “Japan Transformed? The Foreign Policy Legacy of the Abe Government”


Image for Prof. Yasuhiro MatsudaProf. Yasuhiro Matsuda

University of Tokyo, Professor of International Politics

Paper Title: “Prospects of Japan’s China Policy in a Post-Abe Administration Era”


Image for Prof. Ayumi TeraokaMs. Ayumi Teraoka

Princeton University, Ph.D. Candidate

Paper Title: “The ‘Taiwan Clause’ and the U.S.-Japan-China Triangle: Lessons for U.S.-Japan Alliance Management Today”