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Book Announcement: Dangerous Memory in Nagasaki: Prayers, Protests and Catholic Survivor Narratives

Dangerous Memory in Nagasaki: Prayers, Protests and Catholic Survivor Narratives By Gwyn McClelland On 9th August 1945, the US dropped the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki. Of the dead, approximately 8500 were Catholic Christians, representing over sixty percent of the community. … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: A Heritage of War

The journal Change Over Time: An International Journal of Conservation and the Built Environment, published by the University of Pennsylvania Press, invites submissions for the Fall 2019 issue. A HERITAGE OF WAR, CONFLICT, AND COMMEMORATION Guest Editor: William Chapman Sites … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia Saito, Hiro University of Hawaii Press, December 2016, 264pp. For more information, please visit http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-9697-9780824856748.aspx. Seventy years have passed since the end of the Asia-Pacific War, yet Japan remains … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan

Akiko Hashimoto, The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan Oxford University Press 2015. cloth, paperback, and eBook. ISBN: 9780190239169 (paper) From the publisher: In The Long Defeat, Akiko Hashimoto explores the stakes of war memory in Japan after its … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Memories on the Move: Asian Connections

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies Vol. 42 No. 1 | March 2016 Call for Papers Memories on the Move: Asian Connections Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2015 In the last ten years memory studies has experienced a gradual shift towards comparative, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Memory, Moment, and Mobility in East Asia

Call for papers: Memory, Moment, and Mobility in East Asia East Asian Languages and Cultures Graduate Student Conference University of Southern California April 11-12, 2015 Proposal Submission Deadline: November 30, 2014 The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Ways of Forgetting, Ways of Remembering: Japan in the Modern World

http://thenewpress.com/index.php?option=com_title&task=view_title&metaproductid=1815 Ways of Forgetting, Ways of Remembering: Japan in the Modern World Author: Dower, John W. Pub Date: Spring 2012 336 pages ISBN: 978-1-59558-618-6 Remembering and reconstructing the past inevitably involves forgetting—and nowhere more so than in the complex relationship … Continue reading

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