Faculty Publications

Raja Adal

"Aesthetics and the End of the Mimetic Moment: The Introduction of Art Education in Japanese and Egyptian Schools" Comparative Studies in Society and History 58, no.4 (October 2016): 982-1003.

“Kanji bunkaen” [Cultural sphere of Chinese characters], “arufabetto” [Alphabet].  Entries in Gendai shakaigaku jiten [Encyclopedia of Contemporary Social Science].  Tokyo: Kōbundō, 2012.,

“Japan’s Bifurcated Modernity: Writing and Calligraphy in Japanese Public Schools, 1872-1943.”  Theory, Culture and Society 26, no. 2-3 (2009): 233-247.

“Shakib Arslan’s Imagining of Europe: The Colonizer, the Inquisitor, the Islamic, the Virtuous, and the Friend.”  In Islam in Europe in the Interwar Period: Networks, Status, Challenges.  Edited by Nathalie Clayer and Eric Germain, 156-182.  New York: Columbia University Press, 2008.

Clark Chilson


Secrecy’s Power: Covert Shin Buddhists and the Consequences of Concealment (Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, in press)

Preaching as Performance: Notes on a Secretive Shin Buddhist Sermon,” in Studying Buddhism in  Practice, edited by John Harding. Routledge, 2012. [page numbers]ISBN-13: 978-0415464864  Hillman Call Number:  BQ4975 S78 2012


“Searching for a Place to Sit: Buddhism in Modern Japan,” in Buddhism in the Modern World, edited by David L. McMahan. Routledge, 2012.    ISBN-13: 978-0415780155  Hillman Call Number: BQ316 B82 2012eb


Charles Exley

Modern States of Mind: Satō Haruo and Modern Japanese Literature. Under review at University of Hawai’i Press.

“Dress-up: Self-fashioning and Performance in the Work of Yasumasa Morimura” in Yasumasa Morimura: Theater of the Self. Pittsburgh: The Andy Warhol Museum, 2013. pp. 7-19.

“The Crypt in the City: Satō Haruo’s Monument to E. A. Poe” in Japan Review: Journal of the International Research Center for Japanese Studies, no. 22 (2010) pp. 125–135. ISSN 0915-0986

Karen M. Gerhart

The Material Culture of Death in Medieval Japan. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2009.
Hillman Call Number: BQ5020 G47 2009eb
ISBN 9780824832612

“Visions of the Dead: Kano Tan’yū’s Paintings of Tokugawa Iemitsu’s Dreams,”
Monumenta Nipponica, vol. 59, no. 1 (Spring 2004): 1–34.
ISSN 0027-0741
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25066273

“Classical Imagery and Tokugawa Patronage: A Redefinition in the|Seventeenth Century,” pp. 169–186. In Elizabeth Lillehoj, ed., Critical Perspectives on Classicism in Japanese Painting, 1600–1700. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2004.
Hillman Call Number: ND1053.5 C75 2004

“Talent, Training, and Power: The Kano Painting Workshop in the Seventeenth Century,” pp. 9–30; 189–194. In Brenda G. Jordan and Victoria Weston, eds., Copying the Master and Stealing His Secrets: Talent and Training in Japanese Painting. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2003.
Hillman Call Number: ND1053.44. K35 C67 2003eb

The Eyes of Power: Art and Early Tokugawa Authority. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 1999.
Hillman Call Number: N7353.5 G47 1999
ISBN 0824821785

Hiroyuki Good

学生が図書館をもっと利用するように大学図書館が変ります[University Libraries Are Changing to Encourage More Student Use]. 科学フォーラム [Science Forum] (2012-2). pp. 18–22. ISSN 13461206

北米における社史研究の現状 [Current status of studies on Japanese company histories in North America]. 専門図書館 [Special Libraries], 246. pp. 36–38, 2011. ISSN 03850188

Evolution of China's U.S. Policy (1965-72): Prelude to the Economic Reform? American Journal of Chinese Studies, 12 (1). pp. 1–24, 2005. ISSN 0742-5929

Akiko Hashimoto

The Gift of Generations: Japanese and American Perspectives on Aging and the Social Contract. Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Hillman Call Number: HQ1061 H366 1996

Imagined Families. Lived Families: Culture and Kinship in Contemporary Japan. SUNY Press, 2008 (co-edited).
HQ682 I43 2008

Family Support for the Elderly: The International Experience. Oxford University Press, 1992 (co-edited).
Hillman Call Number: HQ1061 F365 1992


The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan. Oxford University Press, 2015


“Divided Memories, Contested Histories: The Shifting Landscape in Japan,” in Cultures and Globalization: Heritage, Memory & Identity, edited by Helmut Anheier and Yudhishthir Raj Isar. London: Sage, 2011, pp. 239–244.
Hillman Call Number: HM621 H475 2011

“Cultural Trauma of a Fallen Nation: Japan, 1945” in Narrating Trauma: On the Impact of Collective Suffering, edited by Ron Eyerman, Jeffrey C. Alexander, and Elizabeth Breese. Boulder, Co.: Paradigm Publishers, 2011, pp. 27–51.
Hillman Call Number BF789 S8 N37 2011

“Blondie, Sazae, and their storied successors: Japanese families in newspaper comics,” in Imagined Families, Lived Families, edited by Akiko Hashimoto and John Traphagan. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press, 2008, pp. 15–32.
Hillman Call Number: HQ682 I43 2008

Brenda G. Jordan

Copying the Master and Stealing His Secrets:  Talent and Training in Japanese Painting. Honolulu:  University of Hawai’i Press, 2003.
ND1053.44 K35 C67 2003eb

“Potentially Disruptive: Censorship and the Painter Kawanabe Kyōsai,” in Hiroshi Nara, ed., Inexorable Modernity, Japan’s Grappling with Modernity in the Arts. Landham, Maryland: Lexington Press, 2007.
ISBN 0739118412
Call Number: NX584 A1 I54 2007

“The Trickster in Japanese Art.” Education About Asia, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Spring 2013), 26–31.

Müge Kokten-Finkel

“Voices of the Youth: Background Papers and Country Case Studies from Egypt, United Arab Emirates and Yemen” for the WDR 2007: Development and the Next Generation. The World Bank, 2006.

“Community Driven Development: Problems of Operationalization in the Middle East and North Africa Region,” Co-authored with Knut Opsal, for the Trust fund For Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development Semi-annual Report. The World Bank, 2005.

Securing a Future for All, Middle East-North Africa Regional Social Development Strategy, Co-authored with MNA Social Development Team, The World Bank, 2005.

“Evaluating the Potential for Scaling Up CDD in the Kyrgyz Republic”, co-authored with Ayse Kudat, in Scaling Up-Community Driven Development: A Synthesis of Experience. IFPRI, 2004.

What Makes a Camp Safe: the Protection of Children from Abduction in Internally Displaced Persons and Refugee Camps, Co-authored with Simon Reich, Ford institute for Human Security. University of Pittsburgh, 2008.

Gabriella Lukacs

Scripted Affects, Branded Selves: Television, Subjectivity, and Capitalism in 1990s Japan. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2010.
Hillman Call Number: HE8700.9 J3 L85 2010
ISBN 9780822393238

“Dreamwork: Cell Phone Novelists, Labor, and Politics in Contemporary Japan” Cultural Anthropology, 28(1), 2013, 44–64.
ISSN 0886-7356
DOI: 10.1111/j.1548-1360.2012.01172.x

The Labor Crisis of Youth in East Asia (special issue of Positions: Asia Critique)

Hiroshi Nara

The Structure of Detachment: The Aesthetic Vision of Kuki Shūzō. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2004.
B5244 K844 N3713 2004

Aspect and Discourse Function in Tense Switching: A Case Study of Natsume Sōseki’s Botchan. 2010. Japanese Language and Literature 45.1: 273–305.

Modern Japanese Art and the Meiji State: The Politics of Beauty. An English translation of Satō Dōshin’s Meiji kokka to kindai bijutsu. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2011.
N7354.5 S25813 2011

Pilgrimages to the Ancient Temples in Nara, an English translation of and a critical introduction to Watsuji Tetsurō’s Koji junrei. Portland, Maine: MerwinAsia, 2012.
N8193 J3 W313 2012

Inexorable Modernity: Japan's Grappling with Modernity in the Arts, editor. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2007. ISBN 978-0-7391-1842-9.  

Elizabeth Oyler

Swords,Oaths, and Prophetic Visions: Authoring Warrior Rule in Medieval Japan. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2006

Like Clouds, or Mists: Studies and Translations of Noh Plays of the Genpei War. Cornell East Asia Series, 2014. Co-editor with Michael G. Watson.