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Jan 28, 2012

In January 2012 Nate presented his paper, "Samurai as Commander: The Battle of Nagashino (1575) and the Military Decision-Making Process" at the Japan Studies Association conference, where he re-examines the battle of Nagashino, taking into account everything that a modern military analyst would examine, challenging the...


Jan 25, 2012

For part 3 of our JSA coverage, Chris, Nate, Travis, and guest host Alison Rapp continue their roundtable discussion of the 18th annual Japan Studies Association conference held in Honolulu, Hawaii on the Hawaii Tokai International College campus in January, 2012.

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Jan 21, 2012

In part 2 of our Japan Studies Association conference coverage, Nate and Alison talk about their presentations, "Samurai as Commander: The Battle of Nagashino (1575) and the Military Decision-Making Process" and "Speech We Hate: An Argument for the Cessation of International Pressure on Japan to Strengthen its...


Jan 16, 2012

In this episode, Chris, Nate, Travis, and guest host Alison Rapp have a roundtable discussion about the 18th annual Japan Studies Association conference held in Honolulu, Hawaii on the Hawaii Tokai International College campus. This episode is part one of three, and topics include the "soft power" of Hello Kitty,...


Jan 8, 2012

This episode Travis talks about a conference he attended in October 2011 titled "Utopias and the Japanese Imaginary". Travis presented his paper on Hokusai's "Eight Views of Okinawa", a collection of eight woodblock prints done by Hokusai, who had never actually been to Okinawa. He discusses why Hokusai chose to do...