Hosanna Fukuzawa
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Dec
01
[Guest Post] Exploring Colonial History through Art

[Guest Post] Exploring Colonial History through Art

For today's guest post, I'm delighted to introduce the artist Pajamx and their incredibly insightful and
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Oct
26

Notes from the Field: The Silence of the Classroom

Classrooms are often espoused as a place for emancipation, justice, and deep inquiry. Yet time and time again, this is
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Jul
19
To be Weak, Sick, and Laugh: Notes from the Field

To be Weak, Sick, and Laugh: Notes from the Field

A large plaque at the center of an office in Urakawa, Hokkaidō (northernmost island of Japan) writes: Do not work
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Oct
23

[First Conference Presentation] Ainu Suicide in the Literature and Media: A Qualitative Review

I recently completed my first poster presentation for the Critical Suicidology Symposium this past weekend, so here it is! For
Sep
10
[Guest Article] On Grossman: How a Pseudoscientist Pushed Our Understanding of Killing Back 20 Years

[Guest Article] On Grossman: How a Pseudoscientist Pushed Our Understanding of Killing Back 20 Years

About the author: Seth Allard is a USMC Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, deploying as an infantryman in 2005 and
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Aug
06
Ainu Ethnogenesis and State Evasion (12th-17th Centuries)

Ainu Ethnogenesis and State Evasion (12th-17th Centuries)

This paper was published in The Asia Pacific Journal: Japan Focus on July 1st 2022, also available as a PDF
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Jun
17
Book Recommendations: Journalism, History, and Social Science

Book Recommendations: Journalism, History, and Social Science

There's a lot to recommend, so let's get right into it. I've divided this
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Jun
10
The Soviet Union, the "Tartars," and Wayne State University

The Soviet Union, the "Tartars," and Wayne State University

In 1927, Joseph Stalin's power within the Soviet Union had begun to consolidate. Since the previous charismatic leader
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May
28

Acknowledgements, References, and Recommendations [For Terrified, Insecure, and Dying]

Acknowledgements This book is written by a flawed, biased, but wholehearted person terribly afraid of death. And it would have
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May
28
Chapter 8: Confronting our Fear, Insecurity, and Death [Excerpt from Terrified, Insecure, and Dying]

Chapter 8: Confronting our Fear, Insecurity, and Death [Excerpt from Terrified, Insecure, and Dying]

CHAPTER EIGHT Confronting our Fear, Insecurity, and Death > Life is tragic simply because the earth turns, and the sun
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