Alan S Christy

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Humanities Division

Cowell Provost
Associate Professor
Co-Director, Center for the Study of Pacific War Memories

Faculty

East Asian Studies
Cowell College

Center
Okinawa

Cowell College Academic Building
Cowell 121

Humanities 1, room 535

Spring 2022: Tue. 12 pm - 1:30 pm. Zoom: Meeting ID: 938 8409 6702 Passcode: 420371

Cowell College

Ph.D. University of Chicago

Early modern Japan, modern Japan; history of social sciences, colonialism, and nationalism

  • A Discipline on Foot: Inventing Japanese Native Ethnology, 1910-1945, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 2012
  • Rethinking Japanese History, Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan, 2012
  • "Primitive Communists and Profiteering Women: Propriety and Scandal in Okinawan Studies." Orientalism: From Postcolonial Theory to World History, E. Burke and D. Prochaska, eds. University of Nebraska Press (2006).
  • "Colonialism and the Sciences of the Tropical Zone: The Academic Analysis of Difference in 'the Island Peoples,' by Tomiyama Ichiro (translation)." Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique, 3:2 (1995). Reissued in Formations of Colonial Modernity in Asia, T. Barlow, ed. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1997.
  • "A Fantasy of Ancient Japan: The Assimilation of Okinawa in Yanagita Kunio's Kainan Shoki." Select Papers of the East Asia Center: Productions of Culture in Japan, no. 10, R. Adams, ed. Chicago: East Asia Center, University of Chicago, 1995.
  • "The Making of Imperial Subjects in Okinawa." Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique 1:3 (1993). Reissued in Formations of Colonial Modernity in East Asia, T. Barlow, ed. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1997.