2014 – VIDEO: Korean Hapa Tour – Homelands, New Lands, Healing
At USC – Sawyer-Mellon Seminar: Transpacific Approach
It’s Official! My BOOK will be PUBLISHED – Fall 2014! (Now delayed until 2017)
It’s official! My Book will be published in the Fall of 2014 – by 2Leaf Press. I will keep everyone updated. I have provided the Vimeo introductory video here. More will follow. While watching this video, there are two issues I want to mention. SORRY–THIS BOOK WILL BE DELAYED until … Continue Reading It’s Official! My BOOK will be PUBLISHED – Fall 2014! (Now delayed until 2017)
Assimilating the Black Japanese — Japan and the US: Reflections
OUT NOW! New Book by Walter Hamilton!
Dream of the Water Children — Video Series Launch: Episode 1
This is the first in a series of ongoing video projects based on my personal family history, historical memory, Asia-Pacific postwar ethnography and the historical present. It is on my channel at YouTube.
KARTIKA REVIEW: my poem is published in Latest Issue!
One of the best Asian-American literary journals in the United States is The Kartika Review. The Spring 2012 issue was just released, with my first published poem entitled: For Kiyoko, Epitaph/Chikai published in the issue. It is a poem dedicated to my mother, who just passed away this past September.
Photo: My Cousins and I: Nara 奈良県. Summer 1961
Music Video: Vintage Japanese Movie Song: Mongrel Marie 混血児マリー
Quick Thoughts: Amerasian? Black Nippon-jin? ブラック日本人
When people use labels, they are used in certain ways. They have certain meanings, certain meanings, certain trajectories, certain assumptions.
Vintage Japanese Film – Trailer: Konketsuji Rika 混血児 リカ (1972)
Jero ジェロ: the African-American/Japanese Enka star
ARTICLE: Vintage Japanese Movies about Mixed-Black Japanese
Poem by San Francisco-based Blasian Hapa Poet Sabrena Taylor: Hair 2
Excerpt: “New Black”
Article: Former Orphanage Resident Demian Akhan Revisits Japan 2009
Demian Akhan, a former resident of the Elizabeth Saunders Home for Mixed Race Children in Japan, who now resides in New York, visits again and talks to the Japan Times interviewer. For article – CLICK HERE.