Category: Postwar Japan
The Movie – ‘Emperor’
Multiracing, Multiraciality, Power and Change
OUT NOW! New Book by Walter Hamilton!
Australia’s Occupation Babies of Postwar Japan: Walter Hamilton’s Study
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.
Pearl S. Buck, Nobel Prize Winner and the Creation of an Amerasian Identity Category
Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) is remembered for her many international literary prizes as well as her activism.
Photo: My Cousins and I: Nara 奈良県. Summer 1961
Academy Awards, Racism and Sayonara: Creating the White Pacific
Music Video: Vintage Japanese Movie Song: Mongrel Marie 混血児マリー
Article: Selling Mixed Race Babies: The Koreas Example
This article LINK from the Asia Times from July 17, 2002 by Aidan Foster-Carter entitled: Adopting, Adapting: Korean Orphans is an excellent beginning overview of how mixed-race bodies are used, especially in the context of orphanages.
Vintage Japanese Film – Trailer: Konketsuji Rika 混血児 リカ (1972)
Quote: Adaptations of Racism and the Pacific War’s aftermath – “War Without Mercy”
“As the war years themselves changed over into an era of peace between Japan and the Allied powers, the shrill racial rhetoric of the early 1940s revealed itself to be surprisingly adaptable. . . . . . . .