"The Footnote: A Defense" on YouTube

Nerd Nite Tokyo: Draggers & Droppings (live on October 16) is available on YouTube. My talk "The Footnote: A Defense" starts at 3:43.

Tokyo Humanities 12 (cancelled)

Apologies we have had to cancel Tokyo Humanities Cafe on March 13 due to the corona virus. We will reschedule soon. Sincere apologies for...

Tokyo Humanities Cafe 12

Running since 2017, we're now on our 12th event: Tokyo Humanities Cafe, this Friday March 13th, at our usual venue in Shimokitazawa. As...

Rebel Poets Against the Machine

My piece on the fabulous Tokyo Poetry Journal "Rebel Poets Against the Machine: An interview with Tokyo Poetry Journal editors Jeffrey...

Tokyo Humanities Cafe 11 (Jan 9)

Thanks a lot to our presenters (Yuiko, Megan, Judith, and Toru) and to the over 50 people who came along. Please check out the photos of...

Tokyo Humanities Cafe 11

We're excited to announce our 11th cafe, right at the beginning of a new decade - Thursday, January 9th, 2020, at our usual venue in...

Tokyo Humanities Cafe 10

We're excited to announce our 10th cafe (can it really be the 10th already...): Tuesday, September 17th, at our usual venue in...

Japan Writers Conference 2019

Amanda Alvarez (RIKEN) and I will be doing a panel "Be There: Events that Bring Words to Life" at Japan Writers Conference on Sunday,...

Tokyo Humanities Cafe 9

We're excited to announce details of our ninth "Tokyo Humanities Cafe"! It will be on Friday June 21st at 7.30pm, at our usual venue...

Tokyo Humanities Cafe 8

Thanks a lot to everyone who came to Tokyo Humanities Cafe last night. We had the largest crowd ever last night! Please see here for some...

Interview on Tokyo Humanities Cafe

My recent interview on Tokyo Humanities Cafe by Dr. Ayumi Koso of the National Institutes for the Humanities. The link provides entire...

Tokyo Humanities Cafe No. 7

We're excited to announce details of our Christmas "Tokyo Humanities Cafe"! It will be on Thursday, December 20th at 7.30pm, at our usual...

Tokyo Humanities Cafe 7

Thanks all for coming to THC7 last night. We are happy that it was a full-house despite the busy pre-holiday/bonenkai week. Q&A sessions...