Review of British Romanticism in Asia

Very positive and incisive review by Prof. David Chandler of "British Romanticism in Asia" I co-edited with Laurence Williams back in...

Shadowing Shakespeare

My paper "Shadowing Shakespeare: Akira Kurosawa’s Kagemusha (1980) and William Shakespeare’s English History Plays (c. 1591–98)" is...

"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...