Reviewing Theatre: The Case of Hamlet

Thank you all for coming to Dr. Sarah Olive's talk "Reviewing Theatre: The Case of Hamlet" yesterday. Many people showed up in the...

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...

British Romanticism in Asia

I am pleased to announce Dr. Laurence Williams (Sophia University) and my new co-edited collection, British Romanticism in Asia: The...

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...

Have Something to Say

My new article "Have Something to Say: Masahiko Abe on the University of Tokyo’s rejection of the Japanese Education Ministry’s English...

Tokyo Humanities Cafe 6

Thanks everyone who came out to THC 6 last night. We had a full house with 50+ people in the audience. Big shout out to the speakers too!...

Review of "Pachinko" by Min Jin Lee

My review of "Pachinko" by Min Jin Lee, originally published in Kyoto Journal No. 89 (January 2018), has been reproduced on their...