Research


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Books (since 2011)

2016. Takagi, T., Hosoda, Y., & Morita, E., eds. 会話分析の基礎 [Basics of Conversation Analysis]. Tokyo: Hituji Syobō.

2016. Shamoon, D. & McMorran, C., eds. Teaching Japanese Popular Culture, Ann Arbor, MI: Association for Asian Studies Publishers.

2012. Lim, B.C. Another Stage: Kanze Kojiro Nobumitsu and Late Muromachi Noh. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ East Asia Program.

2012. Shamoon, D. Passionate Friendship: The Aesthetics of Girls’ Culture in Japan. University of Hawaii Press.

2012. Mehta, K and Thang, L.L. eds. Experiencing Grandparenthood: An Asian Perspective. Netherlands: Springer Publisher.

2011. Amos, T. Embodying Difference: The Making of Burakumin in Modern Japan. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press.


Journal Articles & Book Chapters (since 2014)

  • Forthcoming. Amos, T. “The Subaltern Subject and Early Modern Taxonomies: Indianization and Racialization of the Japanese Outcaste,” Asian Studies Review.

  • Forthcoming. Amos, T. “Horses and Hostlers in the Making of a Japanese Foreign Settlement,” in Everyday Life in the Treaty Ports of China and Japan: Essays Beyond the Bund, edited by Donna Brunero and Stephanie Villalta Puig. Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Forthcoming. McMorran, C. “Liberating Work in the Tourist Industry,” in Rethinking Japanese Feminisms, Julia Bullock, Ayako Kano, and James Welker, eds., Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai’i Press.

  • 2017. McMorran, C. “From Volunteers to Voluntours: shifting priorities in post-disaster Japan,” Japan Forum. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09555803.2017.1307257

  • 2017. McMorran, C., Ragupathi, K. and Luo S. “Assessment and Learning without Grades? Motivations and Concerns with Implementing Gradeless Learning in Higher Education,” Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 42(3), pp. 361-377.

  • 2017. Morita, E. 相互行為詞:行為と行為の間における相互行為の秩序の交渉を捉える [Interactional Particles] 日本語学 36 (4), 152-163.

  • 2016. McMorran, C. “Unthinking the Nation-State as Area: interrogating Japan and Japanese studies,” Environment & Planning D: Society and Space, 34(5), pp. 815-821.

  • 2016. McMorran, C. “Author meets critics: learning through scholarly conversation,” Asian Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 6(1), pp. 8-26.

  • 2016. Burdelski, M. & Morita, E. “Young children’s initial assessment in Japanese.” In Amanda Bateman & Amelia Church (eds.), Children & Conversation Analysis: Knowledge Production in Everyday Interaction. (pp.231-255). Springer.

  • 2016 Morita, E. 会話のはじめの一歩:子供における相互行為詞「よ」の使用[First steps in conversation: Children’s use of the interactional particle ‘yo’] In Takada, A, Shimada, Y, and Kawashima M. (Eds.). 子育ての会話分析:大人と子供の責任はどう育つか [Conversation analysis of child care: How adults’ and children’s “responsibility” develops]. (pp.145-170). Kyoto: Showado.

  • 2016. Thang, L.L. “What Do Grandfathers Value? Understanding Grandfatherhood in Asia Through Chinese Grandfathers in Singapore.” In Grandfathers: Global Perspectives. Buchanan, Ann and Rotkirch, Anna eds. London: Springer.

  • 2016. Kim, Hyung Jun and Thang, L.L. “Regional Mobility from East Asia to Southeast Asia: The Case of Education and Retirement Migration.” In Advancing The Regional Commons in The New East Asia. Wajjwalku, Siriporn, Ho, Kong Chong and Yoshida, Osamu eds. London: Routledge.

  • 2015. Amos, T. “Fighting the Taboo Cycle: Google Map Protests and Buraku Human Rights Activism in Historical Perspective,” Japanese Studies, vol. 35, no. 3: 331-354.

  • 2015. Amos, T. “Asakusa ‘Newtown’: The Transformation of Outcaste Space in Early Modern Edo / Modern Tokyo,” >Japan Forum

  • 2015. McMorran, C."Between fan pilgrimage and dark tourism: competing agendas in overseas field learning," Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 39(4), pp. 568-583.

  • 2015. McMorran, C.“Mobilities amid the Production of Fixities: Labor in a Japanese Inn,” Mobilities. 10(1), pp. 83-99. Reprinted in Mobilities: Critical Concepts in Built Environment, Ole B. Jensen, ed., London: Routledge (2015).

  • 2015. Morita, E. Japanese interactional particles as a resource for stance building. Journal of Pragmatics. 91-103.

  • 2015. Takagi, T. & Morita, E.「ええと」によって開始される応答 [Responses initiated with “eeto”]. 社会言語科学 [The Japanese Journal of Language in Society] 18(1).

  • 2015. Shamoon, D. "The Superflat Space of Japanese Anime." Asian Cinema and the Use of Space: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, ed. Edna Lim and Lilian Chee. Routledge Advances in Film Studies, vol. 36. New York: Routledge, 93-108.

  • 2015. Thang, L.L. “Creating an intergenerational contact zone: encounters in public spaces within Singapore’s public housing neighbourhoods.” In Intergenerational Space. R.M. Vanderbeck and N. Worth eds. London: Routledge.

  • 2014. Amos, T. “Household Registration and the Dismantling of Edo Outcaste Cultures,” in Japan’s Household Registration System and Citizenship: Koseki, Identification and Documentation, edited by David Chapman and Karl Jakob Krogness (London: Routledge), 43-58.

  • 2014. McMorran, C. "How 'Green' is Japan? Studying Environmental Issues in the Field," Education About Asia 19(1), pp. 18-21.

  • 2014. McMorran, C. “A Landscape of ‘Undesigned Design’ in Rural Japan,” Landscape Journal. 33(1), pp. 1-15.

  • 2014. Meyer-Ohle, H. “Japanese retailers in Southeast Asia: strong local partners, shopping malls, and aiming for comprehensive internationalization.” The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research, 24(5): 500-515.

  • 2014. Morita, E. “Say [X]”: A device for securing conversational footing in the talk of young children. Discourse Processes 52(4): 290-310.

  • 2014. Thang, L.L. An "active ageing" approach to living alone: Older men and women living in rental flats in Singapore. In >Gender and Ageing: Southeast Asian Perspectives

  • 2014. Thang, L.L. “Living independently, living well: Seniors living in housing and development board studio apartments in Singapore.” Senri Ethnological Studies 87:39-56. (Special Issue: The Anthropology of care and education for life, edited by N. Suzuki)

  • 2014. Thang, L.L. and Toyota, M. “Making 'traditional' families in trasnational settings: Japanese women in Balinese-Japanese marriages.” In Configurations of Family in Contemporary Japan. T. Aoyama, L. Dales and R. Dasgupta eds. London: Routledge.

  • 2014. Sone, S. and Thang, L.L. “Transnational Japanese women and family space in Western Australia.” In Configurations of Family in Contemporary Japan. T. Aoyama, L. Dales and R. Dasgupta eds. London: Routledge.


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