Hirotaka Kasai

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Name
Hirotaka Kasai
Affiliation
Tsuda College

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2013
 - 
Today
Professor, Department of International and Cultural Studies, Tsuda University
 
Apr 2007
 - 
Mar 2013
Associate Professor, Department of International and Cultural Studies, Tsuda University
 
Oct 2003
 - 
Mar 2007
Associate Professor, Department of International and Cultural Studies, Tsuda College
 
Apr 2000
 - 
Sep 2003
Department of International and Cultural Studies, Tsuda College
 

Published Papers

 
Decolonizing Democracy: Globalization and the Politics of Borders/Boundaries
Hirotaka Kasai
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies      Mar 2003   [Refereed]

Misc

 
“An Interview with Koide Hiroaki, ‘The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster is a Serious Crime.’
Katsuya Hirano and Hirotaka Kasai
Japan Focus: The Asia-Pacific Journal   14-6-1    Mar 2016
“Is It ‘Japan’ That Really Matters?”
Hirotaka Kasai
NIASnytt/Asia Insight   March 2005(1)    Mar 2005   [Invited]
“Democratic Identity and Nationalism in Maruyama Masao”
Hirotaka Kasai
   Mar 2002   [Invited]

Books etc

 
J. Victor. Koschmann, Revolution and Subjectivity in Postwar Japan
Hirotaka Kasai (Part:Single Translation)
Heibonsha   Apr 2011   
Chantal Mouffe, The Democratic Paradox
Hirotaka Kasai (Part:Single Translation)
Jul 2006   
Naoki Sakai, Brett de Bary, and Iyotani Toshio (eds.), Deconstructing Nationality
Hirotaka Kasai (Part:Contributor, “Maruyama Masao’s ‘Japan’”)
Cornell East Asia Series   Dec 2005   
Deconstructing Nationality
Hirotaka Kasai (Part:Contributor, Maruyama Masao's Japan)
Feb 1996   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
"Democracy under Fire: A New Phase of 'Play' in Neoliberal Governmentality" [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
Trans-Pacific Workshop   9 Jun 2018   
"Beyond Geopolitical Imaginaries: A Trans-pacific Perspective" [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
University of California, Los Angeles   4 Jun 2018   
"How do We Problematize Farming and Food in Japan Today?: A Historical Perspective" [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
Urban Gardening in East and Southeast Asia: Transformations in Perspective and Practice   1 Mar 2018   
"Democratic Meltdown and the Contemporary Forms of Political Apathy" [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
Order and Disorder: Critical Reflections on Japanese Studies   26 Oct 2017   
"Hanamori Yasuji's 'Despair': Between 'The Banner of Issen Gorin' and 'I do not Vote Anymore'" [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
UCLA Trans-Pacific Workshop   11 Jun 2017   
"Democracy of the Abandoned: Umesao Tadao's 'Independence Theory of Hokkaido'" [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
UCLA Trans-Pacific Workshop   10 Jun 2016   
"Hanamori Yasuji and Hokkaido: Subjectivity in the 'Frontier'” [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
UCLA Trans-Pacific Workshop   5 Jun 2015   
"The Future of Futurity: For the Post -3.11 Political Imagination" [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
UCLA Trans-Pacific Symposium: A New Horizon of Knowledge after 9.11 and 3.11   28 May 2014   
Japanese Imperial Power and Its Limit Cases (Panel Chair)
Hirotaka Kasai
Association for Asian Studies   28 Mar 2014   
"Hanamori Yasuji and the Politics of Everyday Life in Postwar Democracy" [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, University of California Los Angeles   11 Feb 2014   
"Hanamori Yasuji and the Question of Everyday Life in Postwar Democracy" [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
East Asia Program, Cornell University   19 Nov 2013   
"Reading Hanamori Yasuji after 3.11: Cultural Politics and Democracy" [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
East Asia Program-GSSC, Cornell University   29 Oct 2013   
"Subjectivity and Transnationalism: Nakai Masakazu’s Conception of ‘World Culture’" [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
“Transnationalism and Minority Cultures” Conference   28 Sep 2013   
Workshop: Was Taisho Liberalism Applicable to China and Korea? Comments on Ellie Choi’s paper [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
Cornell University   18 Apr 2013   
“Reconsidering Liberalism in Wartime Japan” (Discussant)
Hirotaka Kasai
Association for Asian Studies   18 Mar 2012   
“The Question of Subjectivity: Early Postwar and Beyond: On Victor Koschmann’s Revolution and Subjectivity in Postwar Japan” [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
The 5th Conference: Rewriting Modern and Contemporary Intellectual History   2 Oct 2011   
“Talking about Culture Politically: Nakai Masakazu and the Question of Democratic Subjectivity under Fascism”
Hirotaka Kasai
Association for Asian Studies   11 Mar 2011   
“On Hanamori Yasuji and ‘Kurashi no Techo’”
Hirotaka Kasai
Nordic Association for the Contemporary Japanese Studies   19 Mar 2009   
“Migrating Sciences and Technologies of Power in Imperial Japan” (Discussant)
Hirotaka Kasai
Association for Asian Studies   4 Apr 2008   
“Democracy and Knowledge: Masakazu Nakai’s ‘Logic of Committee’”
Hirotaka Kasai
Nordic Association for the Contemporary Japanese Studies   27 Mar 2008   
「グローバル化のなかの日本社会と文化──現代社会を歴史化するために」 [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
17 Jan 2007   
「グローバル化のなかの日本社会と文化──現代社会を歴史化するために」 [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
University of Warsaw   16 Jan 2007   
“Neoliberalism and Exclusive Democracy” [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
Nordic Association for the Contemporary Japanese Studies   22 Apr 2004   
“Liquid Democracy?: The Question of Exclusion in the Neoliberal Discourse” [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
The Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University   Mar 2004   
“Democratic Identity and Nationalism in Maruyama Masao” [Invited]
Hirotaka Kasai
Workshop: Postwar Japanese Thought and the Legacy of Maruyama Masao, at Cornell University.   12 Oct 1996