ABE Yasuhito

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Name
ABE Yasuhito
Affiliation
Komazawa University
Section
Faculty of Global Media Studies, Department of Global Media
Degree
Ph.D. in Communication(University of Southern California (USC))

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
 - 
Today
Faculty of Global Media Studies, Komazawa University
 
Apr 2015
 - 
Mar 2018
Faculty of Sociology, Doshisha University
 
Nov 2014
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Mar 2015
Visiting scholar, Institute of Comparative Culture, Sophia University
 

Education

 
 
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2015
Communication, The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California (USC)
 
 
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2009
East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALAC), Columbia University
 
 
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2005
Media, Communications and Journalism, Graduate School, Division of Letters, Doshisha University
 
 
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2003
Department of Media, Journalism and Communications, Faculty of Literature, Doshisha University
 

Awards & Honors

 
2014
University of Southern California Graduate School Research Enhancement Fellowship
 
2014
The ACE-Nikaido Fellowship, University of Southern California Dornsife East Asian Studies Center
 
2013
The ACE-Nikaido Fellowship, University of Southern California Dornsife East Asian Studies Center
 
2012
Summer Research Fellowship, University of Southern California Dornsife 2020 Research Cluster in Science, Technology, and Society Summer Research Fellowship
 

Published Papers

 
Reimagining Riben Guizi: Japanese tactical media practice after the 2010 Senkaku/Diaoyu boat collision incident
ABE Yasuhito
International Journal of Communication   11 344-362   2017   [Refereed]
Why manga matters after Fukushima
ABE Yasuhito
NMC Media-N: Journal of New Media Caucus      2017   [Refereed]
Mina no Data Site (MDS) and the culture of measurement after Fukushima
ABE Yasuhito
Unmediated: Politics and Communication   1 68-72   2017   [Refereed]
Pixiv as a contested online artistic space in-between gift and commercial economies in an age of participatory culture
Kohki Watabe & Yasuhito Abe
Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies   15(3)    2016   [Refereed]
Redefining post-Fukushima Japanese society with data
Yasuhito Abe
Proceedings of the 5th Tokyo Conference on Argumentation: Argumentation and Debate   9-15   2016   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Reporting nuclear disasters
ABE Yasuhito
Encyclopedia of Media & Communication Studies   296-297   May 2019   [Invited]
Risk society
ABE Yasuhito
Encyclopedia of Media & Communication Studies   153-154   May 2019   [Invited]
Media Mix
ABE Yasuhito
Encyclopedia of Media & Communication Studies   149-149   May 2019   [Invited]
US media and communication education
ABE Yasuhito
Encyclopedia of Media & Communication Studies   135-136   May 2019   [Invited]
Stereotype
ABE Yasuhito
Encyclopedia of Media & Communication Studies   109-109   May 2019   [Invited]
Audience
ABE Yasuhito
Encyclopedia of Media & Communication Studies   84-84   May 2019   [Invited]
Influencer
ABE Yasuhito
Encyclopedia of Media & Communication Studies   81-81   May 2019   [Invited]
Book Review: Orit Halpern: Beautiful data: A history of vision and reason since 1945
Yasuhito Abe
International Journal of Communication   10 3301-3303   2016   [Refereed]
Book Review: Yuko Fujigaki (Ed.): Lessons from Fukushima: Japanese case studies on science, technology and society
Yasuhito Abe
East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal   10 1-4   2016
Measuring for What: Networked citizen science movements after the Fukushima nuclear accident
Yasuhito Abe
Dissertation (University of Southern California)      2015
"Fukushima” in the West Coast media: Emphasizing limited effects of radiation and marginalizing voices of citizens
Yasuhito Abe
Journalism   1(284) 84-90   2014
Book Review: Dick van Lente (Ed.): The nuclear age in popular culture: A transnational history, 1945-1965
Yasuhito Abe
International Journal of Communication   7 1507-1510   2013   [Refereed]
Pragmatic obedience: A transwar history of Japanese newspapers (1937-1952)
Yasuhito Abe
Master's thesis (Columbia University in the City of New York)      2009
On the Coverage of the relationship between Japan and the Republic of Korea in Japanese newspaper editorials and their media responsibility (1960-1965)
Yasuhito Abe
Doshisha Journal of Media & Communication Research   3 326-394   2006
A study of images of Korea in the editorials of the Asahi, the Mainichi, and the Yomiuri newspapers (1960-1979)
Yasuhito Abe
Master's thesis (Doshisha University)      2005
An analysis of Japanese newspaper editorials following the September 11 attacks
Yasuhito Abe
Media and Journalism Studeis: Culture and Communication   19 18-76   2004

Books etc

 
Making Our World: The Hacker and Maker Movements in Context
ABE Yasuhito (Part:Joint Work, Making civic media in the post-Fukushima Japanese media ecology)
Peter Lang   2019   ISBN:978-1433160004
100 Greatest video game characters
ABE Yasuhito (Part:Joint Work, Phoenix Wright)
Rowman & Littlefield   2017   ISBN:978-1442278127
Pray for Japan: Reinventing “Japanese national character” after the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis (In L. Cui., & M.H. Prosser (Eds). Social media in Asia)
World Dignity University Press   2014   
Social media in Asia
Yasuhito Abe (Part:Joint Work, Pray for Japan: Reinventing “Japanese national character” after the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis)
World Dignity University Press   2014   ISBN:978-1937570361

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Historicizing networked monitoring in Japan after Chernobyl
ABE Yasuhito
International Communication Association   May 2018   
Citizen science as communication in Japan [Invited]
ABE Yasuhito
International Workshop: (Un)taming Citizen Science   Dec 2017   
Rhetorical and practical: Making measurement work after Fukushima [Invited]
ABE Yasuhito
Workshop on Citizen Science and Technology in Japan and Belgium   Aug 2017   
Monitoring radiation: The birth of networked publics after Chernobyl
4S/EASST Conference   Sep 2016   
Networked measuring citizenship after Fukushima
International Communication Association Preconference on New Media and Citizenship in Asia   Jun 2016   
Shaping nuclear power with rhetoric: An rhetorical analysis of Nakasone Yasuhiro’s speech in 1955
ABE Yasuhito
Japan Studies Association Twenty-Second Annual Conference   Jan 2016   
Redefining post-Fukushima Japanese soceity with data
The 5th Tokyo Conference on Argumentation: Argumentation and Debate   2016   
Measuring for what: Networked citizen science movements after the Fukushima nuclear accident [Invited]
ABE Yasuhito
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture   Jul 2015   
Who has the copyright of fan art? A case study of controversy between manga fandom and the Japanese contemporary art world (With Kohki Watabe)
The Anime and Manga Studies Symposium at Anime Expo   2014   
Climate narratives in public relations and strategic communication
The International Communication Association   2014   
A narrative, ecological approach to political communication research.
the ICA Preconference on Qualitative Political Communication Research   2014   
Mom’s revolution: Citizen science after the Fukushima Nuclear Accident.
the Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology (ARST)   2014   
Collective nuclear risk knowledge production practices after the Fukushima nuclear accident.
the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)   2013   
Save our kids!”: Citizen science after the Fukushima nuclear accident.
International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)   2013   
Climate change narratives in China, Japan, U.S. and Denmark
the International Communication Association   2013   
Why Safecast matters: A case study of collective risk assessment.
the STS forum on the 2011 Fukushima   2013   
Mapping nuclear radiation: Networked science communication after the Fukushima nuclear accident.
USC Annenberg Graduate Fellowship Research and Creative Project Symposium   2013   
Japan’s energy and environmental policy at a crossroads after the Fukushima nuclear accident (With Masaaki Kishi)
The School of Pacific and Asian Studies (SPAS) Graduate Conference   2013   
“A place where drawing becomes more enjoyable”: Pixiv as a contested online community in an age of participatory culture
the National Communication Association 98th Annual Convention   2012   
Do-it-yourself (DIY) movements after the Fukushima nuclear crisis.
the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) Annual Meeting, Copenhagen   2012   
Historicizing the Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan
International Communication Association   2012   
Analyzing the Fukushima nuclear crisis through uses of social media: A short essay on a work in progress.
3.11 Virtual Conference   2012   
Reinventing Japanese “national character” after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis.
the Fourth Tokyo Conference on Argumentation   2011   
Parody diplomacy: A civic participatory diplomacy.
National Communication Association 97th Annual Convention   2011   
Parody diplomacy: A civic participatory diplomacy.
2011 USC Annenberg Graduate Fellowship Research and Creative Project Symposium   2011   
The representations of Korea within Japanese newspapers in the process of the normalization of diplomacy between Japan and Republic of Korea (1961-1965)
Princeton University Second Annual Graduate Student Conference in East Asian Studies   2008   
Edwin O. Reischauer in the scale of post war journalism of Japan
Columbia University Graduate Student Conference in US-Japan Relations   2008   

Works

 
Translation: "Cynicism in the News" by Joseph N. Cappella in Watanabe, T., & Matsui, S., (eds.), Media no Hōri to Shakaiteki Sekinin. (pp.182-185). Kyoto, Japan: Mineruba Shobō.
2004