Hirota Hidetaka

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Name
Hirota Hidetaka
Affiliation
Sophia University
Section
Faculty of Foreign Studies, Department of English Studies
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
M.A. in History(Boston College), Ph.D. in History(Boston College)
Research funding number
20834021
Twitter ID
hidehirota

Research Areas

 
 

Awards & Honors

 
Apr 2019
Faculty Grant for Special Research Projects, Waseda University
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
Apr 2019
Faculty Grant for Early Career Researchers, Waseda University
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
Jan 2019
Visiting Fellowship, Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies, National University of Ireland-Galway
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2018
First Book Award, Immigration and Ethnic History Society
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2018
Donald Murphy Prize, American Conference for Irish Studies
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2018
Lois P. Rudnick Book Award, New England American Studies Association
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2018
Honorable Mention, Article Prize, Law and Society Association
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2018
William Steward Travel Award, The City University of New York Academy for the Humanities and Sciences
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2018
Special Commendation, Peter J. Gomes Memorial Book Prize, Massachusetts Historical Society
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2018
New Faculty Research Grant, Waseda University
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2017
PSC-CUNY Research Award, The City University of New York
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2017
William Steward Travel Award, The City University of New York Academy for the Humanities and Sciences
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
Sep 2017
Faculty Travel Grant, The City University of New York-City College
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
Jan 2017
Faculty Travel Grant, The City University of New York-City College
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2016
Visiting Fellowship, National University of Ireland-Galway Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2016
Patricia and John Klingenstein Fellowship, New York Historical Society
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2016
Mayers Fellowship, Huntington Library
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
Sep 2016
Faculty Travel Grant, The City University of New York-City College
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2015
Carlton C. Qualey Memorial Article Award, Immigration and Ethnic History Society
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2014
James Madison Prize, Society for History in the Federal Government
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2014
Hugh Davis Graham Grant, Institute for Political History
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2014
Balch Institute Fellowship, Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2014
Franklin Research Grant, American Philosophical Society
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2013
William Nelson Cromwell Foundation Dissertation Prize, American Society for Legal History
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2013
Finalist, Julien Mezey Dissertation Award, Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2013
Nominee from Boston College, Allan Nevins Prize, Society of American Historians
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2013
Faculty Travel Grant, Boston College Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2012
Donald and Hélène White Prize for the Best Dissertation in the Humanities, Boston College
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2012
Louis Pelzer Memorial Award, Organization of American Historians
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2012
Historians’ Collaborative Program Grant, Organization of American Historians and Japanese Association for American Studies
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2012
William Nelson Cromwell Foundation Fellowship, American Society for Legal History
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2011
University Dissertation Fellowship, Boston College
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2011
Joint Grant, American Studies Association and Japanese Association for American Studies
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2011
Graduate Research Stipend, Boston College Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2010
Historians’ Collaborative Program Grant, Organization of American Historians and Japanese Association for American Studies
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2010
Graduate Research Stipend, Boston College Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2010
Hibernian Research Award, University of Notre Dame Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2009
Adele Dalsimer Dissertation Fellowship, Boston College Irish Studies Program
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2009
Historians’ Collaborative Program Grant, Organization of American Historians and Japanese Association for American Studies
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2009
Joint Grant, American Studies Association and Japanese Association for American Studies
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2009
Graduate Research Stipend, Boston College Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2009
George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award, Immigration and Ethnic History Society
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2009
Gilder Lehrman Fellowship, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2009
John Higham Travel Grant, Organization of American Historians and Immigration and Ethnic History Society
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2008
Littleton-Griswold Grant in U.S. Legal History, American Historical Association
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2008
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship, Massachusetts Historical Society
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2008
Research Expense Grant, Boston College Graduate Student Association
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2007
Research Expense Grant, Boston College Graduate Student Association
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 
2005
University Fellowship, Boston College
Winner: Hidekaka Hirota
 

Published Papers

 
Nativism, Citizenship, and the Deportation of Paupers in Massachusetts, 1837-1883
Hidekaka Hirota
Boston College      [Refereed]
Exclusion on the Ground: Racism, Official Discretion, and the Quotidian Enforcement of General Immigration Law in the Pacific Northwest Borderland
Hidekaka Hirota
American Quarterly   69(2) 347-370   2017   [Refereed]
The International Migration of the Irish Poor,” in Forum: Transnational Entanglements in American History, Historical Journal
Hidekaka Hirota
Historical Journal   792 19-32   2016   [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Journal of American Ethnic History   33(2) 5-32   2014   [Refereed]
In the Name of Self Defense: The Expulsion of Foreign Paupers and Nineteenth-Century American Immigration Policy
Hidekaka Hirota
American Review   48 99-117   2014   [Refereed]
The Moment of Transition: State Officials, the Federal Government, and the Formation of American Immigration Policy
Hidekaka Hirota
Journal of American History   99(4) 1092-1108   2013   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Katherine Benton-Cohen, Inventing the Immigration Problem: The Dillingham Commission and Its Legacy
Hidekaka Hirota
Journal of Social History      2019   [Invited]
The Danger of Vilifying Poor Immigrants
Hidekaka Hirota
The Washington Post      Aug 2019
Book Roundtable: Torrie Hester and the Histories of Deportation
Hidekaka Hirota
Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era   17(1) 175-178   2018   [Invited]
Jason H. Silverman, Lincoln and the Immigrant
Hidekaka Hirota
American Nineteenth Century History   19(1) 113-114   2018   [Invited]
Expelling the Poor: The Antebellum Origins of American Deportation Policy
Hidekaka Hirota
History Now by Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History   52    Oct 2018   [Invited]
Historians’ Comment on the DHS Notice of Proposed Rule Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds
Hidekaka Hirota
   Oct 2018
It’s time to fulfill the promise of citizenship
Hidekaka Hirota
The Washington Post      Jul 2018
Fans of Trump’s views on immigration should remember how figures like him targeted their ancestors
Hidekaka Hirota
The Washington Post      Jan 2018
Kunal M. Parker, Making Foreigners: Immigration and Citizenship Law in America, 1600-2000
Hidekaka Hirota
Journal of American Ethnic History   36(3) 104-106   2017   [Invited]
The stories of Irish deportees from the US in 1800s
Hidekaka Hirota
The Irish Times      Apr 2017
The Irish were the first targets of deportation policy in the US
Hidekaka Hirota
The Irish Times      Mar 2017
10 facts about the origins of American deportation policy
Hidekaka Hirota
OUP Blog      Mar 2017
No Frontiers but Those of Humanity Itself: Immigration Reform in Nineteenth-Century Massachusetts
Hidekaka Hirota
Immigration and Ethnic History Society Blog      Mar 2017
The Irish were the first targets of deportation
Hidekaka Hirota
The Irish Echo      Mar 2017
Why were so many Irish deported from the US in the 19th century?
Hidekaka Hirota
The Irish Times      Mar 2016
Thoughts on Immigration and the Journal of American Ethnic History
Hidekaka Hirota
Illinois Press Journals Blog: A blog about journals published by the University of Illinois Press      Sep 2015   [Invited]
"Sacred ties existing between parent and child": Citizenship, Family, and Immigrant Parents,”
Hidekaka Hirota
WE’RE HISTORY      Aug 2015
Bryan Albin Giemza, ed., Rethinking the Irish in the American South: Beyond Rounders and Reelers
Hidekaka Hirota
Journal of American Ethnic History   34(1) 110-111   2014   [Invited]
Border Control in America before Ellis Island
Hidekaka Hirota
OUP Blog      Apr 2013   [Invited]
The Long Career of Immigration Control in America
Hidekaka Hirota
The Historical Society: A Blog Devoted to History for the Academy & Beyond      Apr 2013

Books etc

 
Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History
Hirota Hidetaka (Part:Contributor, Immigration to American Cities, 1800-1924)
Oxford University Press   2019   
The American Yawp: A Massively Collaborative Open U.S. History Textbook
Hirota Hidetaka (Part:Contributor, Federal immigration policy in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries)
Stanford University Press   2019   
Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy
Hirota Hidetaka
Oxford University Press   Jan 2017   ISBN:9780190619213
Multicultural America
Hirota Hidetaka (Part:Contributor, Angel Island)
SAGE   2013   
The Encyclopedia of the Early Republic and Antebellum America
Hirota Hidetaka (Part:Contributor, Wendell Phillips)
M.E. Sharpe   2010   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Alien Contract Labor Law and the Problem of Imported Labor in Gilded Age America
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association   3 Jan 2020   
Plenary Address [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Nineteenth-Century Formations Conference   7 Dec 2019   
Toward a New History of American Immigration Law and Policy [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Immigration and the American State Seminar, Yale Law School   11 Sep 2019   
Migration to and from Japan to 1945 [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
University of Birmingham-Waseda Workshop on New and Old Migrations and Diversities in the UK and Japan   19 Jun 2019   
What is Birthright Citizenship, What Threats Has It Faced in the United States, and Why Is It under Attack Today? [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the Organization of American Historians   6 Apr 2019   
The Irish and the Problem of Imported Labor in the United States [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies, National University of Ireland-Galway   2 Apr 2019   
The Undeserving Irish: The Transatlantic Convergence of Poverty Ideology in Ireland, Britain, and the United States
Hidekaka Hirota
Conference on Cultural Politics and the Politics of Culture in Ireland   28 Mar 2019   
Poverty, American Deportation Law, and Irish Diaspora
Hidekaka Hirota
Diaspora Studies Workshop at the University of Edinburgh   26 Mar 2019   
Belonging, Removal, and Statelessness in the Nineteenth-Century Irish Atlantic
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association   4 Jan 2019   
Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Westchester Community College   8 Nov 2018   
A Genealogy of Alien Contract Labor Law [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
University of Pennsylvania Penn Legal History Workshop   5 Nov 2018   
Reliance on Unwanted Immigrants: Foreign Contract Labor as a Problem in American History [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Columbia University Heyman Center for the Humanities   18 Oct 2018   
History of American Immigration Policy [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
University of Pennsylvania Social Justice Research Academy   19 Jul 2018   
A Long View on S*** Talk: Race, Nation, and America’s Role in the World [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations   23 Jun 2018   
The Antebellum Origins of Alien Contract Labor Law
Hidekaka Hirota
Columbia University Seminar on Early American History and Culture   8 May 2018   
The Early History of American Immigration Policy [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
New Jersey office, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services   19 Apr 2018   
The Roots of the Immigration Debate in the United States [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Factions, Fears, and Fake News   7 Nov 2017   
Lessons of History: The Influence of Anti-Irish Nativism on Anti-Chinese Law
Hidekaka Hirota
American Conference for Irish Studies Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting   3 Nov 2017   
Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy
Hidekaka Hirota
New York Metro American Studies Association Salon Talk   11 Oct 2017   
Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Massachusetts Historical Society   14 Sep 2017   
Nativism against Catholic Irish Immigrants in Nineteenth-Century America [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Catholic Memorial School   14 Sep 2017   
Unenforced Nativism: The Politics of Immigration Regulation in Antebellum Pennsylvania
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic   21 Jul 2017   
History of American Deportation Policy [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
University of Pennsylvania Social Justice Research Academy   6 Jul 2017   
Accommodation or Deportation: The Politics of Irish Migration in Antebellum America [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the Organization of American Historians   7 Apr 2017   
Old Nativism in New Light: The Irish and the History of American Border Control [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
New York University Glucksman Ireland House,   20 Mar 2017   
Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Boston College Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy   16 Mar 2017   
Immigration [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
The New Normal Teach-In: Presidential Politics and the University   7 Mar 2017   
Nativism, Economics, and Law: The Irish in American Immigration Policy
Hidekaka Hirota
Columbia University Irish Studies Seminar   3 Mar 2017   
Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy
Hidekaka Hirota
Harvard Migration and Immigrant Incorporation Workshop   28 Feb 2017   
The Origins of American Deportation Policy
Hidekaka Hirota
Huntington Library   10 Jan 2017   
The British Empire and Ireland: Irish Migration and Its Significance in Global History [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Sophia University Institute of American and Canadian Studies   15 Jul 2016   
Unmotivated Law Enforcers: The Politics of Immigration Regulation in Antebellum Pennsylvania [Session Cancelled]
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic   24 Jun 2016   
The Politics of Self-Sufficiency: Economics, Cultural Prejudice, and State Development in the Sphere of Immigration [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Taking Stock of the State in Nineteenth-Century America: A Symposium   15 Apr 2016   
The West Meets the East: Police Power, State Immigration Laws, and the Making of Federal Chinese Exclusion
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the Organization of American Historians   7 Apr 2016   
‘Leeches upon our tax payers’: The Deportation of Irish Migrants from America and Statelessness in Irish Diaspora [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
National University of Ireland-Galway Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies   14 Mar 2016   
The Early Republic through the Federalization of Immigration Regulation [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
How Did We Get Here? The Historical Roots of the U.S. Immigration Debate Conference   4 Mar 2016   
Discipline and Reality: Immigration Law Enforcement at the US-Canada Border in the Early Twentieth Century
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the American Society for Legal History   30 Nov 2015   
Against the Importation of ‘Hordes of Coolies’: Alien Contract Labor Law in American Immigration History [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Columbia University Society of Fellows in the Humanities Lunchtime Lecture Series   19 Nov 2015   
Instruments of Another Univers(al)ity, [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Against Education Apartheids: The Other Global University: Forum on the Past, Present, and Future of Higher Education   7 Nov 2015   
Nation Building, Nation Crossing: Transnational Perspectives on Nineteenth-Century American Nativism
Hidekaka Hirota
(Un)Making the Nation: A Collaborative Interdisciplinary Conference   11 Sep 2015   
Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses: US Immigration Policy and the Poor, Yesterday and Today [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
McGill University   23 Feb 2015   
Uncovering the Lives of People in Limbo: Approaches to the Study of Nineteenth-Century American Deportation Policy [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Montreal History Group   23 Feb 2015   
Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Origins of American Immigration Policy [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Columbia University Workshop on Critical Approaches to Race, Ethnicity, and Migration   9 Feb 2015   
The Journey Continued: Nineteenth-Century American Deportation Policy, Laws of Belonging, and the Lives of Deportees in Britain and Ireland [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Columbia University Society of Fellows in the Humanities Lunchtime Lecture Series   13 Nov 2014   
Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Origins of American Immigration Policy [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
New York University Glucksman Ireland House   21 Oct 2014   
Economics, State Policy, and the Compulsory Return of Migrants from the United States to Europe, 1850-1900
Hidekaka Hirota
Determinants of International Migration Conference   23 Sep 2014   
Bridging European and American Cities: Migrants and the Transnational Principle of Belonging in the Atlantic World
Hidekaka Hirota
12th International Conference on Urban History   5 Sep 2014   
‘The Common Almshouse of the World’: The Impact of Imported Pauperism on Immigration Policy in New York State to 1882
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the Organization of American Historians   10 Apr 2014   
No More Duty-Free Pauper Labor: Economics, Independence, and Nineteenth-Century American Immigration Policy [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Migration during Economic Downturns   5 Apr 2014   
Voluntary, Assisted, and Forced Passage Home: Nineteenth-Century Irish Return Migration Reconsidered
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association   23 Nov 2013   
Before Ellis Island: The Origins of American Immigration Policy [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Columbia University Society of Fellows in the Humanities Lunchtime Lecture Series   7 Nov 2013   
'Pretended love of personal liberty’: Antislavery, Nativism, and Deportation Policy in Antebellum Massachusetts
Hidekaka Hirota
Boston Seminar in Immigration and Urban History   29 Jan 2013   
American Nativism, British Colonialism, and Irish Nationalism: The Atlantic Legal Culture of Pauper Regulation, 1850-1870
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association   18 Nov 2012   
Forced Transnationalism: The Removal of Migrant Paupers from the United States to Canada in the Nineteenth Century [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Borderlands and Transnationalism: New Perspectives on Immigration in Canada and the United States   19 Oct 2012   
Immigration Policy in Nineteenth-Century Massachusetts [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Japanese Association for American History 24th Colloquium   21 Jul 2012   
'A Nation of Immigrants’ Reconsidered: Money, Culture, and the Origins of American Immigration Policy, [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Sophia American Studies Colloquium   21 Jun 2012   
The Crime of Poverty: A New Perspective in the Study of American Nativism and Immigration Policy
Hidekaka Hirota
Japanese Association for American Studies Proseminar   7 Jun 2012   
‘Questionable Immigration’: The British Assisted Emigration Scheme and American Border Control in the Gilded Age
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the Organization of American Historians with the National Council on Public History   20 Apr 2012   
Nativism, Citizenship, and the Deportation of Paupers in Massachusetts, 1837-1883
Hidekaka Hirota
Boston College History Workshop   27 Jan 2012   
Gatekeeping Manhattan: Exclusion, Detention, and the Assisted Return of Immigrants in Nineteenth-Century New York City
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association   20 Oct 2011   
Asylums Rediscovered: Immigration Control at Almshouses in Antebellum Massachusetts
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic   15 Jul 2011   
The Moment of Transition: Immigration Control by Northern States and the Struggle for National Immigration Legislation in the Reconstruction Years
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association   7 Jan 2011   
The North American Irish: The Relocation of Irish Migrants from the United States to Canada in the Nineteenth Century
Hidekaka Hirota
Joint Annual Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies and the Canadian Ethnic Studies Association   6 Nov 2010   
Across the Atlantic Once Again: The Forced Migration of the Poor from the United States to Ireland and Britain
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association   10 Jan 2010   
Pauper Extradition and Slave Rendition: The Double Standard of Civil Liberties in Antebellum Massachusetts
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association   6 Nov 2009   
An Intersection of Irish and Chinese Immigrant Experiences: American Immigration Policy, 1848-1892
Hidekaka Hirota
Fourth World Congress of the International American Studies Association   19 Sep 2009   
Forced Labor and Irish Involuntary Migration in the Shadow of American Slave Emancipation
Hidekaka Hirota
International Meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies   12 Jun 2009   
Resisting Cosmopolitanism: Another Look at Nineteenth-Century Boston as a Port City
Hidekaka Hirota
Biannual Conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies   30 May 2009   
Aliens, Deportation, and Citizenship before the Age of Federal Immigration Restriction
Hidekaka Hirota
Harvard Migration and Immigrant Incorporation Workshop,   7 Apr 2009   
Countering Nativism: Irish Immigrants’ Fight with the Threat of Deportation in Massachusetts, 1840-1860
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the Organization of American Historians   27 Mar 2009   
Send Them Back to Liverpool: Irish ‘Round-Trip’ Migration in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the Northeast Conference on British Studies   15 Nov 2008   
‘Middling’ People: The Social Profile of the Boston Irish and the Meaning of College Education in the Early Twentieth Century
Hidekaka Hirota
Fall Meeting of the New England Historical Association   25 Oct 2008   
The Ethnic History of Boston [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Boston College Office of International Students and Scholars   24 Oct 2008   
Nativism, Citizenship, and the Deportation of Paupers in Massachusetts, 1848-1877
Hidekaka Hirota
Massachusetts Historical Society Brown Bag Lunch Presentation   15 Oct 2008   
The History of the Boston Irish [Invited]
Hidekaka Hirota
Showa Boston Institute for Language and Culture   22 Aug 2008   
‘Purge the State’: Poverty, Citizenship, and the Deportation of Irish Americans in Antebellum Massachusetts
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Graduate Students in American Studies Programs   19 Jul 2008   
Anti-Foreign Pauperism and Irish ‘Exclusion’ in Massachusetts in the Age of the Civil War
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies   17 Apr 2008   
“‘The echoes of Faneuil Hall were silent’: Boundaries of Irish Paupers’ Civil Liberty in Know-Nothing Boston
Hidekaka Hirota
George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center Graduate Student Conference   9 Feb 2008   
An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure’: The Removal of Foreign Paupers and anti-Irish Nativism in Massachusetts, 1848-1863
Hidekaka Hirota
Spring Meeting of the New England Historical Association   5 May 2007   
The Search for ‘White’ Order: Irish Workers’ Assertion of Whiteness in Mid-Nineteenth-Century New York City
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the New England Region of the American Conference for Irish Studies   21 Oct 2006   
The Search for ‘White’ Order: Anti-Irish Nativism and the White Supremacy of the Working-Class Irish in Mid-Nineteenth-Century New York City
Hidekaka Hirota
Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Graduate Students in American Studies Programs   17 Jul 2006   

Others

 
Oct 2019
Appeared in podcast The Case for Immigration and discussed the history of American immigration policy
Oct 2019
Appeared in podcast Uncommontary and discussed the history of American immigration policy
Aug 2019
Appeared in podcast Immigration Nerds and discussed the origins of the public charge clause in American immigration policy
Apr 2019
Appeared in podcast The Road to Now and discussed Expelling the Poor and the origins of American Immigration Policy.
Jan 2019
Appeared in New Books Network and discussed Expelling the Poor.
Aug 2018
Interviewed by Mother Jones for an article, “An Old Anti-Irish Law Is at the Heart of Trump’s Plan to Reshape Legal Immigration.”
Feb 2018
Appeared in a podcast run by the Center for American Progress and discussed current immigration policy,
Jun 2017
Interviewed by TIME for an article, “25 Moments That Changed America.”
Jun 2017
Appeared in C-SPAN: American History TV and discussed nineteenth-century Irish immigration
Feb 2017
Appeared in Glucksman Ireland House Radio Hour and discussed Expelling the Poor.
Feb 2017
Appeared in CUNY Radio and discussed Expelling the Poor and contemporary immigration politics.
Feb 2017
Interviewed by The Atlantic for Expelling the Poor.
Mar 2016
Organized a one-day conference at Columbia University.
Mar 2016
Appeared in the Keith Finnegan Show in Galway Bay FM (Ireland) and discussed anti-immigrant sentiment in the United States in the nineteenth century and today
Nov 2015
Organized a one-day symposium at Columbia University.
Oct 2015
Interviewed by NBC NEWS for an article, “Digital Project Aims to Preserve Stories of Incarcerated Japanese Americans,”
Apr 2015
Organized a two-day conference at Columbia University.
Feb 2014
Appeared in a Japanese television documentary on Charlie Chaplin and provided comments as a specialist in American immigration history
Nov 2013
Appeared in a Japanese television documentary on Al Capone and provided comments as a specialist in American immigration history