TAKEZAWA Yasuko

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Name
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Institute for Research in Humanities, Institute for Research in Humanities Cultural Interrelationships
Job title
Professor,Professor
Degree
Ph. D(America U.S), Master of International Relations(University of Tsukuba)

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1990
 - 
1999
 Associate Professor, Inshituli, of Social
 
 
   
 
Sciences Univ of Tukuba
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1989
Anthropology, Anthropology, University of Washington
 
 
 - 
1987
International, Graduate School, Division of Area Studies, University of Tsukuba
 
 
 - 
1981
Faculty of Comparative Culture, University of Tsukuba
 

Published Papers

 
“Antiracist Knowledge Production: Bridging Subdisciplines and Regions”
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
American Anthropologist      Sep 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
“Rethinking ‘Race’ from Asian Perspectives”
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
Ethnicity as a Political Resource, Transcript Verlag   75-84   2016   [Refereed]
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
Japanese Studies Special Issue: Race and Racism in Japan   35(1)    2015   [Refereed][Invited]
IWABUCHI Koichi and Takezawa Yasuko
Japanese Studies Special Issue: Race and Racism in Japan   35(1)    2015   [Refereed]
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
Japanese Studies Special Issue: Race and Racism in Japan   35(1) 1-3   2015
Yasuko Takezawa, Kazuto Kato, Hiroki Oota, Timothy Caulfield, et al.
BMC Medical Ethics      2014   [Refereed]
Race in Asia
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
Encyclopedia Britannica’s Guide to Black History.      2010   [Refereed]
Tabunka Kyōsei’ and Community-Rebuilding After the Kobe Earthquake
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
Ertl et al. (eds.)Multiculturalism in the New Japan: Crossing the Boundaries within Japan, Berghahn Books, pp.32-42.      2008   [Refereed]
Toward a New Kind of Collectivity in American Studies.
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
Nanzan Review of American Studies, vol. 30, pp.75-81.      2008
Race Should Be Discussed and Understood Across the Globe.
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
Anthropology News, American Anthropological Association. pp.7-8.      2006   [Refereed]
Transcending the Western Paradigm of the Idea of Race.
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
The Japanese Journal of American Studies, No. 16: 5-30.      2005   [Refereed]
Cultural Particularlism vs. Oppressors’ Universalism?: Comments on Kurashige’s Paper. (Brian Hayashi and Yasuko Takezawa eds.)
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
New Waves: Japanese American Studies in the 21st Century. Kyoto: Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University. pp.37-41.      2004
Nikkeijin and “Multicultural Coexistence” in Japan: Kobe after the Great Earthquake
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
Lane Ryo Hirabayashi, et.al. (ed.) New Worlds, New Lives: Globalization and People of Japanese Descent in the Americas and from Latin America in Japan, Stanford University Press, pp.310-330.      2002   [Refereed]
The Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake and Town-Making Towards Multiculturalism
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
ZINBUN   34(2) 87-99   2000
Rebuilding Los Angeles and Philanthropic Activities by Japanese-Affiliated Companies : A Preliminary Report
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
社会学ジャーナル   19 44*-56*   Mar 1994
San Francisco’s Chinatown: Its Social Changes after the 1965 Immigration Law.
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
T. Ayabe and M. Onozawa (eds.) Continuity and Change in Overseas Chinese Communities in the Pan-Pacific Area, pp.205-224.      1993
Y.I. Takezawa
Qualitative Sociology   14(1) 39-56   1991   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
The Transformation of Japanese American Ethnicity: The Effects of Internment and Redress
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
May 2017   
Trans-pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations
Yasuko Takezawa and Gary Y. Okihiro (eds.) (Part:Joint Editor, Introduction; Shifting Grounds in Japanese American Studies; Negotiating Categories and Transforming (Mixed-) Race Identities; Toward More Equal Dialogue)
University of Hawaii Press   2016   
Zinbun
TAKEZAWA Yasuko (Part:Contributor, ヘンリー・ミヤタケさんと日米戦争)
2014   
Proceedings of Japanese and Asian Americans: Racializations and Their Resistances
Yasuko Takezawa (ed.)
Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University, 250p.   2012   
Proceedings of the Interface of Humanities and Genomics II
Yasuko Takezawa (ed.)
Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University, 123p.   2012   
Proceedings of The Interface of Humanities and Genomics
Yasuko Takezawa (ed.)
Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University   2011   
Racial Representations in Asia
Yasuko Takezawa (ed.) (Part:Editor)
Kyoto University Press, Trans Pacific Press   2011   
Proceedings of Racial Representations of Japanese/Asian Americans
Yasuko Takezawa (ed.)
Institute for Research in Humanities   2011   
New Waves: Japanese American Studies in the 21st Century.
Yasuko Takezawa and Brian Hayashi (eds.)
Kyoto: Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University   2004   
Introduction.
竹沢泰子 (Part:Joint Work)
(ed.) Contemporary Society and Civil Society in the United States: Through the Eyes of the Japanese American Community. Tokyo: Proceedings of the CGP Public Symposium. Japan Foundation.   2004   
Contemporary Society and Civil Society in the United States: Through the Eyes of the Japanese American Community, Proceedings of the CGP Public Symposium
Yasuko Takezawa (ed.)
Japan Foundation,   2003   
Comments on Kotaro Nakano, “Preserving Distinctiveness”
竹沢泰子
Proceedings of the Kyoto American Studies Summer Seminar, Center for American Studies, Ritsumeikan University, pp.125-131.   2001   
‘The Great Kobe Earthquake and Foreign Residents: Multicultural Coexistence in the New Concept of Local Community’
竹沢泰子
駒井洋編『新来外国人の行政需要と自治体の国際化施策との関連に関する研究』平成8-10年度科学研究費補助金(基盤研究(B) (2))研究成果報告書, pp.2-15.   1999   
Breaking the Silence : Redress and Japanese American Ethnicity
Yasuko Takezawa (ed.)
Cornel University Press   1995   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Theorizing Mixed Race in the Pacific and the Atlantic [Invited]
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
7 May 2019   
Race and Racialization from Pre-Modernity to Today: Juxtaposing Trans-Atlantic and Trans-Pacific Experiences [Invited]
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
2 May 2019   
Jews, “Gypsies,” and Kawaramono (Burakumin) in Pre-modern Times: racialized hierarchies and inequality across vast geographical distances
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
23 Apr 2019   
Jews, “Gypsies,” and Kawaramono in Pre-modern Times: Some Parallel Patterns of Racialization?
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
4 Sep 2018   
Race, Color, Caste and Blood in Global Perspectives
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
11 Aug 2018   
Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
29 Mar 2018   
Between Visibilities and Invisibilities: Forms of Racism and Anti-Racism in the Twenty-first Century
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
116th American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting   Dec 2017   
75 Years Later: Assessing Present-Day Implications of WWII Japanese American Incarceration and It's Redress Born in Seattle
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
Co-Sponsored Meeting with University of Washington Department of Anthropology, "50 Years of Contribution to the Ethnography of China and the World   Aug 2017   
Racializing 'Invisible' Minorities in Japan: A Step Beyond the Trans-Atlantic Paradigm [Invited]
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
2017 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association   Aug 2017   
When Scholars from Peripheries within the First World do Fieldwork in the United States
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
IUAES (International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences) / CASCA (Canadian Anthropology Society) 2017 Conference   May 2017   
A TransPacific Model of Racial Mixing and Mixed Race Representations
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference   Feb 2017   
Hapa Japan roundtable: "Curating Transnational Mixed Race Scholarship"
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference   Feb 2017   
Rebuilding and Redefining Kobe: the collaboration between governmental and non-governmental organizations after the 1995 earthquake [Invited]
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
Harvard-UTokyo Conference: Asian Cities: Hubs of Interaction, Tradition and Transformation   11 Jan 2017   
A Parallel Pattern of Racialization?: Jews, “Gypsies,” and Kawaramono [Invited]
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
"How do Social Sciences address Race?" at EHESS, France   5 Jan 2017   
Positionalities Matter: US- and Japan-based Scholars' Reflections in Transpacific Japanese American Studies [Invited]
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
University of Southern California   12 Mar 2016   
The Jews, the Roma/'Gypsie', and Kawaramono in Middle Ages: A Quest for Parallel Racialization Mechanisms [Invited]
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
University of California Santa Barbara   24 Feb 2016   
Parallel Marginalization Processes?: Jews, Roman People, and “Kawaramono” in Japan [Invited]
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
"Ethnicity in (pre-)colonial societies," International Conference, University of Cologne, Germany   15 Oct 2015   
Beyond the Transatlantic Paradigm of Racialization: (In)visibility in Asia and Its Parallels in Europe [Invited]
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
2015-2016 Harney Lecture Series in Ethnicity, University of Toronto   8 Oct 2015   
"Race" and "Class": On the Translation and Interpretation in Japanese American Studies
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
The 49th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for American Studies   6 Jun 2015   
Textbook Representations of Race [Invited]
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
“Transpacific Convergence: Studying Nikkei and Race in the U.S. and Japan” at University of Southern California   Mar 2015   
Rethinking ‘race’ from a Japanese perspective [Invited]
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
"Embodied Discriminations: Ethnicism, Racism and Castism: Comparative Perspectives from India, Japan and Korea” at University of Delhi (India)   Feb 2015   
Racial Representations in Asia and Anglo-Saxon Countries [Invited]
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
International Seminar on “Recent Ethno-racial statistics in Colombia and Latin America” at Universidad del Valle (Columbia)   Nov 2014   
Towards a More Global Dialogue on Race and Ethnicity [Invited]
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
International Conference “Conceptualizing Ethnicity as a Political Resource: across Disciplines, Regions, and Periods" at University of Cologne   Apr 2014   
Post-Identity Politics and Beyond: Narratives and Works by Three Artists with Japanese American Heritage [Invited]
TAKEZAWA Yasuko
アメリカ学会第47回年次大会 大会シンポジウム”America at the Crossroads of Race and Politics: the 1960s to the Present”   Jun 2013   
Race, Blood, and Color in Japan and Japanese America [Invited]
"Race" Reconsidered   26 Sep 2012   清華大學人文社會科學院
Introduction
Nikkei Studies and Beyond: Dialogue between Scholars in Japan and the U.S   28 Jul 2012   A Japan-based Global Study of Racial Representations (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S))
「日本における人種概念――教科書記述からみる変容と再生産」 [Invited]
25 May 2012   延世大学
日本における多文化主義の展開について [Invited]
国際会議“Multicultural Practices in East Asia”   15 Dec 2011   韓国学中央研究院
Japanese American Artists With and Against Representations: An Anthropological Study
International Workshop: "Japanese and Asian Americans: Racializations and Their Resistances"   14 Oct 2011   A Japan-based Global Study of Racial Representations (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S)), Department of Asian American Studies, UCLA, Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, UCLA, The Japanese American National Museum
The Lesson of the Great Kobe Earthquake and Changing Representations of Multicultural Coexistence in Japan
国際人類学民族学会議2011(IUAES/AAS/ASAANX Conference 2011)"Knowledge and Value in a Globalising World: Disentangling Dichotomies, Querying Unities"   5 Jul 2011   国際人類学民俗学会
人種理論に関して
1 Jul 2011   タスマニア大学社会学部
Three Dimensions of Race
Oct 2010   延世大学
“Theories of Race from a Japanese perspective”
Harvard University, Yenching Institute Alumni Conference   Oct 2010   延世大学
“Redefining Race from Asian Perspectives”
Oct 2010   慶尚大学
“Toward a New Kind of Collectivity in American Studies”
Nagoya American Studies Summer Seminar 2008   Aug 2008   American Studies Summer Seminar
Race, Color, Caste and Blood in Global Perspecctives
TAKEZAWA Yasuko

Works

 
The Social and Cultural Significance of the Redress Movement among Japanese Americans
1988
Tradition and Change of the Chinese Community in American
1991
Ethnic and Racial Relations between Japanese Corporations and African Americans in the U. S.
1993 - 1995
The Concept of Race as a Social Construction
1994 - 1997
Ethnic Images and Stereotypes.
1995 - 1997

Research Grants & Projects

 
The Idea and Reality of "Race"
Project Year: 2001 - 2004
Racial Stereotypes in the U. S.
Project Year: 1998 - 2004
Foreigners in Kobe and multiculturalism
Project Year: 1998 - 2004
The Idea and Reality of "Race"
Project Year: 2001 - 2004
The Idea and Reality of "Race"
Project Year: 2001 - 2004