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Okinawa Prefectural University of Arts
the Faculty of Music Music Department
(BLANK)(Osaka University), (BLANK)(Kyoto City University of Arts)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Associate Professor, Shizuoka University Faculty of Education, Music Education, Faculty of Education


Graduate School, Division of Letters, Osaka University
Graduate School, Division of Music, Kyoto City University of Arts
Faculty of Music, Osaka College of Music

Published Papers

A Fleeting Aquapelago: A Theoretical Consideration of The Japanese Presence in The Torres Strait 1880s-1940s
South Pacific Studies   37(2) 71-86   Mar 2017   [Refereed][Invited]


Marching dance and Micronesian -Japanese songs: The historical study of the Micronesian performing arts influenced by the Japanese colonial education
(35) 97-111   2004
Mokuyo-to no ongaku: Music and The Japanese Community in The Torres Strait (1890-19419
(54) 387-402   2004
The musical identity(ies) of the western Ogasawarans: Adoption of music and dance of 'other Places'
(29) 139-149   2004
The global songs from Bonin: the origin and dissemination of officially recognized songs of the Ogasawara islands
472-475   2004
The Pacific Eels' Challenge: Seeking for an artistic activity of musical performance without a ”glamour body”
2 23-34   2004
Ogasawaran dancers' encounters with Pacific dances: a report from the 9th Pacific Festival of Arts in Palau
Refereed papers from the 1st international small island cultures conference   1 99-107   2005
Performance and Mediation: A Historical View of Traditional Music and Dance in the Festivals of Pacific Arts 1972-2000
9 111-132   2006
Western Culture Comes from the East: A Consideration of the Origin and Diffusion of the Micronesian Marching dance
22 107-136   2007
Developing tradition: the origin and history of music in the Ogasawara islands
Perfect Beat   5(2) 30-48   2001
”How educators negotiate with the tradition?: The survival of dance and music in Yap, Federated States of Micronesia”, Traditionalism and modernity in the music and dance of Oceania
Sydney: University of Sydney      2001
Mokuyo-to no ongaku: music and the Japanese community in the Torres Strait (1890-1941)
Perfect Beat   5(3) 46-65   2001
Trans-gender vocal production in Micronesia and the Pacific islands
Proceedings of the 3rd Asia-Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research   146-147   2001
”The relationship between the evaluations of dance performance and the social system in Yap, Micronesia”, Art and performance in Oceania
Bathurst: Crawford House Publishing      1999
”Popular music in Yap?: a study of the conceptualization of popular music in a non-industrialized island” Popular Music: Intercultural Interpretations
Kanazawa: Kanazawa University      1998
A common feature in the vocal style of traditional and popular female songs in Yap, Federated States of Micronesia
Dynamics of Asian Music: tradition and its modification   82-88   1996

Research Grants & Projects

History of the performing arts in Ogasawara
Performing arts and music in Micronesia during the Japanese administration.
Better the educational problems of feign students