OMORI Kazuteru

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OMORI Kazuteru
Hokkai-Gakuen University
Department of English and Cultures, Faculty of Humanities
Job title
Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)(University of Massachusetts), MA (Master of Arts)(Hitotsubashi University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2014
Professor, Dept. of English and Cultures, Hokkai-Gakuen University
Oct 2005
Mar 2014
Professor, Dept. of Comparative Culture, Tsuru University
Oct 1998
Sep 2005
Associate Professor, Dept. of Comparative Culture, Tsuru University
Apr 2002
Mar 2003
Visiting Scholar, Dept. of History, Harvard University
Apr 1994
Sep 1998
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Comparative Culture, Tsuru University


American History, Ph.D. Program, Dept. of History, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Graduate School, Division of Sociology, Hitotsubashi University
Faculty of Sociology, Hitotsubashi University

Published Papers

"'We Don't Have Segregation in Boston': Disagreements among African Americans over Racism in the "Cradle of Liberty" during the First Half of the Twentieth Century"
OMORI Kazuteru
Hokkai-Gakuen University Studies in Culture   64 97-115   Mar 2018
"America Portrayed in Black and White: The Birth of a Nation and the Creation of the Color Line in the Early Twentieth Century United States"
OMORI Kazuteru
Journal of Historical Studies   959 52-61   Jul 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
"'Little America' in Africa: Liberia as a Touchstone for African Americans"
OMORI Kazuteru
Japanese Journal of American Studies   28 47-60   Jun 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
African American Hstory at the Crossroads
OMORI Kazuteru
Historical Journal   787 61-69   Nov 2015   [Refereed][Invited]
"The Life and Thought of a Patriotic African American Civil War Veteran, James H. Wolff, Commander of the Department of Massachusetts, Grand Army of the Republic"
Amerikashi Kenkyu [Studies of American History]   34 53-65   2011   [Refereed][Invited]

Books etc

Weight of Just Black
Neal Hall (translated by OMORI Kazuteru) (Part:Single Translation)
The Burden of Being African and American: Black Intellectuals and Racism after the Civil War
OMORI Kazuteru
Sairyusha   Mar 2014   
"Blind to Race or Racism: The Strange Career of Color-Blind Idealism-Turned-Conservatism"
In Trusu University Department of Comparative Culture, ed., Conflicting Memories: Comparative Studies on Historical Imaginations (Tokyo: Kashiwa Shobo, 2013)   
Streets of Hope: The Fall and Rise of an Urban Neighborhood, by Peter Medoff & Holly Sklar (Boston: South End Press, 1994)
OMORI Kazuteru, MORIKAWA Mio (Part:Joint Translation)
Toyo Shoten   2011   
"Born to Be a Trotter: The Tragedy of a Color-Blind Race Man"
In Ichiro Majima, ed., Labyrinth of the Individuation in the Twentieth Century's Transatlantic Africa (Tokyo: Heibonsha, 2011)   


Historical Study of National Integration and Education in American Cultural Plural Society
1993 - 1996
International Comparative Studies of Americanization
1998 - 2003

Research Grants & Projects

Class Stratification and Race Consciousness in the Black Community
Comparative Study of Ghetto and Chinatown Formation in the United States
Affirmative Action and Distributive Justice