RUSSELL John

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Name
RUSSELL John
Affiliation
Gifu University
Section
Faculty of Regional Studies
Degree
Ph.D(Harvard University(U.S.A))

Profile

Racial representations in the West/Mass culture and the construction of Otherness/Social constructions of mental illness and its treatment/Racial representation in Japan

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
 
   
 
Gifu University Faculty of Regional Studies
 

Committee Memberships

 
 
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Today
Internation Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences  Member
 
 
   
 
American Anthropological Association  Member
 
 
   
 
Association of Black Anthropologists  Member
 
 
   
 
Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology  Member
 
 
   
 
Association for Asian Studies  Member
 

Published Papers

 
Trading Races: Albescence, Staining, Xenoface, and Other Race-Switching Practices
RUSSELL John
Journal of America Culture   41(3) 267-278   2018   [Refereed]
Darkies Never Dream: Race, Racism, and the Black Imagination in Science Fiction
RUSSELL John
CR: The New Centennial Review   18(3) 255-277   2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Frozen Journey: Science Fiction, Blacks, Race, and the Limits of Speculative Practice
RUSSELL John
MOSF Journal of Science Fiction   2(2) 82-105   2018   [Refereed]
“Replicating the White Self and Other: Skin Color, Racelessness, Gynoids, and the Construction of Whiteness in Japan
RUSSELL John
Japanese Studies   37(1) 23-48   2017   [Refereed]
Panel Comments
RUSSELL John
Proceedings of the International Symposium Engaging Race and Racism in the New Millennium: Exploriing Visibilities and Invisibilities   96-103   May 2014   [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Journal of Popular Culture   46(1) 192-217   2013   [Refereed]
John G. Russell
New Centennial Review   12(1) 41-92   Mar 2012   [Invited]
RUSSELL John G.
Bulletin of the Faculty of Regional Studies, Gifu University   28(28) 77-111   Feb 2011
RUSSELL John G.
Bulletin of the Faculty of Regional Studies, Gifu University   26(26) 113-132   Feb 2010
Prefatory Comments: Three Aspects of the Current Discourse of Race(
RUSSELL John
Procedings of the 12 Kyoto University International Symposium Transforming Racial Images: Analyses of Representations   131-136   Mar 2009   [Refereed][Invited]
Russell John G.
Bulletin of the Faculty of Regional Studies, Gifu University   23(23) 43-65   Aug 2008
Excluded Presence: Shoguns, Minstrels, Bodyguards, and Japan's Encounters with the Black Other
RUSSELL John
Zinbun   40 15-51   2007   [Refereed][Invited]
Consuming Passions : Spectacle, Self-transformation and the Commodification of Blackness in Japan
RUSSELL John
Positions : East Asia Cultures Critique   6(1) 113-117   Apr 1998   [Refereed]
RUSSELL John G.
Bulletin of the Faculty of Regional Studies, Gifu University   2 89-126   Mar 1998
Images of Blacks in the Japanese Mass Media
Liberation Sociology Research   6(7) 7-40   1992
Race and Reflexivity : The Black Other in Contemporary Japanese Mass Culture
Cultural Anthropology   6(1) 3-25   Jan 1991
Narratives of Denial : Racial Chauvinism and the Black Other in Japan
Japan Quarterly   38(4) 416-428   1991
Anti-Black Discrimination in Japan-The Case of Japanese Industry
Bulletin of the Chiba College of Health Science   9(2) 43-53   1991
Re-Thinking Japanese Images of Blacks
RUSSELL John
International House of Japan Bulletin   10(4) 1-5   1991   [Refereed][Invited]
Anxiety Disorders in Japan: A Review of the Literature on Shinkeishitsu and Taijin Kyōfushō
RUSSELL John
Culture. Medicine, and Psychiatry   13(4) 391-403   1989   [Refereed]
The Descendants of Susano: Marginalization and Psychiatric Institutionalization in Japan
RUSSELL John
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Harvard University      1988   [Refereed]
Cultural Conventions in The Expression and Interpretation of Distress
RUSSELL John
Unpublished research thesis, Harvard University      1985   [Refereed]
The Contributions of Normative Values to the Development and Treatment of Neurosis in Japanese Culture
RUSSELL John
Unpublished Specials paper, Harvard University      1981   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Whitewashing: The Ball is in Japan’s Court
RUSSELL John
Japan Times      Mar 2019
Obscenities, Congress, and the White House
RUSSELL John
CounterPunch      Feb 2019
Didactic Truancy: Blackface and the Fallacy of Teachable Moments
RUSSELL John
CounterPunch      Feb 2019
Of Color, Crime and Punishment
RUSSELL John
CounterPunch      Jan 2019
Just Another Brick in the Wall.
RUSSELL John
CounterPunch      Jan 2019
The Proud Boy President
RUSSELL John
CounterPunch      Nov 2018
That’s Entertainment: Amusing Ourselves to Death in the Age of Trump
RUSSELL John
CounterPunch      Sep 2018
Get Out and Other American Horror Stories
RUSSELL John
CounterPunch      Aug 2018
The Orange King, Yellow Journalism and the Death of Truth
RUSSELL John
CounterPunch      Aug 2018
Lord of the Flies Redux
RUSSELL John
CounterPunch      Jul 2018
Bottom Lines Matter: ‘You (Still) Aren’t Listening
RUSSELL John
CounterPunch      Jul 2018
Racial Contortionism.
RUSSELL John
CounterPunch      Jun 2018
'I Really Don’t Care, Do U': The Mendacity of Evil
RUSSELL John
CounterPunch      Jun 2018
Face the Reality of Racism in Japan
RUSSELL John
Japan Times      Jun 2018
Loose Lips (Should) Sink … Presidencies … But Even If They Could, What Comes Next?
RUSSELL John
CounterPunch      Jan 2018
The Other Eclipse: Nazism Recasts Its Shadow
RUSSELL John
Japan Times      Sep 2017
The Folly of White American Denial 
RUSSELL John
CounterPunch      Aug 2017
Historically, Japan Is No Stranger to Blacks, Nor to Blackface
RUSSELL John
Japan Times   9   Apr 2015
Book Review: Interracial Intimacy in Japan: Western Men and Japanese Women 1543-1900 by Hary P. Leupp
RUSSELL John
Journal of Japanese Studies   31(1) 209-214   2005   [Invited]
Book Review:. African American Views of the Japanese: Solidarity or Sedition? by Reginald Kearney
RUSSELL John
Journal of Japanese Studies   26(1) 164-168   2000   [Invited]

Books etc

 
Reframing the Anthropology of Japan in Japan
John Ertl, John Mock, John McCreery, and Gregory Poole (eds.) (Part:Contributor, The Other as Racist: Contrasted Mythologies of Self and Other in the Discourse of Racism in the United States and Japan, pp. 185-212.)
Kanazawa University   2015   
Racial Representations in Asia
Yasuko Takezawa (ed.) (Part:Contributor, Race as Ricorso: Blackface(s), Racial Representation, and The Transnational Apologetics of Historical Amnesia in The United States and Japan, pp.124-147)
Kyoto University Press and Trans Pacific Press   2011   
Popular Culture,Volume 3: Cultural Formations and Social Relations
Michael J. Pickering (ed.) (Part:Contributor, Reprint: Consuming Passions: Spectacle. Self Transformation, and the Commodification of Blackness in Japan, pp. 303-347.)
Sage   Jan 2010   
Japan's Minorities: The Illusion of Homogeneity, Second Edition
Michael Weiner (ed.) (Part:Contributor, The Other Other: The Black Presence in the Japanese Experience, pp. 84-115)
Routledge   2009   
Modern Japanese Culture and Society, Volume 4: Religion and Marginal Society
D.P. Martinez (ed.) (Part:Contributor, Reprint: Race and Reflexivity: The Black Other in contemporary Japanese Mass Culture, pp. 333-355)
Routledge   2007   
The Encylopedia of Basic Books in Cultural Anthropology
Komatsu Kazuhiko, Tanaka Masakazu, Tani Yutaka, Hara Takehiko, and Watanabe Kozo (eds.) (Part:Contributor, Author Commentary of Japanese Images of Blacks and How are Prejudice and Discrimination Formed?、p.54)
Kobundo   Dec 2004   
Race, Ethnicity and Migration in Modern Japan, Volume 3: Imagined and Imaginary Minorities
Michael Weiner (ed.) (Part:Contributor, Reprint: Race and Reflexivity: The Black Other in Contemporary Japanese Mass Culture, pp. 421-439.)
Jan 2004   
East West South North
Wako University Institute of Arts and Sciences (Part:Contributor, 戦争責任とマイノリティー, pp.62-78.)
Mar 1996   
Contemporary Japan and Popular Culture
John Whittier Treat (ed.), (Part:Contributor, Reprint: Race and Reflexivity : The Black Other in Contemporary Japanese Mass Culture, pp. 17-40.)
University of Hawaii Press   1996   
How Are Prejudice and Discrimination Formed?
John G. Russell
Akashi Shoten   Oct 1995   
Occupation and Literature
Occupation and Literature Editorial Committee (ed.) (Part:Contributor, The Intellectual Occupation of Japan)
Orion Press   Oct 1993   
Rereading Cultural Anthropology
George E. Marcus (ed.) (Part:Contributor, Reprint: Race and Reflexivity : The Black Other in Contemporary Japanese Mass Culture, pp. 296-318.)
Duke University Press   1992   
Japanese Perceptions of Blacks:The Problem Is Not Just Little Black Sambo
John G. Russell
Shinhyoron   Mar 1991   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Imitation Game: Rachael Dolezal, ‘Transracial,’ ‘Transgender,’ and the Selective Reification of Authenticity in the Discourse of ‘Outrageousness.’ [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Visibilities and Invisibilities Symposium, Kyoto University   29 Sep 2018   
Darkies Never Dream: Race, Science Fiction, and the Black Imagination [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Blackness and the Asian Century (BASIC) Conference, University of California, Irvine   6 Jun 2018   
Whitewashing and Other Race-Switching Practices in Hollywood Films
RUSSELL John
Shook Lectures on Multicultural Identity, Gifu Shotoku Gakuen University   27 Jun 2018   
Frozen Journey: Science Fiction, Blacks, and the Limits of Speculative Practice
RUSSELL John
Blackness and the Asian Century (BASIC) Conference   5 Jun 2018   
Anaconda East: Fetishes, Fallacies, Chimbo Chauvinism, and the Displaced Discourse of Black Male Sexuality in Japan, University of California, Irvine [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Blackness and the Asian Century (BASIC) Conference, University of California, Irvine   4 Jun 2018   
Imitation Game: Rachael Dolezal, "Transracial," "Transgender", and the Problem of the Color line
RUSSELL John
American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.   2 Dec 2017   
Imitation Game: Rachael Dolezal, Transracial/Transgender, Authenticity, and the Question of Racism [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Central Japan Philosophy Association Symposium, Gifu University   16 Sep 2017   
Persons of Interest/Citizens 4 Change: Mass Movements, Focused Distraction, and Elusive Accountability in the Panopticonic State [Invited]
RUSSELL John
New World Law and Order: Profile, Protest and Social Justice, Lecture Series, Beasley School of Law・Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies, Temple University Japan Campus   5 Apr 2017   
Gender and Article 9 [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Gifu 2001 Group   22 Jan 2015   
Coloring in the Lines: Representing Race in American and Japanese Popular Culture [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Shotoku Lectures on Multicultural Identity, Shotoku University   20 Jan 2011   
Don't It Make My Brown Face Blue: Avatars, Albescence, and the Transnational Imaginary [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Politics of Popular Culture Conference, Temple University Japan Campus   5 Jun 2010   
Race as Ricorso: Blackface(s), Racial Mimesis, and the Apologetics of Historical Amnesia in Japan and the United States [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Civil Society and Citizenship Conference, Temple University, Japan   7 Nov 2009   
International Exchange at Gifu University [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Convivial Meeting, Gifu University   4 Feb 2009   
Prefatory Comments: Three Aspects of the Current Discourse of Race [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Transforming Racial Images: Analyses of Representations, 12 Annual Kyoto University International Symposium, Kyoto   6 Dec 2008   
The Western Discourse on Race and the Reification of Race in Japan
RUSSELL John
Japan Society of Cultural Anthropology   1 Jun 2008   
War Game: Normalization and Glorification of War in the Information Society
RUSSELL John
Gifu University Open Lecture   29 Sep 2007   
Facing the Rising Sun: African american Views of the Japanese [Invited]
RUSSELL John
W.E.B. Du Bois and the Question of Another World II Conference, Tama University   7 Jun 2007   
Authenticating Alterity: The Construction of Stereotyped Images of Blacks in Japan and the United States [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Institute for Research into the Humanities, Kyoto University   30 Sep 2006   
Authenticating Alterity: Stereotypical Signification and the Construction of the Black Other in Japan and the United States [Invited]
RUSSELL John
W.E.B. Du Bois Institute, Harvard University   21 Sep 2006   
Authenticating Alterity: Stereotypes of the Black Other in Japan and the United States [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Foreign Languages and Literatures, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lecture   20 Sep 2006   
Playing (with) Race: Authenticity, Mimesis, and Racial Performance in the Transnational Diaspora -- Or How Black Has Become of New Black [Invited]
RUSSELL John
W.E.B. Du Bois and the Question of Another World Conference keynote   15 Jun 2006   
Playing with Race: Plastic Identities and the Rigidity of Racial Simulacra
RUSSELL John
Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting, San Francisco   6 Apr 2006   
Playing with Race: Authenticity, Mimesis, and Racial Performance in the Transcultural Diaspora: Or How Black Became the New Black [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Race in Japan: Changes and Challenges Conference, Sophia University, Tokyo   4 Mar 2006   
Playing with Race: Plastic Identities and the Rigidity of Racial Simulacra: Some thoughts on Hip Hop and the Construction of Blackness
RUSSELL John
International Conference of Asian Scholars, Shanghai   25 Jul 2005   
Some Thoughts on Hip Hop and the Construction of Blackness [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Cipher: True School Hip Hop Event, Wakai Project, Temple University, Japan Campus   16 Apr 2005   
The Role of Cultural anthropology in the Information Society
RUSSELL John
Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology   25 May 2003   
Racist Others: Images of Self and Other in the U.S.-Japanese Discourse of Racism [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Blacks and Asians: Encounters Through Time and Space Conference, Boston University   12 Apr 2002   
Clash of Cultures and the 20th Century
RUSSELL John
岐阜大学開学50周年記念公開講座   12 Jun 1999   
Toward a Multicultural Japan [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Japan African Descendant Association Lecture, Tokyo   1 Dec 1996   
Life as Other: Imaginary Life Forms in Popular Culture
RUSSELL John
岐阜大学地域科学部公開講座   29 Jun 1996   
It's Pure: Racial Iconography, Color Symbolism, and the "White Self" in Contemporary Japan
RUSSELL John
Annual Meeting of theAssociation for Asian Studies, Honolulu   Apr 1996   
"Invisible People": The Absence of Minorities in Japanese Mass Culture
RUSSELL John
30th Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology Annual Meeting, Shizuoka   26 Mar 1996   
War Responsibility and Minorities: African American Views of War [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Wake University Culture Studies 30th Anniversary CommemorationSymposium, Tokyo   28 Oct 1995   
Playing with Race: Racial Myths and the Exploitation of Blackness in Japan and the United States [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Japan African American Friendship Day Lecture, Japan Afro-American Friendship Association (JAFA), Tokyo   10 Oct 1995   
Consuming Passions: Spectacle, Liminality, and the Commodification of Blackness in Japan
RUSSELL John
47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, Washington, D.C.   Apr 1995   
The Suppression of Human Rights and the Absence of Policy: What Can We Do? [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Freedom School, Asia Pacific Resource Center, Tokyo   19 Jan 1995   
Self and Other in Cross Cultural Encounters [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Japanese Association of Social Clinicians, Yokohama   24 Apr 1994   
Human Rights SOS [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Toshiba Ward Center for the Promotion of Gender Equality, Tokyo Lecture   18 Feb 1994   
Malcolm X and Resident Koreans in Japan [Invited]
RUSSELL John
L   3 Jun 1993   
The Legacy of Malcolm X [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Korean Japanese Democratic Human Rights Council   27 Mar 1993   
Japanese Minorities [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Freedom School, Pacific Asia Resource Center (PARC), Tokyo   11 Nov 1992   
Walls Within: Discrimination and Prejudice in Japan [Invited]
RUSSELL John
浜松短期大学   2 Mar 1992   
Mutual Stereotypes in the U.S. and Japan [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Race and Gender in U.S.-Japan Relations Symposium, Japanese American Society of Southern California, UCLA   6 Dec 1991   
More Like US Revisited: Reflections on Race and racism in U.S. Japan Relations [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Racial Attitudes in U.S.-Japan Relations Conference, Japan Society, New York   4 Dec 1991   
More Like Us Revisited: Reflections on Race and Racism in U.S.-Japan Relations [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Racial attitudes in U.S. Japan Relations Conference, Japan Society, New York   3 Dec 1991   
Sambo's Stepchildren [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Racial Attitudes in U.S. Japan Relations Conference, Japan Society, New York   2 Dec 1991   
The Intellectual Occupation of Japan [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Occupation and Literature Conference   16 Nov 1991   
The Image of African Americans in Japan [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Tokyo Women's Christian University Conference   8 Jan 1991   
The Myth of Japanese Internationalization; Distorted Racial Views in Japan-U.S. Relations [Invited]
RUSSELL John
12th Annual International Student Symposium、Tokyo   16 Dec 1990   
The Season of Folly [Invited]
RUSSELL John
American Center, Tokyo   14 Dec 1990   
The Production and Transmission of Views of Humanity [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Shizu Shimin Daigaku , Chiba   1 Dec 1990   
Japanese Views of Blacks: Background of the Kajiyama Statement [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Waseda Hostien, Japan Pacific Resource Network   26 Nov 1990   
Background of the Kajiyama Statement [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Japan Pacific Resource Network   11 Nov 1990   
Rethinking Japanese Images of African Americans
RUSSELL John
America Southern Culture Association   8 Jul 1990   
The Representation of Blacks in Contemporary Japanese Mass Culture [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Institute of Comparative Culture, Sophia University   6 Jul 1990   
Re-Thinking Japanese Images of Blacks [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Morehouse College Symposium: Toward a New Understanding: Japan and the African America Community in the 1990s, Conference, International House of Japan, Tokyo   7 Jun 1990   
The Importance of African Americans to Japanese [Invited]
RUSSELL John
JETRO and JAAS (Japan African American Society) Lecture   10 May 1990   
Race and Representation: The Image of Blacks in Japanese Popular Culture [Invited]
RUSSELL John
Ph.D Kenkyukai, Internation House of Japan, Tokyo   4 Apr 1990   

Works

 
Anthropological Study of Japanese Representations of Blacks
1988
Field work in Japan Concerning Psychiatric Care
1987
Fieldwork in Japan Concerning Psychiatric Care
1983 - 1984

Research Grants & Projects

 
Representations of the Other in Japanese Popular Culture
Project Year: 1987   
Representations of the Other in Western Popular Culture
Project Year: 1987   

Others

 
1993   Translator: A Splendid Disobedient Son: Hideyuki Tanaka: The Man Who Said "No" to Hitachi
Documentary film, English-language subtitles
1992   Translator: Price of the Ticket
Documentary film, Japanese-language subtitles supervisor
1992   Translator: Struggle and Success: The African American Experience in Japan
Documentary film, Japanese-language subtitles