Ryuhei Hirota

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Ryuhei Hirota
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Academic & Professional Experience

Jul 2017
Aug 2017
Research Assistant, Duke University

Published Papers

廣田 龍平
口承文藝研究   (41) 104-116   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
廣田 龍平
現代民俗学研究   (9) 43-53   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
廣田 龍平
日本民俗学 = Bulletin of the Folklore Society of Japan   (287) 1-35   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
廣田 龍平
現代民俗学研究   (6) 113-128   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
This article critically examines the ontological commitment on which modern folkloristic studies of yokai (a category of mysterious creatures in Japanese tradition) have been established. Academic yokai scholars have assumed that yokai are superna...

Conference Activities & Talks

Taking (not) seriously what they talk about ghosts: Shifting distinctions in conversations about ghost lore in the Tōhoku, Japan
Ryuhei Hirota
The Symposium “Collaborating with/for the Future: Emerging Natural-Social Sciences”. The 7th Annual Tsukuba Global Science Week   19 Sep 2016   
Ryuhei Hirota
Joint Seminar with Professor Anne Allison   2 Jun 2016   
Handmade Altars in Temporary Housing: Relationships with the deceased after 3.11 disaster
Ryuhei Hirota
The Symposium “Risk, Agent X, Science & Technology.” The 5th Annual Tsukuba Global Science Week   Sep 2014