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Jun Uchida

Jun Uchida

Associate Professor of History
Director, Center for East Asian Studies
Field: 
East Asia
Ph.D., Harvard University
M.A., UC Berkeley
B.A., Cornell University

 

My teaching and research focus on the following areas of interest:

  • Modern Japan
  • Colonial Korea
  • Japanese empire in Asia
  • Comparative Colonialism
  • History of immigration and diaspora
  • Transpacific History
  • Settler colonialism
  • Decolonization and politics of memory
  • Oral history

Selected Journals & Book Chapters

Jun Uchida
「アメリカにおける西洋植民地研究ー新しい視点の開拓」『日本植民地研究』vol. 13 (2001.5).
“America ni okeru seiyō shokuminchi kenkyū – atarashii shiten no kaitaku [Recent Trends in...

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Translations

  • Pransenjit Duara, “Ethnos and Ethnology in Manchukuo,” translated into “Manshūkoku ni okeru Minzoku to Minzokugaku,” in Iwanami Kōza: Ajia, Taiheiyō Sensō, vol. 7: Shihai to bōryoku (Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 2006).
  • Sandra Wilson, “Securing prosperity and serving the nation: Japanese farmers and Manchuria, 1931-33,” in Ann Waswo and Nishida Yoshiaki, eds. Farmers and Village Life in Twentieth-Century Japan (London and New York: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003), translated into Japanese for Nishida Yoshiaki and Ann Waswo, eds. Nijusseiki Nihon no nōmin to nōson (Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 2006)

Book Reviews

  • Todd A. Henry, Assimilating Seoul: Japanese Rule and the Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910-1945 (University of California Press, 2014), The Journal of Asian Studies 74, no. 3 (August 2015): 763-65.
  • Takasaki Sōji, Shokuminchi Chōsen no Nihonjin [The Japanese in Colonial Korea] (Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 2002), Kankoku Chōsen Bunka Kenkyūkai, ed. Kankoku Chōsen no bunka to shakai [Korean Culture and Society], vol. 2 (October 2003).