Prof. Takezawa’s monograph, Racism in America: Formation and Transformation of Categories and Identities, will be published from Nagoya University Press on Feb. 28th.
See here for the detail. ...
Prof. Takezawa’s retirement ceremony will be held at 13:30 on March 11 at the Kyoto University Clock Tower Centennial Hall. She will give a lecture at the event. See here for the detail.
We hosted Prof. Laura Kina’s Talk and Art, “Tracing My Uchinanchu Roots.”
・We hosted Prof. Laura Kina's Talk and Art, “Tracing My Uchinanchu Roots," at the Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum on October 30th, 2022. Prof. Ikue Kina of Ryukyu University served as a comm...
The lecture Yasuko Takezawa gave at the Wenner-Gren Foundation’s symposium, “Pathways to Anthropological Futures,” was published in an online book in July 2022. Click here.
Takezawa gave a speech at the panel discussion “Race in Global Perspective” hosted by New York University Abu Dhabi Institute (NYUAD) on March 29, 2021.
Check here for the YouTube video....
Other recent publications
Jean-Frédéric Schaub et Yasuko Takezawa (eds.) “Circulations et métamorphoses du racisme et de l'antiracisme” Politika (EHESS). (English version) (French version) Yasuko Takezawa, Daisuke Higuchi, a...
Takezawa gave a speech on the UNAI Digital Dialogue Series webinar on March 18th
Title: Countering Racism through Education Date: Thursday, 18 March 2021 (ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination) Time: 11pm to 0:30am [Japan time] Check he...
New books and articles released
Yasuko Takezawa. (2020). Racialization and discourses of “privileges” in the Middle Ages: Jews, “Gypsies”, and Kawaramono, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Volume 43, Issue 16 (open access) Takezawa,...
Takezawa was invited to give a speech on October 26, 2020
Topic: Social Perceptions and Academic Studies of Race and Racism in Japan Moderated by the Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, UCLA Click here for more information and the speech recording. ...
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Takezawa gave a presentation in the virtual panel discussion on June 12, 2020, 8-9:30am
Topic: Migration and Xenophobia across the Pacific in the Time of COVID-19 Panelists: Mae Ngai (Columbia University), Nayan Shah (University of Southern California), Lok Siu (University of Califor...
2020年1月12日（日）14時〜17時にキャンパスプラザ京都にて『環太平洋の移動と人種』（京都大学学術出版会 2019年12月刊行予定）の出版記念シンポジウムを開催しました。 ...
Takezawa’s Comment on Manzanar Pilgrimage was quoted in Los Angeles Times
“Manzanar pilgrimage takes on broad themes of democracy, civil rights” By TERESA WATANABE APR 27, 2019 "Yasuko Takezawa, a professor at Kyoto University and expert in Japanese American studies, s...
International Symposium “Circulations et métamorphoses du racisme et de l’antiracisme” at Kyoto Academia Forum in Marunouchi
On May 18, 2019, the international symposium “Circulations et métamorphoses du racisme et de l’antiracisme” was held at Kyoto Academia Forum in Marunouchi. Click here for more information....
Presentations and Lectures (Spring 2019)
April 24-26, 2019 Presentation at the British Sociological Association Annual Conference Place: Glasgow Caledonian University (U.K.) Title: “Jews, "Gypsies," and Kawaramono (Burakumin) in Pre-mod...
Yasuko Yakezawa is now an Editorial Board member of Ethnic and Racial Studies. (Link to the journal).
“New Visibilities and Invisibilities Part 2” at Kyoto University Tokyo Office.
On October 12, 2018, “New Visibilities and Invisibilities Part 2” was held at Kyoto University Tokyo Office. Lecturers were Yasuko Takezawa (Kyoto University) and Akio Tanabe (University of Tokyo). ...
“New Visibilities and Invisibilities Part 1” at the Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University.
On September 29, 2018, “New Visibilities and Invisibilities: convergent and divergent modes of racism and racialization” was held at the Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University. Lectur...
Yasuko Takezawa gave a presentation in the 2017 AAA Annual Meeting.
On December 2017, in the 116th Annual Meeting of American Anthropological Association, Yasuko Takezawa gave a presentation in a joint planning session with Faye Harrison* "Between Visibilities and Inv...
A new article has been published (September 2017)
A new article “Antiracist Knowledge Production: Bridging Subdisciplines and Regions” has been published in American Anthropologist, Vol.119, September 2017. (DOI: 10.1111/aman.12921)...