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Book Talk October 19

I'll be presenting a book talk on Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakusha online on October 19 (US), as part of the East Asia by the Book! series hosted by the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago and the Seminary Co-op Bookstore. My good friend and former colleague Dr. Hiroko Takahashi will be Discussant. We are really honored to have the event hosted by the esteemed Dr. Norma Fields. I'll give a presentation outlining the major arguments and findings of the book. These

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Nuclear Bodies Book Talks Fall 2022

I'll be giving a few book talks this fall in the US and Canada, and a few in the spring in Europe. Coming up in September and October 2022:September 16: University of British Columbia September 22: Pomona CollegeOctober 19: University of ChicagoAdditional details about each talk and links can be found on the events page of the Nuclear Bodies webpage

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New Books Network Interview on Nuclear Bodies

I had a conversation with Ran Zwigenberg of Penn State University about Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakusha on the New Books Network. You can listen to the interview on any podcast app, or you can listen online at the New Books site here. Ran is a great scholar and also a good friend, and so the discussion is engaged and

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Global Hibakusha Article Up at The Asia-Pacific Journal / Japan Focus

I've just published a article which provides an overview to my new book, Nuclear Bodies. The article is simply titled, "Global Hibakusha," and can be found on the website of The Asia-Pacific Journal / Japan Focus. The article gives a quick overview of the structure and arguments of the book. It also has many of the short videos I produced on the book's themes embedded in the article itself. You can read the article here.You can find the website for Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakushai here.The

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Nuclear Bodies Released in North America

My new book Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakusha, has been released by Yale University Press in North America. You can now buy a copy through bookstores and online book sites. Links to major online suppliers are included on my website built for the book, which you can find here. The book will not be in stock at the Yale University Press warehouse in the UK until early May, and so it will become available in the rest of the world in May. Keep checking the book's website to learn about upcoming

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Nuclear Bodies Now Available

Ahead of schedule, my new book Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakusha has been released by Yale University Press.It is currently shipping in the US and Canada. It will be available in other countries in another month or so.To learn more about the book, and to find links to order it from Yale and other online sellers, visit the book's homepage: https://nuclearbodies.com

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COVID Calls Interview on Global Hibakusha w/Scott Gabriel Knowles

Scott Gabriel Knowles is a historian of disaster and a professor at the Graduate School of Science and Technology Policy of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. Scott has been a pioneer in "disaster studies" as an academic discipline, and has been conducting a series of wide-ranging interviews with a spectrum of people on his COVIDcalls livestream and podcast. I had the privilege of talking with Scott this week about my book, Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakusha, nuclear

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