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Podcast Interview: The Comfortable Spot

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Ken Sweeney on his podcast "The Comfortable Spot." Ken interviews folks from all walks of life about their work and journey. We had an engaged discussion about my path from Chicago to Hiroshima, issues around the nuclear attack in Hiroshima, issues raised in my book Nuclear Bodies: The Global Hibakusha, and the use or lack of use of nuclear weapons in warfare—including in the current war in Ukraine. You can find the interview on any podcast app, and

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Video of My Book Talk at the University of Chicago in October

I was honored to give a book talk on the 19th of October this year at the Unviersity of Chicago, sponsored by CEAS (Center for East Asian Studies) and the Seminary Co-op Bookstore in Hyde Park. The talk was hosted by the legendary scholar Norma Field, and included my good friend and former colleague Hiroko Takahashi as the discussant. The video of the whole event is available

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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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