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Daniel P. Aldrich is a professor and director of Security and Resilience at Northeastern University. His most recent publications include Black Wave: How Networks and Governance Shaped Japan's 3/11 Disasters (Chicago, 2019).

E. Taylor Atkins is a Distinguished Teaching Professor and associate dean in the Department of History at Northern Illinois University. He is author of A History of Popular Culture in Japan, from the Seventeenth Century to the Present (Bloomsbury, 2017) and is currently doing research on football nationalism and Japan-Korea relations in the 1930s.

Oleg Benesch is a senior lecturer at the University of York. He is coauthor of Japan's Castles: Citadels of Modernity in War and Peace (Cambridge, 2019). One of his current research projects examines the phenomenon of medievalism in a global context.

Davinder L. Bhowmik is an associate professor at the University of Washington. She has recently published "Imagining the Unimaginable? Sound and Fury in Ōshiro Tatsuhiro's 'Oh, Futenma!'" International Journal of Okinawan Studies (2018). Her current research is on the rhetoric of peace in Japan's military base town literature.

Heather Blair is an associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Indiana University Bloomington. She is author of Real and Imagined: The Peak of Gold in Heian Japan (Harvard Asia Center, 2015). She is currently at work on two research projects: "The Gods Make You Giggle: Finding Religion in Japanese Picturebooks" and "Reverently I Pray: Buddhist Devotion and Literary Elegance in Early Medieval Japan."

Roselee Bundy is a professor emerita in the East Asian Studies program at Kalamazoo College. Her most recent publications include "A Life Suspended: The Preface and Long Poem Accompanying Kamo no Yasunori no Musume's Poetry Collection," U.S.-Japan Women's Journal (2019), and her research focuses on hundred-poem sequences and other unusual poetic formats of the tenth and early eleventh century.

Leo T. S. Ching is an associate professor at Duke University. Author of Anti-Japan: The Politics of Sentimentality in Postcolonial East Asia (Duke, 2019), his most recent research project is entitled "Jeju, Taiwan, and Okinawa: Toward an East Asian Archipelogic."

Rebekah Clements is a research professor in East Asian history with the Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies and is based at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She is author of A Cultural History of Translation in Early Modern Japan (Cambridge, 2015) and coeditor of Genji monogatari no kinsei: zokugoyaku, hon'an, eiribon de yomu koten (Benseisha, 2019). She is working on a project on the aftermath of Toyotomi Hideyoshi's invasions of Korea.

Robert Cryer is a professor of international and criminal law at the University of Birmingham. His most recent publications include The Development of International Humanitarian Law by the International Criminal Tribunals (Oxford, 2020).

John P. DiMoia is an associate professor in the Department of Korean History at Seoul National University. He is coeditor of Engineering Asia: Technology, Colonial Development, and the Cold War Order (Blooms-bury, 2018), and he is currently doing research on South Korea, Vietnam, and developmentalism.

H. D. P. Envall is a fellow in the Department of International Relations at the Australian National University. He is author of "What Kind of Japan: Tokyo's Strategic Options in a Contested Asia," Survival (2019), and is doing research on Japanese foreign and security policy and on security in the Asia-Pacific.

Gerald Figal is a professor of history and Asian studies at Vanderbilt University. He has recently published "Life with Tetrapods: The Nature of Concrete in Okinawa," Cross-Currents (2019). He is now working on a history of coastal infrastructure in Japan, focused on the coastal armor unit known as the tetrapod.

Andrea Germer is a professor in the Department of Modern Japanese Studies at Heinrich Heine University. Her recent publications include the coauthored article "Romantic Love and the 'Housewife Trap': A Gendered Reading of The Cat Returns," Japanese Studies (2017).

Miyabi Goto is a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the...


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