Professors Information

Email: d-slater[at]sophia.ac.jp
Tel: 03-3238-4044
Office: 10-509

SLATER David

Professor
Anthropology

B.A., Vassar College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Research and Teaching Interests:

Cultural anthropology: refugees and immigrants in Japan; homelessness; political activists; social and new media; digital archive and mediated ethnography; youth culture and new labor; disaster and recovery; oral narrative; Tohoku and Tokyo

Education and Research Information

東北からの声: デジタルアーカイブ
Archiver and Curator: Voices from Tohoku: Digital Archive of Disaster, Recovery and Mobilization
The is the largest collection of digital oral narratives of the 3.11 triple disasters yet. Please check out it out here:
URL: https://tohokukaranokoe.org/

日本語:
http://www.sophia.ac.jp/jpn/info/news/2014/4/globalnews_1086/20140424

English:
http://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/info/news/2014/4/globalnews_1083/20140424?ki…

Selected Publications

  • Co-authored with two of our students in Japanese Studies in the Graduate School of Global Studies at Sophia, Keiko Nishimura and Love Kindstrand

COURSES

Faculty of Liberal Arts
Course No.                              Title
ANT220 ANTHROPOLOGY OF JAPAN
ANT309 JAPAN RESEARCH
ANT318 DIGITAL ORAL NARRATIVES 1
ANT319 DIGITAL ORAL NARRATIVES 2
ANT447 ANTHROPOLOGY PRACTICUM 1
ANT448 ANTHROPOLOGY PRACTICUM 2
Graduate Program in Global Studies
Course No.                              Title
JS551Z JAPAN ETHNOGRAPHY
JS730Z ADVANCED STUDIES IN JAPAN ETHNOGRAPHY

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