Sophia University

Academics Professors Information

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

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...

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

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

Courses No Title 2018 Semester Offered
ANT220
ANTHROPOLOGY OF JAPAN
Spring
ANT309
JAPAN RESEARCH
Autumn
ANT318
DIGITAL ORAL NARRATIVES 1
Autumn
ANT319 DIGITAL ORAL NARRATIVES 2 Not Offered
ANT447 ANTHROPOLOGY PRACTICUM 1 Not Offered
ANT448 ANTHROPOLOGY PRACTICUM 2
Spring