In the late fall of 2015, I took a study trip to the multiple disaster zones of northeastern Japan. The trip not only opened my eyes to the scale of the ruptures that occurred on March 11, 2011, but
While textual representations of the Fukushima disaster and its aftermath provide a conduit for the imagination to construct the scenario, visual depiction renders the landscape with visceral immediacy. “A Journey To Namie” is a short visual documentary by Sulfikar Amir, a
Holmberg, Ryan. 2016. “Pro-Nuclear Manga: The Seventies and Eighties.” The Comics Journal. 26 Feb. http://www.tcj.com/pro-nuclear-manga-the-seventies-and-eighties/. Editor’s note: We invited art and comics historian and The Comics Journal’s “What was alternative manga” columnist Ryan Holmberg to introduce the historical genre
The Earth Girl is a set of interactive games designed to teach players to make strategic decisions during disasters like earthquakes and tsunamis.
Article: Big Data and Ecological History: The Compilation and Database Construction of the Historical Sources of Chinese Disaster History (2015)
Xia, Mingfang. 2015. “Big Data and Ecological History: The Compilation and Database Construction of the Historical Sources of Chinese Disaster History in an Information Age.” The Qing History Journal 2: 67-82. (夏明方. 2015. 大数据与生态史：中国灾害史料整理与数据库建设. 《清史研究》2: 67-82.) Historian Xia Mingfang
Suga, Yutaka. 2013. Atarashii no no gakumon no jidai e – chishiki seisan to shakai jissen wo tsunagu tame ni. Iwanami Shoten. Suga Yutaka, professor of Japanese folklore at the University of Tokyo, calls for a reflexive, inclusive, and