The trailer to “Coming to you, Minu” reminds us of the important role that music plays in fights for migrant justice. Why do you think this is the case? …


Week 7

How do you think the trauma that Okinawan women experienced during the Battle of Okinawa impacted their responses to the military base construction that the US military Occupation authorities enacted during the early 1950s that we see in the Isahama struggle? …


What each of the groups of people that we have discussed thus far share, is being treated with suspicion due to their societal treatment as somehow not fully belonging (here, I am talking about the Chinese in Honolulu, Koreans in Befu, and Okinawans on the battlefront). We have also seen…


Week 5:

Why do you think Kawashima insists on focusing on the suppression of Korean workers in Japan by the Soaikai, a Korean welfare organization in his piece? What questions does his analysis raise about the way we might think about both the Taki Seihi strike and the love story between Mr…


Week 3

Why do you think that both Liang Qichao and He Zhen developed their politics on China while they were away from the country? …


Settler colonialism tells the story of expansionism and the foundations of imperialist powers. …


Capitalism affects societies much more than noticed. It creates relationships between peoples of different backgrounds, but also reinforces the racist roots that it was founded on. …

Thomas Sanborn De Asis

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