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paideia issue 1: learning from “comfort women”

This inaugural issue of paideia is structured around questions of experience, memory, and the historian’s burden to evaluate evidence and take social responsibility as elicited by Miki Dezaki’s 2018 documentary film Shusenjo. This inaugural

“Commute” by Emiko Stock

Emiko Stock’s contemporary “city symphony” video, “commute” superimposes footage from Bangkok and Hong Kong to foreground the materiality and affect

re-building rubble

Historian Tristan E. Revells “rebuilds” a biofuel factory from Republican era China through a digital renovation in this virtual museum.

special issue: critical reflections on "comfort women" 75 years on​


august 2020

“Commute” by Emiko Stock

Emiko Stock’s contemporary “city symphony” video, “commute” superimposes footage from Bangkok and Hong Kong to foreground the materiality and affect...

re-building rubble

Historian Tristan E. Revells “rebuilds” a biofuel factory from Republican era China through a digital renovation in this virtual museum....

Oceans, Waters, Aquifers

The following series is a visual experiment in the comparative movement of fluids across different spatial visualizations. From celestial currents...


April 2021


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october 2020

special issue: critical reflections on "comfort women" 75 years on​


august 2020


may 2020


january 2020

Jing Wang, Letter from MIT

In mid-January of this year, MIT professor Chen Gang, a Chinese-born American mechanical engineer and nanotechnologist, was arrested by the...

Emily Jungmin Yoon, Comfort

From a piercing collection of poems, A Cruelty Special to Our Species, poet Emily Jungmin Yoon explores gender, race, and...