Email: hseih8@live.unc.edu

Phone: None

Area of Interest:

Nationalism; Identity; Resistance; Power; Military Bases; Social Movements; Okinawa and Japan

Education:

Entered Program in 2015

MA, Anthropology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2008

BA, Anthropology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2003

(Double Major in Political Science)

Selected Publications:

2014 “Rethinking Anti-Military Base Social Movements in Okinawa.” Journal of Archaeology and Anthropology 81: 137-172. (in Chinese)

2013 Resistance for Peace: Anti-Military Base Social Movements in Okinawa and Their Implications for Japanese Nationalism. MA Thesis, Department of Anthropology, National Taiwan University. (in Chinese)

2013 “Islanders’ Treasure: Okinawa Music and Social Movements.” Reflexion 24: 169-181. (in Chinese)

2009 “Who’s Dove Is Flying in the Sky? A Study of Individual, Group, and Power by Dove Racing in Dapu Village.” Man and Culture 39/40: 134-155. (in Chinese)

Recent Presentations:

2013  “Takae, Henoko, and Me.” Paper presented at Taiwan Haibizi “Facing U. S. Military Base in East Asia: Hearing the Voice from Takae” Symposium, Taipei, March 17. (in Chinese)

2012  “South of the Border: Land Issues and the State of the Social Movement in Okinawa.” Paper presented at the 5thAnnual Meeting of the Taiwan Society for Anthropology and Ethnology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, October 6-7. (in Chinese)

2011 “War and Peace: Discourse of Japanese Nationalism and the Anti-Military Base Movement.” Paper presented at the 4th Annual Postgraduate Student Forum, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, December, 9-10.

2011 “Resistance and Peace: The Anti-Military Base Social Movement in Okinawa and its Implications for Nationalism.” Paper presented at Lunch Talks of Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, October 19. (in Chinese)

2011 “Kichi No: The Formation of the Japanese Nation-State and the Anti-Military Base Social Movement in Okinawa.” Paper presented at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Taiwan Society for Anthropology and Ethnology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, October 8-9. (in Chinese)

2011 “Noro, Girls, Himeyuri: Okinawan Women and Okinawa Identity.” Paper presented at the 11th Annual Postgraduate Student Forum of Anthropology and Ethnology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, April 30-May 1. (in Chinese)

2010 “Resistance and Peace: The Subjectivity of Social Movements in Okinawa.” Paper presented at the 3th Annual Meeting of the Taiwan Society for Anthropology and Ethnology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, October 2-3. (in Chinese)

2010 “Resistance and Peace: Representing the History of Battlefields by Anti-Military Base Social Movements in Okinawa.” Paper presented at the 10th Annual Postgraduate Student Forum of Anthropology and Ethnology, National TsingHua University, Hsinchu, May 28-30. (in Chinese)

2009 “It’s the Question: To Be or Not To Be Japanese–A Case Study of the U.S. Military Base Moving Plan in Okinawa.” Poster presented at the Society for East Asian Anthropology and the Society for East Asian Anthropology(SEAA & TSAE) Taipei 2009 Conference, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, July 2-5.