Asian Ethnology Podcast

Interview with Steven Fedorowicz: Deaf Communities in Japan

Interviewer: Mark Bookman

Recorded 17 February 2021

This episode features a discussion with Steven Fedorowicz, cultural anthropologist, visual anthropologist, and associate professor at Kansai Gaidai University. Steven talks about his ongoing project concerning media representations of deaf people and culture in Japan, and his introduction to his studies on and experiences with deaf communities. He also touches on his personal experiences that his understandings and approaches to deaf communities and disability studies.

Download a copy of the transcript via this link.

If you wish to sign up for the webinar mentioned in the episode, please click this link: Steven Fedorowicz Webinar, 14 May 2021 "Representations of Deaf People in Japan: Inspiration, Outrage and Real Life" (Disability and Japan in the Digital Age Series Lecture 2)

Music used with kind permission of the performer, shamisen master Koji Yamaguchi.

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