Chad R. Diehl
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Field & Specialties
Post-WWII Culture and Politics
Ph.D., Columbia University (2011)
M.A., Columbia University (2005)
B.A., Montana State University (2003)
Editor. Shadows of Nagasaki: Trauma, Religion, and Memory after the Atomic Bombing. New York: Fordham University Press, forthcoming 2023.
Resurrecting Nagasaki: Reconstruction and the Formation of Atomic Narratives. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018.
- Reviewed by Eiko Maruko Siniawer in Pacific Historical Review.
- Reviewed by Tomoe Otsuki in Japanese Studies.
- Reviewed by Shinji Takahashi in the Nagasaki Shinbun (in Japanese).
And the River Flowed as a Raft of Corpses: The Poetry of Yamaguchi Tsutomu, Survivor of both Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Editor and translator. Foreword by Donald Keene. New York: Excogitating Over Coffee Publishing, 2010. [self-published under my own imprint]
Chapter in Edited Volume
"Praying for Democracy: Christianity as Cultural Diplomacy in American-Occupied Japan, 1945-1952." Ed. Tyson Reeder. The Routledge History of U.S. Foreign Relations. Routledge, 2022.
“Lambs of God, Ravens of Death, Rafts of Corpses: Three Visions of Trauma in Nagasaki Survivor Poetry.” Japanese Studies 37:1 (2017): 117-138.
“Envisioning Nagasaki: From ‘Atomic Wasteland’ to ‘International Cultural City,’ 1945-1950.” Urban History 41:3 (2014): 497-516.
EAST 1010: East Asian Cannons and Cultures
HIEA 1501: Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Trauma, History, Memory
HIEA 2559: Post-WWII Japan through Film
HIEA 2072: Modern Japanese Culture and Politics
HIEA 3559: Democracy and the Body in Modern Japan
HIEA 3559: Gender and Sexuality in Modern Japan
HIEA 3559: Kurosawa's Japan: History and Film, 1943-1993
HIEA 4501: Japanese Memory of the Second World War
JPTR 3559: Literary Confessions: The Life and Myth of Mishima Yukio