Basic Information

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OMORI Hisako


Title

Assistant Professor

Nationality

JAPAN

Research Fields, Keywords

religion, Japan, ethnography, Christianity, identity

Recent Activities

Publication

Hisako Omori. 2017. "Eating Japanese food in diaspora as identity building: The case of a Japanese Canadian church." Contemporary Japan.
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/18692729.2017.1351024

Hisako Omori. 2016.“Creating Family: Tenrikyō Foster Homes in Japan." Japanese Studies 36(2):213-229.
Free access link:
http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/NDzEKvsxRmCIfhTJaNVm/full

Hisako Omori. 2016. "Collective Experience of Political Violence as Identity: Conversion, Citizenship, and Religious Identities among Second Generation Japanese Canadians." Studies in Religion / Sciences Religieuses 45 (2): 183 - 200.

Hisako Omori. 2014.“Private Faith: Social Memory, Gender, and the Roman Catholic Church in Contemporary Tokyo." Culture and Religion 15(1): 39-57.
Free access link:
http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/cRep9sEUhHt3VVQPEJ6X/full

Hisako Omori. 2013.“Rite of Redemption: Japanese Canadians, Remembrance Day, and the Restorative Power of Ritual." Paragrana: Internationale Zeitschrift für Historische Anthropologie 22 (2013)1: 71-85.

Hisako Omori.2013. Book Review: Chua, Liana. The Christianity of Culture: Conversion, Ethnic Citizenship, and the Matter of Religion in Malaysian Borneo. Studies in Religion/ Sciences Religieuses 42(1): 132-133.

Hisako Omori. 2011. Review Article: “On the Margin: The Power of Mary in Lived Religious Experience." Religious Studies Review 37(4): 241-248.

Academic Background (Undergraduate Level) 【 display / non-display

  • University of Toronto, Faculty of Arts and Science, Specialist in Religion

    University, 2001/11, Graduated, CANADA

  • Meiji Gakuin University, Faculty of Literature, English Literature

    University, 1989/03, Graduated, JAPAN

Academic Background (Graduate Level) 【 display / non-display

  • McMaster University, Graduate School, Division of Social Sciences, Religion and the Social Sciences

    Doctor's Course, 2011/06, Completed, CANADA

  • McMaster University, Graduate School, Division of Social Sciences, Religion and the Social Sciences

    Master's Course, 2004/11, Completed, CANADA

Professional Career On-Campus 【 display / non-display

  • Akita International University Faculty of International Liberal Arts Basic Education Social Science, Assistant Professor, 2015/09 -

  • Akita International University Acitve Learning and Assessment Center (Formerly Active Learning Support Center) Academic Career Support Center, Coordinator, Academic Career Support Center, 2015/09 -

 

Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Eating Japanese food in diaspora as identity building: The case of a Japanese Canadian church, Contemporary Japan (p.1 - 14) , 2017/07, Hisako Omori

    Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author, English

  • Review Essay, On the Margin: The Power of Mary in Lived Religious Experience, Religious Studies Review, vol.37 (4) (p.241 - 248) , 2011/12, Hisako Omori

    DOI:10.1111/j.1748-0922.2011.01547.x, Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author, English

  • Creating Families: Tenrikyō Foster Homes in Japan, Japanese Studies, vol.36 (2) (p.213 - 229) , 2016/08, Hisako Omori

    DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10371397.2016.1213620, Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author, English

  • Collective Experience of Political Violence as Identity: Conversion, Citizenship, and Religious Identities among Second Generation Japanese Canadians, Studies in Religion / Sciences Religieuses, vol.45 (2) (p.183 - 200) , 2016/04, Hisako Omori

    DOI:10.1177/0008429816631972, Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author, English

  • Private Faith: Social Memory, Gender, and the Roman Catholic Church in Contemporary Tokyo, Culture and Religion, vol.15 (1) (p.39 - 57) , 2014/03, Hisako Omori

    Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author, English

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Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • Hokkaido University MJSP Speaker series, International Conference, 2017/07, Revisiting Japanese Sense of Self: The Case of Roman Catholics in Tokyo, Oral Presentation (general)

 

On-Campus Classes/Subjects In Charge of 【 display / non-display

  • 2017, Winter, ANT150-1_W, Cultural Anthropology

  • 2017, Fall, ANT150-1_F, Cultural Anthropology

  • 2017, Fall, JAS290-1_F, Religion in Japan

  • 2017, Spring, ANT300-1_S, Personhood and the Self: Anthropological Perspectives

  • 2016, Fall, JAS290-1_F, Religion in Japan

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