UBC Faculty of Arts, The Meiji at 150 Project
Host: Tristan Grunow
January 26, 2018, Episode 14
In Episode 14 of the Meiji at 150 Podcast, Dr. David Anderson (Professor, UBC Department of Language and Literacy Education) appraises historical memory in Japan and the reactions of visitors to Japanese history museums, particularly of the Shōwa Period. Dr. Anderson and host Tristan Grunow discuss the interplay of museum visitor and curator in museum exhibitions, social roots of the recent nostalgia for the Showa Period, and the interrelationship of historical narrative, cultural production, and popular memory.
Link to interview.