Readings for April 26

Required readings:

Roberson, James E. “Uchinaa Pop: Place and Identity in Contemporary Okinawan Popular Music.” Critical Asian Studies, 33:2 (2001): 211-242.

Gillan, Matt. “Imagining Okinawa: Japanese Musicians and Okinawan Music.” Perfect Beat 10.2 (2009): 177-195. Available on Blackboard.


Suggested readings:

Roberson, James E. “Singing Diaspora: Okinawan Songs of Home, Departure, and Return.” Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power, 17.4 (2010): 430-453. 

De Ferranti, H. “Music and Diaspora in the Second Metropolis: The Okinawan and Korean Musicians of Interwar Osaka. Japanese Studies, 29.2 (2009): 235-253.


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