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Greg   Dvorak

Associate Professor
Graduate School of Culture and Communication Studies
Waseda University (Japan)
I speak in the following language(s): English, Japanese, French

Greg Dvorak is Professor of Pacific/Asian History and Cultural Studies at Waseda University. Having spent his childhood on the US military base in Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands and much of his adult life in Japan, his research focuses mainly on themes of militarization, memory, gender, sexuality, and art between Oceania (particularly the Marshall Islands), Japan, and the United States. He is the founder of Project35, a small network of artists, activists, and scholars that collaborate on themes of demilitarization, decolonization, and environment through the promotion of contemporary Pacific art. Among other publications, he has authored essays in the Contemporary Pacific, the Journal of Pacific History, and guest edited Amerasia Journal. His cultural history of Kwajalein Atoll, 'Concrete and Coral: Remembering Kwajalein Atoll between Japan, America, and the Marshall Islands,' was published by University of Hawai'i Press in 2018. He is also active as a curator of contemporary art from Oceania and the Japanese archipelago, and has served as co-curator for the 10th Asia Pacific Triennial in Brisbane and as advisor for the Honolulu Biennial, among other exhibitions and film festivals.
Member of
Australian Association for Pacific Studies (AAPS)
Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania (ASAO)
European Society for Oceanists (ESfO)
Pacific Arts Association (PAA)
Pacific History Association (PHA)
Geographic administrative areas
Geographic places
Marshall Islands
Historical periods
Ancestral Oceania
The Colonial time
20th century
21st century
Indigenous languages
Japanese, Marshallese

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