Christal Whelan

CHRISTAL WHELAN

Christal Whelan, Ph.D. - anthropologist, sau, filmmaker - tshwj xeeb hauv Japanese kev ntseeg thiab kab lis kev cai. Nws yog tus sau phau The Beginning of Heaven and Earth: The Sacred Book of Japan's Hidden Christians (University of Hawaii Press, 1996), director/producer of the film Otaiya: Japan's Hidden Christians (DER, 1997). Raws li tus neeg tau txais txiaj ntsig Fulbright, Whelan tau tshawb fawb Nyiv cov kev ntseeg tshiab rau nws Ph.D. dissertation thaum koom nrog International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken) hauv Kyoto. Nws kuj yog ib tug kws tshawb fawb ntawm lub koom haum ntawm Culture Religion thiab World Affairs ntawm Boston University rau lub sijhawm ntawm nws cov kws kho mob kawm. Nws cov ntawv sau tsis ntev los no ntawm Kansai Cool: A Journey into The Cultural Heartland of Japan (Tuttle, 2014) qhia txog nws txoj haujlwm ua tus sau xov xwm rau Yomiuri ntawv xov xwm, thiab nws ntau xyoo nyob rau hauv Nyiv thiab steeped nyob rau hauv nws cov kab lig kev cai. Tam sim no nws nyob hauv nws lub xeev Hawaii ua haujlwm hauv phau ntawv Native Features: Indigenous Cinema Worldwide (Bloomsbury, 2016), kev kawm txog cov qauv thiab cov teeb meem hauv kev ua yeeb yaj kiab ua yeeb yaj kiab ntawm cov neeg hauv paus txawm thoob ntiaj teb thiab qee tus neeg tseem ceeb koom nrog.

 

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