Title — Associate Professor of History and International Affairs
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Office — 801 22nd St. NW #327
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Daqing Yang has research interests in the following three areas: the technological construction of the Japanese empire in Asia; the history and memory of World War II; and Japan's relationship with Asia in the postwar period. In 2004, Dr. Yang was appointed a Historical Consultant to The Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Records Interagency Working Group at the U.S. National Archives. In the Fall of 2006, he served as the Edwin O. Reischauer Visiting Professor of Japanese Studies at Harvard University. The founding co-director of the Memory and Reconciliation in the Asia Pacific program based at the Sigur Center for Asian Studies. His is the author of Technology of Empire: Telecommunications and Japanese Expansion, 1883-1945 (Harvard University Press, 2011).
He is currently working on a handbook on reconciliation in East Asia.
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1996.
Technology of Empire: Telecommunications and Japanese Expansion, 1883-1945. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011
Historical Understanding that Transcend National Boundaries. Tokyo: Tokyo University Press, 2006; Beijing: Social Science Academic Press, 2006. Co-edited with Liu Jie and Mitani Hiroshi.
Rethinking Historical Injustice and Reconciliation in Northeast Asia. New York: Routledge, 2006. Co-edited with Gi-Wook Shin and Soon-Won Park.
"Convergence or Divergence? Recent Historical Writings on the Rape of Nanjing." The American Historical Review 104, no. 3 (June 1999): 842-865.
IAFF 91: East Asia-Past and Present
Hist 101: World War II in Asia
Hist 189: History of Modern Japan
Hist 289: Modern Japanese History
Hist 297: Japan and Its World
Hist 297: The Japanese Empire and Its Legacies