Alan Christy is an Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His publications include Ethnographies of the Self: Japanese Native Ethnology,1910-1945 (forthcoming), a translation of Amino Yoshihiko’s Rethinking Japanese History (forthcoming) and essays on modern Okinawan history and war memory in Japan. He teaches courses on Japanese and East Asian history, Okinawa, and historiography and memory. He is currently researching transnational memories of World War II in the Pacific between 1945 and 2005, as well as continuing his work on the history of ethnography in Japan.
Alice Yang is an Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her publications include Historical Memories of the Japanese American Internment and the Struggle for Redress (2007), Major Problems in Asian American History (2003), and What Did the Internment of Japanese Americans Mean? (2000). She teaches courses on historical memory, Asian American history, race, gender, oral history, World War II, and twentieth-century America. She is currently researching transnational memories of World War II in the Pacific between 1945 and 2005.