curriculum vitae

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, 2018-2019

Sophia University, Institute of Comparative Culture, Visiting Researcher, 2015-2018


EDUCATION

Ph.D. Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, 2018
Portfolios: Women’s & Gender Studies and Asian American Studies

M.A. Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, 2012

Graduate Certificate in Global Affairs, Center for Global Affairs, New York University, 2010

B.A. Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University, 2006 Concentration in Literary Theory and Gender Studies


GRANTS & AWARDS

External

Internal

2017-18 Kobe College Corporation Japan Education Exchange Graduate Fellow

2017 Japan Foundation Japanese Studies Doctoral Fellowship (Alternate)

2016 “Animating Life” Summer Program Fellow, Kadokawa Foundation and the University of Tokyo (program organized by Professor Anne Allison)

2015-16 National Science Foundation Dissertation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (SES #1519206)

2015-16 Social Science Research Council – Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship for North American and European Researchers

2015-16 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Grant-in-Aid

2015-16 Fulbright US Student Program (Alternate)

2014-15 Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Program for Specialists in Cultural and Academic Fields award

2013 Critical Language Scholarship Alumni Development Award, U.S. Department of State

2013 Critical Language Scholarship in Japanese, U.S. Department of State

2012 Atomic Age II Symposium Scholarship, University of Chicago and DePaul University

2011-12 Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory Scholar

2006 Vincent Chin Memorial Chapbook Prize (Finalist), Kundiman (Award for poetry book manuscript)

2015-16 Graduate Dean’s Prestigious Fellowship Supplement, University of Texas at Austin Graduate School

2014 Mitsubishi Graduate Research Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin and Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc.

2014 Graduate Student Assembly Travel Grant, University of Texas at Austin

2014 Ethnography Lab Fellowship, University of Texas Department of Sociology

2013 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Sociology

2011-17 Graduate Student Professional Development Award, University of Texas at Austin (Awarded four times)

2011 Graduate Student Travel Grant for East Asian Studies, University of Texas at Austin Center for East Asian Studies

2011 Intellectual Entrepreneurship Travel Grant, University of Texas at Austin

2015-16 Graduate Dean’s Prestigious Fellowship Supplement, University of Texas at Austin Graduate School

2014 Mitsubishi Graduate Research Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin and Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc.

2014 Graduate Student Assembly Travel Grant, University of Texas at Austin

2014 Ethnography Lab Fellowship, University of Texas Department of Sociology

2013 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Sociology

2011-17 Graduate Student Professional Development Award, University of Texas at Austin (Awarded four times)

2011 Graduate Student Travel Grant for East Asian Studies, University of Texas at Austin Center for East Asian Studies

2011 Intellectual Entrepreneurship Travel Grant, University of Texas at Austin


2018 (Forthcoming) S. Craig Watkins, Andres Lombana Bermudez, Alexander Cho, Jacqueline Vickery, Vivian Shaw, and Lauren Weinzimmer. The Digital Edge: How Black and Latino Youth Navigate Digital Inequality. New York, NY: New York University Press.

2017 Shaw, Vivian. “‘We Are Already Living Together’: Race, Collective Struggle,
and the Reawakened Nation in Post-3/11 Japan” in Chih-ming Wang and Daniel PS Goh. (Eds). Precarious Belongings: Affect and Nationalism in Asia. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Part of the Asian Cultural Studies: Transnational and Dialogic Approaches series, edited by Koichi Iwabuchi.

(Forthcoming) Shaw, Vivian. “Anti-racism Before and After Fukushima,” in David Slater and
Patricia Steinhoff. (Eds). Alternative Politics: Ethnographic Studies of Activist Cultures and Social Movements in Contemporary Japan. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaiʻi Press.

PUBLICATIONS


PRESENTATIONS

Invited Talks

Conference & Workshop Presentations

2018 “(Un)belonging in Times of Crisis: Activism and Exclusion after 3/11.” Invited “Spotlight

Panel” presentation. Association for Cultural Studies’ Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference. Shanghai, China.

2017 “Hate Speech and the Gendered Burden of Care: Anti-Discrimination Politics in Japan.” Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2016. Tokyo, Japan.

2019 “Gendered Activism after Disaster: Race, Masculinities, and Vulnerabilities in Post-3/11 Movements.” Association for Asian Studies. Denver, Colorado.

2018 “Crisis Activism: Race, Gender, and Mobilization in the Aftermath of Disasters.” American Studies Association. Atlanta, Georgia.

2018 “Post-Disaster Citizens in a Transnational World: Racism, Security, and Activism in Japan.” Association for Asian American Studies. San Francisco, CA.

2018/ “Proving ‘Real” Harm’ An Analysis of Gender and Race/Ethnicity in the
2019 Regulation of Internet-based Hate Speech in Japan.” The International Workshop for Hate Speech in Asia and Europe. Kyoto, Japan and Paris, France.

2017 “‘No Hate Under the Rainbow’: Negotiating Queer Politics within Anti-Racism Movements in Japan.” National Women’s Studies Association. Baltimore, MD.

2017 “Hate Speech Online and the Fight for Legal Protection: The Case of Japan.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Montreal, Canada.

2017 “Caring Movements: Anti-racism Approaches to an Apathetic State.” Association for Asian American Studies Annual Meeting. Portland, OR.

2016 「『エスノグラフィー』とは何か?日本社会運動におけるエスノグラフィーにつ いて.文化・学術専門家研修終了生発表会. Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute Kansai. Osaka, Japan.

2016 “‘Crush the Racists!’: Masculinity, surveillance, and the body in Japan’s contemporary anti- racism movement.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA.

2016 「反原発運動と反人種差別社会運動において、『シングルイシュー』という考え 方」. 文化・学術専門家研修終了生発表会. Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute Kansai. Osaka, Japan.

2015 “Not ‘Real Japanese’: Post-Disaster Social Crisis, Social Movements, and the rise of Nationalism after 2011.” All I Need Is Love? Nation, Affect and Aversion in a Post-Imagined-Community Asia (International Workshop). Taipei, Taiwan.

2015 “Protests and Counter Protests: Differences in Anti-racism and Anti-nuclear Collective Action in Post-disaster Japan.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.

2015 「3.11 以降の反原発運動と反人種差別運動」文化・学術専門家研修後期発 表会. Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute Kansai.

2014 “Bikini Abject: Pacific Island Nuclear Testing as a Technology of Exception.” American Sociological Association. San Francisco, CA.

2014 “Digital Vocations: Race, Capital, and Creativity in the Information Economy.” Media Sociology Preconference, American Sociological Association. Oakland, CA.

2014 “Energy and Identity: Women, History, and Anti-nuclear Social Movements in
Japan,” International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology. Yokohama, Japan.

2013 “Peace ‘without Race’: Global Peace as a formation of post-racial ideology in
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.” Critical Ethnic Studies Association 2013 Conference. Chicago, IL.

2013 “Trauma as ‘Post-Race’: Material Witnesses and the Politics of Nuclear Trauma in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.” Asian Studies Conference-Japan. Tokyo, Japan.

2012 “Atomic Memory: The Transnational Aesthetics of Race, Gender, and Trauma in the Museum.” Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

2011 “Racism, Regret, Reparations: The public apology as performed politics.” Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV.

2011 “Racism, Regret, Reparations: The public apology as performed politics.” The National Association for Ethnic Studies Annual Meeting. Claremont, CA.