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This resource is made possible by collaboration between faculty, graduate, and undergraduate student researchers, community researchers and archivists, as well as student assistants and staff at the University of British Columbia.


Ayaka Yoshimizu is an Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia, whose research focuses on memories of migrant sex workers to and from Japan. Her areas of teaching include Japanese literature, films and media; audiovisual translation; and transpacific histories and cultures.

Saeko Suzuki is a PhD Student in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia. Her research focuses on the publishing and printing culture of early modern Japan.


Asato Ikeda. Associate Professor of Art History, Fordham University.
*Exploration of Devil Caves

Aydin Quach 郭汶進 (he/they) is a Ph.D. Student in American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California.
*Student Spotlight


We acknowledge the work and support received from the following individuals and units to develop this resource: Julia Aoki, Sayano Izu, Ashley Robinson, Sarah Ogoshi, UBC’s Arts ISIT, UBC’s Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology, UBC Studios.