Successful Samples

Academic Book Proposal.

Submitted to Stanford University Press in 2017. The proposal, once accepted, eventually resulted in the book immediately below.

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Jesus Loves Japan: Return Migration and Global Pentecostalism in a Brazilian Diaspora. 2019.

Winner of 2020 Francis Hsu Book Prize (Society for East Asian Anthropology)

Winner of 2020 Clifford Geertz Prize (Society for the Anthropology of Religion)

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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

2021. Saudade: A Story of Japanese Brazilian Diaspora. Anthropology and Humanism. Early Online View.

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2019. From Slaves to Agents: Pentecostal Ethic and Precarious Labor among Brazilian Migrants in Toyota, Japan. Journal of the American Academy of Religion. 87(3): 791-823.

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2017. Accompanied Self: Debating Pentecostal Individual and Japanese Relational Selves in Transnational Japan. Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology. 45(1): 3-23. 

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2017. Back to the Present: The ‘Temporal Tandem’ of Migration and Conversion among Pentecostal Nikkei Brazilians in Japan. Ethnos: Journal of Anthropology. 82(4): 758- 783. 

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2017. From Ethnic Religion to Generative Selves: Pentecostalism among Nikkei Brazilian Migrants in Japan. Contemporary Japan. 2(29): 214-229. (Contribution to the special issue “Squared Diaspora: Representations of the Japanese Diaspora Across Time and Space.”) 

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