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College of International Relations  /
Department of International Relations

 (Male)
 Fuminori   MINAMIKAWA  Professor

■Concurrent affiliation
Graduate School of International Relations
The Kinugasa Research Organization   /
Institute of International Language and Culture Studies
■Graduate school/University/other
03/1996  Hitotsubashi University  Faculty of Sociology  Graduated
03/1998  Hitotsubashi University  Graduate School, Division of Sociology  Master's course  Completed
03/2001  Hitotsubashi University  Graduate School, Division of Sociology  Doctoral course second term (Doctoral)  Withdrawal from program with completion of credit requirements
■Academic degrees
Ph.D. (Sociology) (05/2006 Hitotsubashi University)  
■Career history
01/1999-03/2001  日本学術振興会特別研究員DC2
04/2001-03/2004  日本学術振興会特別研究員PD
09/2001-08/2002  カリフォルニア大学ロサンゼルス校アジア系アメリカ人研究センター客員研究員
04/2003-03/2005  東洋大学社会学部非常勤講師
10/2004-03/2007  神戸市外国語大学 外国語学部英米学科専任講師
04/2007-03/2010  神戸市外国語大学 外国語学部英米学科准教授
04/2010-03/2016  立命館大学 国際関係学部准教授
04/2013-03/2014  Visiting Scholar, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of California, Beekeley
04/2016-  Professor, College of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University
04/01/2019-03/31/2020  Visiting Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto
■Academic society memberships
The Japan Sociological Society  
The Japanese Association for American Studies  
Japanese Association for American History  
The Japanese Association for Migration Studies  
Japan Association for Urban Sociology  
The Kantoh Sociological Society  
American Sociological Association  
■Subject of research
Historical Sociology of American Multiculturalism: Its Retreat and Entrenchment
Historical Sociology of American Multiculturalism: Its Growth and Development
Historical sociology of multiracial communities in the United States
Historical sociology of Japanese ethnicity in the United States
重国籍制度および重国籍者に関する学際的研究:北アメリカの移民国家に注目して
カナダにおける市民権と多文化主義政策
Nativism and Immigration Policy in the United States
Trans-Pacific migration between Japan and United States and Japanese American Communities in Post-Occupation era.
Comparative sociology of international movement of Japanese
■Research summary
Historical sociology of ethnicity, race, and multiculturalism in the United States

 Taking the long-term transformation process of Japanese immigrants/Japanese Americans in the United States as the specific subject, I theoretically and demonstratively verify the concept called ethnicity from the perspective of sociology. Based on my thesis, I published "Historical Sociology of 'Japanese Americans'" (Sairyusha) in 2007, in which I presented a framework called racial ethnic composition intertwining ethnicity, race and nationalism, and analyzed formation and transformation of Japanese American society in Los Angeles from circa 1900 and the 1960s. I also published "E Pluribus Unum: A Historical Sociology of Multicultural America" (Horitsubunka-sha, 2016) to discuss the relationship between ideas, social movements, and policies on dealing with ethnoracial diversity in the United States.

Presently, I mainly study the three subjects as follows: (1) Historical transformation of American multiculturalism by focusing on changes of social policies, social movements, and theories of race and ethnicity from the 1960s to the 2000s. I received the Kakenhi research grant for this study; (2) studies on recent changes on American citizenship policies, especially in the topics of dual citizenship, jus soli birthright citizenship, and exclusionism since 1990s; (3) Historical research on post-internment Japanese American communities after the World War II in the intersection of transnational US-Japan relations, socio-political transformation of community structure, and interracial relationships within multi-racial urban spaces.
■Research keywords
ethnicity, race, multiculturalism, the United States of America, migration, historical sociology 
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Books
アメリカ多文化社会論:「多からなる一」の系譜と現在  法律文化社  01/2016  978-4-589-03728-2
「日系アメリカ人」の歴史社会学:エスニシティ、人種、ナショナリズム  彩流社  06/2007
排外主義の国際比較:先進諸国における外国人移民の実態(第6章「「移民の国」のネイティヴィズム:アメリカ排外主義と国境管理」)  樽本英樹編  ミネルヴァ書房  177-197  09/2018  978-4-623-08363-3
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Papers
カナダにおける移民・難民政策とその課題:カナダモデルの現在  南川文里  Migrants Network  211, 26-27  08/2020
コメント1 移民史研究から考える「地域」と「帰属意識」  南川文里  歴史学研究  989, 143-145  10/2019
現代アメリカにおける移民政策と排外主義  南川文里  国際理解  44, 37-49  02/2019
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Research presentations
Standardization of Racial Statistics and Shifting Intellectual Grounds of Race in U.S. Multiculturalism  Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities Roundtable "Racial and Ethnic Classification/Categorization" American Sociological Association 115th Annual Meeting  08/10/2020
The Unmaking of Multiculturalism Policies in a Country of Non-immigration: How Japan Failed to Learn from North American Experiences  Harney Lecture on Ethnicity, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto  11/22/2019
未完のプロジェクト:アメリカ型多文化主義とは何(だったの)か?  アメリカ学会第52回年次大会「アメリカ社会と人種」分科会  06/02/2019
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Other research achievements
インタビュー記事「「黒人」と呼ぶのは差別? ルーツをたどって見える世界」  朝日新聞デジタル  08/22/2020-08/22/2020
トランプ時代のアメリカと人種主義  国際理解セミナー(兵庫県宝塚市南口会館)  07/19/2018-07/19/2018
トランプ時代のアメリカと人種  立命館大学1日キャンパスアカデミック講演会(ホテルメトロポリタン高崎)  06/24/2018-06/24/2018
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Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)
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Academic awards
 第2回日本都市社会学会若手奨励賞  09/2008
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Courses taught
2017  Advanced Seminar  Seminar
2017  IR-GR301 Advanced Seminar  Seminar
2017  IR-GR401 Graduation Thesis  Seminar
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Teaching achievements
「差別ってなんだろう? #BlackLivesMatterを通して考える」(立命館大学教養教育センターSeries リベラルアーツ「自由に生きるための知性とはなにか」)講師(坂下史子文学部教授と共同で)  07/2020-07/2020
グローバルを生きる、グローバルに学ぶ(立命館守山中学「総合学習」国際理解講座)  10/2018-10/2018
トランプ時代のアメリカと移民:国際関係学の視点から  07/2018-07/2018
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■Research keywords(on a multiple-choice system)
Sociology
Area Studies
History of Europe and America