グレッグ・ロビンソン

(Greg Robinson)

ニューヨーク生まれのグレッグ・ロビンソン教授は、カナダ・モントリオールの主にフランス語を使用言語としているケベック大学モントリオール校の歴史学教授です。ロビンソン教授には、以下の著書があります。

『By Order of the President: FDR and the Internment of Japanese Americans』(ハーバード大学出版局 2001年)、『A Tragedy of Democracy; Japanese Confinement in North America』 ( コロンビア大学出版局 2009年)、『After Camp: Portraits in Postwar Japanese Life and Politics』 (カリフォルニア大学出版局 2012年)、『Pacific Citizens: Larry and Guyo Tajiri and Japanese American Journalism in the World War II Era』 (イリノイ大学出版局 2012年)、『The Great Unknown: Japanese American Sketches』(コロラド大学出版局、2016年)があり、詩選集『Miné Okubo: Following Her Own Road』(ワシントン大学出版局 2008年)の共編者でもあります。『John Okada - The Life & Rediscovered Work of the Author of No-No Boy』(2018年、ワシントン大学出版)の共同編集も手掛けた。 最新作には、『The Unsung Great: Portraits of Extraordinary Japanese Americans』(2020年、ワシントン大学出版)がある。連絡先:robinson.greg@uqam.ca.

(2021年7月 更新) 

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