in English

Yasuko Takezawa appeared on NHK’s TV “program, “Close Up Today” featuring the war for Nikkeis and their troops “NHK’s site” (NHK, May 13, 2015)

“Discriminación a la melanina” (El Espectador, November 20, 2014)

The comment on participating Minidoka Pilgrimage (The North American Post, July 18, 2012)
What Japanese American History Means to Me: Part 4
日系史を学ぶ その先を見出す 「最終回 日系社会の歴史から現在、そして未来へ、ミネドカツアーの先にあるもの」

“Questioning the Idea of Race: Is Race an Universal Idea?” (The Daily Yomiuri, October 19, 2002)

in Japanese

An article was published. “Multicultural society; put it into practice” (Kouchi Shinbun, October 20, 2015)

Quoted in the article “Question of ‘Compensation'” (Mainichi Shinbun, June 24, 2015)

Answered interview questions about the advanced researches on “Race,” which appeared on the article “Race Studies and Eugenics.” (Tokyo Shinbun, December 7, 2014)

Answered interview questions (interview, NHK Kobe “News KOBE Hatsu”, October 27, 2014)

Answered interview questions about the discriminatory remark of “Mongoloid” in the football game at the Summer Olympics (interview, TV Asahi “Super J Channel”, August 1, 2012)

Commented on “The lecture of Shinya Yamanaka” of the feature article “Choosing Kyoto University instead of University of Tokyo” in AERA (July, 14, 2012)

“A suggestion from Kyoto” Kyoto University Institutes and Centers (KUIC) 7th symposium (Yomiuri Shimbun, April 6, 2012)(KURENAI)

“Respect foreign culture for convivial society” (Yomiuri Shimbun, March 3, 2012)

“Why human beings classify themselves” (, August 1, 2011)(

“Revisit to Showa Era: Internment of Japanese Americans” (Asahi Shimbun, December 4, 2010)

Commented on a 2008 French film The Class (Entre Les Murs, 2008) (Kyoto Shimbun, September 15, 2010)

“A New Exhibition Created: ‘Multicultural Co-existence’ based on the Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995” (Kobe Shimbun, April 8, 2010)

“The Influential Media Representation: From Difference to Discrimination: “Transforming Racial Images: Analyses of Representations” (Kyoto Shimbun, December 30, 2008)

“President-Elect Obama: From the Racially Divided States of America to the ‘United’ States of America” (Asahi Shimbun, December 18, 2008)

“Transforming Racial Images: Analyses of Representations” (Kyoto Univ. Shimbun, December 16, 2008)

“A Wave of Change: on the U.S. Presidential Election” (Kyoto Shimbun, November 13, 2008)

“Towards the Elimination of Racial Discrimination”(Kobe Shimbun, March 27, 2005)

“Is Race an Universal Idea?: Towards a New Critical Perspective” (Kyoto Shimbun, January 16, 2003)

“Is Race an Universal Idea?: Colonialism, Nation-States, and a Myth Invented” (interview, NHK(Japan Broadcasting Corporation) Radio 1, October 11, 2002)

“Why Racial Discrimination is So Persistent?” (Kyoto Shimbun, October 10, 2002)