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Polyphony Issue 2 is Out!

With the help and support of many people, we were finally able to publish the second issue of Polyphony. Access our newest work!

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Entertainment Movie Nguyen Manh Quoc Trung

After Life: The Persistence of Memory

To watch Kore-eda Hirokazu’s After Life (1998) is to watch countless people telling and retelling countless life stories, and we could all relate to them despite knowing that they are all fiction, because we could easily find ourselves in those stories.

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Academic Papers Academic Writing Genki Hase

Suzu, Her ‘Self’, and Her Illness

This illness narrative is an intentionally incomplete and open-ended work that attempts to create a dialogue with a girl called Suzu through the lens of illness and suffering.

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Creative Writing Essay Nguyen Manh Quoc Trung Okayama university

First Generation Discovery: Experiences and Challenges

Nguyen Manh Quoc Trung writes of his experience as a first generation discovery program student at Okayama University.

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Academic Papers Academic Writing Genki Hase

多元主義と新自由主義の狭間の博物館

本レポートでは、このような多元主義と新自由主義的な考え方が同時進行している背景をふまえ、現代の潮流にどのように博物館が自身を変化させ、社会に適応していっているのかをオランダのポップアップミュージアムを例に探っていく。

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Academic Papers Academic Writing Le Ngan Ha Dieu

Photography: looking into a modern art form

Pictures seem to prompt more thoughts and imaginations on what else the subject can be, and understanding a picture then creates a compilation of thoughts on its representations, combined with an eagerness to think even more. Hence a need to branch out to even more representations.