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An Unexpected Win by an Unexpected Sportsman – A Day In The Life of an Okayama University’s Kyūdō Club Member

Our Polyphony member Justine Villena sits down with Hanif Shidqi Amani Wicaksono, 3rd year Matching Track GDP student who is a member of the 弓道部 (kyūdō club). Last December, Hanif’s team triumphed in a match against Shikata campus. Let’s hear what he has to say!

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Academic Papers Academic Writing Eirin Kiyota Interviews

Eden’s Story: A Narrative About Food Appreciation

Eirin introduces Eden and uncovers her moving story on her struggle with anorexia, an eating disorder, in this Food Journal for Anthropology of Food.

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Academic Papers Academic Writing Entertainment Nguyen Manh Quoc Trung Okayama university

A Girlhood Among Ghosts, A Womanhood Among Stories

Chinese-American author Maxine Hong Kingston explores how gender is intertwined with culture in a semi-biographical memoir collection titled “The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts”.

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Creative Writing Entertainment Interviews Mei Mukose

Film Creativity in Isolation: Dealing with COVID-19 and the Loss of Normalcy

Being stuck in isolation due to the global pandemic can cause a lot of us to feel lost. When the end is unclear and tomorrow appears vague, we can learn to cope through photography. Photography can help us channel our creativity and emotions while keeping us productive in quarantine.

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Creative Writing Genki Hase Interviews

“Food Memory”: The difficult moments in life stored in “Tofu”

You are what you eat; thus, Koji Sakamoto was a tofu and is now a salad. This article talks about food being the medium to store stories, which he coined as “food memory” during the interview with Koji. Not only does food store memories, it also reflects the life of who eats it. Hence, choosing what to eat defines who you want to be.