Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae
Karli Shimizu (清水佳理)
Research Faculty of Media and Communication
Affiliated Researcher, Research Faculty of Media and Communication, Hokkaido University
2020: PHD, Hokkaido University (Education)
Thesis: Shinto Shrines in the Japanese Sphere: Centre, Periphery, and Beyond, 1868-1945
2016: MA, Hokkaido University (Education)
Thesis: Shinto and the Identity of Japanese Immigrants in Hokkaido and Hawaiʻi
2008: BA, University of Hawaii (Religion)
Apr. 2016 – Mar. 2020: Doctoral Course, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Education
Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2016: Master’s Course, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Education
Oct. 2013 – Mar. 2014: Research Student, Hokkaido University
Aug. 2005 – May 2008: Undergraduate Course, University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Religion
Aug. 2003 – May 2005: Undergraduate Course, Hawaii Community College at University of Hawaii Center in West Hawaii (Early Admittance)
Sep. 2020 – Oct. 2021: Teaching Assistant, Furano High School
Oct. 2018 – Present: Proprietor, Anne Eikaiwa Kyōshitsu
Aug. 2014 – Jul. 2015: Teaching Assistant, Hokkaido International School
Oct. 2013 – Apr. 2017: English Teacher, Jelly Beans English School
Aug. 2008 – Aug. 2013: Assistant English Teacher, JET Programme (Furano City Board of Education)
Single Author Books:
Overseas Shinto Shrines: Religion, Secularity and the Japanese Empire. Bloomsbury Academic. 2022.
In collaboration. Aleksandra Jarosz and Aleksandra Jaworowicz-Zimny, eds. Japan: Fictions and Reality. Nicolaus Copernicus University. 2021.
“Religion and Secularism in Overseas Shinto Shrines: A Case Study on Hilo Daijingū, 1898-1941” in Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 46:1. 2019. DOI: 10.18874/jjrs.46.1.2019.1-29
“Shintō Shrines and Secularism in Modern Japan, 1890–1945: A Case Study on Kashihara Jingū” in Journal of Japanese Religion 6:2. 2017. DOI: 10.1163/22118349-00602006
“Kami for Colonial Lands: Tracing the Shift from Development to Assimilation at Overseas Shinto Shrines.” at the 3rd Annual Conference of the East Asian Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, hosted by Jeju National University, July 2021.
“Desecration or Veneration: The Legacy of Shinto Shrines at the Borders of Imperial Japan (帝国日本の辺境における神社のレガシー),” at the online conference “Heritage, Conflicted Sites, and Bordered Memories in Asia”, hosted by Kyushu University in July 2020.
“ハワイと北海道の神社に見る近代性と世俗性 (Modernisation and Secularism at Shinto Shrines in Hawaii and Hokkaido),” at the 52nd Japanese Association of American Studies Annual Meeting, hosted by Hokkaido University in June 2020.
“Shinto Shrines in Hawaii: Translating Between Secularisms, 1898-1941 (ハワイの神社―世俗主義の翻訳、1898年～1941年)”, at the International Symposium “Emperor and Shrine: Commemoration, Ideology, and Identity, 1890s to the Present”, hosted by Kyushu University in October 2019. (Invited Presentation)
“Shinto Shrines, Taiwanese Customs, and Secularism in Taiwan under Japanese Rule: 1895-1945 (日本統治時代の台湾における神社と祠廟とセキュラリズム、1895年～1945年”, at the 2nd Annual Conference of The East Asian Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, hosted by Hokkaido University in July 2019.
“Pioneer Deities and Shinto Shrines in Hokkaido (北海道における開拓の神々と神社)” at the 25th Annual Japan Studies Association Conference, hosted by Kapiolani Community College (University of Hawaii System) in January 2019.
“Shinto Shrines and the Formation of Community Identity: The Case of Kashihara Jingu” (in English) (神社と社会アイデンティ ティの構造―橿原神宮の中心に) at the Joint East Asian Studies Conference, hosted by SOAS University of London in September 2016.
Other Selected Presentations
“Introduction to Shinto”. An online lecture for the summer course “Religions of the World”, hosted by the University of Oklahoma Latter-day Saint Student Association in July 2019.
“Engagement in Local International Exchange Activities”. A workshop conducted at the Hokkaido 2012 ALT Skill Development Conference, hosted by the Hokkaido Board of Education in December 2012.
“Demonstration Class”. A demonstration lesson conducted at the Heisei 24 Nendo ALT nado no Shidōryoku Kōjō Kenshū, hosted by the Furano City Board of Education in October 2012.
“JHS One-shot Workplace”. A workshop conducted for the JET Programme Sapporo Orientation, sponsored by the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR) in August 2012.
“Language and Cultural Activities Outside of the Classroom”. A workshop conducted for the JET Programme Sapporo Orientation, sponsored by the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR) in August 2011.
“Teaching in Junior High Schools” and “JHS Classroom Activities”. Workshops conducted for the JET Programme Sapporo Orientation, sponsored by the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR) in August 2009.
2019: Assistant Instructor in Enshu-style Tea Ceremony
2016: Kyudo 3-dan
2012: Japanese Language Proficiency Test N2