Okinawan Journal of Island Studies (OJIS), Vol.3 Number 1


Okinawan Journal of Island Studies (OJIS), Vol.3 Number 1

Special Issue on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Small Island Cultures and Heritage in collaboration with Small Island Cultures Research Initiative

Edited by Ayano Ginoza, Editor for the Okinawan Journal of Island Studies,
Evangelia Papoutsaki and Meng Qu, Guest Editors & Co-convenors of the Small Island
Cultures Research Initiative


Editors’ Note

Island Cultures and Heritage: Open and Continuous Reflections
Ayano Ginoza, Meng Qu, Evangelia Papoutsaki





Enoshima: Signifying Island Heritage Across Space and Place
Henry Johnson

Island Revitalization and the Setouchi Triennale: Ethnographic Reflection on Three Local Events

Shiu Hong Simon Tu

Augmenting Small-Island Heritage through Site-Specific Art: A View from Naoshima
A. D. McCormick

Contemporary Island Historiography and Environmental Codifications of Architecture: The Art Museum on Naoshima

Alia Hamadeh

Marine Cultural Heritage in Lý Sơn Island, Vietnam: Current Situation and Future Challenges

Hoang Van Nguyen, Thanh Van Vo, Tuyen Dai Quang

Defining “Tao-Style” Equality of Fishing Allocations as the Small-Scale Fishing Cultural Heritage in Lanyu, Taiwan
Shenglin Elijah Chang and You-Ren Chung

Sacred World Heritage Sites and Their Representations within Travel Information Sources Aiming at International Tourists

Pascal von Beuningen

“Text Messages from the Grave”: Connecting the Mobile Phone with the Samoan Concept of Va Tapuia

Marion Muliaumaseali’i

Beyond Words to Find Words: Creative Hermeneutical Dialogue During COVID-19
Joshua Nash, Fiona Sprott, Jason Sweeney



Book Reviews


Pacific: An Ocean of Wonders

Evangelia Papoutsaki

The Challenges of Island Studies

Meng Qu

Scotland and Islandness: Explorations in Community, Economy and Culture
Sarah R. MacKinnon

Nenes’ Koza Dabasa: Okinawa in the World Music Market

Junko Konishi

Identity, Language and Belonging on Jersey: Migration and the Channel Islands
Henry Johnson



Forum: Miduri


Gender, Migration, and Post-Disaster Communities: Call for Intersections and Dynamics of Local and Global Connections in Asia-Pacific Island Countries
Glenda Tibe Bonifacio

Windrows: Entangled Negotiations with Fish, Wind, and Time in Coastal Newfoundland/Ktaqmkuk

Maggie J. Whitten Henry

Taking the Trouble

Philip Hayward







Advisory Board