Please see the new Re-Envisioning Japan launched February 1, 2017. This new site is built on a more extensible and user-friendly Omeka platform. Please note that both the new Omeka site and its first WordPress iteration (2013-2016) coexist until we can migrate all content from WordPress to Omeka. We also continue to develop and refine the new site as we realize our plans for a deeper, more fully interactive and extensible project. This link will eventually re-direct to the new Omeka site.

A comprehensive overview of the project’s conception and development, “Creative Curating: the Digital Archive as Argument, is included in Making Things and Drawing Boundaries: Experiments in the Digital Humanities (chapter 21), edited by Jentery Sayers and forthcoming September 2017 from the University of Minnesota Press as a special volume in the Debates in the Digital Humanities series.

Thanks for your interest in this project. To date, nearly 10,000 unique users have accessed both the old and new Re-Envisioning Japan. You’ll find additional information relevant to the project on Facebook (ReEnvisioning Japan University of Rochester) and Twitter (Joanne Bernardi@ReEnvisionJapan). We will be featuring individual objects in the collection on the project’s new Instagram (reenvisioningjapan) page.