Claire McCurdy

Claire McCurdy has come to writing full-time after years with New York based educational and nonprofit organizations. Her international experience began in Japan as a teacher and then at Japan Trade Center, New York. Claire has a B.A. in English from Earlham College and an M.A. in History from New York University.

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The Christian Right, Donald Trump and Religious Freedom: Q&A with Journalist Frederick Clarkson

  • Reconstructing the Shrine: Architects in Post-Disaster Tohoku

  • “Tossing Eyeballs into Ladies’ Mouths”: Xena, Warrior Princes, Returns to ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’

  • On the Issue of Japan, Fukushima and Rice

  • ‘White Light/Black Rain’: Film review

  • ‘Ghostbusters’: Aside from Thor, the Movie Misses the Mark

  • Healing Seekers’ Expedition Congo for Education

  • ‘Eye in the Sky’: A Review

  • ‘Nuclear Nation’: Surviving Fukushima. A Review

  • Fukushima 2016: Photo Exhibitions

  • Healing Seekers: Expedition Congo

  • Japan’s Nuclear Gypsies: The Homeless, Jobless and Fukushima

  • ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ a Review

  • ‘Ex Machina,’ a Review

  • ‘Asahiza,’ a Review

  • “Getting Mentally Illed” – Japan and China

  • Still No Action from the UN Climate Summit Meeting

  • ‘Duality of Existence – Post Fukushima’

  • Summer on the Baltimore Beltway

  • Law and Order in 1990’s Manhattan: Dreaded Jury Duty

  • Sekai no Owari? Fukushima Deserves Closer Attention

  • My Evening of Opulence, and a Review of ‘Casablanca’ thrown In

  • An Appreciation of the 1931 Classic ‘Dracula’

  • Interview with Planet GreenFest’s Antonio Saillant

  • Elder Care, Elder Abuse and Abusive Elders

  • Amb. Kenichiro Sasae on Japan’s Future

  • New York City Continues to Surprise Me

  • Japan’s 3/11: Dubious Progress at Rebuilding

  • Interview with Fredrik Stanton, Director of ‘Uprising’

  • Review of Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Zero Dark Thirty’: The Hunt for bin Laden

  • Review of Theasa Tuohy’s ‘The Five O’Clock Follies’

  • Review: ‘Tai Chi Zero’

  • Welcome to ‘The Yabba’: Review of ‘Wake in Fright’

  • ‘Wake in Fright’: 2012, the Film Odyssey

  • One Hundred Million Porcelain Seeds: Review of ‘Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry’

  • Review of Takashi Miike’s ‘Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai’

  • Review: Daniel Espinosa’s ‘Easy Money’

  • Review: Jean Renoir’s ‘Grand Illusion’

  • Nomads and Networks: The Ancient Art and Culture of Kazakhstan

  • Conference Report: “Humanity and Humanitarianism in Crisis”