Roger Hecht publishes Essay in Environmental Humanities Journal

Roger W. Hecht, English, published an article, “Only Yesterday: Ecological and Psychological Recovery” in Resilience: A Journal of Environmental Humanities. The essay is included in a review cluster of essays investigating the environmental issues addressed in the films of Studio Ghibli, Japan’s famed animation studio. Hecht’s essay discusses the film’s critique of modern urban Japan and the main character’s efforts to find personal fulfillment and authenticity in the working agrarian landscape of Yamagata.