Ph.D. (University of Washington, 1988)
Recent Publications:
Creighton, Millie 2004, Review of “The Rules of Play: National Identity and the Shaping of Japanese Leisure.” by David Leheny. Journal of Anthropological Research, Vol. 60, No. 3, pp. 444-446.
Creighton, Millie 2004, “From the Heart of Japan to the Heartbeat of Humanity: Re-Sounding Rhythms of Taiko, Traditions and Identities.” in The Korean Beat: In Search of the Origins of Korean Culture. Kim Tschung-Sun and Sem Vermeersch eds, Daegu: Academia Koreana, Keimyung University, pp. 394-406.
Creighton, Millie 2004, Review of “The Silk Weavers of Kyot Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry” by Tamara Hareven, Journal of Japanese Studies, University of California Press, Berkeley, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 461-466.
Creighton, Millie 2003, “May the Saru River Flow: The Nibutani Dam and the Resurging Tide of the Ainu Identity Movement.” In Japan at the Dawn of the Millennium, David Edgington (Ed.), Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, pp. 120-143.
Creighton, Millie 2003, “Connecting with the Okinawa and San Juan Colonies, and Confronting Issues of Identity: Panamerican Nikkei Gather in Bolivia and Pass the Baton to Canada.” The Bulletin/Gepp A Journal of Japanese Canadian Community, History and Culture, 45.11:13.20-21 (Nov. 2003).
Creighton, Millie, “Socialization for Consumerism: From Infant Shopping Clubs to Young Adult Consumer Roles,” in Dennis J. Dicks (ed.) Communicating with Japan: Images Past, Present and Future, pp. 79-96. Montreal: Concordia University, 1995.
Creighton, Millie, “Creating Connected Identities Among Japanese Company Employees: Learning to be Members of Department Store Work Communities,” Culture 15 (2): 47-64 1996.
Creighton, Millie, “Marriage, Motherhood, and Career Management in a Japanese ‘Counter Culture,” in Re-Imaging Japanese Women. Ed. Anne E. Imamura, Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 192-220, 1996.
Creighton, Millie, “Soto Other and Uchi Others: Imaging Racial Diversity, Imagining Homogeneous Japan.” In Japan’s Minorities: The Illusion of Homogeneity, ed. by Michael Weiner, London: Routledge, pp. 211-38, 1997.
Creighton, Millie, “Travelling by Choice: Visiting Japanese Canadian Internment Sites,” The Bulletin/Gepp A Journal for and about the Nikkei Community, 38 (8): 22-23, 1996.
Creighton, Millie, “Profile: Masumi Hayashi,” The Bulletin: Gepp A Journal for and about the Nikkei Community (issue cover feature article), 38(9): 18-20, 1996.
Creighton, Millie, “Children of Intermarriage: A Mother’s Perspective,” The Bulletin/ Gepp A Journal for and about the Nikkei Community, 39(3):15-18, 1997.
Review of “UBC Student Tops Annual Japanese Speech Contest,” Asia Pacific Report, 19.2:4, 1995.
Review of “Labor’s Lot: The Power, History, and Culture of Aboriginal Action,” by Elizabeth A. Povinelli. Anthropology of Work Review, 16.3 and 4, 1995.
Review of “The Pinch Runner Memorandum” by Oe Kenzaburo. (Translated by Michiko N. Wilson and Michael K.Wilson). Pacific Affairs, 68 (4):602-04, 1995.
Review of “Margins and Mainstreams: Asians in American History and Culture,” by Gary Y. Okihiro. Pacific Affairs, 68 (4):623-24, 1995.
Review of “An Introduction to Japanese Tea Ritual,” by Jennifer Anderson. American Ethnologist, 21 (4):991-92, 1995.
Review of “Wool in Japan: Structural Change in the Textile and Clothing Market.” Ed. by Christopher Findlay and Motoshige Itch. Pacific Affairs, 69(1):114-15, 1996.
Review of “The Taming of the Samurai: Honorific Individualism and the Making of Modern Japan,” by Eiko Ikegami. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, Vol. 2 (3):554-55, 1996.
Review of “Writing Ground Zero: Japanese Literature and Atomic Bomb,” by John Whittier Treat. Pacific Affairs, 69(3): 422-23, 1996.
Review of “Cultural Encounters on China’s Ethnic Frontiers,” ed. by Stevan Harrell. Pacific Affairs, 69(3):404-05, 1996.
Review of “Gods, Guardians, and Lovers: Temple Sculptures from North India,” ed. by Vishakha N. Desai and Darielle Mason. Liaison Bulletin of the Canadian Asian Studies Association (CASA), 33, October, 1996.
Review of “Alsatian Acts of Identity: Language Use and Language Attitudes in Alsace,” by Liliane M. Vassbert. Canadian Ethnic Studies, 27(1):158-60, 1996.

Review of “Women, Media and Consumption in Japan,” ed. by Lise Skov and Brian Moeran. Curzon Press for Journal of Japanese Studies, 23:(1):238-42, 1997.