They seem to be everywhere, landing headlines in the news, founding companies in Silicon Valley and hacker spaces around the world, and at times, facing years in jail. Despite this presence, they are everywhere misunderstood.
It is with very great sadness that the department announces the death of Professor Hajime Nakatani. Hajime served as assistant professor of East Asian art history from 2004 to 2010, jointly appointed in the departments of Art History and Communication Studies and East Asian Studies. He left McGill in 2010 to join the Department of Intercultural Studies at Rikkyo University in Tokyo. Hajime died in Tokyo in June 2013 at the age of 46.