Kitsune is the official newsletter of the Ronin Institute. It is published four to six times a year, and covers the latest research and news from the Ronin Institute’s Research Scholars, as well as independent scholarship more generally.

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Why Kitsune? Kitsune are multi-tailed foxes from Japanese folklore who served as messengers for the Shinto spirit Inari.

You can catch up on back issues of Kitsune here:

Issue #6: October 2017

Issue #5: December 2016

Issue #4: August 2016

Issue #3: November / December 2015

Issue #2: January – March 2015

Issue #1: November / December 2014