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Remembering Hiroshima: City, Art, Environment, and Lived Experience

ヒロシマを忘れない, Remembering Hiroshima: City, Art, Environment, and Lived Experience. Tuesday, Sept. 13: Yutaka Sho, Associate Professor of Architecture, Syracuse University, “The Aesthetics of Post-Atrocity Building Projects” – Xiao Hu, discussant – 10:30 a.m., Clearwater-Whitewater Room, ISUB. William M. Tsutsui, President of Ottawa University, “Godzilla and Japan’s Nuclear Imaginary, from Hiroshima to Fukushima” – Yuta Kaminishi, discussant – 2:30 p.m., Clearwater-Whitewater Room, ISUB. Screening of Gojira (the original 1954 Godzilla), with introductory remarks by William M. Tsutsui, 7 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre. Wednesday, Sept. 14: Toshihiro Higuchi, Assistant Professor of History, Georgetown University, “Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the Environmental Age” – Kerri Clement, discussant – 10:30 a.m., Borah Theater, Pitman Center. Keynote address: Keiko Ogura, Hiroshima survivor, “An A-bomb Survivor’s Testimony - The Voice of the Hibakusha for Peace” – Followed by a panel discussion with Sho, Tsutsui, and Higuchi – 4 p.m., International Ballroom, Pitman Center. Ongoing events: Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum Exhibit – Reflections Gallery, ISUB, through Sept. 16 (Opening reception on 3:30-5 p.m. Aug. 25.) Japanese literature, manga and film display, University Library, through Sept. 16. Origami crane making, entrance to ISUB, weekdays, noon-1 p.m., Sept. 1-16.

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