UBC Free Public Lecture: Five Long, Short Years: Our World, Our Fukushima

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1871 West Mall
Vancouver, BC

The Department of Asian Studies, at the University of British Columbia, presents their annual John Howes Lecture in Japanese Studies featuring guest speaker Dr. Norma Field, Professor of Japanese Studies Emerita at the University of Chicago. This year’s lecture, titled Five Long, Short Years: Our World, Our Fukushima, will discuss the Great East Japan Earthquake that brought with it a tsunami and nuclear catastrophe in 2011 and the efforts that have been made since, over the last five years in Fukushima, to struggle for an alternative world.