“Suffering, Silence, and Storytelling: Atomic Bomb Survivors in Hiroshima” (Lecture by Dr. Nemoto [Day1])

Masaya Nemoto, “Suffering, Silence, and Storytelling: Atomic Bomb Survivors in Hiroshima”

July 21 (Thu), 16:20-17:50
Hitotsubashi University, East Campus, Mercury Tower, Room #3405

Reading Assignments

  • Masaya Nemoto “Story of Hiroshima: Life of an Atomic Bomb Survivor,” Education About Asia, Volume 20:2 (Fall 2015).

Discussion points

  • Give your opinion on the uniqueness of the sufferings of atomic bomb survivors in comparison to victims of other violences or disasters.

Suggested further readings

  • R.J. Lifton, Death in Life: Survivors of Hiroshima, University of North Carolina Press.
  • Hideko Snider, One Sunny Day: A Child’s Memories of Hiroshima, Chicago and La Salle: Open Court, 1996.
  • Shōso Kawamoto,  “Survivors’ Stories”on the website of Hiroshima Peace Media Center (http://tinyurl.com/q78axsz [accessed May 17, 2015])

Video

  • A testimonial video: Kan Munhi on the website of the National Peace Memorial Halls for the Atomic Bomb Victims in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, “Global Network,” (http://tinyurl. com/osse2u3 [accessed May 17, 2015])
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