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Memory and Reconciliation in East Asia


Examines how twentieth-century events such as the Nanjing massacre and the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki have been remembered over time in East Asia.  In particular, this class will explore how contemporary concerns shape the politics of commemoration and will discuss the moral, cultural and social imperatives at work. 

Students entering before 2012: satisfies History distribution requirement.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.