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After the Quake: Japan Responds

Join us Sunday, April 15, for a conference on the response to the catastrophic earthquake, tsunami, and on-going nuclear crisis that hit northeastern Japan on March 11th last year.  Students will present research papers in two panel and in a bilingual poster session.  Following this, Alex Bates, Assistant Professor of Japanese at Dickinson College, will deliver the keynote address, ‘Fire Guns and Bear Gods: Fear of the Outsider in Disaster.’ The conference will be held at the Cohen Career Center, next to the Sadler Center. The schedule is as follows:

Panel 1 (9:00 – 10:45)

Panel 2 (11:00 – 12:30)

Bilingual Poster Session (1:00 – 2:00)

Keynote Speech (2:00-3:00)