2-Year Commemoration of Japan 3.11 Earthquake 03/10/2013

| February 18, 2013

Date and Time:
Sunday, March 10th, 2013
2:00-5:00PM + Food Reception

Where:
The Diana Center, Event Oval (LL 1)
Barnard College, Columbia University
3009 Broadway New York, NY 10027

An upcoming symposium on Sunday March 10th will shed light on creative responses to Tohoku and aims to stimulate critical dialogue for change across social, cultural, political and economic boundaries. The program includes exciting presentations by renowned scholars, filmmakers, performance artists, organizers and student-led groups all dedicated to various aspects of relief and community rebuilding. The speakers will challenge and inspire us to discuss the place of creativity in disaster-stricken countries and encourage us to engage in actions for change.

*This event is co-sponsored by Consortium for Japan Relief, Japanese Medical Support Network, US-Japan Foundation, Japan Society, U.S.-Japan Council, Japanese American Association of New York, Columbia Japan Society, Friends of Japan, Peace Education Network, Japan Studies Student Association, Columbia University Renewable Energy Society, Center on Japanese Economy and Business at Columbia Business School, and EN Japanese Brasserie.

Speakers:
Chim↑Pom | Artist Collective
Jake Price | BBC Filmmaker/Photographer
Shimpei Takeda | Artist/Photographer
Yuhei Suzuki | Community Organizer
Shun Kanda | MIT Japan 3.11 Initiative
Matthew Bunza | MIT Lecturer in Architecture
Alisa Prager | Nishimiya Fellows Program
Kirsten Homma | Nishimiya Fellows Program
Dr. Robert Yanagisawa | Mount Sinai
Dr. Shunichi Homma | Columbia University

Speakers

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