Student Life

Japan's Tsunami photo

Center for Japanese Studies' events marking the one-year anniversary of the earthquakes and tsunami in Northeastern Japan begin this week. The photo exhibition, “PhotoVoice: 3/11 Disasters through Women’s Lenses,” will be opened with a public reception this Thursday, March 8th (5:30-6:30pm). The exhibition will be on view in the International Institute’s Gallery space from March 8th through the end of April. This coming Sunday (March 11th), CJS is holding a screening of the film, Fukushima: Memories of a Lost Landscape – Part 1. The film’s director, Yojyu Matsubayashi, will be at the screening to discuss the film and take part in a Q&A.

Finally, CJS and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) are offering “A Dialogue for Students: One Year Later: Personal Reflections on the Disasters in Northeastern Japan” on Sunday, March 11 - Room 1636, School of Social Work Buildingth. This facilitated discussion is open to all interested U-M students.1-2:30pm