akiko takenaka

“Postmemorial Trauma”: The Revisionist Turn in Japan’s Memories of the Asia-Pacific War

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Alumni Gallery at William T. Young Gallery
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Competing Narratives of Wartime Remembrance: Akiko Takenaka

Akiko Takenaka is a professor in the Department of History and specializes in the social and cultural history of modern Japan, specifically the Asia-Pacific War. Takenaka discusses her research on the competing histories of World War II and how she uses the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo as a vehicle through which to analyze those narratives in Japan.

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