01:565:215 A-Bomb Literature and Film in Japan
Description: Reading and discussion of fiction, poetry, and film by and about survivors of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, with emphasis on problems of memory, representation, and redemption in a literature of trauma.
Number of Credits: 3
Semesters Offered: Spring and Summer
Topics: Reflection on U.S. nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. Fiction readings and video documentaries.
Expected Work: Response sheets, papers, attendance and discussion