Jan 18 Photo Exhibit on Japan’s Recovery

Moving Forward: Life After the Great East Japan Earthquake
A Traveling Photo Exhibition Documenting Japan’s Recovery

Hosted by The Consulate General of Japan at Chicago,
The University of Chicago Center for East Asian Studies,
and Rockefeller Memorial Chapel

January 18, 2012 at 7:30pm
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
5850 S. Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Curated by the UCLA Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies and The Kahoku Shimpo newspaper from Sendai, Japan, the exhibition features images focusing on the stories of those who survived the disaster and who are now on their way to reconstructing their lives. It is offered in remembrance of the victims and in support for the survivors, illuminating the continuing efforts of a nation as it moves toward recovery. For  more information about the photo exhibition, click here.

Welcome by:

  • Elizabeth Davenport, Dean of Rockefeller Chapel

Remarks by:

  • Consul General Yoshifumi Okamura, Consulate General of Japan at Chicago
  • Michael Bourdaghs, Associate Professor, University of Chicago
  • Hitoshi Abe, Director, UCLA Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies

Refreshments provided. Please confirm your attendance by following this link.
Plentiful parking is available on the Midway adjacent to Rockefeller Chapel. Handicapped access is from the Lexington parking lot on University Avenue, to the west of the Chapel. For further information,
call 773-702-8647.

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