The Great East Japan Earthquake: Creative Responses and Social Imagination
In commemoration of the 2011 earthquake in Japan, an event titled, The Great East Japan Earthquake: Creative Responses and Social Imagination will take place on Sunday, March 10th, 2013 at The Diana Center at Barnard College, Columbia University in New York City. The conference sheds 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 o! f 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. For more information please visit our event website: http://nyjapan311.org/.