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Norma Field featured on WBEZ


Update – The University of Chicago News Office has a video of Field’s February 8 talk at the Chicago Humanities Forum, “From Stagg to Fukushima: A History of Nuclear Power”

Norma Field, the Robert S. Ingersoll Distinguished Service Professor in Japanese Studies in East Asian Languages and Civilizations, was interviewed on WBEZ’s Worldview Thursday, March 8. In anticipation of the one year anniversary of the earthquake in Japan, Field was questioned on the impact and lessons of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Field spoke with Worldview‘s about how the disaster has altered life in Japan.

To listen to Norma Field’s interview on Worldview, click here.

This weekend, a two-day symposium honoring Field – who is retiring this year – will be held in Swift Hall. What March 11 Means to Me takes place March 10-11 and will feature five public intellectuals and activists from Japan, each speaking about the personal and social impact of last year’s earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster.

For more information on the symposium, visit the The Center for East Asian Studies’ website.

 

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