Alexis Dudden is an associate professor of history and Director of Humanitarian Studies at the University of Connecticut, currently on leave in Japan on a Fulbright fellowship. She's the author of Troubled Apologies Among Japan, Korea, and the United States (Columbia University Press, 2008).
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Thursday, January 01, 2015
The Fourth Winter of Fukushima
“No, nothing. I have nothing planned for New Year’s. Nothing at all. No one is coming.” A shy, round-faced woman spat these words like darts into the protective mask she wore. Moments earlier she had been laughing happily together with several other former residents of the small town of Tomioka as...
Thursday, November 12, 2009
Obama: Visit Hiroshima
President Obama has talked a lot about ridding the world of nuclear weapons. He won a Nobel Peace prize largely on the strength of those words. Now, he needs to translate words into actions and vindicate the Nobel committee's decision. When he goes to Japan this month, the president should make an unprecedented visit to Hiroshima.