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Modernity in Common: Japan and World History

Carol Gluck, Columbia University
Carol Gluck, Columbia University
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Kane Hall 220

Carol Gluck is the George Sansom Professor of History at Columbia University. Her field is the history of modern Japan from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, with writings on the political, social, and cultural history of Japan in transnational perspective, World War II, history-writing and public memory in Asia and the West. Her books include Japan's Modern Myths: Ideology in the Late Meiji Period,1985; Showa: the Japan of Hirohito,1992; Words in Motion: Toward a Global Lexicon, 2009; Thinking with the Past: Modern Japan and History, 2014; Past Obsessions: World War II in History and Memory, forthcoming; and in Japanese, Rekishi de kangaeru [Thinking about History], 2007.

Part of the Mitsubishi Corporation Lecture Series 2013-14.

Sponsored by the UW Japan Studies Program and made possible by the Mitsubishi Corporation. For information on details and registration for this event please contact