Monthly Archives: October 2014

Visualizing or Writing the Postwar in Japan and Northeast China: Transcending Boundaries of Nation and Discipline

Date: 17 October 2014

Professor Annika Culver from Florida State University offered us a talk on the intricacies of looking at the end of Japan’s empire and the manner in which researchers must consider a variety of sources: art, diaries, postcards, oral interviews, etc. After the talk our group discussed the ways in which history writing was being influenced by politics and the need for historians to consider engaging in writing that offered the public various tools to respond.