[Educator Program] Individually priced sessions - #2
Road to War
Participants will explore how Japan entered WWII and the way Japan took over Asia in the context of global history. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with a special guest lecturer from Japan and a US expert on the topic of the early Showa period in Japan. The lecture will focus on WWII and the effects it had on the Japanese economy and domestic life in the 1920’s and 30’s. Participants will also analyze different events including the Manchurian Incident, the Sino-Japan War and the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Domestic Life and Culture during the War
The afternoon session will analyze another perspective of Japan, before and during WWII with a focus on how Japanese domestic life changed due to WWII. The session will also examine how civic and private life was influenced by the progress of the Pacific War. Participants will have the opportunity to explore different aspects of domestic life by using examples from changes in education, propaganda on arts, literature, films and music.