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Hiroshima survivor to open special exhibition

Images, speakers, and more scheduled

10/23/2002 4:04:00 PM

    LYNCHBURG, Va.‚ÄîSetsuko Thurlow, a survivor of Hiroshima and frequent speaker on the effects of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings, will offer the keynote address for Lessons from the Past: Images of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a special poster exhibition and series of discussions scheduled to take place from November 3rd through November 11th at Randolph-Macon Woman's College. Thurlow‚Äôs address, "Hiroshima Never Again: A Survivor‚Äôs Experience and Thoughts" will be offered at 3:00PM on November 3rd in the College‚Äôs Houston Memorial Chapel.

The centerpiece for the week’s programming is a collection of photographs and other wartime images, donated to the College by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. The event was organized by assistant professor of Japanese Fumiko Radile, who is also the coordinator of R-MWC's Japanese Sister School programs.

A complete schedule of programming for Lessons from the Past: Images of Hiroshima and Nagasaki is available in .pdf format here, or by calling the Communications Office at 434-947-8142.

Founded in 1891, Randolph–Macon Woman's College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college of 780 women with a distinguished history of establishing global connections through international education. The College is a member of the International 50, a group of national liberal arts colleges recognized for their internationally oriented programs and has been ranked seventh in the nation among national liberal arts colleges by U. S. News & World Report for the percentage of international students on campus.

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