Friday, August 2, 2019

Screening of documentary Day of the Western Sunrise for local educators, August 7 at Pitt.



The National Consortium for Teaching About Asia will hold the teacher workshop "Nuclear Testing and Day of the Western Sunrise" at the University of Pittsburgh on August 7.
Join us on Wednesday August 7 for an NCTA teacher workshop “Nuclear Testing and Day of the Western Sunrise” which will explore the effects on a Japanese fishing boat that was accidentally caught in the U.S. testing of a thermonuclear bomb in the Bikini Atoll in 1954. Active teachers attending this morning workshop will receive a free DVD of the film along with an Educational Toolkit on this documentary, and Act 48 hours.
The movie was made with the help of the local Japanese-speaking community. Registration to hughespw at pitt.edu is required and requested by August 5.