Students confront the enormity of the crimes committed during the Nanjing atrocities by listening to survivor testimony.
After viewing the documentary film Regret to Inform, students examine the impact of the Vietnam War on the lives of war widows from all sides of the conflict.
Students are introduced to the history of Western imperialism in East Asia and its influence on the identities and ambitions of Japan and China.
"My project is a journey through those massacres and deportations, and the loss of cultural identity. It addresses how a premeditated act committed by “new Turks” on the “old Ottomans” has manifested itself in the country’s present."