Teaching War and Peace Through Photos from Nagasaki and Hiroshima–Joe O’Donnell’s Japan 1945: A U.S. Marine’s Photographs from Ground Zero

Start Date: November 10, 2018
End Date: November 10, 2018
Time Detail: 9:00am-1:30pm
Location: Bennington College, Bennington, VT
Type of Course: Face-to-Face Seminars and Workshops
Audience: K-12 teachers; most appropriate for middle and high schools
Course Description: Joe O’Donnell was a 23-year-old photojournalist for the U.S. Navy when he arrived in Japan in 1945. His photos from on the ground in the atomic wastelands of Nagasaki and Hiroshima can be used to spark classroom discussion on war and peace. The Five College Center for East Asian Studies has partnered with Vermont Social Studies teacher Ron Eisenman, who was a person friend of O’Donnell’s, and Indiana Social Studies teacher John Frank, to create pedagogical materials based on O’Donnell’s photos.
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Offered to: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont