Hall Center For The Humanities


Chikako Mochizuki
Sias Graduate Fellow, Ph.D. candidate in East Asian History

"Fumizukikai: the Efforts of Blind Educators in Early Postwar Japan"
Seminars : Resident Fellows Seminar

Thu., Dec. 9, 2010, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
RSVP Required; limited to graduate students and faculty.
Location: Hall Center Seminar Room

Chikako Mochizuki, Ph.D. candidate in East Asian History, was selected to receive the Richard and Jeannette Sias Graduate Fellowship in the Humanities. Mochizuki will spend the 2010–2011 academic year in residence at the Center working on her dissertation, "The Path to the Lighthouse: A History of Blind People in Modern Japan." Mochizuki's project considers how, during the prewar and postwar periods in Japan, the blind devoted their time and energy to create institutions and organizations for the purpose of improving and expanding the educational system, employment opportunities, and welfare services for blind people.


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