WEBSITE: The 3.11 Japanese Teaching Materials Project (Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies)

アメリカ・カナダ大学連合日本研究センター [Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies],  311日本語教材プロジェクト [San ichi ichi nihongo kyōzai purojekuto] accessed February 20, 2015, http://www.iucjapan.org/html/311_material_j.html. The 311 Japanese Teaching Materials Project is an educational resource that allows students to learn about 3.11 and its societal impacts while practicing their Japanese language skills. Created

WEBSITE: Project “Sending Books to the Children of Iwaki” [震災復興支援 in FUKUSHIMA -いわきの子供たちに本を送る-]

Project “Sending Books to the Children of Iwaki”: http://atlantic.gssc.nihon-u.ac.jp/~gssc_alumni/project.html (accessed February 28, 2015) This website features an archive of correspondence – email, postal, and pictorial – between the participants of an ongoing project to send books to the children of Iwaki City. Iwaki

WEBSITE: Earthquake School in the Cloud: Citizen Seismologists in Taiwan [台灣地震學園]

“Earthquake School in the Cloud: Citizen seismologists in Taiwan.” Accessed December 07, 2014. http://.wix.com/earthquake-school. “Taiwan dizhen xueyuan (台灣地震學園).” Accessed December 07, 2014.  http://katepili2003.wix.com/future-eq-school.   This Taiwan-based website is a resource platform that provides games and stories to educate citizens about seismology,

Post-Fukushima Nuclear Politics in Japan

Aldrich, Daniel, James Platte, and Jennifer Jennifer. “Post-Fukushima Nuclear Politics in Japan, Part I.” Blog. The Monkey Cage, April 1, 2013. http://themonkeycage.org/2013/04/01/post-fukushima-nuclear-politics-in-japan-part-i/. In this three-part blog post, Daniel Aldrich, James Platte, and Jennifer Sklarew summarize development in Japanese politics, bureaucratic organization,

논문: 저지대에서의 위험: 2011년 3월 11일 토호쿠 지진과 쓰나미의 역사적 맥락 (2011)

Editors’ Note: This is a Korean translation of a Teach 3.11 annotation. We invite volunteers to translate and/or contribute content in Korean, Japanese, and Chinese languages. Thank you. (한국어, 일본어, 중국어로 기존의 내용을 번역하거나 새로운 내용을 기고할 자원활동가를 찾고 있습니다.)

ARTICLE: Danger in the Lowground: Historical Context for the March 11, 2011 Tōhoku Earthquake and Tsunami (2011)

Smits, Gregory. 2011. “Danger in the Lowground: Historical Context for the March 11, 2011 Tōhoku Earthquake and Tsunami.” The Asia-Pacific Journal 9 (20), May 16. http://www.japanfocus.org/-Gregory-Smits/3531 In the days and weeks following the disaster on March 11, 2011, the Japanese popular press revisited

ARTICLE: ‘The Energy of a Bright Tomorrow:’ The Rise of Nuclear Power in Japan (2011)

Nelson, Craig. 2011. “‘The Energy of a Bright Tomorrow’: The Rise of Nuclear Power in Japan.” Origins 4 (9) (June). http://ehistory.osu.edu/osu/origins/article.cfm?articleid=57. Ohio State University’s online journal Origins (tagline: “Current Events in Historical Perspective”) has published a highly accessible article by

FILM: Explaining the Nuclear Accident to Kids – Nuclear Reactor Boy’s Upset Stomach (2011)

Hachiya, Kazuhiko. 2011.  Unchi, Onara de Tatoeru Genpatsu Kaisetsu: Onaka ga Itakunatta Genpatsu-kun. うんち・おならで例える原発解説〜おなかがいたくなった原発くん [Explaining the Nuclear Accident with Farts and Poop – Nuclear Reactor Boy’s Upset Stomach]. YouTube video, 4:34 min, posted by GenkiRadio, Mar 16, 2011, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sakN2hSVxA& This short animation by the media

FILM: Nuclear Ginza (1995)

Röhl, Nicholas. 1995. Kakusareta Hibaku Rōdō: Nihon no Genpatsu Rōdōsha. 隠された被曝労働 – 日本の原発労働者 物語 [Nuclear Ginza]. YouTube video, 30 min, posted by “aikoku369”, Mar 30, 2011, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TC7sFNtGk4A Nicholas Röhl, a student of Japan’s master director Imamura Shohei, produced this 30-minute documentary

FILM: Trust Your Friend Pluto-kun: A Plutonium Story (1993)

Dōryokuro Kakunenryō kaihatsu jigyōdan 動力炉・核燃料開発事業団 [Japan Power Reactor and Nuclear Fuel Development Corporation]. 1993. Tayoreru Nakama Purūtokun: Purutoniyumu Monogatari 頼れる仲間プルト君 —プルトニウム物語 [Trust your Friend Pluto-kun: A Plutonium Story]. YouTube video, 10: 52, posted by “chiniasobu,” Mar 28, 2011, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJlul0lTroY&NR=1 This