“We should ask, ‘Do Japan’s people understand the suffering they inflicted on other peoples? Do their leaders show a commitment to remembering it, and are the people educated about it?’ ” says Associate Professor of Government Jennifer Lind in a USA Today story about Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plans to issue a “forward-looking” statement on Aug. 15, the 70th anniversary of Japan’s surrender, which ended World War II.
César Alvarez and Isabella Dawis Awarded Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre
Assistant Professor of Music César Alvarez is being recognized with the 32nd annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre as the most promising musical theater lyricist. The award is named for Edward Kleban, lyricist of A Chorus Line.