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After "Things Left Behind"

Wed, October 5, 201611:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Presidential Dream Course "Nuclear Legacies" presents

After Things Left Behind


Linda Hoaglund


11:30 am to 12:45 pm, Wednesday, Oct. 5, Fred Jones Center 205

Linda Hoaglund is a bilingual film director and producer who has subtitled 200 Japanese films and translated works by Japanese artists. Born in Japan as the daughter of American missionary parents, she attended Japanese public schools. A graduate of Yale University, she was a bilingual news producer for Japanese television before joining an independent American film production company as a producer. Since 1996, she has subtitled 200 Japanese films and translated and interpreted for Japan's most esteemed artists. In 2004, she received a commendation from the Foreign Minister of Japan for her work promoting Japanese film abroad. Among her films are ANPO: Art X War (2010), which tells the story of resistance to U.S. military bases in Japan; and Things Left Behind (2012), which explores the transformative power of photographs of clothing left behind by those who perished in Hiroshima The photographs themselves are works of art taken by renowned photographer Ishiuchi Miyako, winner of the 2014 Hasselblad Award.

Presented by Elyssa Faison, history, and Alison Fields, art history, as part of Nuclear Legacies, which explores the American deployment of atomic bonbs in Japan during World War II.