Carol Gluck delivers public lecture on 'World War Two and Global Memory Culture'

November 11, 2020

On November 9, Gluck gave a public lecture hosted by USC on Zoom for a global audience with the title "World War Two and Global Memory Culture."

As part of the 2020-21 EASC Guest Speaker Series, USC Professor, Benjamin Uchiyama invited Carol Gluck, George Sansom Professor of Japanese History at Columbia University, to give a lecture on Japan and the politics of memory in the Second World War. She explored a summary of the five important changes that have taken place in war memory over 75 years, using the comfort women issue as an example. Prof. Gluck specializes in modern Japan from the late 19th century to the present, international relations, World War II, and history-writing and public memory in Asia and the West.