Book & Film Groups

Explore Japan Via Graphic Novel/Manga

Join our spring Educators' Book Discussion Club for an engaging exploration of the impactful graphic novel ""The Minamata Story: An EcoTragedy."" Uncover the historical and ongoing struggle against Minamata disease, caused by environmental negligence. This thought-provoking manga serves as a valuable educational resource, fostering discussions on environmental responsibility, corporate ethics, and social activism. Tailored for educators across disciplines, discover innovative ways to integrate ""Minamata"" into lesson plans, encouraging critical thinking. This workshop will focus on introducing the story's context, allowing participants to brainstorm and exchange ideas on its use in their teaching contexts.