The two Bowdoin students are currently in Japan carrying out research for an exhibition next year at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art featuring drawings made by Hiroshima schoolchildren in the 1950s.
Ashley Talbot ’15 is the second Japanese program student to spend the summer in Japan as a paid intern at L.L. Bean’s Tokyo branch.
Violet Ranson ’16, recipient of a Goldsmith Adams Research Award, is spending the summer in Tokyo, Japan on a research internship at Temple University, Japan Campus conducting sociological research on the Fukushima Daiichi disaster.
Justin Ehringhaus ’16 (pictured here with his parents) received the first Japanese Language Prize at the 19th Annual Honors Day Celebration on May 6.
The new Consul General of Japan in Boston, Mr. Tsutomu Himeno (second from right), visited the Bowdoin Japanese Program and met with faculty on May 4.