When the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945, it was long believed that no American lives were lost; it has only recently come to light that 12 American prisoners of war were also among the casualties. On Monday, October 16, at 7 p.m., Assumption College will host the first, and only scheduled screening in Central Massachusetts of Paper Lanterns, a documentary that explores the 35-year journey of a Hiroshima survivor and his lifelong quest to find the fam
About Jay Howard: Jay Howard is Professor of Sociology and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Butler University in Indianapolis. He earned a BA in Sociology from Indiana University South Bend (1988), and an MA (1990) and PhD (1992) in Sociology from the University of Notre Dame. His research interests range from the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning to religion and popular culture.