Annual Tripodi Lecture: PhotoVoice as Global Social Action
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | ONLINE VIA ZOOM & IN-PERSON | REGISTRATION FORTHCOMING
For this lecture, Dr. Mieko Yoshihama, PhD, LMSW (bio) will discuss her PhotoVoice project, an ongoing longitudinal efforts with women affected by the Great East Japan Disaster, a cascade of massive earthquakes, colossal tsunamis, and a grave nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant. In addition to discussing the disaster’s disparate and gendered impact through members’ photographs and voices, this lecture will interrogate the methodological and ethical challenges involved in participatory action research globally, especially working with marginalized groups in a post-disaster context. Dr. Yoshihama is a professor of social work at the University of Michigan. As a researcher, educator, writer, and practitioner, she is active in the USA and in Japan.
This lecture is part of the Tony Tripodi Lecture Series in International Social Work.