Franklin Sussman '17, Kayla Johnston-Mitchell '17, and Leah Aki Wood '16 take in the koinobori (carp windsocks) on Children's Day (子供の日) with former Shansi Visiting Scholar, Akihiro Gotoh.


An independent, nonprofit organization on the campus of Oberlin College and Conservatory, Oberlin Shansi is dedicated to building mutual understanding and respect between people in Asia and the Oberlin community. This is accomplished through educational and cultural exchanges, and individual projects with universities and non-governmental organizations in China, India, Indonesia, and Japan. 


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