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CURRENT AND UPCOMING
NEWS & EVENTS
May 25, 2013
Defining JA: Beyond Issei/Nisei/Sansei
What does it mean to be Japanese American today? Does the focus on the three generations still serve as an accurate way to understand our community's identity?
June 1, 2013
Fashionable Folds with Linda Mihara
Take a look inside the world of acclaimed, origami artist Linda Tomoko Mihara as she presents some of her exciting works in wearable origami fashion. A hands-on workshop follows in the afternoon.
June 8, 2013
Honoring Ourselves Through Our Writing
Issei, nisei, and sansei voices honor the legacy of poetry -- Featuring Mitsuye Yamada (author of Camp Notes), Roger Abe, Stefanie Kaku, and Ann Muto (author of Open Passage).
June 15, 2013
Success Story? Japanese Immigrant Economic Achievement Before World War II
Special guest, Masao Suzuki, Professor of Economics, Skyline College discusses how a triple-selection process resulted in pre-WWII economic success levels of Japanese Americans.
June 23, 2013
Nissei Soldiers Film Series: Beyond Barbed Wire
This acclaimed 1997 documentary outlines the battlefield accomplishments of the 100th/442nd/MIS and probes emotional questions from both the grown-up children and wives of these soldiers.
July 6, 2013
JAMsj Book Club: Issei Women
JAMsj Book Club discusses Issei Women: Echoes from Another Frontier by Eileen Sunada Sarasohn
July 13, 2013
Emerging Research in Japanese American Studies
Panel of graduate researchers will present core ideas from their research in Japanese American studies,
July 20, 2013
Nisei Soldiers Film Series: A Flicker in Eternity
Based on the diary of Stanley Hayami, this documentary is the firsthand account of a 15-year-old thrust into the turmoil of World War II.