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CURRENT AND UPCOMING
NEWS & EVENTS
March 7, 2015
California Legacy Voice Network: 2015 JAMsj Workshops
The California Legacy Voice Network has developed a statewide system to train social studies professionals in the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII. It has scheduled three professional development workshops for 2015.
March 7, 2015
Tohoku Update 2015: The Next Generation
The Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj) is hosting “Tohoku Update 2015: The Next Generation” to share what three groups of high school students in Tohoku have been doing to help their hometowns recover from the 2011 disaster.
March 9, 2015 - March 11, 2015
Seeking Former Jerome and Rohwer Internees
Dr. Rebecca Barrett-Fox from Arkansas State University will be at the Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj) to interview Jerome and Rohwer internees or family members on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, March 9, 10, and 11.
March 14, 2015
Not Your Typical Nisei: JA Women and Adventures in Identity
Join us at the Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj) on March 14 for a lively discussion on how expectations and stereotypes have challenged and shaped Japanese American (JA) women, as well as the development of their identities.
March 21, 2015
Hidden Legacy + “Take the JA Train”
JAMsj Public Programs, Contemporary Asian Theater Scene (CATS), and the Wesley Jazz Ensemble are joining forces again to bring you a unique fundraiser exploring the wartime history of traditional Japanese performance arts.
March 29, 2015
Water-based Japanese Woodblock Printmaking with Charles Coates
Charles Woodruff Coates will hold a woodblock printmaking class at the Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj) on Saturday, March 29. In this workshop, students will create a fine-art print using woodcut printmaking techniques.
April 3, 2015 - April 19, 2015
Shining Wind: Forty Years of English Haiku
Shining Wind is a lively look at the Yuki Teikei Haiku Society, whose mission is to teach English speakers a traditional Japanese poetry form: haiku.
April 4, 2015
Traditions in Japanese Architecture
On Saturday, April 4, Karl Bareis of Santa Cruz Timberframes will speak on traditional Japanese building and architectural spaces. His talk will feature a PowerPoint presentation of his personal photography taken in Japan in the 1970s.