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The World War II Nikkei Experiences in the Pacific Rim (Hawai`i, Latin America, Japan) [AUDIO]

Moderators:
Greg Robinson, Ph.D., Professor of History, Université du Québec À Montréal

Panelists:
Eiichiro Azuma, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Franklin S. Odo, Ph.D.
Grace Shimizu, Director, Japanese Peruvian Oral History Project & Campaign for Justice: Redress Now for Japanese Latin Americans!

Topic: Basic Introduction
Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Location: Aspen

The issue of citizenship rights of persons of Japanese ancestry who resided in the Pacific Rim at the onset of World War II remains an important one. The panel focuses on the experience of living under martial law, forcible removal, limited incarceration, and being stranded in a foreign country, among other topics.

"Speaking Out in Seattle," an article related to this presentation by Greg Robinson, is available on-line.

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