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Nikkei Activism and the Civil Rights Movement [AUDIO]

Moderators:
Daryl Joji Maeda, Chair & Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder

Panelists:
Diane C. Fujino, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Asian American Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
Greg Robinson, Ph.D., Professor of History, Université du Québec À Montréal
Tamio Wakayama, Writer, Photographer

Topic: Speaking Up
Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Location: Cedar A & B

The experiences of Nikkei involved in the Civil Rights Movement show why it has been important to reach out to other ethnic communities. In their diverse voices, activists and scholars discuss what it means to be a Nikkei activist in a broader sense as well as what it means in today’s world.

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

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