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一世の詩、一世の声 (Issei Poetry, Issei Voices) [AUDIO]

Masako Iino, Past President and Professor, Tsuda College

Teruko Kumei, Professor, Shirayuri College
Noriko Shimada, Professor, Japan Women's University
Mariko Takagi-Kitayama, Ph.D., Professor, Aichi Gakuin University

Topic: 日本語のセッション (Sessions in Japanese)
Date: Friday, July 5, 2013
Time: 3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Aspen

Haiku, tanka, and senryu from Hawai`i and the mainland United States lend an insight into the views of Issei in their own poetic words. This panel explores these voices through their poetry.

This session is supported in part by grants from The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership and the UCLA Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies.

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Articles in Japanese related to this presentation are available on-line:

- 「記録文学としての短歌、俳句、川柳:一世が詠んだ民主主義、正義、尊厳 」by Teruko Kumei (著).
- 「働いて、働いて、働いて、そして立ち上がったハワイの人びと: 歌句に詠まれた日系一世の声」by Mariko Takagi-Kitayama (著).
- 「第二次世界大戦をめぐるハワイ日本人移民の忠誠心と日本人意識 ―短歌・俳句・川柳を史料として―」by Noriko Shimada (著).

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