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Events: Basic Introduction

Audio and video from many of the panel sessions & activities are available online. Look for [AUDIO] or [VIDEO] next to the session names.


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Basic Introduction

Lessons to learn, re-learn and share.

Friday, July 5

Tangled Routes to Japanese American Redress [AUDIO]

Frank Abe, Producer/Director, "Conscience and the Constitution"
Arlene Oki, Vice President for Civil Rights, Seattle Chapter JACL
Robert Shimabukuro
Yasuko Iwai Takezawa, Ph.D., Professor, Kyoto University
Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   3:15 p.m. — 4:30 p.m.
Location: Willow A
Topic: Basic Introduction

Japanese American Confinement Sites Q&A: A Town Hall Presentation [AUDIO]

Roger Daniels, Charles Phelps Taft Professor Emeritus of History, University of Cincinnati
Tetsuden (Tetsu) Kashima, Professor, University of Washington
Anna Tamura, Landscape Architect, National Park Service, Pacific West Region - Seattle
Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   3:15 p.m. — 4:30 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan A
Topic: Basic Introduction

Saturday, July 6

Border Crossings: A Comparative Assessment of Japanese American and Japanese Canadian Redress [AUDIO]

Art Hansen, Professor Emeritus, History and Asian American Studies, California State University, Fullerton
Joy Kogawa, Writer
Mitchell T. Maki, Ph.D., Vice Provost, Academic Affairs, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Judge Maryka Omatsu
Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   9:30 a.m. — 10:45 a.m.
Location: Redwood A & B
Topic: Basic Introduction

East of the Exclusion Zone [AUDIO]

Gail M. Nomura, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Washington, Department of American Ethnic Studies
Linda Tamura, Ed.D., Professor of Education, Willamette University
Shizue Watanabe
Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   11:00 a.m. — 12:15 p.m.
Location: Aspen
Topic: Basic Introduction

World War II and Redress Experiences of Japanese Alaskans and Aleuts [AUDIO]

Ronald K. Inouye, Retired, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Marie Matsuno Nash
Robert T. Ohashi, Pharmacist Store Owner
Marla J. Williams, Director-Writer/Producer, "Aleut Story"
Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   11:00 a.m. — 12:15 p.m.
Location: Willow B
Topic: Basic Introduction

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

Eiichiro Azuma, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Franklin S. Odo, Ph.D.
Greg Robinson, Ph.D., Professor of History, Université du Québec À Montréal
Grace Shimizu, Director, Japanese Peruvian Oral History Project & Campaign for Justice: Redress Now for Japanese Latin Americans!
Date/Time: Saturday, July 6, 2013   2:00 p.m. — 3:15 p.m.
Location: Aspen
Topic: Basic Introduction