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日本語のセッション (Sessions in Japanese)

Intersecting stories and experiences.

Friday, July 5

Registration

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   7:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 2nd Floor
Topic: General Activity

Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience and International District Bus Tour

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   7:30 a.m. — 12:15 p.m.
Location: International District
Topic: General Activity

Hospitality Room

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Issaquah
Topic: General Activity

Planning for the Future of Tule Lake

Mike Reynolds, Superintendent, Tule Lake Unit, WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument & Lava Beds National Monument, National Park Service
Anna Tamura, Landscape Architect, National Park Service, Pacific West Region - Seattle
Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   10:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.
Location: Willow B
Topic: General Activity

Art Behind Barbed Wire: A Pacific Northwest Exploration of Japanese American Arts and Crafts Created in World War II Incarceration Camps Exhibit

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   10:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.
Location: The NW Nikkei Museum at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (Transportation not provided.)
Topic: General Activity

NIHON/WA: Japanese Heritage-Washington Artists Exhibition

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   12:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Location: White River Valley Museum (Transportation not provided.)
Topic: General Activity

EXPO

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   1:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan B
Topic: Youth-Friendly

Community Marketplace

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   1:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 2nd & 3rd Floors
Topic: General Activity

Minecraft Minidoka

Randall Fujimoto, Game-Based Learning Designer, GameTrain Learning, Inc.
Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   1:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan B
Topic: Youth-Friendly

Meet Me at Higo: An Enduring Story of a Japanese American Family Exhibition

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   1:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan B
Topic: General Activity

Beyond the Call of Duty: Honoring the 24 Japanese American Medal of Honor Recipients Display

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   1:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan B
Topic: General Activity

JANM Info Table

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   1:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan B
Topic: General Activity

Opening General Session with Keynote Addresses

The Honorable Tomoko Dodo, Acting Consul General , Consulate-General of Japan
The Honorable Bruce Harrell, Seattle City Council
Tom Ikeda, Executive Director, Densho
G.W. Kimura, Ph.D. (Cantab.), President & Chief Executive Officer, Japanese American National Museum
The Honorable Mike Lowry, Former Governor, State of Washington
Mitchell T. Maki, Ph.D., Vice Provost, Academic Affairs, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Tim Otani, External Affairs Manager, Union Bank
Seattle Kokon Taiko
Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   1:15 p.m. — 3:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom
Topic: General Activity

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

Poetic License? Nikkei Writers and the Representation of History [AUDIO]

Naomi Hirahara, Author
Joy Kogawa, Writer
Juliet S. Kono, Associate Professor, Leeward Community College
Stephen H. Sumida, Ph.D., Professor of American Ethnic Studies, University of Washington
Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   3:15 p.m. — 4:30 p.m.
Location: Redwood A & B
Topic: Speaking Up

Power of Commission Hearings: First Person Voices of Japanese American Incarceration [AUDIO]

Lane Ryo Hirabayashi, George and Sakaye Aratani Endowed Chair, Asian American Studies Department, UCLA
Richard Katsuda, Co-Chair, Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress
Kathy Masaoka, Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress
Kay Ochi, Co-Chair, Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress
Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   3:15 p.m. — 4:30 p.m.
Location: Willow B
Topic: Speaking Up

Japanese American History Dramatized: Realized or Supersized? [AUDIO]

John Esaki, Director, Frank H. Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum
Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   3:15 p.m. — 4:30 p.m.
Location: Cedar A & B
Topic: Dignity

Japanese American Redress (For Teens)

Mitchell T. Maki, Ph.D., Vice Provost, Academic Affairs, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   3:15 p.m. — 4:30 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan B
Topic: Youth-Friendly

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

Discover Nikkei Meet-Up in Seattle

Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   5:00 p.m. — 7:00 p.m.
Location: Ravenna AB
Topic: General Activity

Screening and Discussion of Farewell to Manzanar with special appearance by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston [AUDIO]

Frank Abe, Producer/Director, "Conscience and the Constitution"
Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Author
Date/Time: Friday, July 5, 2013   6:30 p.m. — 9:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom
Topic: General Activity