Junko Kondo is a graduate of the University of Washington with a major in Biology and minor in Chemistry. Included in her studies is a semester spent at the Tokyo Institute of Technology researching in a laboratory in the developmental neurobiological field. Born and raised in Washington by her Japanese parents, she identifies herself as a Japanese American but holds strong ties to Japan as her second home. Ms. Kondo’s interests include exploring dynamic interactions among both Americans of Japanese descent and Japanese nationals. Future aspirations include a fulfilling career in the veterinary field, as well as qualifying for the Boston Marathon.
「私たちは戦争と結婚したのではない」：日系史における「戦争花嫁」 (We Didn't Marry the War: Stories of War Brides in Nikkei History) [AUDIO]
Stephen H. Sumida, Ph.D., Professor of American Ethnic Studies, University of Washington
Mariko Takagi-Kitayama, Ph.D., Professor, Aichi Gakuin University
Wesley Ueunten, Ph.D., Associate Professor/Asian American Studies, San Francisco State University
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan A
Topic: 日本語のセッション (Sessions in Japanese)