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Noriko Shimada

Professor, Japan Women's University

Noriko Shimada is a Professor and Director of the American Studies program at Japan Women’s University in Tokyo. She was a research fellow in the Ethnic Studies program of the University of Hawai`i at Manoa in 1995. Professor Shimada is the author of many academic papers, including four papers about Hawai`i’s Japanese immigrants’ poetry club activities and their poems, and she has written several books, including: The Pacific War and Japanese Americans on the West Coast and Immigrants and Their Communities in Hawaii during and after the Pacific War. Professor Shimada was born in Tokyo in 1944 and received her MA from Syracuse University in 1969.

Articles written by this presenter are available on-line.

Speaker Events

Friday, July 5

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


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

Saturday, July 6

99 年の愛/憎しみ (99 Years of Love/Hate) [AUDIO]
Masako Iino, Past President and Professor, Tsuda College
Teruko Kumei, Professor, Shirayuri College
Noriko Shimada, Professor, Japan Women's University


Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Location: Cedar A & B
Topic: 日本語のセッション (Sessions in Japanese)