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Masumi Izumi

Professor, Doshisha University

Masumi Izumi is Professor in the Department of Global and Regional Studies, Doshisha University, Kyoto. Her PhD dissertation, titled Japanese American Internment and the Emergency Detention Act, 1941–1971, analyzed how the historical memory of Japanese American internment affected postwar civil liberties in the U.S. Professor Izumi has written numerous articles on the cultural history of postwar Japanese American and Japanese Canadian communities, including The Japanese Canadian Movement: Migration and Activism before and after World War II (Amerasia Journal 33: 2 [2007]) and Seeking the Truth, Spiritual and Political: Japanese American Community Building through Engaged Ethnic Buddhism (Peace and Change 35:1 [2010]).

Speaker Events

Saturday, July 6

「第二次世界大戦中の日系アメリカ人の体験」入門 (Intro to the WWII Japanese American Experience) [AUDIO]
Emily Anderson, Assistant Professor of History, Washington State University
Masumi Izumi, Professor, Doshisha University
Yasuko Iwai Takezawa, Ph.D., Professor, Kyoto University
Akihiro Yamakura, Professor, Tenri University


Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Location: Aspen
Topic: 日本語のセッション (Sessions in Japanese)