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Tetsuden (Tetsu) Kashima

Professor, University of Washington

Tetsuden (Tetsu) Kashima was born in Oakland, California, and received his BA from UC Berkeley and a PhD in Sociology from UC San Diego. Dr. Kashima is a Professor in American Ethnic Studies and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Washington. He was an invited professor at Ryukoku University (Kyoto) and Yamaguchi National University (Yamaguchi, Japan). Professor Kashima is the author of Buddhism in America: The Social Organization of an Ethnic Religious Institution (Greenwood Press) and Judgment Without Trial: Japanese American Imprisonment During World War II (University of Washington Press).

Speaker Events

Friday, July 5

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


Time: 3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan A
Topic: Basic Introduction

Saturday, July 6

Standing on Principle [AUDIO]
Takashi Hoshizaki, Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation
Tetsuden (Tetsu) Kashima, Professor, University of Washington
Soji Kashiwagi, Executive Producer/Playwright, Grateful Crane Ensemble
Mary Woodward, Vice President, BI Japanese American Community


Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Location: Willow A
Topic: Speaking Up