2008 National Conference » Speakers

Jeffery Burton

National Park Service

Jeff Burton is an archaeologist of the Manzanar National Historic Site. He is a co-author of Confinement and Ethnicity: An Overview of Japanese American Relocation Sites and has conducted detailed studies at Manzanar, Minidoka, Poston, Tule Lake, and the Gordon Hirabayashi Relocation Site.

Speaker Events

Saturday, July 5

An Overview of Nikkei Incarceration: World War II Assembly, Relocation, Isolation, Segregation, and Internment Camps
Jeffery Burton, National Park Service
Louis Fiset, Affiliate Associate Professor, University of Washington
James Hirabayashi, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University
Tetsuden Kashima, Professor, American Ethnic Studies Department, University of Washington
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Location: Capitol 4, 4th Floor
Topic: Basic Introduction