2008 National Conference » Speakers

Arthur Hansen

Professor Emeritus of History and Asian American Studies, California State University, Fullerton

Art Hansen is a professor emeritus in History and Asian American Studies at California State University, Fullerton, and a historical consultant at the Japanese American National Museum. He is editing for publication the memoir of the late Nisei journalist James Omura, who resettled during World War II in Denver, Colorado, and there became embroiled in controversy as the editor of the Rocky Shimpo newspaper in 1944 and again in 1947.

Speaker Events

Saturday, July 5

Enduring Communities: An Overview of Japanese Americans in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah
Arthur Hansen, Professor Emeritus of History and Asian American Studies, California State University, Fullerton
Karen Leong, Director, Asian Pacific American Studies, Arizona State University
Daryl Maeda, Assistant Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder
Andy Russell, History Instructor, Central New Mexico Community College
Nancy Taniguchi, Professor of History, California State University, Stanislaus
Thomas Walls, Chief of Staff, Oklahoma State Senate
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Location: Capitol 2 & 3, 4th Floor
Topic: Basic Introduction

Stories of Resettlement: Nikkei Nation in Motion, 1942–1965
Roy Ebihara
Arthur Hansen, Professor Emeritus of History and Asian American Studies, California State University, Fullerton
Frank Hiji
James Tanaka
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Location: Capitol 4, 4th Floor
Topic: Different Views on the Incarceration