nima voices ep 16 with 2 kokeshi doll images representing the man and woman spreakers

Discover Nikkei

Discover Nikkei’s Nima Voices: Episode 16—Stan Kirk

nima voices ep 16 with 2 kokeshi doll images representing the man and woman spreakers

Discover Nikkei

Discover Nikkei’s Nima Voices: Episode 16—Stan Kirk

About the Event

Discover Nikkei is JANM’s community-based web project sharing stories and the experiences of Nikkei around the world. “Nima” are members of the Discover Nikkei online community. Hailing from all around the world, they each bring unique experiences and perspectives to the site’s rich archive of stories.

Nima Voices is an interview series where we uplift our Nima through brief and enlightening interviews. In the sixteenth episode, join us for a conversation between Stan Kirk, researcher and writer of Japanese Canadian history, with guest host Yoko Murakawa, professor emerita at Keiai University. Hear from Stan about his research into Japanese Canadians who were exiled to Japan at the end of World War II.

Read Stan’s articles on Discover Nikkei before tuning in for this live interview and Q&A on the Discover Nikkei YouTube channel or on Facebook. Log into your YouTube or Facebook account to post questions for the Q&A!
 

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Tuesday, Jun 25, 2024

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM PDT

Japanese American National Museum

100 North Central Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90012

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About the Event

Discover Nikkei is JANM’s community-based web project sharing stories and the experiences of Nikkei around the world. “Nima” are members of the Discover Nikkei online community. Hailing from all around the world, they each bring unique experiences and perspectives to the site’s rich archive of stories.

Nima Voices is an interview series where we uplift our Nima through brief and enlightening interviews. In the sixteenth episode, join us for a conversation between Stan Kirk, researcher and writer of Japanese Canadian history, with guest host Yoko Murakawa, professor emerita at Keiai University. Hear from Stan about his research into Japanese Canadians who were exiled to Japan at the end of World War II.

Read Stan’s articles on Discover Nikkei before tuning in for this live interview and Q&A on the Discover Nikkei YouTube channel or on Facebook. Log into your YouTube or Facebook account to post questions for the Q&A!
 

We encourage you to subscribe to Discover Nikkei’s YouTube channel/Facebook page so you will be notified when the video is streaming live.

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stan kirk

Stan Kirk

Stan Kirk grew up in rural Alberta and graduated from the University of Calgary. He now lives in Ashiya City, Japan with his wife Masako and son Takayuki Donald. Presently he teaches English at the Institute for Language and Culture at Konan University in Kobe, and he is researching and writing the life histories of Japanese Canadians who were exiled to Japan at the end of World War II.

yoko murakawa

Yoko Murakawa

Yoko Murakawa is professor emerita at Keiai University. She received her PhD in International Studies from Tsuda University. She is earning a second PhD from Hitotsubashi University. Her academic interest lies in the historic and current meanings of the US citizenship renunciation and deportation program in the Department of Justice camps during World War II.

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