In 2018, The Nippon Foundation, in collaboration with JANM, launched the Global Nikkei Young Adult Research Project to examine how young adult Nikkei around the world feel about and express their Japanese heritage. Analyzing the data from a worldwide survey and global regional focus groups, the project sought to obtain a deeper understanding of their similarities and differences, as well as their celebrations and challenges.
In this virtual program, Dr. Curtiss Takada Rooks and Dr. Lindsey Sasaki Kogasaka will share an overview of the final report findings, followed by small group discussions around the question: “What does it mean to be Nikkei in 2021?” Simultaneous translations of the main presentation will be available in Spanish and Portuguese to encourage international Nikkei participation. In addition to the breakout sessions, an optional opportunity for networking and connection will be available following the program.
Registration is required. Limited space is available, so sign up now!
This program is presented by JANM’s Discover Nikkei project in partnership with Department of Asian and Asian American Studies of Loyola Marymount University.