Community Forum: Okinawans and Their Global Networks on Saturday, March 1 in Los Angeles

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Conference/Presentation

Mar 20081
2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
369 East First Street
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States

Join us for this special event, the first in a new program series presented by Discover Nikkei:

Community Forum: Okinawans and Their Global Networks
Saturday, March 1, 2008
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In 2006, over 4,900 people from around the world attended the 4th Worldwide Uchinanchu Taikai Festival in Okinawa to reconnect with their heritage and culture. The Center for Migration Studies at the University of the Ryukyus surveyed these participants and will present their findings revealing how Okinawans connect beyond the island borders.

FREE with Museum admission. Light reception to follow.

RSVP required to 213.625.0414 ext. 2227 or rsvp@janm.org. Limited spaces available, so please reserve early!

location:
Japanese American National Museum
369 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Organized by the Center for Migration Studies at the University of the Ryukyus and the Japanese American National Museum in collaboration with Lane R. Hirabayashi, Aratani Endowed Chair, Asian American Studies Department at University of California at Los Angeles and the Okinawa Association of America Inc.

 

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