Creativity and Activism: Celebrating the Lives of Mine Okubo and Michi Nishiura Weglyn

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Conference/Presentation

Feb 201019
6:00p.m. - 8:30p.m.

NYU
5 Washington Place
Room 101
New York, New York, 10003
United States

This special evening program will investigate and celebrate the remarkable lives of two Japanese American women, artist Mine Okubo and fashion designer Michi Nishiura Weglyn. Both of these women were imprisoned in the U.S. concentration camps during WWII and both become activists from that experience.

A screening of the documentary short "Out of Infamy: Michi Nishiura Weglyn" will be followed by a panel discussion on the two women.

Panelists:
Greg Robinson , author of recent books Following Her Own Road and A Tragedy of Democracy: Japanese Confinement in North America
Sharon Yamato and Nancy Kapitanoff , Co-directors, “Out of Infamy: Michi Nishiura Weglyn”

Moderated by Karin Higa , Senior Adjunct Curator, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles

Free and open to the public.
To RSVP:
Use form on right, Email apa.rsvp@nyu.edu , or Call 212-992-9653

 

APA_Institute . Last modified Jul 09 2010 12:14 p.m.


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