Book Reading - Making Home from War

  • en
Community Event

Oct 20119
2:00p.m.

Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center
121 NW 2nd Avenue
Portland, Oregon, 97209
United States


Making Home from War:
Stories of Japanese American Exile and Resettlement

A collection of Nisei writings

Written by thirteen Japanese American elders, Making Home from War is a collection of stories about their exodus from the World War II camps into a world that in a few short years had drastically changed. In order to survive, they found the resilience they needed in the form of community, and gathered reserves of strength from family and friends. Through a spectrum of conflicting and rich emotions, Making Home from War demonstrates the depth of human resolve and faith during a time of devastating upheaval.

Editor Brian Komei Dempster and writer Harumi Serata (from Washington) and writer Sato Hashizume (from Portland) will be visiting the Legacy Center to discuss Making Home from War. In the essay "Return to Jefferson Street" Sato Hashizume shares her impressions on the changes in her old neighborhood and recollects the Vanport flood.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Oregon Nikkei Endowment at 503-224-1458, or go to www.oregonnikkei.org.

 

Tags

Login or register to add tags

Oregon_Nikkei . Last modified Sep 15 2011 5:25 p.m.


<<

October 2011

>>

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31

Login or register to add an event

Kizuna 2020: Nikkei Kindness and Solidarity During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Read the stories and share your own!

More Than a Game: Nikkei Sports

Read the Nikkei sports stories >>

Get updates

Sign up for email updates

Journal feed
Events feed
Comments feed

Support this project

Discover Nikkei

Discover Nikkei is a place to connect with others and share the Nikkei experience. To continue to sustain and grow this project, we need your help!

Ways to help >>

A project of the Japanese American National Museum

Major support by The Nippon Foundation