BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4537@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20140220T000000Z DTEND:20140220T000000Z DESCRIPTION:"Interested in what happened to Japanese Canadians when the Can adian government invoked the War Measures Act in 1942 and stripped their c itizenship rights\, categorizing them as enemy aliens and sending them to internment camps throughout the B.C. interior?\n\nSFU Library Special Coll ections recently obtained a large collection of materials from one of thes e camps\, the Blue River road camp. The documents detail how the governmen t ran the camps\, how the interned men coordinated resistance\, how local businesses used them as labourers\, and much more.\n\nOn Thursday\, Feb. 2 0\, 2014\, 12:30-1:30 p.m.\, join Kirsten Emiko McAllister\, an associate professor in the School of Communication for a discussion on&nbsp\;<em>The Japanese-Canadian Blue River Road Camp Collection.</em>&nbsp\;She'll expl ain the significance of these records for understanding one of the Canadia n government&rsquo\;s many programs to manage unwanted racial difference.\ n\nMcAllister is the author of&nbsp\;<em>Terrain of Memory: A Japanese Can adian Memorial Project</em>.&nbsp\;\n\nThe free event takes place at the W .A.C. Bennett Library\, Special Collections\, at the Burnaby campus."\n\nh ttp://www.sfu.ca/sfunews/stories/2014/revisiting-b-c-s-japanese-canadian-w w-ii-internment-camps.html SUMMARY:The Japanese-Canadian Blue River Road Camp Collection URL:/en/events/2014/02/20/the-japanese-canadian-blue-river-road-camp-collec t/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR