BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4569@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20140315T000000Z DTEND:20140315T000000Z DESCRIPTION:In this intergenerational reading\, Sansei poet and editor\, Br ian Komei Dempster\, will discuss his community-based writing projects an d anthologies\, in which Japanese Americans&mdash\;mostly Nisei&mdash\;te ll their stories of wartime incarceration and post-war resettlement. Demp ster will also read poems from his debut collection\,&nbsp\;<em>Topaz</em > \, which looks at the legacy of the camp experience and its impact on yo unger generations. \n \n Joining Dempster is project participant Toru Sai to\, along with prominent Nisei writer\, Wakako Yamauchi\, whose granddau ghter Alyctra Matsushita\, will read excerpts from Yamauchi&rsquo\;s dazz ling story collection\,&nbsp\;<em>Rosebud</em> &nbsp\;(University of Hawai i\, 2011\, edited by Lillian Howan). \n \n <em>Co-sponsored by Collecting Los Angeles\, a program of UCLA Library Special Collections. </em>\n\nFor more up-to-date information about this event\, please visit the Japanese A merican National Museums' event page: <a href="http://www.janm.org/events/ #15" target="_blank">http://www.janm.org/events/#15</a>\n<p style="text-al ign: center\;">* * * * *\n\nThis event is free for Museum members and free with&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.janm.org/visit/" target="_blank">admission </a>&nbsp\;for non-members.&nbsp\;\n\n<span style="font-size: 12px\;">Adva nced reservations are recommended for most programs as seating/space may b e limited. Some programs may have separate reservation contacts. Please ch eck program description.<span style="font-size: 12px\;">&nbsp\;<strong>Whe n making a reservation\, email&nbsp\;<a href="mailto:rsvp@janm.org">rsvp@j anm.org</a>&nbsp\;or call 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours prior to the even t.</strong><span style="font-size: 12px\;">&nbsp\;<span style="font-size: 12px\;">Include the name\, date\, and time of the program\, as well as you r name and the total in your party.\n SUMMARY:Breaking Silences: Uncovering Memories of Japanese American Impriso nment URL:/en/events/2014/03/15/breaking-silences-uncovering-memories-of-japanese / END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR