“It’s 1935. A Japanese family making their start in Canada receives a special gift from the country they left behind—a beautiful set of ...
Yoshiko Uragami is a remarkable woman—though she will deny that there’s anything very special about her, her Nisei modesty can’t hide a ...
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Background of Japanese Overseas Migration The overseas migration of Japanese started with the opening of the island nation to the rest of the world and ...
Three years after the release of her first novel, The Longshot, Katie Kitamura is drawing praise once again for her second novel, Gone to the ...
Read Part 1 >> AL: Well, in terms of making a queer relationship visible, one thing that really moved me about your work was how rigorously ...
Amy Sueyoshi, Associate Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University, has just published a book entitled Queer Compulsions: Race, Nation ...
“I was stunned when I started, and to some extent still am, at how rarely this precious source seemed to be used or cited by ...
Mount Vesuvius, Krakatoa, Mount St. Helens—these are the names that come to mind when most of us think of volcanoes. In her most recent ...
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The Japanese American National Museum’s current origami instructor and a volunteer since the museum’s opening, Ruthie Kitagawa has been an active member in ...
Growing up in the predominantly white city of Kelowna, British Columbia, Jeff Chiba Stearns felt very aware of being different from most of the people ...
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