BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4195@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20130525T000000Z DTEND:20130525T000000Z DESCRIPTION:What does it mean to be Japanese American in today&rsquo\;s soc iety? This question\, as well as others will beexplored in this special gr oup discussion.\n\nAccording to the 2000 census\, one of every three Japan ese Americans identified themselves as being multi-racial. An example of being mult-racial is the relatively new concept\, &ldquo\;shin-Nisei\,&rd quo\; children of Issei who emigrated after WW II. New terminology is cons tantly being coined to reflect changing social conditions. \nAfter a short presentation\, audience members will explore this topic by sharing their own stories\, as well as finding the commonalities and differences that c haracterize Japanese Americans today.\n\nCost: Entry is free with admissio n to the museum (non-members\, $5\; students and seniors over age 65\, $3\ ; JAMsj members and children under 12\, free).\n\nRSVP required. Contact P ublicPrograms@jamsj.org or call (408) 294-3138. SUMMARY:Defining JA: Beyond Issei/Nisei/Sansei URL:/en/events/2013/05/25/defining-ja-beyond-isseiniseisansei/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR