BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.6442@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20210907T000000Z DTEND:20210907T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>Tues\, September 7 • 7 p.m. (PDT)</strong>\n\n<strong >Wed\, September 8 • 12 p.m. (AEST)</strong>\n\n<strong><em>Nima Voices< /em></strong> is an interview series where we uplift our Nima through brie f\, but enlightening\, interviews. Join us for our sixth episode! <strong> Christine Piper</strong> is an award-winning\, mixed-race Japanese-Austral ian author. She will be interviewed by guest host <strong>Emily Anderson</ strong>\, Project Curator at JANM and a specialist on modern Japan. She wi ll be talking to Christine about her writing\, the history and communities of Japanese in Australia\, and her experience as a field research facilit ator for the Global Nikkei Young Adult Research Project.\n\n<strong>Christ ine Piper</strong>’s debut novel\, <em>After Darkness</em> (Allen &amp\; Unwin 2014)\, is a story about a Japanese doctor interned as an enemy ali en in Australia during World War 2. It won The Australian/Vogel’s Litera ry Award and was shortlisted for the prestigious Miles Franklin Literary A ward\, and is currently studied by Year 12 English students in the state o f Victoria. She also won the 2014 Guy Morrison Award for Literary Journali sm and the 2014 Calibre Essay Prize for her creative non-fiction essay “ Unearthing the Past\,” about civilian activists in Japan and the nation' s conflicted wartime memory. In addition to her participation as a field r esearch facilitator for the Global Nikkei Young Adult Research Project\, s he also served as a facilitator for Discover Nikkei’s What Does It Mean to Be Nikkei in 2021? program earlier this year. <a href="/en/journal/aut hor/piper-christine/"><strong>Read her stories on Discover Nikkei</strong> </a> before tuning in for this live interview and Q&amp\;A on the Discove r Nikkei YouTube channel.\n\n<a href="/en/journal/author/anderson-emily/"> <strong>Emily Anderson</strong></a> is Project Curator at the Japanese Am erican National Museum and a specialist on modern Japan. She received her PhD in modern Japanese history from UCLA and was assistant professor of Ja panese history at Washington State University before going to New Zealand as a postdoctoral fellow at University of Auckland in 2014. She has author ed several books\, articles\, and book chapters on religion and imperialis m in Japan and the Pacific.\n\nWatch the program live on Tuesday\, Septemb er 7\, 2021 at 7 p.m. (PDT) on the Discover Nikkei <a href="https://www.yo utube.com/user/DiscoverNikkei">YouTube channel</a> or on <a href="http://f acebook.com/discovernikkei">Facebook</a>. Log into your YouTube or Faceboo k account to post questions for the Q&amp\;A!\n\n<a href="https://www.yout ube.com/watch?v=5sN3uaQer0k" target="_blank"><strong>WATCH LIVE ON YOUTUBE </strong></a>\n\n<strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/14274533 97640759" target="_blank">WATCH LIVE ON FACEBOOK</a></strong> SUMMARY:Nima Voices: Episode 6—Christine Piper URL:/en/events/2021/09/07/nima-voices-episode-6christine-piper/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR