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2013 JANM National Conference - "Speaking Up! Democracy, Justice, Dignity"


[Audio] Intro to the WWII Japanese American experience (Session in Japanese)

This panel provides an introductory historical overview of the Japanese American experience in World War II. The discussion includes some comparison with the experience of Nikkei in Canada, including concepts and issues surrounding race, ethnicity, and citizenship in the United States and Canada; terminology; prewar anti-Japanese exclusion movements; civil liberty issues; removal; camp and resettlement experiences; and postwar redress.


  • Emily Anderson, Assistant Professor of History, Washington State University


  • Masumi Izumi, Professor, Doshisha University 
  • Yasuko Iwai Takezawa, Ph.D., Professor, Kyoto University 
  • Akihiro Yamakura, Professor, Tenri University

* This session is supported in part by grants from The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership and the UCLA Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies.

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