ジョナサン・バン・ハーメルン

(Jonathan van Harmelen)

カリフォルニア大学サンタクルーズ校博士課程在籍中。専門は日系アメリカ人の強制収容史。ポモナ・カレッジで歴史学とフランス語を学び文学士(BA)を取得後、ジョージタウン大学で文学修士(MA)を取得し、2015年から2018年まで国立アメリカ歴史博物館にインターンおよび研究者として所属した。連絡先:jvanharm@ucsc.edu

(2020年2月 更新) 

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Father Thomas Takahashi – A Man of One Spirit in Two Worlds

Although most of the permanent clergy at the Maryknoll missions did not come out of the Japanese American community, a number of Nikkei clergy, such as Sisters Bernadette and Suzanne, worked among the Japanese American community. One of the first Japanese American Catholics to enter the priesthood was Father Th…

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Toge Fujihira: Master Photographer and World Traveler - Part 2

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Even as Fujihira and Shilin made their documentaries on Native Americans, they also collaborated on a series of films for the Protestant Film Commission. In 1951, Fujihira travelled to Brazil to shoot a film on Church missionary work there. The following year, they released An End to Darkn…

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Toge Fujihira: Master Photographer and World Traveler - Part 1

Toge Fujihira (whose family name was sometimes reported as Fujihara) left the West Coast in the years before World War II and settled in New York, where he distinguished himself as a photographer and documentary filmmaker. During the postwar era, he established himself as a professional cameraman and photographer…

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Clement Boesflug: Catholic Priest and JACL Chaplain

Among the Maryknoll Catholic clergy who worked with Japanese Americans, many individuals, including Fathers Hugh Lavery and Leopold Tibesar, served as spiritual teachers and advocates on behalf of Japanese communities. However, few interacted with their parishioners or participated in community politics as m…

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The N-Word and the Japanese American Press

In the wide world of American racial epithets, one word seems to stand apart as uniquely hateful and wounding: the term euphemized as the “N-word.” Applied to African Americans, it is a corruption of the term Negro—a term that has gone through its own complex history. Like the Nazi swastika, the…

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