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PRÓXIMOS PROGRAMAS | VOZES NIMA | OUTROS PROGRAMAS PASSADOS

 

PRÓXIMOS PROGRAMAS

Vozes Nima: Episódio 6—Christine Piper

Nima Voices 6

Terça-feira, 7 de setembro • 7 p.m. (PDT)
Quarta-feira, 8 de setembro • 12 p.m. (AEST)

[Idioma: inglês]

Nima Voices is an interview series where we uplift our Nima through brief, but enlightening, interviews. In the sixth episode, guest host Emily Anderson, a project curator at the Japanese American National Museum, will be talking with Christine Piper, a mixed-race Japanese-Australian, award-winning author, about her writing, the history and communities of Japanese in Australia, and her experience as a field research facilitator for the Global Nikkei Young Adult Research Project.

Watch the program live on the Discover Nikkei YouTube channel or on Facebook. Log into your YouTube or Facebook account to post questions for the Q&A!

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VOZES NIMA

“Nima” são membros da comunidade online Descubra Nikkei. Vindos de todo o mundo, cada um deles traz experiências e perspectivas únicas para o rico arquivo de histórias do site. Estamos entusiasmados em apresentar “Vozes Nima”, uma série em que progredimos nosso Nima por meio de breves, mas esclarecedoras entrevistas!

Vozes Nima: Episódio 5—Jay Horinouchi

6 de julho de 2021

[Idioma: inglês]

The fifth episode featured Jay Horinouchi—a Japanese American artist/consultant—interviewed by guest host Soji Kashiwagi. They talked about the challenges of designing the Nikkei Chronicles graphics and reflected on the 10th anniversary of the Great Tohoku Kanto earthquake. Jay was living in Japan in 2011 and assisted with post-tsunami recovery efforts. As Executive Director of the Grateful Crane Ensemble, Soji led three goodwill tours to Tohoku in 2014, 2016, and 2018 where the group performed songs of hope and healing for survivors.

 

Vozes Nima: Episódio 4—Juan Alberto Matsumoto

Terça-feira, 27 de abril

[Idioma: espanhol]

El cuarto episodio y primero en idioma español de “Voces Nima” presenta al argentino japonés Juan Alberto Matsumoto con la anfitriona invitada Mónica Kogiso. Ambos son nisei, originarios de Escobar, Argentina. Alberto habló sobre sus antecedentes, la ciudad de Escobar en donde creció, las comunidades nikkeis en Argentina, su identidad, los nikkeis en Japón y la educación para hijos de dekasegi, sus experiencias en la guerra de las Malvinas y más. Lean todas las historias de Alberto aquíMiren la entrevista de historia oral de Alberto aquí.

Mónica Kogiso es una comunicadora y puente cultural entre el Japón y Argentina. Ella es coordinadora de producción para los medios japoneses y organiza viajes y eventos que promueven los vínculos entre diversas personas y culturas. Es expresidenta del Centro Nikkei Argentino, y ha participado activamente en la Asociación Panamericana Nikkei. Ella promueve y trabaja para apoyar el desarrollo de los jóvenes líderes nikkei de Argentina y América Latina. Por largo tiempo, ha sido colaboradora de Descubra a los Nikkei.

 

Vozes Nima: Episódio 3—Tamiko Nimura

2 de março de 2021

[Idioma: inglês]

The third episode featured Discover Nikkei contributor Tamiko Nimura with guest host, Japanese American youth activist Justin Kawaguchi. Tamiko talked about her family—especially her uncle, the late playwright Hiroshi Kashiwagi; her sense of cultural identity and the importance of traditions; the Nikkei community in the Pacific Northwest, particularly Tacoma, WA; and her upcoming book, a co-written graphic novel, titled We Hereby Refuse: Japanese American Resistance to Wartime Incarceration (Chin Music Press/Wing Luke Asian Museum). Read Tamiko’s work here.

 

Vozes Nima: Episódio 2—Erik Matsunaga

15 de dezembro de 2020

[Idioma: inglês]

The second episode featured Erik Matsunaga with guest host, award-winning author Naomi Hirahara. Erik talked about his family, projects to map historic Japanese American neighborhoods in Chicago, his @windycitynikkei Instagram account, and his other articles on Discover Nikkei. Read Erik’s work here.

Naomi Hirahara is the author of the Edgar Award-winning Mas Arai mystery series, she has written several 12-part serials for Discover Nikkei, including her latest, Ten Days of Cleanup. Her historical mystery, Clark and Division, set in 1944 Chicago, will be released in August 2021 by Soho Crime. Read Naomi’s stories on Discover Nikkei.

 

Vozes Nima: Episódio 1—Chuck Tasaka

27 de outubro de 2020

[Idioma: inglês]

The inaugural episode featured Japanese Canadian Chuck Tasaka with guest host, actor and comedian Kyle Mizono. Chuck talked about unique Canadian Nikkei foods; how Greenwood, BC became the first Japanese Canadian internment camp during WWII and remained a Nikkei community after the war; Nisei nicknames; his Nikkei heroes; and more. Read all of Chuck's stories here.

Kyle Mizono is a comedian based in Los Angeles who recently made a Comedy Central digital series called “Girl Kyle.” She’s also been featured on NPR’s This American Life, Viceland, FreeForm, and Adult Swim.

  

 

OUTROS PROGRAMAS PASSADOS

8th Annual Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest: A Virtual Celebration

23 de maio de 2021

[Idioma: inglês]

The winners of the 8th Annual Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest were presented in a virtual celebration and dramatic readings of the winning stories by noted theatre artists, Greg WatanabeJully Lee, and Eiji Inoue. Susie Ling (English Adult), Andie Kimura (English Youth), and Makiko Nakasone (Japanese language) represented their respective judges panels to present remarks and introduce the winners—Jacob LauxCasey Murase, and ShoRei. The event was emceed by Michael Palma and included remarks by Little Tokyo Historical Society President Michael Okamura and LTHS board member Jeffrey Gee Chin's announcement of the upcoming LTHS publication, A Rebel's Outcray.

The contest is presented by Little Tokyo Historical Society in partnership with JANM’s Discover Nikkei project.

 

Nikkei Uncovered: a poetry reading

13 de maio de 2021

[Idioma: inglês]

Our second annual virtual poetry reading presented a powerful lineup of poets previously featured in Discover Nikkei’s Nikkei Uncovered: a poetry column, hosted by author, poet, and performer traci kato-kiriyama.

We reached out to pairs of poets who read works in conversation with each other. Each pair has their own unique relationship that brought depth of conversation and insight into their poetry. kato-kiriyama also provided prompts for audience members to write and reflect on.

Featured poets:

Amy Uyematsu and Miya Iwataki

Curtiss Takada Rooks and Mariko Fujimoto Rooks

Shō Tanaka and Paulette M. Moreno

 

O Que Significa Ser Nikkei em 2021?

6 de fevereiro de 2021

[Idioma: inglês. traduções simultâneas da sessão principal estarão disponíveis em espanhol e português]

Em 2018, The Nippon Foundation, em parceria com o Museu Nacional Japonês Americano, lançou o Projeto de Pesquisa Global sobre Jovens Adultos Nikkeis com o propósito de examinar como os jovens adultos nikkeis em todo o mundo percebem e expressam a sua herança cultural japonesa. Ao analisar os resultados desta pesquisa de escopo mundial e dos grupos de foco regionais espalhados pelo mundo, o projeto procurou obter um conhecimento mais profundo sobre as semelhanças e diferenças entre os jovens adultos nikkeis, como também sobre os seus triunfos e desafios.

A apresentação principal dos Dr. Curtiss Takada Rooks e Dra. Lindsey Sasaki Kogasaka forneceu uma visão geral das conclusões do relatório final, seguida por uma breve sessão de perguntas e respostas.

O programa foi apresentado em inglês com traduções simultâneas em espanhol e português para facilitar a participação internacional, com mais de 130 participantes de pelo menos 14 países. O evento incluiu discussões em pequenos grupos e uma oportunidade opcional de networking.

Este programa foi apresentado pelo projeto Descubra Nikkei do JANM, em parceria com o Departamento de Estudos Asiáticos e Asiático-Americanos da Loyola Marymount University.

 

Imagine Little Tokyo Writing Workshop

Little Tokyo

With Naomi Hirahara and Bill Watanabe

Quinta feira, 28 de janeiro de 2021

[Idioma: inglês]

Award-winning author Naomi Hirahara and Little Tokyo community leader Bill Watanabe led an interactive story writing workshop where articipants learned tips and got advice for writing short stories that they can submit to the eighth annual Imagine Little Tokyo short story contest.

Presented by Little Tokyo Historical Society in partnership with Discover Nikkei, the purpose of the Imagine Little Tokyo short story contest is to raise awareness of Little Tokyo through a creative story that takes place in the historic neighborhood. The story must be fictional and set in a current, past, or future Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. The short story committee will be specifically looking for stories that capture the spirit and sense of Little Tokyo. Learn more about submitting your story.

 

7th Annual Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest: A Virtual Celebration

23 de Julho de 2020

[Idioma: inglês / parcialmente em japonês]

The winners of the 7th Annual Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest were presented in a virtual celebration and dramatic readings of the winning stories by actors Derek Mio, Tamlyn Tomita, and Eijiro Ozaki. Brian Niiya (Adult category), Kelsey Iino (Youth), and Makiko Nakasone (Japanese language) represented their respective judges panels to present remarks and introduce the winners—James Fujita, Onassa Sun, and Junzo Arai. The event was emceed by Marilyn Tokuda and included remarks by Little Tokyo Historical Society President Michael Okamura and a short video about Little Tokyo by Steve Nagano.

The contest is presented by Little Tokyo Historical Society in partnership with Discover Nikkei.

 

Nikkei Uncovered: a poetry reading

21 de maio de 2020

[Idioma: inglês]

Discover Nikkei’s Nikkei Uncovered: a poetry column shares poems each month from the Nikkei community around themes curated by author, poet, and performer traci kato-kiriyama. Nikkei Uncovered went live with a powerful, intergenerational lineup of poets previously featured in the column to share their poetry in an online reading. Hosted by traci, the interactive reading and reflection featured Maiya Kuida-Osumi, Courtney Ozaki, Micah Tasaka, and Mitsuye Yamada, followed by a short open mic portion.

 

From Japan to Mexico: A Nikkei Story from Veracruz

29 de setembro de 2018

[Idioma: inglês / parcialmente em espanhol]

Julio Mizzumi Guerrero Kojima and Belen Torres Morales are descendants of immigrants who left Japan to work in the sugar plantations in Veracruz, Mexico, in the early 1900s. They are musicians with expertise in the Fandango, a tradition specific to Veracruz that is rooted in community convening and participation. They also are part of an environmental/community gardening project in Veracruz called Jardin Kojima. They performed with musician César Castro and spoke about their family’s history, their expertise in Fandango, and their environmental project.

 This program was presented by the Japanese American National Museum in partnership with FandangObon.

 

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