Japanese Imprisonment and Resettlement:

The Power of Our Intergenerational Stories
Event detail
Añadir a mi calendario
 
This intergenerational presentation will showcase poetry and memoirs about the imprisonment of over 120,000 Japanese Americans in prison camps during World War II.  Brian Komei Dempster--a third-generation Sansei--will read poems from his debut collection, Topaz, which looks at the lasting effects of wartime incarceration on his maternal family and younger generations.  Along with Dempster, a group of former camp prisoners and mainly second-generation Nisei writers--Florence Ohmura Dobashi, Sato Hashizume, and Daisy Satoda--will present their first-person stories. A book sale by Readers Books follows the event.

Próximos Eventos

Open Books: Ruthanne Lum McCunn
Martes 25 de Noviembre de 2014
Biblioteca Central, Sala Latino/Hispana A & B
Hacer la encuesta