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Japanese And Asian Americans: Racializations and Their Resistances

Day two of a two day symposium organized by Lane Hirabayashi, UCLA George and Sakaye Aratani Professor and Endowed Chair, and Yasuko Takezawa, Chair of the Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University.

Friday, October 14, 2011
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Faculty Center California Room
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Program Includes the following presentations:

  • Round Table (chair: Michael Omi, UCBerkeley)
  • Wesley Ueunten, SFSU, “The Nakayoshi Group: Post-War Okinawan Immigrant Women Articulation of Okinawan Identity in America”
  • Duncan Williams, USC, "Japan/America: Mixed Race History and Prospects"
  • Yasuko Takezawa, "Japanese American Artists With and Against Representations: An Anthropological Study"
  • Sachiko Kawakami, Kyoto U of Foreign Studies, “What brings Korean immigrants to Japantown?: Commodifying Racial Differences in the Age of Globalization”

This event is open to UCLA students, staff, faculty and invited guests.

Please contact Prof Lane Hirabayashi if you would like to attend Friday's events.

Lane Hirabayashi

Download file: UCLA-Program-Oct-13-14-2011-nb-aum.pdf

Sponsor(s): Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, Asian American Studies Center, Asian American Studies Department , The Japanese American National Museum

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