Don’t miss – FORGETTING VIETNAM, a film by Trinh T. Minh-ha

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Center for Race & Gender Special Film Presentation FORGETTING VIETNAM a film by Prof. Trinh T. Minh-ha Gender & Women’s Studies and Rhetoric Discussion Moderator: Prof. Khatharya Um Ethnic Studies Friday, April 28, 2017 5:00 pm Multicultural Community Center MLK, Jr. Student Union Building, UC Berkeley Location is wheelchair accessible. Light refreshments served. Event organized…

New documentary on JA incarceration screens May 13 in Mill Valley

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BAY AREA PREMIERE at DocLands Film Festival! Buy Tickets Now! American documentary photographer Dorothea Lange was hired to capture images of the lives of Japanese-Americans who were forcibly interned during WWII. Using her starkly moving photographs to tell their stories, Lange bore witness to those who were imprisoned. Until now, this body of work was buried in…

Redefining Japaneseness: Japanese Americans in the Ancestral Homeland

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Redefining Japaneseness:  Japanese Americans in the Ancestral Homeland Co-sponsored by the UC Berkeley Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program and the Center for Japanese Studies Thursday, March 9th, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 554 Barrows Hall Light refreshments will be served. Lecture and Book Signing with Dr. Jane H. Yamashiro Introduction by Michael Omi…

Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Events New Topics, Technologies and New Times: Japan Ahead Friday-Saturday, February 24-25 Ida & Robert Sproul Room, International House, UC Berkeley Academic communities play an important role in shaping international perspectives. Scholars work within broad networks, developing thoughtful insights on emerging changes long before others become aware of their implications. Students, whether within Japan…

Right of Passage: A Documentary by Janice D. Tanaka

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Please consider attending this important event tonight co-sponsored by AAADS and the Center for Japanese Studies in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, which led to the unjustified incarceration of 120,000+ persons of Japanese ancestry during World War II. Film – Documentary: Center for Japanese Studies | February 21 |…