Distant Islands, Daniel Inouye, Dr. Daniel H. Inouye, history, Japanese diaspora, Japanese Americans in New York, NYC, Japan, JAA, JACL, JAJA, immigration, The Nippon Club

Distant Islands: The Japanese American Community in NY 1876-1930s

Book Discussion – Distant Islands: The Japanese American Community in NY 1876-1930s Saturday, January 26 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Japanese American Association of New York – 49 West 45th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 11th Floor Admission: Free As Japan transitioned from the Edo Era to the Meiji Era, Japanese immigrants began settling in Hawaii and the U.S. mainland, including New York. … Continue reading Distant Islands: The Japanese American Community in NY 1876-1930s
The Century Foundation, NYC, Think.Drink.Mingle, Densho, Tom Ikeda, WWII, American policy, immigration, incarceration, NYCLU, Make the Road, NYC Mayor's Office, think tank, Muslim Ban, family separation

Us vs. Them: Interrupting the Cycle of Fear in American Policy

Us vs. Them: Interrupting the Cycle of Fear in American Policy Tuesday, July 24 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The Century Foundation – 1 Whitehall Street (between Stone and Bridge Streets), 15th Floor Admission: Free From the incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII to Trump-era initiatives such as the Muslim Ban and family separation, American policy has too often framed immigrants, people of color, … Continue reading Us vs. Them: Interrupting the Cycle of Fear in American Policy
Shirotama Hitsujiya, NYC, Japan, Asia, Japan Society, playwrights, Vietnam, immigration, women in theater, AJOKAI, Southeast Asia

Japan Society Presents a Public Forum on Theater, Women, and Immigration

“Rest in Peace, New York.” A Public Forum on Theater, Women and Immigration Monday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 East 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Admission: $10/$8 Japan Society members Japan Society welcomes back Shirotama Hitsujiya, internationally known performance artist, artistic director of the experimental theater company YUBIWA Hotel, and founder of AJOKAI (Asian Women Performing Arts Collective), for … Continue reading Japan Society Presents a Public Forum on Theater, Women, and Immigration