ICP Museum, Then They Came for Me, incarceration, WWII, Japanese Americans, internment, poetry, performance, Poetry Society of America, Kimiko Hahn, Christine Kitano, Kevin Miyazaki, Tom Ikeda, Densho, Julian Saporiti, Erin Aoyama, No-No Boy Project, Brandon Shimoda, Paul Kitagaki, Bob Lee

ICP Museum Presents Poetry Performances Based on Japanese Incarceration 🗓 🗺

Japanese Incarceration: Public Memory and Cultural Production, Part I Tuesday, March 27 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. ICP Museum – 250 Bowery (between Stanton and E. Houston Streets) Admission: Free Presented in collaboration with the Poetry Society of America and the Poetry Coalition’s “Poetry and the Body” theme, this two-part event brings together artists, scholars, poets, and photographers who draw on the history of … Continue reading ICP Museum Presents Poetry Performances Based on Japanese Incarceration 🗓 🗺
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WWII Incarceration Lecture by Densho’s Tom Ikeda to Be Held at JAA 🗓 🗺

The World War II Japanese American Incarceration and Why it Matters Today Monday, March 26 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Japanese American Association of New York – 49 W. 45th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 11th Floor Admission: Free Japanese American Association of New York (JAA) and the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) present a lecture featuring Tom Ikeda, the Executive Director of … Continue reading WWII Incarceration Lecture by Densho’s Tom Ikeda to Be Held at JAA 🗓 🗺
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11th Annual New York Peace Film Festival 🗓 🗺

11th Annual New York Peace Film Festival Saturday, March 24 from 1:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Sunday, March 25 from 12:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. All Souls Unitarian Church – 1157 Lexington Avenue (between 79th & 80th Streets) Admission: Free The 11th Annual New York Peace Film Festival (NYPFF) is a two-day film festival co-hosted by The Peace & Justice Task Force of All Souls … Continue reading 11th Annual New York Peace Film Festival 🗓 🗺
Moving Walls, Stan Honda, Heart Mountain, Wyoming, NYC, Japanese Americans, WWII, incarceration, Sharon Yamato, book, the cell, internment, barracks

New York-Based Photographer to Have Book Signing at the cell 🗓 🗺

“Moving Walls” Book Release Party and Signing Sunday, February 25 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. the cell – 338 W. 23rd Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues) Admission: Free New York-based photographer Stan Honda will host a book release party and signing for his upcoming book, Moving Walls: The Barracks of America’s Concentration Camps, a collaborative effort with Los Angeles-based writer Sharon Yamato. The … Continue reading New York-Based Photographer to Have Book Signing at the cell 🗓 🗺
Day of Remembrance, Executive Order 9066, DOR, NYC, Japanese Americans, incarceration, internment, Japanese American United Church, peace, JAANY, redress and reparations, Civil Liberties Act of 1988, community

NY Day of Remembrance 2018 🗓 🗺

NY Day of Remembrance 2018 Saturday, February 24 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Japanese American United Church – 255 7th Avenue (between 24th and 25th Streets) Admission: Free (donations accepted) For nearly 30 years New York’s annual Day of Remembrance Program and Community Potluck has commemorated the forced evacuation and incarceration of the Japanese American community during WWII. In addition to marking the 76th … Continue reading NY Day of Remembrance 2018 🗓 🗺