Renowned Japanese American Composer to Discuss Internment at Hofstra Event

Memories from an Internment Camp: Paul Chihara, the Japanese American Internment, and His Music Tuesday, February 23 from 4:20 p.m. until 5:45 p.m. Virtual Event Admission: Free The Hofstra Asian Studies Program and the Hofstra Cultural Center present a program with Paul Chihara, a renowned Japanese American composer. He will share his childhood memories from an internment camp in Minidoka, Idaho, and his journey to … Continue reading Renowned Japanese American Composer to Discuss Internment at Hofstra Event

NYDOR to Hold Events Marking the 79th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066

New York Day of Remembrance 2021 Friday, February 19 and Saturday, February 20 Online Admission: Free In the Japanese American community, February 19 is the Day of Remembrance, which observes the anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066 in 1942. The order paved the way for targeting Japanese Americans as threats to national security and gave the U.S. military the right … Continue reading NYDOR to Hold Events Marking the 79th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066

Duncan Ryūken Williams to Discuss Buddhism in America During WWII

Resilience and Freedom: How Enduring Lessons from the WWII Japanese American Buddhist Experience Can Heal Us Today Wednesday, January 13 at 7:00 p.m. ET Zoom Webinar Admission: Free Under COVID-19 lockdowns, our loss of freedom has been one of the most difficult aspects to bear. How will we cope with what looks like months more of this pandemic-imposed imprisonment? Perhaps we can learn from the … Continue reading Duncan Ryūken Williams to Discuss Buddhism in America During WWII
Ishiuchi Miyako, Fergus McCaffrey, photography, art exhibition, NYC, Japan, Hiroshima, Yokosuka, WWII, US occupation

Ishiuchi Miyako Exhibition at Fergus McCaffrey

Ishiuchi Miyako Thursday, September 5 through Saturday, October 19 Opening Reception: Thursday, September 5 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Fergus McCaffrey – 514 W. 26th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues) Admission: Free Fergus McCaffrey, an art gallery internationally recognized for its promotion of postwar Japanese and seminal western artists, announces its representation of Japanese photographer Ishiuchi Miyako with an exhibition. The exhibition encompasses … Continue reading Ishiuchi Miyako Exhibition at Fergus McCaffrey
George Takei, They Called Us Enemy, Barnes & Noble, NYC, Japanese Americans, internment, internment camps, WWII, graphic memoir, memoirs, books

Meet George Takei at Barnes & Noble Union Square

Meet George Takei at Barnes & Noble Union Square Tuesday, August 13 at 7:00 p.m. Barnes & Noble Union Square – 33 E. 17th Street (between Broadway and Union Square East) Admission: $17.41 Actor, author, and activist George Takei will appear at Barnes & Noble Union Square to celebrate the release of his graphic memoir They Called Us Enemy. The New York Times bestseller is … Continue reading Meet George Takei at Barnes & Noble Union Square