Do We Confront or Conciliate Xenophobia?

by Bruce Embrey Last year, George Takei was appalled at what was happening on our southern border. He wrote: “...Unless we act now, we will have failed to learn at all from our past mistakes. Once again, we are flinging ourselves into a world of camps and fences and racist imagery—and lies just big enough... Continue Reading →

We Have A Duty To Them To Keep Their Stories Alive

Editor’s Note: The following is the final installment in our series of reflection pieces written by our students who visited the Manzanar National Historic Site back in November 2018, part of a two-day, interactive, intensive, placed-based learning experience about Japanese American Incarceration. To learn more about this critical educational project targeting college students, please check... Continue Reading →

“Little Did I Know…” A Reflection on a Two-Day Learning Experience at Manzanar

Editor’s Note: The following is the fourth installment of reflection pieces written by our students who visited the Manzanar National Historic Site back in November 2018, part of a two-day, interactive, intensive, placed-based learning experience about Japanese American Incarceration. To learn more about this critical educational project targeting college students, please check out: Katari: Keeping... Continue Reading →

From San Diego to Manzanar: Two Reflections On Experiencing The History

Editor’s Note: We are in the process of publishing reflection pieces written by our students who visited the Manzanar National Historic Site back in November 2018, part of a two-day, interactive, intensive, placed-based learning experience about Japanese American Incarceration. This installment features thoughts from two of our students. To learn more about this critical educational... Continue Reading →

Family History Rooted in Japanese American Experience

Editor’s Note: Over the next week or two, we will be publishing reflection pieces written by our students who visited the Manzanar National Historic Site back in November 2018, part of a two-day, intensive, placed-based learning experience about Japanese American Incarceration. To learn more about this critical educational project targeting college students, please check out:... Continue Reading →

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