Japanese Studies in the United States

by Lynn Moyers on March 26, 2017

The Center for Japanese Studies at Portland State University and the Friends of History present Eiichiro Azuma talking about Japanese Studies in the United States: Intersections of Minority Ethnic Politics and State-­sponsored Academic Propaganda. 

Join us for a look at pre-­World-­War-­II development of Japanese (“Oriental”) Studies at institutions of higher education in the western United States.

April 20, 2017, 6pm
Room 327/8/9 Smith Memorial Union
1825 SW Broadway, Portland State University
Free and open to the public

Eiichiro Azuma is Alan Charles Kors Term Associate Professor of History and Asian American Studies at University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Betwen Two Empires: Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America.

He is a specialist in Asian American history with an emphasis on Japanese Americans and transpaci?c migration, as well as Japanese colonialism and U.S.-­Japan relations. Azuma’s interest in migration and transnationalism has stemmed partially from his personal experience as an immigrant from Japan.

For more information, please visit https://www.pdx.edu/cjs/events.

Presented by Friends of History and the Center for Japanese Studies.

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