Asian American Studies

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center Lounge, 1210 Nevada St, Urbana

    Lunch discussion for undergraduates about the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII.

    • 7:00 pm
    • Room 210, Second Floor, Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    Seventy-five years ago, Executive Order 9066 paved the way to the profound violation of constitutional rights that resulted in the forced incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans. Featuring George Takei and many others who were incarcerated, as well as newly rediscovered photographs of Dorothea Lange, And Then They Came for Us brings history into the present.