Artist, storyteller and California Humanities Board Member Brenda Wong Aoki on receiving a Hewlett50 grant
“J-town, Chinatown, Our Town” will be a major multi-media and multi-disciplinary theater work.
Celebrate APA Heritage with films, performances, walking tours, and augmented reality.
Hear about the 25,000 origami cranes sent from around the country, local support work for migrant and asylum seekers, and the Nikkei Progressives’ Families Belong Together quilt.
Join Visual Communications and Nikkei Progressives to learn about the Japanese American redress movement.
ONLINE EVENT―Seen and Unseen: Queering Japanese American History Before 1945 is the first-ever exhibit focused on Nikkei (Japanese Americans) who were involved in intimate same-sex relationships or defied gender roles in the early 20th century. Queer Nikkei are virtually non-existent in Japanese American history, but this exhibit brings them into view. Drawing from recent research […]
ONLINE EVENT―As poet Yone Noguchi wrote letters of love to his “Daddy” Charles Warren Stoddard, Kosen Takahashi declared himself the “queerest Nipponese” to Blanche Partington. And, while Joaquin Miller most preferred Japanese “boys” to come live with him in the Oakland Hills, San Franciscans involved in a “fellatio ring” found each other in front of […]
A conversation about the history and legacy of the Japanese American car culture in Southern California and its connection to the annual Nisei Week Festival in L.A.’s Little Tokyo.