Cal Humanities

"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

LOS ANGELES—Exhibit: “Comfort Women” Then and Now

Museum of Social Justice 115 Paseo De La Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Caption: Soon-duk Kim, Taken Away, 1995, courtesy of Comfort Women: Then and Now–Who They Were and Why We Should Remember Them. LOS ANGELES—In collaboration with Comfort Women Action for Redress and Education (CARE), a California-based organization led by survivors of World War II-era institutionalized sex slavery and human trafficking, a new interpretive exhibit opening in […]

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LOS ANGELES—”Comfort Women” Then and Now: Opening Reception

Museum of Social Justice 115 Paseo De La Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

LOS ANGELES—Join the Museum of Social Justice for the opening of "Comfort Women" Then and Now. Tens of thousands of women and girls were forced into sexual slavery by the imperial Japanese army between 1932 and 1945. Forced to work in "comfort stations" for twelve hours a day, the women lived under deplorable conditions, moving […]

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