Project Tag: Japanese American

Ronald Takaki

Ronald Takaki at Northeastern University, 16 October 2007. Photograph by Eddric Le. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license. Japanese American, History Ronald Takaki (1939-2009) Dr. Ronald Takaki was a leading scholar on U.S. race relations and American multicultural studies. A historian and an ethnographer, he established the nation’s first …

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James Hirabayashi, Lane Ryo Hirabayashi

Left: Lane Ryo Hirabayashi. Photo from the Los Angeles Times, by Jake Fabricius Photography. Right: James Hirabayashi. Photo from Nichi Bei Weekly Report Japanese American, Ethnic Studies, Activism, Museum Work James Hirabayashi, Lane Ryo Hirabayashi (1926-2012), (1952-2020) Father and son, James Hirabayashi and Lane Hirabayashi were anthropologists who often collaborated, but also pursued distinct areas …

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Violet Kazue de Cristoforo

Photo from 2007 NEA National Heritage Fellow announcement, photograph by Michael G. Stewart Japanese American, Literature, Activism, Ethnography Violet Kazue de Cristoforo (1917-2007) Violet Kazue de Cristoforo was a 2007 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellow, recognized as a writer, translator, and editor of poetry, specifically the Japanese forms of haiku and tanka. …

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