The Japanese/Muslim American Experience Roundtable: When are We greater than Me? panelists, from left, Los Angeles-based Muslim American activists Marwa Abdelghani and Tanzila “Taz” Ahmed, Occidental College students Karim Sharif '18 and Rosie Yasukochi '18 and Phil Shigekuni, who was incarcerated at Camp Amache, CO. Thursday, April 13, 2017 in Choi Auditorium at Occidental College in Eagle Rock, Los Angeles.
The panel and workshop was part of the series "The 75th Anniversary of The Japanese American Incarceration: Never Again" and History Department's Spring series entitled, "We the People?"
This event was planned and organized by the members of associate professor Paul Nam’s HIST248: Modern Japan as part of our unit on the incarceration of Japanese and Japanese American during WWII by the US government. It is the culmination of this unit, which was preceded by a field trip to the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo; a trip to Oxy’s Special Collections and Archives, and an overnight field trip to Manzanar, CA.
(Photo by Marc Campos, Occidental College Photographer)
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