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Never Again is Now

May 20 @ 7:00 pm
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Thurs May 20, 7 pm, “Never Again is Now: Japanese American Incarceration, Anti-Asian Violence, and Immigration Detention in the 21st Century” (South Puget Sound Day of Remembrance panel discussion) FREE Facebook Live Presentation (How to join this virtual presentation-https://www.washingtonhistory.org/event/day-of-remembrance-uwt/-please note that you do not need a Facebook account to join the presentation) Abstract: Join us for a panel discussion about the history and meaning of U.S. government surveillance of Japanese Americans and World War II incarceration, in relationship to contemporary issues of anti-Asian violence, immigration and labor, private detention centers, and border patrol. Informed by history, we will address relevant questions about democracy and civil liberties, neoliberal policies, citizenship, and American identity. Panelists will also consider the possibilities of solidarity between social justice movements for freedom and equality, including Black Lives Matter. Moderator: UWT Student Leader (TBA) and Tanya Velasquez, UWT Associate Teaching Professor and Faculty Development Associate, Office of Equity and Inclusion Panelists:  Stan Shikuma, Writer, Taiko artist and community activist. Co-chair of the Seattle chapter, Tsuru for Solidarity.  Rachel Endo, Ph.D., Professor and Founding Dean of the School of Education, University of Washington Tacoma.  Cassie Miura, Ph.D., Assistant Teaching Professor, Communications, Arts and Culture, University of Washington Tacoma.  Director of Grants and Special Projects for the Office of Equity and Inclusion at the University of Washington Tacoma.  Jimmy McCarty, Ph.D. Affiliate Faculty, School of Education, Director, Center for Equity and Inclusion, University of Washington Tacoma.  Nichole Filler, Ph.D. Faculty, Highline Community College, Seattle, Washington. in Ethnic and Gender Studies and Political Science.  She is a yonsei of mixed heritage and the descendant of family incarcerated during WWII at the Heart Mountain concentration camp.

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