The Daily Californian, the student-run newspaper at UC Berkeley, was heavily involved in aiding Japanese American students during World War II. The editors used the publishing platform to help students protest, find safe storage for belongings, fundraise, and even to find a new home for a student’s pet dog before she had to evacuate to… MORE
Despite a lack of institutional acknowledgment, evidence from the lives of camp residents and staff members like Stanley Hayami, Jiro Onuma, and Karon Kehoe demonstrates that queer people did exist in the Japanese internment camps.
For Berkeley graduate students like Charles Kikuchi, removal from campus to concentration camps was a dramatic interruption to their scholarly lives
Prof. David Henkin The University of California, Berkeley | 2226 Dwinelle Spring 2020 | History 137 AC | T/ Th 3:30-5:00 PM Course Description Though there are many ways to imagine a nation (a territory, a polity, an ethnic group, a culture), the United States has also been identified, since its inception, with the process and… MORE