OCTOBER 14: JAPANESE AMERICAN INTERNMENT IN VISUAL CULTURE
Department: Literary JournalismDate and Time: October 14, 2016 | 2:00 PM-5:00 PM
Event Location: HUMANITIES GATEWAY 1030
"Visual Culture & the Japanese-American Internment Camps"
Art historians from UC Riverside, UC Merced, and Occidental College examine photographs, sculpture, and paintings from World War II.
Sponsored by the Mellon-funded, Sawyer seminar “Documenting War” and organized by Profs. Whiting and Carol Burke.
Race and the Uncertainty of Identification in the Pacific and at Home
Dr. Jason Weems, UC Riverside
Moonlight Over Topaz:
Picturing Displacement in the Japanese American Internment
Dr. ShiPu Wang, UC Merced
Isamu Noguchi, Artistic Activism, and Japanese American Internment
Dr. Amy Lyford, Occidental College
moderated by Cécile Whiting, Art History, UCI
The Sawyer Seminar on Documenting War is funded by the Mellon Fundation. This event is co- sponsored by Visual Studies and Asian American Studies. Free and open to the public. For information contact Cécile Whiting, firstname.lastname@example.org.