WSU Japanese program expansion is made possible by a grant received this fall from the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has become a “key resource” in the U.S. for documenting the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, according to a recent National Park Service publication.
By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts
PULLMAN, Wash. – Chronicling a silent chapter in history, “Within the Silence” is a moving account of Japanese American internment during World War II. It will be presented by Living Voices at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre at Washington State University. It is recommended for ages 9 to adult.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries
PULLMAN, Wash. – Patti Hirahara’s favorite photo among the more than 2,000 taken by her father and grandfather during World War II shows an older man standing on a road in the middle of a camp, rows of barracks stretching ahead of him toward the distant, leveled-off top of Heart Mountain near Cody, Wyo.
A collection of limited-edition screen prints by Oregon artist Sue Allen is on display in the WSU Vancouver Student Services Building gallery through Oct. 31. Allen’s work tends to reflect a Japanese aesthetic and is inspired by tradition, nature and imagination. Exhibit admission is free. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday.