Manzanar Committee To Host Book Signing Featuring New Book By Dr. Arthur Hansen About Manzanar “Riot,” Resistance by Japanese American WWII Incarcerees

LOS ANGELES — The Manzanar Committee will host a book signing event featuring Dr. Arthur A. Hansen, one of the leading scholars studying the unjust incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese/Japanese Americans during World War II, who will talk about his new book, Barbed Voices: Oral History, Resistance, and the World War II Japanese American Social... Continue Reading →

Manzanar Defiled By The DWP

On January 2, the Los Angeles Times published an unsigned editorial supporting the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s proposal to build a 1,200-acre solar energy generating facility adjacent to the Manzanar National Historic Site. You can read their editorial at: A Solar Array Won’t Hurt The Mood At Manzanar. Dr. Arthur A. Hansen,... Continue Reading →

Revisiting Camp and Community: A Consideration of Its Relevance for the 2012 Day of Remembrance at the Manzanar National Historic Site

Dr. Arthur A. Hansen, Professor Emeritus of History and Asian American Studies, California State University, Fullerton, was the guest lecturer at the Manzanar National Historic Site, February 18-19, 2012, when he discussed Manzanar in a local, Owens Valley-related context, while highlighting universal themes such as fear, friendship, loss, and loyalty. The lectures were held in... Continue Reading →

Professor Emeritus Art Hansen To Present Guest Lectures At Manzanar NHS, February 18-19, 2012

The following is a press release from the National Park Service. MANZANAR NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, NEAR INDEPENDENCE, CA — Dr. Art Hansen, Professor Emeritus of History and Asian American Studies at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), will speak at Manzanar National Historic Site over Presidents Day weekend in honor of the Day of Remembrance. The... Continue Reading →

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