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Something From Nothing: Exhibition and Events
August 21 at 4:30 pm - November 15 at 6:00 pm
On view in Thacher Gallery from August 21 – November 15, 2017.
Something from Nothing features over 100 objects created by incarcerated Japanese Americans during World War II. Included are handmade objects, historical artifacts, and photographs from the collection of the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) as well as two contemporary art installations by Barbara Horiuchi and Marlene Iyemura. Co-presented with the National Japanese American Historical Society.
Thursday, Aug. 24, 4:30pm-6:00pm – Thacher Gallery. Free event parking will be available in the Koret lot at the corner of Parker and Turk.
Crafting Something from Nothing: Voices from the Camps
Thursday, Sept. 14, 5:00pm-6:30pm – Berman Room, Fromm Hall. Poetry, memoir and performance by survivors and their ancestors, including Brain Koemi Dempster, Florence Ohmura Dobashi, Sato Hashizume, Barbara Hariuchi, Kazuko Iwahashi, Janice Mirikitani, Jon Osaki, Bryan Saito, Toru Saito, Summer Seiki, Harumi Serata, and Michi Tashiro.
Notice to All: The Legacy of Executive Order 9066
Thursday, Oct. 5, 5:30pm-7:30pm – Mclaren 250. Join USF law professor Bill Ong Hing, with Dean Ito Taylor, Executive Director of API Legal Outreach, and Korematsu legal team members Karen Kai and Robert Rusky as they discuss the legal, social and historical precedent of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the mass imprisonment of Japanese Americans during WWII. Speakers will link the Executive Order to current immigration issues.
Not for Sales: The Ethics of Collecting Cultural Heritage
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 3:00pm-4:20pm – Mclaren 250. A conversation on the ethical implications of collecting, preserving, and exhibition culturally significant objects with Paloma Anoveros, Karren Shorofsky, Rosalyn Tonai, and Nancy Ukai.
Location in the Gleeson Library-Geschke Center, the Thacher Gallery at USF is free and open to the public from noon to 6:00pm daily. Address: 2130 Fulton St (At cole)