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5th Japan Week, Oct. 4 - 9, 2021
Japan Week: Japanese American Incarceration Camps: Densho CAMPU
We will be discussing the history of Japanese American incarceration camps with Densho podcast producers Noah Maruyama and Hana Maruyama.
We will discuss the importance of public history projects that are for and by communities and the process behind creating Campu in particular.

Oct 7, 2021 05:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Kanji for Shinjiru which means to believe; trust
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Hana Maruyama
Hana Maruyama is an assistant professor of history and Asian American Studies at the University of Connecticut. She co-produced/hosted the podcast Campu on the Japanese-American Incarceration during World War II. She completed her PhD at the University of Minnesota and before that worked for the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center and the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center. She is descended from incarcerees of the Heart Mountain, Jerome, and Gila River concentration camps on her father’s side.
Noah Maruyama
Noah Maruyama is a DC-based audio engineer, producer, and composer, most recently of Campu, a podcast about the Japanese-American Incarceration told in the voices of those who experienced it. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Nippon TV, and the LA Review of Podcasts.