Exhibit Opening: Nikkeijin Illinois
- Event Date: Sunday, February 19, 2023
- Time: 2:00 pm–4:00 pm (CST)
- Location: Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL
A full recording of the event is available.Watch on Mediaspace (external link)
- 2:00 pm panel discussion with curator Jason Finkelman; Ross Masao Harano, civil rights activist and former President of the World Trade Center Chicago; and Professor Alice Murata, co-founder of the Chicago Japanese American Historical Society
- 3:00 pm reception
The Nikkeijin Illinois exhibit is on view February 19–December 10.
With support from the Yuen Tze Lo and Sara De Mundo Lo Scholars Studio Fund and the H. Ross and Helen Workman Gallery of East Asian Cultures Fund.
Image caption: Yuki Okinaga Hayakawa Llewellyn at Union Station in Los Angeles, waiting for the train taking her and her mother to Manzanar War Relocation Center. She later worked at the University of Illinois for many years, including as Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Registered Student Organizations.Add Event to CalendarAdd to Calendar