California and Manchuria in the 'Global West': Trans-Pacific Networks of Japanese Immigrant Settler Colonialism

American Studies, Princeton University
Event date: 
November 16, 2015 - 12:00pm
Speaker(s): 
Eiichiro Azuma
Associate Professor of Asian American History, University of Pennsylvania
Co-Sponsored by: 
The Program in American Studies, Department of History, and the Department of East Asian Studies

In this paper, I will discuss how deeply the history of early Japanese America was intertwined with that of Japanese imperialism even though a spatially-organized way of scholarly research has rendered the two histories almost completely separate and distinct. Read more.

Lunch will be provided. To attend, RSVP to Candice Kessel at cwkessel@princeton.edu by November 11.

Area of Interest: 
Asian American
Global
Immigration & Migration
Imperial History
Region: 
American West
Period: 
19th Century
20th Century