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
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 by November 11.

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