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Mira Shimabukuro's Relocating Authority reviewed

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In December 2018, IAS Associate Dean and faculty member, Mira Shimabukuro, received three glowing reviews of her book, Relocating Authority: Japanese Americans Writing to Redress Mass Incarceration: “Review of Relocating Authority” in Community Literacy, “Reconciling Past and Place through Rhetorics of Peacemaking, Accountability, and Human Rights in the Archives” in College Composition and Communication, and ...

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Mira Shimabukuro speaks on the Mother’s Society of Minidoka

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In early July, IAS faculty member Mira Shimabukuro spoke about her research at the annual Minidoka Pilgrimage in Twin Falls, Idaho to a group of survivors and descendants of survivors who gather each year to deepen their awareness about the history and legacy of Japanese American Incarceration during World War II. Shimabukuro told the little-known story of the Mother’s Society of Minidoka, a group of Japanese Issei (immigrant) women who wrote to respond to the US government’s 1944 announcement of ...

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IAS faculty promotions

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IAS faculty members Jennifer AtkinsonKaram DanaBecca PriceMira ShimabukuroJanelle Silva, and Camille Walsh have been promoted in rank.  Atkinson and Shimabukuro were promoted from Lecturer to Senior Lecturer.  Dana, Silva, and Walsh were promoted from Assistant to Associate Professor (with tenure), and Price was promoted from Associate to Full Professor.

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Mira Shimabukuro speaks about her book Relocating Authority: Japanese-Americans Writing to Redress Mass Incarceration

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IAS faculty member Mira Shimabukuro spoke twice recently about her book, Relocating Authority: Japanese-Americans Writing to Redress Mass Incarceration.  The first was an interview/article published in the journal Discover Nikkei: Japanese Migrants and their Descendants .  The second was a talk presented in Los Angeles at the Japanese American National Museum.  Both emphasized the ways Japanese Americans used vernacular writing to respond to mass incarceration during World War II and ...

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Mira Shimabukuro Blogs on the Impact of World War II Mass Incarceration of Japanese Americans

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IAS faculty member Mira Shimabukuro writes, “When Five Seconds is a Fence” for the University Press of Colorado blog. Focusing on the impact of the World War II mass incarceration of Japanese Americans, Shimabukuro reflects on her own childhood during the Japanese American redress movement, the (mis)use of “camp” stories to sustain the Model Minority Myth, and the rhetorical importance of knowing how to listen to marginalized people whose lives have been impacted by historical events.

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