Joel Yamauchi Lecture Series: The Future of Minidoka National Historic Site -- June 3, 2009 -- University of Oregon

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University of Oregon
115 Lawrence Hall
Eugene, Oregon
United States

Remembering the Japanese American Internment in the Pacific Northwest:
The Future of Minidoka National Historic Site

Wednesday, June 6, 2009
7:00 pm @ 115 Lawrence Hall
University of Oregon, Eugene

Speaker: Wendy Janssen, Superintendent, National Park Service, Minidoka National Historic Site

Minidoka National Historic Site preserves the history and cultural resources associated with the relocation and internment of Japanese Americans during World War Two.

Ms. Janssen is a 20-year veteran of the National Park Service, having worked in numerous parks from Massachusetts to Hawaii, including Boston National Historical Park and the USS Arizona Memorial. She has served in a variety of positions, including Park Planner, Chief of Interpretation and Education, and Chief of Cultural Resources, at diverse sites such as Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in the Los Angeles area and Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site and Preservation District in downtown Atlanta. Throughout her career she has worked with communities to make parks accessible to all, to protect and preserve irreplaceable resources, and to connect the meaning and relevance of National Park Service sites with the public. She is a graduate of Rutgers University with a BA in Political Science.

Presented by: Department of Architecture
Contact: Kevin Nute

This event is free and open to the public.

Lawrence Hall
1190 Franklin Blvd.
Eugene, OR, 97403

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