BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4624@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20140517T000000Z DTEND:20140517T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Author Samuel Regalado will talk about his book and the histor y and importance of baseball in the Japanese American community. In the b ook\, he explores key historical factors such as Meji-era modernization p olicies in Japan\, American anti-Asian sentiments\, internment during WWI I\, the postwar transition\, economic and educational opportunities in th e 1960s\, the developing concept of a distinct &ldquo\;Asian American&rdq uo\; identity\, and Japanese Americans&rsquo\; rise to the major leagues with star players including Lenn Sakata and Kurt Suzuki and even mangers such as the Seattle Mariners&rsquo\; Don Wakamatsu.\n\nIn conjunction with the exhibition <a href="http://www.janm.org/exhibits/dodgers/" target="_b lank">Dodgers: Brotherhood of the Game</a>\n\nFor more up-to-date informat ion about this event\, please check the Japanese American National Museums ' events page: <a href="http://www.janm.org/events/2014/05/#17" target="_b lank">http://www.janm.org/events/2014/05/#17</a> SUMMARY:Nikkei Baseball by Samuel Regalado URL:/en/events/2014/05/17/nikkei-baseball-by-samuel-regalado/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR