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2013 JANM National Conference - "Speaking Up! Democracy, Justice, Dignity"


[Audio] Issei Poetry, Issei Voices (Session in Japanese)

Haikutanka , and  senryu  from Hawai`i and the mainland United States lend an insight into the views of Issei  in their own poetic words. This panel explored these voices through their poetry.


  • Masako Iino, Past President and Professor, Tsuda College


  • Teruko Kumei, Professor, Shirayuri College 
  • Noriko Shimada, Professor, Japan Women's University 
  • Mariko Takagi-Kitayama, Ph.D., Professor, Aichi Gakuin University

Articles in Japanese related to this panel are available on the Discover Nikkei Journal section:

* This session is supported in part by grants from The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership and the UCLA Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies.

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