BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20140928T000000Z DTEND:20140928T000000Z DESCRIPTION:What&rsquo\;s in a name?&nbsp\;\n\nDiscover Nikkei is launching a new writing series called &ldquo\;<a href="/en/journal/chronicles/name/ " target="_blank"><strong>Nikkei Names: Taro\, John\, Juan\, Jo&atilde\;o? </strong></a>&rdquo\; to explore what your name says about you\, and the o rigins of Nikkei names.&nbsp\;\n\nIn conjunction with this series\, we are offering&nbsp\;<strong>FREE one-time writing workshops</strong> in multip le cities and countries to encourage submissions to <em>Nikkei Names</em>. These workshops are designed to help students of all writing levels devel op a point of view\, characters\, and a narrative voice to tell their stor ies about their names.&nbsp\;This can include family names\, given names\, and even nicknames!&nbsp\;\n\nPlease join us at our workshops and share y our stories about your name on! &nbsp\;\n\n<strong>Date : Sunday\, September 28\, 2014</strong>&nbsp\;\n\n<strong>Time: 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.</strong>&nbsp\;&nbsp\;\n\n<strong>Location: Orange County Bu ddhist Church (Room #208)</strong>&nbsp\;&nbsp\;\n\n<strong>Instructor: &n bsp\;Patricia Wakida&nbsp\;</strong>&nbsp\;&nbsp\;\nPatricia Wakida is a w riter\, artist and community historian currently based in Los Angeles\, CA . She is the editor of two publications on the Japanese American experienc e\,&nbsp\;<em>Only What We Could Carry: The Japanese American Internment E xperience\,&nbsp\;</em>and<em>&nbsp\;Unfinished Message: the collected wor ks of Toshio Mori</em>\, and has worked in the publishing industry for alm ost twenty years. She is the editor of a forthcoming book on Los Angeles e ntitled <em>LAtitudes: An Angelenos' Atlas</em>\, and is currently writing a biography of City Lights bookstore co-owner and bohemian Nisei\, Shigey oshi Murao.&nbsp\;\n\n<strong>Enrollment limit: &nbsp\;20 people</strong>< span style="font-size: 12px\;">&nbsp\;\n\nTo guarantee your space\, please RSVP by emailing us at <a href="">Editor@</a> and include your name\, contact information\, and t he date / location for the workshop that you would like to attend. &nbsp\ ;\n\n<strong>Bring:</strong> &nbsp\;\n Paper and pencils will be provided\ , but you are welcome to bring your own writing tools. A photograph of you rself is also suggested\, both as a writing prompt and for your author bio . Most importantly\, participants are expected to bring an enthusiasm for experimenting with voice and form\, and a willingness to explore the theme of <em>Nikkei Names </em>for on-line publication at the Discover Nikkei w ebpage.\n\n<em>* This program is co-sponsored &amp\; co-hosted by Project Kokoro\, the Orange County Budhhist Church\, and the Japanese American Nat ional Museum. \n</em>\n<em> </em>\n<strong>For workshops in other location s\, please check as follow:</strong>&nbsp\;\n\nWorkshops in English\n\n<ul ><li><a href="/events/2014/07/26/4644/" target="_blank"><strong>Burnaby\, BC: Saturday\, July 26</strong></a>&nbsp\;\nat Nikkei National Museum &amp \; Cultural Centre&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;</li><li><stro ng><a href="/en/events/2014/07/19/4608/" target="_blank">Chicago\, IL: Sat urday\, July 19</a>&nbsp\;</strong>&nbsp\; \nat Church of Christ Presbyter ian &nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;</li><li><a href="/events/2014/08/23/4646/" targe t="_blank"><strong>Gardena\, CA: &nbsp\;Saturday\, August 23</strong></a>& nbsp\;\nat Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute&nbsp\;&nbsp\;</li><l i><a href="/en/events/2014/06/28/4607/" target="_blank"><strong>Los Angele s\, CA: &nbsp\;Saturday\, June 28</strong></a><strong>&nbsp\;</strong>&nbs p\;\nat National Center for the Preservation of Democracy&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nb sp\;</li><li><a href="/events/2014/09/21/4619/" target="_blank"><strong>Sa n Jose\, CA: Sunday\, September 21</strong></a>&nbsp\;\n at Japanese Ameri can Museum of San Jose&nbsp\;&nbsp\;</li><li><a href="/en/events/2014/09/2 0/4620/" target="_blank"><strong>Seattle\, WA: Saturday\, September 20</st rong></a>&nbsp\;\n at Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Exper ience&nbsp\;</li></ul>\n\nWorkshops in other languages\n\n<ul><li><a href= "/ja/events/2014/08/23/4646/" target="_blank"><strong>Gardena\, CA: &nbsp\ ;Saturday\, August 23</strong></a> (Japanese &amp\; English)&nbsp\;\nat Ga rdena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;</li><li><str ong><a href="/es/events/2014/07/05/4676/" target="_blank">Lima\, Peru: Sat urday\, July 5</a></strong> (Spanish)\nat Centro Cultural Peruano Japon&ea cute\;s&nbsp\;</li><li><strong><a href="/es/events/2014/08/16/4677/" targe t="_blank">Lima\, Peru: Saturday\, August 16</a></strong> (Spanish)\nat Ce ntro Cultural Peruano Japon&eacute\;s&nbsp\;</li><li>S&atilde\;o Paulo\, B razil: TBA &nbsp\;&nbsp\;</li></ul> SUMMARY:Anaheim - FREE Writing Workshop - Nikkei Names: Taro\, John\, Juan\ , João? 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