ジョナサン・バン・ハーメルン

(Jonathan van Harmelen)

カリフォルニア大学サンタクルーズ校博士課程在籍中。専門は日系アメリカ人の強制収容史。ポモナ・カレッジで歴史学とフランス語を学び文学士(BA)を取得後、ジョージタウン大学で文学修士(MA)を取得し、2015年から2018年まで国立アメリカ歴史博物館にインターンおよび研究者として所属した。連絡先:jvanharm@ucsc.edu

(2020年2月 更新) 

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The Curious Case of Ronald Lane Latimer: A Born-Again Buddhist - Part 2

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For the most part, existing biographies of Ronald Lane Latimer’s life concentrate on Latimer’s publishing work and his relationship to Modernist poets like Stevens. Less is known of Latimer’s wartime activities and his postwar life. While Reverend Latimer’s defense of…

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The Curious Case of Ronald Lane Latimer: A Born-Again Buddhist - Part 1

Numerous authors have previously uncovered the stories of the outside supporters who vocalized their support for Japanese American communities amidst the wave of anti-Japanese vitriol on the West Coast in early 1942. Although the community of supporters ranged from leftist activists to New Deal idealists, it was …

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The French Connection: What Newspapers in Wartime France Said About Japanese Americans

The story of the wartime incarceration of Japanese Americans is not only a part of U.S. history, but also a part of global history. As many Issei remained in touch with families in Japan, news of the wartime incarceration travelled across the Pacific, and even became a propaganda tool in Japan. As I note in my pr…

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Father Thomas Takahashi – A Man of One Spirit in Two Worlds

Although most of the permanent clergy at the Maryknoll missions did not come out of the Japanese American community, a number of Nikkei clergy, such as Sisters Bernadette and Suzanne, worked among the Japanese American community. One of the first Japanese American Catholics to enter the priesthood was Father Th…

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Toge Fujihira: Master Photographer and World Traveler - Part 2

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Even as Fujihira and Shilin made their documentaries on Native Americans, they also collaborated on a series of films for the Protestant Film Commission. In 1951, Fujihira travelled to Brazil to shoot a film on Church missionary work there. The following year, they released An End to Darkn…

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