BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20220715T000000Z DTEND:20220715T000000Z DESCRIPTION:In July of 2022\, the Speaker Series will be spotlighting the S eattle Japanese Language School (SJLS) as it celebrates its 120th annivers ary! Formerly known as Kokugo Gakkō\, the school was originally founded a s a way for Nisei children of Issei immigrants to learn about Japanese lan guage and culture. At this event\, we’ll explore the storied legacy of t he language school through historic photographs and memorabilia from our N orthwest Nikkei Museum Collection. Did you know that the school was forced to cease operation during World War II? Did you know that the building se rved as temporary housing for the Nikkei community after the war? Learn ab out these historic events and so much more at this month’s Speaker Serie s!\n\n Register today!\n<a href=" lid=IwAR35MkayFHmt0wPDKHipB3Ck61EPvvgviWxk4uhJX7uFzHoMlOHV9CB5O7M" target= "_blank"></a>\n<a href="https://www.jc uFzHoMlOHV9CB5O7M" target="_blank"></a>\n(Registration will close at 5 pm (PT) on July 14\, 2022)\n\n-------\n\nAbout the Northwest Nikkei Museum Sp eaker Series\n\nLearn about Japanese American history and community develo pment through a new\, monthly program with the Northwest Nikkei Museum(NNM )! We’ll cover a variety of topics and perspectives related to Japanese Americans in the Northwest and beyond\, with a new speaker every third Fri day of the month! SUMMARY:Celebrate 120 Years of History of the Seattle Japanese Language Sch ool! | Speaker Series URL:/en/events/2022/07/15/celebrate-120-years-of-history-of-the-seattle-jap a/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR