Ian Hunter

Ian Hunter received is BA in History from the University of Virginia, and his MA in Asian Studies from the University of California - Santa Barbara, where he focused on contemporary Japanese anthropology and hikikomori studies. He currently lives and works in his hometown of Alexandria, Virginia.

Updated September 2023

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The Yonsei Memory Project: Keeping Stories Alive Through Inter-Generational Healing

For many Japanese American communities across the country, February 19 marks a Day of Remembrance. On that day seventy-seven years ago, in 1942, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, turning the west coast of the United States into an active military zone and granting the secretary of war broad powers within those exclusionary zones. A reaction to widespread anti-Japanese xenophobia in the wake of Pearl Harbor, Executive Order 9066 paved the way for the illegal incarceration of Japanese and Japanese Americans residing in those zones in concentration camps across th…

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