In honor of Day of Remembrance, Nikkei Student Union and the Japanese Student Association at University of Washington will be screening the film And Then They Came for Us. The event will include pre-film performances and a post-film panel discussion. And Then They Came for Us outlines the connections between the Japanese American Incarceration and the experiences of Muslim Americans today and tells a relevant and important American story. The event is free and open to the public. All are welcome!
Monday, February 25th 2019, 6:00-8:00 PM
The Ethnic Cultural Center Theater at University of Washington
Nikkei Student Union at UW in collaboration with Japanese Student Association at UW will be hosting the event.
Panelists: SU Korematsu Center for Law and Equality Professor Lorriane Bannai, UW Professor Vince Schleitwiler, Densho Communications Coordinator Nina Wallace, Associate Regional Director for the Anti-Defamation League Pacific Northwest Kendall Kosai and Muslim Student Association at UW Outreach Coordinator Usman Kahn.
Performers: UW Taiko Kai and Kira and Michaela Kusumi
Nikkei Student Union at UW is a new Registered Student Organization whose mission is to foster a sense of community and cultural unity for Japanese American Students and honor our shared history through educational events, service and more.
Japanese Student Association at UW is Registered Student Organization who promotes Japanese culture and traditions to the greater Seattle community and offer a variety of cultural events throughout the year.