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The American Dream Deferred: One Japanese American Family’s Incarceration during WWII

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Connor Auditorium, FLTC, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, 660 S. Euclid, St. Louis, MO 63110

In observance of AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) Heritage month, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is hosting this session that features, WUSM community member Robin Hattori.  Robin will share personal details of her mother and father’s internment during World War II.  Her talk seeks to provoke discussion on concepts of racism, patriotism, civil rights vs. security, and righting past wrongs.

Robin is a research lab manager at the Program of Occupational Therapy.  She has worked at Washington University since 2002 in various roles in including admissions, community engagement, and project management. Robin is committed to DE&I at the University, having been involved in the Campus Diversity Collaborative, the Commission on Diversity and Inclusion, and orientation for BIPOC students, among other initiatives. Robin has a background in Asian Studies and Non-Profit Management. She is originally from St. Louis and resides in University City with her husband and cat.

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Register here to attend this hybrid event. In person registrants who register before May 16 will receive a free lunch.

AAPI Heritage Month 2022: The American Dream Deferred: One Japanese American Family's Incarceration during WWII

AAPI Heritage Month 2022: The American Dream Deferred: One Japanese American Family's Incarceration during WWII

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Direct questions to valeriejoyner@wustl.edu.

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