University of Plymouth: Transatlantic Studies Association 2023 Annual Conference

Transatlantic Studies Association 21st Annual Conference University of Plymouth, UK 3-5 July 2023 _______ Call for Papers Submissions are invited for the 2023 Annual Conference KEYNOTE LECTURES Professor David Haglund (Queen’s University) “What is So ‘Special’ About the Franco-American Relationship? The View from Lake Wobegon” AND Professor Faye Hammill (University of Glasgow)… Continue reading

Book review: Japanese American Ethnicity: In search of Heritage and Homeland across Generations by Takeyuki Tsuda

While the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II is an established focus of historical study, little attention has been paid to Japanese Americans regarding their status as one of the longest-standing Asian minority groups in the US. Tsuda seeks to remedy this, and shows how historical events have influenced the perception of Japanese Americans over time. In this book he draws on first-hand accounts and his own interviews with Japanese Americans, which are helpfully synthesised to show differences both within and between each distinctive historical cohort. Continue reading