August 31, 2021 / 9:00-10:30 JST (Tokyo Time)
August 30, 2021 / 17:00-18:30 PDT (Vancouver Time)
Event 2: Virtual Tour of the Nikkei National Museum
In this session, participants will be guided through the exhibits of the Nikkei National Museum in Burnaby, British Columbia. The session will be conducted by Mrs. Carolyn Nakagawa, an education developer at the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre.
September 7, 2021 / 9:00-10:30 JST (Tokyo Time)
September 6, 2021 / 17:00-18:30 PDT (Vancouver Time)
Event 3: Academic Webinar Forum
Academic Webinar Forum (Live) will feature academic scholars from Canadian universities interested in Japanese-Canadian history, geography, arts and architecture.
Dr. JORDAN STANGER-ROSS, Professor, Department of History, University of Victoria
Dr. KIRSTEN MCALLISTER, Associate Professor, Department of Communications, Simon Fraser University
Dr. AUDREY KOBAYASHI, Professor, Department of Geography, Queen's University
September 14, 2021 / 9:00-10:30 JST (Tokyo Time)
September 13, 2021 / 17:00-18:30 PDT (Vancouver Time)
Event 4: Storytelling
Presentation and Breakout Sessions (Live) with prominent Nikkei Japanese-Canadian community members/businesses.
MARY KITAGAWA, Educator
JACK KOBAYASHI, Architect
VIVIAN WAKABAYASHI RYGNESTAD, Educator