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CHAPTERS: Dr. Kristine Dennehy + Dr. Ester E. Hernández

September 16, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Dr. Kristine Dennehy is a history professor at California State University Fullerton, with a specialization in Japanese and Korean history. A Connecticut native, Dr. Dennehy majored in Japanese language at Georgetown University, completed her M.A. in Asian Studies at Sophia University in Tokyo, and received her Ph.D. in history at UCLA (2002) with a dissertation entitled “Memories of Colonial Korea in Postwar Japan.” In 2008-09, Dr. Dennehy served Historical Adviser for an oral history project interviewing over 80 Japanese-American veterans who had served in the Military Intelligence Service during the Allied Occupation of Japan (1945-1952) as interpreters and translators. She is a lifetime member of the Orange County Historical Society and the Fullerton Sister City Association and regularly presents her work to local and international audiences, including the Fullerton Public Library Town & Gown Series and the Asian Association of World Historians.

Dr. Ester E. Hernández earned her Ph.D. in Social Science at UC Irvine and is a professor Chicana/o Latina/o Studies at CalStateLA. She has published on Salvadoran migration and remittances in social science journals such as the Journal of American Ethnic History and Economy & Society. She received a Rockefeller Humanities Fellowship, 2003-2004, CSULA on the theme of “Families and Belonging in the Multi-ethnic Metropolis.”  Born in El Salvador, she serves on the board of directors of the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) and is the co-editor of the anthology U.S. Central Americans:  Reconstructing Memories, Struggles and Communities of Resistance (University of Arizona Press) about 1.5 and second generation Centroamericanas/os and U.S. Central Americans.  Her current research is linked to immigrant rights, economic development and cultures of memory among children of immigrants.

SEPTEMBER 16
All events begin at 5:00 pm with free admission to the public
1888 Center, 115 North Orange Street, Orange, California 92866

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CHAPTERS is a five-part 1888 Center Podcast series dedicated to stories surrounding the exclusion, forced removal, and internment of Japanese-Americans. The program also parallels a narrative thread through Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

CHAPTERS is supported by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program administered by the California State Library.

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Date:
September 16
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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1888 Center
115 North Orange Street
Orange, CA 92866 United States
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Phone:
657-282-0483
Website:
1888.center

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California State Library