Thursday, May 6, 2010
“Winning the Peace: The Story of Chicagoans in the Military Intelligence Service, 1941-1952”
Japanese American Service Committee
May 7-June 30, 2010
Opening Reception: Friday, May 7, 2010 7:00pm
4427 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640
"Winning the Peace" tells the story of the Military Intelligence Service, a special unit formed out of Japanese American soldiers trained as linguist to fight in the Pacific Theater. The opening will have a ceremonial color-guard, presented by the Nisei Post No. 1183. A short address will follow by Laura Kina, DePaul University Associate Professor Art, Media, & Design, Vincent de Paul Professor & Director Asian American Studies.
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For more information, contact Karen Kanemoto via email or call 773.275.0097 ext 222
This exhibit was made possible by grant assistance from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service; Japanese American Service Committee; Japanese Mutual Aid Society of Chicago, Tom T. Arai Bequest; Chicago Nisei Post No. 1183, American Legion; Japanese American Citizens League, Chicago Chapter; and Chicago Japanese American Historical Society.
This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
Saturday, May 1, 2010
Opening Reception: May 7, 2010 7:00-9:00pm
Korean Cultural Center
5505 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 900036
(Left) Devon Ave. Sampler: New York Kosher, Hand embroidery on khadi fabric with mirrors, 24x16 in., 2009
(Center) Devon Ave. Sampler: Golda Meir/Gandhi Marg, Hand embroidery on khadi fabric, 16x40 in., 2009
(Right) Devon Ave. Sampler: Pekin House Chop Suey, Hand embroidery on khadi fabric with mirrors, 24x16 in., 2009
Aloha Dreams: Matson, Enamel on wood panel, 30x30 in. 2007
Hapa Soap Opera #7 (Sarah Macaraeg, Eric Byler, Camilla Fojas)
Oil on canvas, 72” x48”, 2004
(Left) Loving Series: Erik Glenn Charcoal on paper, 42.5 x 34 in., 2006
(Center) Loving Series: Evelina Perez Charcoal on paper, 42.5 x 34 in., 2006
(Right) Loving Series: Greg Grucel Charcoal on paper, 42.5 x 34 in. 2006
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar: Nobel Prizewinning Astrophysicist
Ellison Onizuka: Astronaut
Dr. Sammy Lee: Olympic Diver
Connie Chung: Journalist
Carlos Bulosan: Author
Frank Chin: Author
Maxine Hong Kingston: Author
Elaine H. Kim: Professor Asian American Studies
Yo-Yo Ma: Cellist
Sessue Hayakawa: Actor
Anna May Wong: Actress
Wayne Wang: Film Director
Flossie Wong-Stall: Virologist or Irene Natividad: Activist?
Harry Lee: Sheriff Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
Yuri Koshiyama: Civil Rights Acivists
Senator Daniel Inouye: Senator of Hawai’i
Chitra Banerjee: Author
Maya Ling Lin: Architect/Artist
I.M. Pei: Architect
Alfred Sung: Fashion Designer