Date: Friday, September 5, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Building: Caroline Richardson Building, Anna Many Lounge
Location: uptown campus
Greg Robinson is Professor of History at l'Université du Québec À Montréal, a French-language institution in Montreal, Canada. A specialist in North American Ethnic Studies and U.S. Political History, he is the author of several notable books. His first book, By Order of the President: FDR and the Internment of Japanese Americans (Harvard University Press, 2001) uncovers President Franklin Roosevelt’s troubling racial views, and explored his central involvement in the wartime confinement of 120,000 Japanese Americans. The book received glowing reviews from The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, The Los Angeles Times and diverse national newspapers, and spent four months on Academia magazine’s scholarly bestseller list. He is also the editor of Pacific Citizens: Larry and Guyo Tajiri and Japanese American Journalism in the World War II Era (University of Illinois Press, 2012) a study of a couple of pioneering Nisei journalists, and coeditor of Miné Okubo: Following Her Own Road an anthology volume on a groundbreaking Nisei artist and writer.
Professor Robinson has also been active speaker and writer in the public arena and the blogsphere. He writes a regular column, “The Great Unknown and the Unknown Great,” for the San Francisco Nichi Bei Weekly.
Sponsored by: Newcomb College Institute
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors
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