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Michael Jin | Japanese American Migration: Identity, Loyalty, and Nationalism during Wartime
Episode 17217th March 2022 • Immigration Nerds • Erickson Immigration Group
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University of Illinois-Chicago History Professor and Author Michael R. Jin joins the podcast. His latest book Citizens, Immigrants, and the Stateless: A Japanese American Diaspora in the Pacific captures the lives of more than 50,000 U.S.- born Japanese American Migrants across the U.S. and Japanese colonial borders pre and post-WWII.

  • Actions taken to combat anti-Japanese sentiment throughout wartime
  • Opportunities and obstacles presented by two influential and contrasting powers
  • How artists, creatives, and intellectuals help reconcile notions of transpacific identity and loyalty