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A Conversation with Dr. Akira Sanbonmatsu, WWII Japanese-American Internment Camp Survivor

April 14, 2020 at 5:00pm8:00pm

Dineen Hall, 440

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The Asian Americans and the Law Seminar at the Syracuse University College of Law , led by Prof. Mary Szto, and the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, present a conversation with Dr. Akira Sanbonmatsu.

Dr. Sanbonmatsu, aged 92, is a survivor of the World War II Japanese-American internment camp at Poston, Arizona.  He and his family were interned there for three years.   Dr. Sanbonmatsu and his wife, Dr. Joan Loveridge-Sanbonmatsu, are retired speech professors from SUNY Oswego.

Dr. Sanbonmatsu and Dr. Loveridge-Sanbonmatsu will receive the annual APALSA Courage and Service Award at the event.

Conversation and Q & A from 5–5:45 PM.  Reception in their honor following until 7:30 PM.  All are welcome!

This event was published on February 27, 2020.

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