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4 **** Book Review: Covering, The Hidden Assault On Our Human Rights

“Covering, The Assault on Our Civil Rights” is a compact and meticulously researched book by Kenji Yoshino, a gay Japanese law professor. It is both a memoir about the demons Yoshino wrestled before coming out and a report, with legal overtones, on what life is like for all stripes of gay people in America.  215 more words

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Red Berries White Clouds Blue Sky, by Sandra Dallas

Summary:  After Pearl Harbor is bombed by the Japanese, twelve-year-old Tomi and her Japanese-American family are split up and forced to leave their California home to live in internment camps in New Mexico and Colorado. 7 more words

2014-2015 Club

PTJC hosts Professor Masako Iino, Professor Emeritus, Tsuda College Japan

Written by Aya Fujiwara

On 22 September 2014, the Prince Takamado Japan Centre hosted Professor Masako Iino, a past president and Professor emeritus of the Tsuda Collage in Tokyo, Japan, as the first speaker of the Japan Foundation and Japan Studies Association of Canada Lecture series. 709 more words


her blood

My grandma was always proud of me.

Even as I grew old enough to be mildly embarrassed by her fawning affections, every little thing I did seemed to please her immeasurably, lighting her eyes with an otherworldly spark.   1,908 more words


Incommunicado, by Randall Platt

Summary:  When a wealthy Japanese American resort owner in a small, sleepy Oregon coastal town becomes the prime target of an angry mob, following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, twelve-year-old Ruby Opal Pearl “Jewels” Stokes comes to his defense.

Sky Pony Press

2014-2015 Club