Our 2022 summer interns knocked it out of the park! Check out their short video and podcast projects to experience archival materials in a whole new way. Think you know everything there is to know about JA history? Think again! Click here to access all six projects.
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Now accepting applications! The Legacy Center is offering an 8-week paid internship program this summer. Click here for full details.
The TEAACH Act: What it means for Illinois, educators, and the Japanese American community Sunday, February 20, 2022 2:00-3:30 PM Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark Street PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Click here to register or call (773) 275-0097 if you are unable to register online Masks and proof of vaccination required. There will be no refreshments […]
The JASC Legacy Center announces the public launch of two new interactive, multimedia-based digital exhibits. Inspired by the Legacy Center’s oral history collection, these online experiences bring history to life through a uniquely Japanese American and Midwestern lens.
Tune in on September 13th to learn how a joint JASC/Chicago Japanese American Historical Society (CJAHS) project used oral histories to form the backbone of “Uprooted” and “Reckoning,” two interactive web experiences that teach Japanese American history at a secondary school level and through a distinctly midwestern lens.
The second in our two-part series on yōkai, join us from 6:30-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 19th for a conversation with Chicagoland creatives Jami Nakamura Lin, Cori Nakamura Lin, and Kiyoshi Mino.
Our friends at Full Spectrum Features, a Chicago-based nonprofit film production company, are working on an exciting new project rooted in Japanese American resettlement history. They are looking for community members who may be interested in participating either as actors or crew. Professional acting experience is not required! They are particularly interested in hiring Asian […]
Save the date and spread the word! JASC is happy to be collaborating with the Japanese Mutual Aid Society and Chicago Nisei Post to bring you a Virtual Memorial Day Program this year. Tune in to the JASC Youtube channel on Monday, May 31st, at 11:00 a.m. to watch.
The JASC Legacy Center is reviving its effort to record and preserve oral history interviews with members of the Chicagoland Japanese American community. Our goal is to record at least 20 more interviews in the first half of 2021. If you have ever considered sitting for an interview, but hesitated because you thought, “nobody would be interested in my story” or “I don’t remember much” or “I’m not who they have in mind for that project” – now is the time to re-consider!
Tuesday, December 8th, 7:00pm-8:30pm Free online event, pre-registration required.