AsianForum 165th "How my family navigated national and cultural identity across 150 years in Japan."Monday,May 23,2016
Categories: Past Asian Forum (2013-2017)
Monday, May 23, 2016
Seattle Business magazine, Editor
How my family navigated national and cultural identity across 150 years in Japan.
Two German great grandfathers moved to Japan and married Japanese women between 1869-1870. Their mixed race children, not accepted as either Japanese or German, took different nationalities as they sought to build new identities for themselves. They did so, in part, by hiding their Japanese past.Lecture in English