Events

Since its inception in 2014, the CSU Japanese American Digitization Project has presented a wide variety of events, exhibitions, ceremonies and symposia connected to the project’s work and that of partners. We hope you will join us at a future event.

future events

GVJCI Day of Remembrance 2021

Date: Monday February 22 – Saturday February 27, 2021

Description: A week-long virtual Day of Remembrance event hosted by the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute.

Past events

Opening of the Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga Papers

Date: May 2, 2020

Cancelled due to COVID-19

Description:
An opening ceremony for the Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga Papers and the archives scanning day hosted by the Gerth Archives and Special Collections, California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Shikata Ga Nai

Date: Feb. 8 – May 2, 2020

Description:
Exhibition by Devon Tsuno, Art Professor, in collaboration with MOCA, the Topaz Museum, and the CSUJAD at the Museum of Contemporary Art. 

Unfinished Proof Ninomiya

Date: May 8 – September 18, 2019

Description:
Exhibition by Alan Nakagawa at the University Art Gallery, California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Kenjinkai Open House

Date: Jan. 26, 2019, 1-3pm

Description:
Open House event to invite Southern California kenjinkai members and other members of the Japanese American Community at the Gerth Archives and Special Collections, California State University, Dominguez Hills.
Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute (GVJCI) x CSUDH Archives History Scanning Day

Date: September 22, 2018

Time: 10-4pm

Description:
First GVJCI and CSUDH scanning day.

And then they came for us…

a symposium marking the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066 authorizing the mass incarceration of Japanese-American citizens during WWII

Date: February 9, 2017

Time: 10-4pm

Location:
Symposium at California State University, Dominguez Hills

Date: February 9, 2017 – May 20

Description:
Exhibition at the Library Cultural Arts Gallery, California State University, Dominguez Hills.
Creativity Unconfined: Life in a World War II Japanese American Internment Camp
Date:  September 13 – December 23, 2016
Location:
Symposium at California State University, Dominguez Hills

Date: February 9, 2017 – May 20

Description:
Exhibition of Digital Special Collection on Japanese Americans of Sonoma County at the University Library Art Gallery, Sonoma State University.
Artists Can Move Mountains: Creative expressions from the Eastern Sierra

Date:
September 2 – December 16, 2014

Description:
Exhibition of watercolor painting responded to Japanese American wartime incarceration at the Library Cultural Arts Gallery, California State University, Dominguez Hills.
CSU Planning Grant Symposium

Date:
June 17 – 18, 2014

Description:
Two-day symposium hosted by the Gerth Archives and Special Collections, California State University, Dominguez Hills.