Book Signing with Gil Asakawa


August 15th, 2015 at the Japanese Cultural & Community Center: Pacific Citizen contributor Gil Asakawa has published a book "Being Japanese American: A JA Sourcebook For Nikkei, Hapa... & Their Friends."

This fun and entertaining sourcebook is a celebration of Japanese American history and heritage. While detailing favorite foods, customs, words, games and holidays, it explores the painful history of immigration and WWII Internment, with suggestions for connecting to your Japanese American community and passing on traditions across generations and into intermarried families.

This revised edition has fresh interviews with Japanese Americans about their life experiences and explores contemporary Japanese pop culture like anime and j-pop, with information on traveling to Japan with resources on the Web.

Further information can be found online here.

When: August 15th, 2015. 1:30pm

Where: Japanese Cultural & Community Center (1840 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94115)

Fee: Free