Posts made in November, 2016

December Newsletter 2016

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in Newsletter/Tsushin | 0 comments

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Film Viewing and Panel Discussion: “Fall Seven Times, Get Up Eight: The Japanese War Brides”

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Local Japan Related Events | 0 comments

Film Viewing and Panel Discussion: “Fall Seven Times, Get Up Eight: The Japanese War Brides”

Plot Summary: Three women — all firstborn daughters of Japanese war brides — recall their mothers’ lives in 1950s America. These were the brides young GIs brought home from an enemy nation. By at least one estimate, nearly 50,000 Japanese women crossed the Pacific as wives of American men between the end of WWII and the close of the 1950s… an unprecedented, heretofore unthinkable migration of Asian women to US shores and yet an event that has been largely overlooked. Living in mostly isolated communities scattered across the US, the women were left largely to their own devices as they tried to navigate a racially segregated American society....

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Shinnenkai 2017 New Years Celebration

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

Shinnenkai 2017 New Years Celebration

Want to visit Japan? Here is your chance to do it without having to buy a plane ticket! The Japan America Society of Minnesota (JASM) is bringing the sights, tastes, and sounds of a Japanese New Year to Minnesota through our Shinnenkai celebration.   About Shinnenkai 2017: Shinnenkai is annual New Year Celebration in which we hope to bring the traditions of a Japanese New Year celebration to Minnesota. We will be promoting  cultural exchange and new experiences in a fun environment. There will be cultural performances, delicious Japanese food, a silent auction, mini-workshops, and children’s activities. We hope to create a fun family atmosphere that allows...

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2016 Annual Meeting and Bonenkai

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

2016 Annual Meeting and Bonenkai

2016 Annual Meeting and Bonenkai JASM would love to see you at the 2016 Annual Meeting on the evening of Thursday, December 15th. We look forward to discussing the wonderful successes of the past year and will also be looking forward to an exciting new year of events! Please join us at Sakura Restaurant as we elect and welcome our new JASM board members and officers. Following the Annual Meeting, please join us to celebrate for the traditional end of the year JASM gathering! This has been a favorite event for those who miss the Japanese end of the year party – the Bonenkai tradition. It’s a great way to celebrate with your co-workers and friends to forget the past...

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