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Welcome Home: A Tribute to UBC Japanese Canadian Students of 1942

May 24, 2012

A special ceremony was held during UBC’s 2012 spring graduation to recognize and honour the Japanese Canadian students whose university experience was disrupted in 1942 when they were uprooted and exiled from the B.C. coast.

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Interview with former Japanese Canadian student Mits Sumiya: Honorary degree from UBC

A high-resolution video clip of an interview with Mits Sumiya, a former student from 1942, is available for download and use by media.


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Interview with Mary Kitagawa: Honorary degrees for Japanese Canadian UBC students of 1942

A high-resolution video clip of an interview with community member Mary Kitagawa, who led the campaign to recognize the students, is available for download and use by media.


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Interview with UBC President Stephen Toope: Honorary degrees for Japanese Canadian students of 1942

A high-resolution video clip of an interview with UBC President Stephen Toope about the honorary degrees for Japanese Canadian students of 1942 is available for download and use by media.


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Addressing Injustice Symposium Photos

March 2012
Photo credit: Don Erhardt

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Japanese Canadian Students of 1942

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