The BC Studies Quarterly Number 192 Winter 2016/17 issue is dedicated to Nikkei History. Guest edited by Landscapes of Injustice Collaborator, Andrea Geiger,

this special book will be launched on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre from 2-4 pm.

Free and open to the public

Content includes:

Takeo Ujo Nakano: Excerpt from Within the Barbed Wire Fence: A Japanese Man’s Account of His Internment in Canada

Chie Kamegaya: Excerpt from An Immigrant’s Haiku Year: Seasons in New Denver (Imin no tsuzuru Nyū Denbā no shiki: Kamegaya Chie no Haiku)


Andrea Geiger: Reframing Nikkei Histories: Complicating Existing Narratives


Joy Kogawa: Excerpts from Gently to Nagasaki

Greg Robinson: Quebec Newspaper Reactions to the 1907 Vancouver Riots: Humanitarianism, Nationalism, and Internationalism

Janice Matsumura: More or Less Intelligent: Nikkei IQ and Racial/Ethnic Hierarchies in British Columbia and Imperial Japan

Daniel Lachapelle Lemire: Bittersweet Memories: Narratives of Japanese Canadian Children’s Experiences before the Second World War and the Politics of Redress

Patricia E. Roy: An Ambiguous Relationship: Anglicans and the Japanese in British Columbia, 1902-1949

Photo Essay

Robert Muckle: Archaeology of an Early Twentieth-Century Nikkei Camp in the Seymour Valley