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Hayashida Morio Poem "Conversation of Tomorrow" 1936


Hayashida Morio Poem "Conversation of Tomorrow" 1936

Aug 27, 2020

During this pandemic, Hirokazu Kosaka, JACCC's Master Artist in Residence, has been digging through his archive of Japanese-language Issei, Kibei, and Nisei literature. It's a treasure trove of creative writing by first and second-generation Japanese Americans, largely untapped by US scholars because it hasn't been translated. This video is of a poem by Morio Hayashida, Kosaka's grandfather! Translated and produced by Mellon Community Curatorial Fellow, Kenji Liu.

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