Volume 24, Issue 1/2, Fall/Winter 2004/2005
Thinking Critically, Choosing Politically II
Walter Garcia Kawamoto
The Japanese American Internment Experience Throughout the Decades
One Professor’s Multidisciplinary Perspective
This paper focused on the role of a multicultural professor in teaching a multicultural class in Family Studies. Specifically the author illustrates the Japanese American internment camp experience in numerous aspects of his teaching. The article makes the connection between this social, political and historical experience of Japanese Americans to other ethnic groups suffrage. The article also incorporates a variety of methods and strategies to illustrate the internment camp issue and how that could potentially influence multicultural education in the United States.