Personal Details: Yang, Alice
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Alice Yang is an Associate Professor of History and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She also serves as chair of the History Department. Her research interests include historical memories of the Pacific War, redress and reparations, oral history, gender history, Asian American history, and transnational history. She is the author of Historical Memories of the Japanese American Internment and the Struggle for Redress (2007), the editor of What Did the Internment of Japanese Americans During World War II Mean? (2000), and the co-editor of Major Problems in Asian American History (2003, 2016). She is currently completing a book on the history of Japanese American women’s activism between 1942 and 2022.https://history.ucsc.edu/faculty/faculty-conc-f18.php?uid=ayang
Japanese Americans invoked their own experiences of incarceration at Fort Sill to highlight the history of racism, colonialism, and trauma.