Conflicting Attitudes of Japanese-American Detainees during World War II

Having discussed my “discovery” of the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, as well as a brief history and mention of my pilgrimage to the Manzanar internment camp, I now want to consider conflicting attitudes of Japanese-American detainees. (Note: Documents referenced below are part of what used to be called the Barnhart Catalog ofContinue reading “Conflicting Attitudes of Japanese-American Detainees during World War II”

Discovering Japanese-American World War II Internment Camps

I don’t know when I first became aware of the forced removal and internment of Japanese-Americans from the West Coast of the United States during World War II. But I remember learning alot more about it for a paper I wrote back in 1989 when I was an undergrad at UC-Berkeley. The Bancroft Library atContinue reading “Discovering Japanese-American World War II Internment Camps”

US News Rankings of Graduate Programs in Sociology

We’re number 1, we’re number 1!!!!! I got an email to this effect from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s sociology department upon the release of the latest ranking of graduate programs by US News. Of course I checked it out right away and was interested to see my undergraduate alma mater — UC-Berkeley — was alsoContinue reading “US News Rankings of Graduate Programs in Sociology”