University of Illinois-Chicago History Professor and Author Michael R. Jin joins the podcast. His latest book Citizens, Immigrants, and the Stateless: A Japanese American Diaspora in the Pacific captures the lives of more than 50,000 U.S.- born Japanese American Migrants across the U.S. and Japanese colonial borders pre and post-WWII.
- Actions taken to combat anti-Japanese sentiment throughout wartime
- Opportunities and obstacles presented by two influential and contrasting powers
- How artists, creatives, and intellectuals help reconcile notions of transpacific identity and loyalty