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Yuki Speaks Out: YWCA Community Read Keynote Lecture

Event Type: Adults
Date: 11/15/2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 As a young child, Yukiko “Yuki” Llewellyn and her mother Mikiko Hayakwa were interned at the Manazar Assembly Center, a Japanese-American internment camp. These experiences are the basis of the book Yuki Speaks Out, written by Karen Su. This lecture, which features both Yuki Llewellyn and Karen Su, focuses on Yuki’s personal experiences in the internment camp, as well as the process of writing the book.

Yuki worked at U of I for 37 years and served as Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Registered Student Organizations at U of I for 22 years, retiring in 2002. Karen is a faculty member of Global Asian Studies at UIC.

Library: Main Library, 200 W. Green St.    Map
Location: Robeson Pavilion Room A & B
Contact: Champaign Public Library - Adult Services
Contact Number: 217-403-2070
Presenter: Yuki Llewellyn and Karen Su