Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Bensyl Interviewed on her Research

While she was on sabbatical last fall, Dr. Stacia Bensyl was invited by Brian Niiya, Content Director for DENSHO (the Japanese American legacy project) and former Curator of the Japanese American National Museum and Resource Director for the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai`i, to appear as a guest on “Thinking Out Loud” on station KZOO AM 1210 in Honolulu, a weekly radio program sponsored by several nonprofit entities, including the Hawai`i Council for the Humanities and the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai`i.  
Doctor Bensyl discussed her research on literary magazines published in the War Relocation Authority administered internment camps for Japanese Americans during World War II. The link to her November 5 interview follows: Because of her work with Japanese American literature, she has been invited to edit the Japanese American literature section of the Densho Encyclopedia.

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