My poster presented at the 2021 Asian American Studies (AAAS) conference
Japanese American Disability History (March 2021)
My poster presented at the 2021 National Council of Public History (NCPH) conference
Unheard Stories: Asian Americans Experiencing Hate (Minnesota Women’s Press, March 2021)
More than 800 participated in the “Unheard Stories: Asian Americans Experiencing Hate” conversation after 8 people were shot in Atlanta, including six Asian American women, in a hate crime on March 16, 2021.
Asian Minnesotan Identities (Minnesota Women’s Press, February 2021)
Many report that their cultural communities value familial interdependence, such as caregiving, establishing lending circles, and sharing housing. Some indicated the difficulty of adapting to the U.S. system of economic individualism.
Japanese Americans and the ADA (AllofUs, November 4, 2020)
The fight of disability rights in the United States has included several Japanese-American citizens who served as local, state, and national officials. Many became involved because of personal experiences, including the mass incarceration and combat during World War II. Yet, their significant contributions to the development of the Americans with Disabilities Act has mostly been overlooked.
My panel for the National Council on Public History (NCPH), which turned into a Twitter conversation which discussed barriers that historians disabilities face, accommodations that worked, how institutions working with or for people with disabilities create accommodations, institutional accessibility guidelines, and how institutions can improve accessibility
Tapestry (Minnesota Women’s Press, June 2019)
Exploring Japanese American incarceration during World War II and preservation
Comparing and contrasting elder care systems and costs between my paternal grandparents in the United Stats and maternal grandparents in Japan.
Diversifying Business (Minnesota Women’s Press, April 2018)
Minnesota’s efforts to increase women-owned business with a spotlight on Wendy Sullivan, WENRICH Property & Development founder and Alice Roberts-Davis is head of the state’s Office of Equity in Procurement.
Gertrude Caton Thompson (Sheroes of History, November 9, 2017)
Biography of Gertrude Caton Thompson, an English one of the few female archaeologists of her time, who invented an excavation technique for archaeological sites and distinguished two prehistoric cultures
Patsy Takemoto Mink (Sheroes of History, September 21, 2017)
Biography of Patsy Takemoto Mink, first woman of color elected to Congress
Pretty Little Pictures: Metadata in Museums (University of Massachusetts Press blog, December 17, 2016)
My experience processing metadata during my internship at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History working on the “Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II” Exhibit