Humboldt Asians & Pacific Islanders in Solidarity
HAPI worked with Franco Imperial of San Jose Taiko who put together a condensed version of
HSU Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the ConstitutionSaturday, January 30
Swingposium Humboldt, taken from the February 1, 2020 matinée performance at Bayside
Community Hall. Starting the program was Humboldt Taiko with Gary Ronne, Yumi Watanabe
and Chiemi Lehner who are a local taiko group that emerged from the organization of Humboldt
Swing Taiko. HSU Library live-streamed the event, as a co-sponsor along with Asian, Desi, Pacific
Island Collective (ADPIC) and Critical Race, Gender and Sexuality Studies (CRSG), HSU. ADPIC
provided free catered lunches to registered students.
Stan Yogi, a prizewinning author introduced his website, Seen and Unseen: Queering Japanese
American History Before 1945. HSU professors Christina Hsu Accomando, PhD and Michihiro
Sugata, PhD moderated the forum.
Video of Zoom Seminar