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Friday, June 20, 2003
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Panel Four: Women’s Private
Valerie Matsumoto is a professor of history and Asian American
studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her teaching
and research interests include Asian American history and art, United
States twentieth-century history, women's history, and oral history.
Matsumoto has been the guest editor of a special issue of Amerasia
Journal on histories and historians in the making, and she is
coeditor of Over the Edge: Remapping the American West.
In addition to her book, Farming the Home Place: A Japanese
American Community in California, 1919-82, she has published
articles on oral history fieldwork in the Japanese American community,
Japanese American gender roles, and Nisei women of the 1930s. She
is currently working on the topic of Japanese American youth culture
during the Jazz Age and the Great Depression.