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242 - Dr. Kristine Dennehy and Dr. Ester E. Hernández

Creative + Cultural

Release Date: 12/28/2018

252 - Kira Lise show art 252 - Kira Lise

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Today the Creative + Cultural Podcast connects with Kira Lise. This episode was recorded live on October 24 at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton, CA.

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251 - David Fuñe with Chef Daniella Malfitano show art 251 - David Fuñe with Chef Daniella Malfitano

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Today the Creative + Cultural Podcast connects with David Fuñe. This episode was recorded live on October 24 at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton, CA.

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250 - Dr. Kristine Dennehy and Dr. Ester E. Hernàndez show art 250 - Dr. Kristine Dennehy and Dr. Ester E. Hernàndez

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Today the Creative + Cultural Podcast connects with Dr. Kristine Dennehy and Dr. Ester E. Hernàndez. This episode was recorded live on October 24 at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton, CA.

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249 - Harlis Sweetwater  show art 249 - Harlis Sweetwater

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Today the Creative + Cultural Podcast connects with Harlis Sweetwater. This episode was recorded live on October 6 at the Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center in Anaheim, CA.

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248 - Chef Shachi Mehra with Chef Daniella Malfitano show art 248 - Chef Shachi Mehra with Chef Daniella Malfitano

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Today the Creative + Cultural Podcast connects with Chef Shachi Mehra. This episode was recorded live on October 6 at the Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center in Anaheim, CA.

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247 - Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa and Patti Hirahara show art 247 - Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa and Patti Hirahara

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Today the Creative + Cultural Podcast connects with Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa and Patti Hirahara. This episode was recorded live on October 6 at the Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center in Anaheim, CA. This project was made possible with support from Chapman University, The California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library and from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit chapman.edu, library.ca.gov and calhum.org. 

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246 - Grace Talusan with Trevor Allred show art 246 - Grace Talusan with Trevor Allred

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Today the Creative + Cultural Podcast connects with Grace Talusan in collaboration with UCI and the Illuminations initiative. Grace Talusan was born in the Philippines and raised in New England. A graduate of Tufts University and the MFA Program in Writing at UC Irvine, she is the recipient of a U.S. Fulbright Fellowship to the Philippines and an Artist Fellowship Award from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Talusan teaches the Essay Incubator at GrubStreet and at the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts. She is the Fannie Hurst Writer-in-Residence at Brandeis University. The...

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245 - Jennifer Charlene, Briana King, Hilary Shanks and Victoria Taylor with Robert Brink show art 245 - Jennifer Charlene, Briana King, Hilary Shanks and Victoria Taylor with Robert Brink

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A special live podcast featuring four of skateboarding’s brightest trailblazers: Jennifer Charlene, Briana King, Hilary Shanks and Victoria Taylor—four young women who are the essence of skateboarding’s DIY ethos, redefining what it means to be a skateboarder, and changing the landscape for future generations of women in skateboarding. Moderated by Robert Brink. This episode was recorded live on February 16 at the 1888 Center located in the Historic District of Old Towne Orange, CA. While growing up in Southern California, Jennifer Charlene trained in ballet & modern dance. In middle...

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244 - Sam Mihara show art 244 - Sam Mihara

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Sam Mihara is a second-generation Japanese American (Nisei) born and raised in San Francisco. When World War II broke out, the United States government forced Sam, age 9, and his family to move to the Heart Mountain, Wyoming camp. After the war ended, the family returned home to San Francisco. Sam attended UC Berkeley undergraduate and UCLA graduate schools, where he earned engineering degrees. He became a rocket scientist and joined the Boeing Company where he became an executive on space programs. Following retirement, Sam changed careers and is now a regular visiting lecturer at the...

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243 - Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa and Patti Hirahara show art 243 - Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa and Patti Hirahara

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Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa is an Associate Professor of Sociology. Her research interests focus on issues of representation in film, mass media, art, performance, and cultural display. She is a founding member of the curatorial collective Ethnographic Terminalia. Her dissertation Visualizing Japanese-America: the Japanese American National Museum and the Construction of Identity examined the role of the Japanese American National Museum in the construction and dissemination of a Japanese-American identity. She is currently president of the Society for Visual...

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Dr. Kristine Dennehy is a history professor at California State University Fullerton, with a specialization in Japanese and Korean history. A Connecticut native, Dr. Dennehy majored in Japanese language at Georgetown University, completed her M.A. in Asian Studies at Sophia University in Tokyo, and received her Ph.D. in history at UCLA (2002) with a dissertation entitled “Memories of Colonial Korea in Postwar Japan.” In 2008-09, Dr. Dennehy served Historical Adviser for an oral history project interviewing over 80 Japanese-American veterans who had served in the Military Intelligence Service during the Allied Occupation of Japan (1945-1952) as interpreters and translators. She is a lifetime member of the Orange County Historical Society and the Fullerton Sister City Association and regularly presents her work to local and international audiences, including the Fullerton Public Library Town & Gown Series and the Asian Association of World Historians.

Dr. Ester E. Hernández earned her Ph.D. in Social Science at UC Irvine and is a professor Chicana/o Latina/o Studies at CalStateLA. She has published on Salvadoran migration and remittances in social science journals such as the Journal of American Ethnic History and Economy & Society. She received a Rockefeller Humanities Fellowship, 2003-2004, CSULA on the theme of “Families and Belonging in the Multi-ethnic Metropolis.”  Born in El Salvador, she serves on the board of directors of the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) and is the co-editor of the anthology U.S. Central Americans:  Reconstructing Memories, Struggles and Communities of Resistance (University of Arizona Press) about 1.5 and second generation Centroamericanas/os and U.S. Central Americans.  Her current research is linked to immigrant rights, economic development and cultures of memory among children of immigrants.