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February 15, 2018

Panel Discussion on Korematsu v. United States

In 1943 and 1944 the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the military orders that forced over 120,000 Japanese Americans into American prison camps during World War II. It took almost 40 years to overturn the convictions of Fred Korematsu and others who violated the orders with the "smoking gun" evidence of governmental misconduct. 

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February 12, 2018

American Studies Open House

The Center for American Studies invites students to its Open House on February 20 from 6:30 - 7:30pm in 317 Hamilton. Students can learn about the program, meet faculty, staff, alumni, and advisors, and enjoy refreshments. Major declaration begins March 6. 

Freedom and Citizenship Program

Beginning in 2009, the Center for American Studies has collaborated with the Roger Lehecka Double Discovery Center on a program that introduces high school students to college-level work in the humanities and prepares them for lives as informed, responsible citizens.