How Star Trek Saved Japanese American Art – Weekly Round-Up, May 8, 2015

This week we’re  following up on several themes discussed up on the 4th floor of JRC: the fate of the collection of arts and crafts from Japanese Internment Camps and the debate on capitalism and slavery in the U.S. South.

And with final exams on the horizon, we’re putting our own historical knowledge to the test. See if you can beat us in the History Today Quiz and let us know what you’re reading this week!

la-et-cm-japanese-american-national-museum-acq-0011. George Takei Helps L.A. Museum Acquire Internment Camp Artifacts

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/culture/la-et-cm-japanese-american-national-museum-george-takei-internment-camp-artifacts-20150501-story.html#page=1

2. Capitalism and Slavery

http://www.thenation.com/blog/206025/capitalism-and-slavery

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3. The History Today Quiz

http://www.historytoday.com/blog/2015/04/history-today-quiz-april-2015

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