Emperor Divine smallBROOKDALE READ


We will share a common intellectual experience as we read the novel When the Emperor Was Divine, by Julie Otsuka. The book follows one Japanese American family's experience when they were forced to live in an internment camp during World War II. Programs will be held throughout the semester, centered on the novel’s themes of racism, prejudice, and the dangers of stereotyping. READ MORE

  • Armenian Exhibit 100x140Contact Chhange to purchase: Hundred-Year Legacy of Courage: Celebrating the Lives of Armenian Genocide Survivors in Our Community.

  • ChiyoMoriuchi 100x140pBrookdale Read speaker, N. Chiyo Moriuchi, October 6, 2016.

  • The Cats of Mirikitani 100x140pFilm: Jimmy Mirikitani, internment camp survivor and artist, November 3, 2016.

  • Julie Otsuka 100x140pJulie Otsuka, author of When the Emperor was Divine, November 17, 2016.


International Kindertransport Day

pre-war with sister Manny Lindenbaum v2 smallTo commemorate and honor International Kindertransport Day on December 2, our program will feature Manny Lindenbaum, Kindertransport survivor, his daughter and granddaughter who will share the generational impact of the Kindertransport.

Monday, December 2, 2013
7:00 to 9:00 PM
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Warner Student Life Center
Brookdale Community College
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, New Jersey

Admission: $5.00
Free for Students and Chhange members
Click the link on this line to register for the Chhange Kindertransport Event.

See www.kindertransport.org for more information.

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