Department ofHistory

27 Sep

LIFE- Yokohama Yankee

September 27 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Garfield Book Company Community Room

Leslie Helm tells the riveting story of five generations of his multinational, biracial merchant family living in Yokohama in war and peace. Leslie's great grandfather immigrated from Germany to Japan. Helm's family's history sheds light on the political, economic, cultural, and racial interactions and tensions between Japan and the United States. Class fee- $15 PLU students, faculty and staff may attend without charge. http://www.plu.edu/lifeelderhostel (253) 241-4166