September 22, 2011
An Evening with Beate Sirota Gordon
Location: Campion Ballroom
As one of two women in General Douglas MacArthur's staff, 22-year-old translator Beate Sirota was chosen to write the women's rights clause for the postwar Japanese constitution. Her extraordinary contribution guarantees women equal rights with men, ensures the nation's peaceful role in world affairs, and has remained unamended to this day.
Please join the Korematsu Center with generous support from the Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation for Mrs. Gordon's lecture on Thursday, September 22 at 5:00 p.m. at the Campion Ballroom. A reception will follow immediately at the conclusion of the lecture. RSVP is required.