Joining Professor Egan on the program in the readings of the poems was Angel Island docent Marian Seiki and Hak Hee Kang, a poet from the Berkeley Korean Literature Association.

Click on the following links to view short clips of the poetry presentations


Chinese poems 1

Chinese poems 2

Korean poems

Japanese poems

AIISF wishes to thank the JCCCNC for co-presenting the program. We also thank our sponsors: Asia Society of Northern California, Korean Center, Inc., KGO-TV, and the National Japanese American Historical Society. We are extremely grateful to Charles Egan for sharing his research with us and bringing new Angel Island stories to light.

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