Noriko Sanefuji

Noriko Sanefuji

Program Assistant

Graduate work at American University, 2001–2002
B.A., Randolph Macon Women’s College, 1999

Research Specialties: 
  • Asian Pacific American History
  • Japanese Americans and WWII

Current Projects

  • Sweet and Sour:  The Americanization of the Chinese Restaurant, Co-Curator
  • Creating Hawaii, Co-Curator
  • Immigration/Migration Initiative
  • New version of A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans and the U.S. Constitution exhibition.

Past Projects

  • Barriers to Bridges:  Asian American Immigration, Co-Curator.
  • Exhibition commemorating the 30th anniversary of the end of the Southeast Asian War for the United States and the beginning of major growth in Vietnamese American communities (2007-2010).
  • Exhibition commemorating the centennial of large-scale recruitment of sugar plantation workers to Hawaii from the Philippines and the beginning of the Filipino American community (2006).
  • Miracles Under the Waves: Photographic Art of Akiyoshi Ito exhibiton (March–May 2005).
  • Kaho`olawe: Steadfast Love of the Land (June–September 2002).
  • On Gold Mountain: A Chinese American Experience (May–September 2001).
Professional Affiliations: 
  • Association for Asian American Studies
  • American Association of Museum
  • Japanese American National Museum
  • The Public Historian
  • Japanese American Veterans Association
  • Docent for the National Japanese American Memorial