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Noriko Sanefuji

Museum Specialist

B.A., Randolph Macon Woman's College
Graduate work at American University

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

Current Projects

  • Righting A Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II, Co-Curator
  • Righting A Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II, Co-Curator- Traveling exhibit with SITES
  • Righting A Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II, Co-Curator- Poster exhibit with SITES
  • Many Voices, One Nation, Researcher
  • Annual Day of Remembrance programing


Past Projects

  • Nisei Congressional Gold Medal Digital Exhibit (2015), Consultant
  • Hart-Celler Act: The Immigration & Nationality Act of 1965 (2015), Researcher
  • Sweet and Sour: The Americanization of the Chinese Restaurant (2010), Co-Curator
  • Creating Hawai`i (2009), Co-Curator
  • Barriers to Bridges:  Asian American Immigration (2008), 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