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Tacoma's Nihongo Gakko - Japanese Language School

Preserving Nihonmachi

January 27, 2021

In their new book, Mary Hanneman and Lisa Hoffman share the history of Tacoma's Nihonmachi and the Japanese Language School once located on what is now the UW Tacoma campus.

Nihonjin Face. Photo courtesy Tacoma Public Library.

Giving a Face to a Tragedy

February 17, 2017

UW Tacoma is hosting a performance of the Broadway Center's Nihonjin Face, a 35-minute play recalling Japanese American internment during World War II.

Remembering Tacoma's Nihongo Gakko

October 3, 2014

UW Tacoma honors the story of the city's Japanese Language School with a memorial on campus, Maru, by Gerard Tsutakawa.