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Richard Cahan



Jason Marck

Richard Cahan, co-author of "Un-American:The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II" with Michael Williams, is a journalist who writes about photography, art, and history. He worked for the Chicago Sun-Times from 1983 to 1999, primarily serving as the paper’s picture editor. He left to found and direct CITY 2000, a project that documented Chicago in the year 2000. Since then, he has authored and co-authored more than a dozen books, including "Vivian Maier: Out of the Shadows."

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Scheduled events:
WWII: Japanese-American Internment
After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Government rounded up and incarcerated over 120,000 American residents of Japanese descent. Three authors examine the history of the internment through photographs, documents, and personal stories, pondering if it could happen again. NOTE: Mr. Reeves will be 20 minutes late to the signing area due to a live interview with CSPAN following the program.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 340)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
History / Biography
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Richard Cahan, Richard Reeves, Pamela Rotner Sakamoto
Moderator: Susan Quinn
Capturing History
Many of our earliest memories are likely photographs. Our authors discuss the momentousness of documentary photography.

Student Union Ventana (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fine Arts / Photography
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Richard Cahan, Molly Schiot
Moderator: Liza Raiser
WORKSHOP: Publishing for Photographers
An author and publisher discusses the process of artistic book publishing from design and production to marketing.

Integrated Learning Center Room 119 (Seats 60, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fine Arts / Photography
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Richard Cahan

Books:
Un-American: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II
Fine Arts / Photography
City Files Press
October 2016
ISBN 9780991541867
Hardcover, 240 pages
$39.95, INSTORE
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It is the shame of America.In the spring of 1942, the United States rounded up 120,000 residents of Japanese ancestry living along the West Coast and sent them to interment camps for the duration of World War II. More/less

Chicago: Classic Photographs
Fine Arts / Photography
City Files Press
January 2017
ISBN 9780991541874
Hardcover, 144 pages
$39.95, OUTOFSTOCK
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Chicago has never had a photo book of its own. Until now. The city has produced some of the most important photographers of our time -- Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind, Vivian Maier, Art Shay -- but has never before possessed a book packed with their most timeless work. More/less

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