DU Amache Research Project

  • Description

  • Contact Information

    • For more information about the DU Amache Research project, please contact Dr. Bonnie Clark

      email: bclark@du.edu

      phone: 303.871.2875

  • Project Newsletter

  • Publications by DU Amache Faculty and Students

  • Community Partners

    • Amache Preservation Society
      http://www.amache.org/

      The Amache Preservation Society (APS) has worked for many years to preserve the site of Amache and the memories, keepsakes, and historical documentation of those whose lives were forever changed by it.  We will worked with the collections of the APS museum in the Summer of 2008 as part of our field school.  For more information about the APS please visit the link above.

    • Japanese Association of Colorado
      http://www.ja-co.org

      The Japanese American Association of Colorado has generously donated salary for graduate students who served as field supervisors during DU's field school at Amache in the summers of 2008 2010, and 2012.  For more information about the Japanese Association of Colorado, please visit their website.

    • Japanese American National Museum
      http://www.janm.org/projects/ec/conference/

      We were pleased to partner with the Japanese American National Museum during their national conference, "Whose America? Who's American" held in Denver July 3-6, 2008.  For more information about the conference, please go to the above link.

    • University of Denver, Center for Community Engagement
      http://www.du.edu/engage/index.htm

      The University of Denver, Center for Community Engagement & Service Learning has generously supported our work at Amache through both an Engaged Department grant and a Public Good grant.  During the 2009-2010 academic year, the Center is supporting the Amache project through a Public Good Fellowship for the project director, Dr. Bonnie Clark.  For the  For more information about the Center, please visit the link above.

    • State Historical Fund - History Colorado

      The State Historical Fund or SHF has generously provided support for the 2010 and 2012 Field Schools at Amache and will continue to support our work in 2014.

  • Day of Remembrance 2014

  • Community Exhibit

    • In the Spring of 2012, the DU Museum of Anthropology hosted Connecting the Pieces: Dialogues about the Amache Archaeology Collection an exhibit produced collaboratively by DU students and community members.  The exhibit featured items collected during the ongoing archaeological research at Amache, Colorado's Japanese American internment camp. 

      The exhibit has since travelled to the Heller Center for the Arts and Humanities Studio Gallery on the campus of the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and the Auraria Library.  

      A technical report about the exhibit is available below.

  • A Historic Legacy: Amache and DU

  • Amache photo galleries

This portfolio last updated: Sep 20, 2014 9:20:26 AM