ORAL HISTORY INTERVIEWS ABOUT THE COLLECTIVE MEMORIES PROJECT
AMY UYEMATSU | Oral History


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AMY UYEMATSU, a Sansei born in Pasadena, California, attended UCLA and took part in the Asian American movement during the late '60s. During that time, she joined the staff of the UCLA Asian American Studies Center, working as a researcher, publications coordinator, and instructor; she was also a co-editor of the seminal collection Roots: An Asian American Reader (1971). Uyematsu became a well-known poet, while working as a high school mathematics teacher in the Los Angeles area.

 

VIDEO INFORMATION

Interviewer: Valerie Matsumoto

Producer: Janet Chen

Editor: Lian Mae Tualla

Credits: Janet Chen, Emory Johnson, Christian Gella, Lian Mae Tualla, Kenyon Chan, Helen and Morgan Chu