Precious Yamaguchi, Assistant Professor of Communications at SOU, visited Literary Ashland in March to talk about her new book Experiences of Japanese American Women During and After World War II. A fifth generation Japanese American, Precious learned about her grandparents' experience in the internment camps only in bits and pieces—an odd remark here, an obscure reference there. As she grew older, she developed a better understanding through reading and history classes. So it's no surprise that, for her dissertation at Bowling Green State University, she decided to really dig into the matter. The book is the revised version of the dissertation.