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Roy Miki fonds Subseries
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Across currents: canada—Japan minority forum

Sub-series contains correspondence, minutes of meetings, notes, and other records reflecting Mild’s role on the organizing committee for the conference Culture in struggle: Canada—Japan minority forum. The conference was held in Vancouver in 1995....

Across currents: canada — Japan minority forum

Sub-series contains correspondence, minutes of meetings, notes, and other records related to Miki’s role in organizing the Injustice conference held in Vancouver in 1992. The sub-series also contains transcripts of presentations made at the confer...

Saving face: selected poems, 1976-1988

Sub-series consists of drafts of poems considered and selected for Saving facefollowed by successive versions of drafts of the manuscript and a copy of thebook jacket.

Surrender

Sub-series consists of two drafts of Surrender, a book of poetry for which Mikiwon the Governor General’s Award for Poetry in 2002.

Flow

Series contains one file with various poems published in Flow (2018).

The Writer’s Union of Canada (TWUC)

Sub-series consists of records related to Miki’s involvement with the Writer’sUnion of Canada. The sub-series contains agendas and minutes of meetings,correspondence and memoranda, news clippings, reports, invoices, and otherrecords.

General events

Subseries consists of correspondence, programs, articles, draft speeches, speaking notes, press clippings, posters, photographs, and slides relating to Miki’s attendance and participation in literary and cultural conferences, panels, talks, and ot...

National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC)

Sub-series contains agendas and minutes of meetings, correspondence and memoranda, reports, notes and notebooks, news clippings, published updates and newsletters, research notes, drafts, conference programs, transcripts of conferences and symposi...

Kobayashi, Cassandra

Sub-series consists of records made or received by Cassandra Kobayashi which she transferred to Miki for research purposes. The sub-series contains agendas and minutes of meetings, correspondence and memoranda, notes, reports, research material, f...

Mannequin rising

Sub-series consists of drafts and editor notes of Miki's book of poetry titled Mannequin Rising. The back cover on the book reads, "In Mannequin Rising, Miki describes a world of consumerism, and answers the visual cacaphony of commoditi...

Random access file

Sub-series consists of five complete and successive drafts of the manuscript of random access file, a book of Miki’s poetry published in 1995. Following the manuscript drafts is a file of notes describing changes to be made to different versions o...

Manuscripts: essays, poems, and presentations

Sub-series consists of drafts of essays, poems, and lectures that Miki wrote. The essays and lectures included in this sub-series are predominantly works of literary criticism related to Canadian poetry and political commentary and analysis on soc...

Correspondence

Sub-series consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence related to Miki’s personal, academic, literary, and political activities. The sub-series contains cards, notes, letters, and printed email. The sub-series is arranged alphabetically by co...

Japanese Canadian Centennial Project (JCCP) redress committee

Sub-series consists of correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, notes and a notebook, drafts, news clippings, transcripts and audio recordings of symposia proceedings, a grant application, and other records related to Miki’s participation in ...

Writing through race

Subseries includes tape recording of all the session for the “Writing through Race” conference Miki coordinated as chair of the Racial Minority Writers’ Committee of the Writers’ Union of Canada as well as photographs taken by photographers at the...

Enomoto, Randy

Sub-series consists of records made or received by Randy Enornoto which he transferred to Miki for research purposes. The sub-series contains agendas and minutes of meetings, correspondence and memoranda, notes, research materials, news clippings,...

Redress research

Sub-series consists of photocopies and original materials gathered by Miki for research purposes. These include minutes of meetings, articles and essays, conference programs and proceedings, copies of American and Canadian legislation, reports, ne...

Stan and Marjorie Hiraki tapes.

Subseries includes recordings of Japanese Canadian Redress Committee meetings in Toronto as well as an index to the sound recordings complied by Miki.

Justice in our time: the Japanese canadian redress settlement

Sub-series consists of correspondence, research notes, photographs, and publicity materials related to a pamphlet, Justice in our time: the Japanese Canadian redress settlement, published in 1988, and to a book of the same title published in 1991....

Spirit of redress: Japanese Canadians in conference

Notes and correspondence contained in this sub-series document Miki’s role in organizing the Spirit of Redress conference held in Vancouver in 1987. The sub-series contains transcripts of workshops and presentations from the conference and drafts ...

Theses: MA and PhD

Sub-series consists of copies of Miki’s MA thesis, submitted to the EnglishDepartment at Simon Fraser University in 1969, and his PhD thesis, submitted to the English Department at the University of British Columbia in 1980.

Redress book records

Subseries consists of edited drafts of “Redress,” records from the Redress Exhibit at the Japanese Canadian National Museum, correspondence with publishers and editors, as well as publicity materials including transcriptions from interviews and bo...

Dolphin SOS

Series includes research materials, posters, and press for Roy and Slavia Miki's book Dolphin SOS (published 2014).

Ephemera and memorabilia

Sub-series contains announcements and invitations to literary and cultural events, plaques that Miki was awarded for his literary and political work, a t-shirt and posters advertising Miki’s 1960's rock and roll band Roy Miki and the Downbeat...

Japanese Canadian Citizen’s Association

Series consists of a transcript of an interview with Mrs. Kabayakawa, a prominent member of the Japanese Canadian Citizen Association (JCCA), a copy of the program from her funeral and speech given by Miki in her honour as well as photographs of M...

Editing — Books, pamphlets journals and other works.

Series consists of manuscripts, drafts, correspondence, booklets, research and other material relating to books, pamphlets, and other works edited and/or published by Miki. Includes some files concerning Miki's Pomflit project, material relat...

Pacific windows: collected poems of Roy K. Kiyooka

Sub-series consists of copies of poems by Roy Kiyooka, notes and research files, drafts of sections of Pacific windows that Miki wrote including the After Words and a commentary on an interview Miki conducted with Roy Kiyooka, and five complete an...

Redress: inside the Japanese Canadian call for justice

Sub-series consists of research notes, interview transcripts, draft fragments, four complete drafts of the manuscript of Redress: inside the Japanese Canadian call for justice, and photographs related to Japanese Canadian internment during WWII an...

Publications

Sub-series consists of published copies of chapbooks, monographs, journals, and conference proceedings that Miki wrote, co-wrote, edited, co-edited, and contributed to. Volumes are arranged chronologically according to date of publication except f...

Conferences and events

Sub-series contains records related to conferences, symposia, panels, and other events that Miki attended, presented at, or helped to organize. These include programs and abstracts, correspondence, travel itineraries and invoices, news clippings, ...

Subject files

Sub-series consists of records related to Miki’s personal, academic, literary, and political activities. The sub-series documents Miki’s participation on award selection committees, his trips abroad, his communications and work with the Canada Cou...