Professor Charles Egan Publishes Book on Angel Island

Author: Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
November 4, 2020

Voices of Angel Island: Inscriptions and Immigrant Poetry, 1910-1945 is an anthology of wall inscriptions in Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Russian, and other languages from the old Angel Island Immigration Station, augmented by literary materials from Bay Area ethnic newspapers of the time. It combines family histories, poetry, diaries and memoirs and much more, placed in historical context.