2023 Jack London Society 16th Biennial Symposium
October 5-8, 2023
The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA

Nippon and Jack London: A panel about Yoshimatsu Nakata, his newly discovered diaries, and how he influenced the author

Aleta is presenting on a panel with three visiting Japanese scholars who are adapting and translating the personal diaries of Yoshimatsu Nakata, Jack London's longtime valet. As moderator, Aleta will speak about finding the diaries and the path to getting them translated.

Past featured speaker presentations 

Association for Mormon Letters Annual Conference 2019; Berkeley Breakfast Club; Berkeley Historical Society (walk and talk); Berkeley Path Wanderers Association (walk); Book Club of California; Books Inc., Berkeley; Book Passage, San Francisco; California Questers; California Writers Club, Berkeley and Fremont; California Native Plant Society: East Bay, Milo-Baker, San Francisco, and Santa Cruz,; Huntington Library, San Marino; Jack London State Park; Jack London Symposium 2016; Ina Coolbrith Circle (ICC), 2008, 2010; ICC Poetry Contest Banquet 2015; Laurel Books; Lincoln Poetry Group; Litquake 2015 (group poetry reading of Coolbrith's poems); Mechanics Institute; McCune Rare Book and Art Collection; Oakland Museum of California; Oakland Public Library; Pardee House; Rianda House; San Francisco Browning Society; San Francisco History Association; San Francisco Museum & Historical Society; San Francisco Public Library, Main and Merced Branches; St. Helena Public Library; Shaping San Francisco; Society of California Pioneers Auxiliary; Swan's Books; Solano County Public Library; Solano County Library Assn., Writing Women Back into History Luncheon; Women's Museum of California, San Diego; and Zamorano Club, Los Angeles.

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