Invited to give the 9th Annual Paul H. and Erika Bourguignon Lecture in Art and Anthropology. (This annual lecture is sponsored by the Department of Anthropology.)
May 3, 2012
2009 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature Honor Award for “Adult Non-Fiction Honor Book.” Hirabayashi, L.R. Japanese American Resettlement Through the Lens: Hikaru Carl Iwasaki and the War Relocation Authority’s Photographic Section, 1943 – 1945 [With Kenichiro Shimada]. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, (2009): 221 pp.
June 27, 2010
Young Research Library, display case featuring the CV and research of Lane R. Hirabayashi.
(This is the first time in the history of the Center or the Department that an Asian American Studies’ faculty person has been thus featured).
Was nominated to, and holds, the “George and Sakaye Aratani Chair on Japanese American Incarceration, Redress, and Community,” Asian American Studies Department, University of California, Los Angeles.
2006 to 2017
Book Award: “Kokusai Rikai Sokushin Sho” (Promotion of International Understanding award).
(This award is given to original books, translated books, or language learning texts, which promote international exchanges and understanding on international issues as well as to contribute the development of international communication).
This award is presented by International Foundation for the Promotion of Languages and Culture (Kokusai Gengo Bunka Shinko Zaidan), which is in the Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University in Sendai City, Miyagi, Japan.
The selection committee included Shoichi Watanabe (Sophia University), Susumu Ohara (Former president of US Nihon Keisai Shinbun, Hideo Ohishi (Columnist, Sankei Shinbun newspaper), Yoshiko Sakurai (Journalist), and Tadamori Kubota (Kyorin University).
a. Kikumura-Yano, A., Hirabayashi, L.R., and Hirabayashi, J.A. Nikkeijin to Gurobarlizeshon: Hokubei, Nanbei, Nihon. Lane Ryo Hirabayashi, Akemi
Kikumura-Yano, and Jeimuzu A. Hirabayashi, eds. Trans. Imin Kenkyukai. Kyoto: Jimbun Shoin, (2006).
Japanese-language translation of New Worlds, New Lives.
Was nominated and served as "visiting professor" under the auspices of “The Endowed Chair in Japanese American Studies,” 1996-1997, Asian American Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles.
Awarded “Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor, 1993-1994,” by the Council on Academic Advising, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1994.
Graduated “With Distinction,” The Hutchins School of Liberal Studies, California State University, Sonoma, 1974.