Andrew Harrington

Andrew Harrington, PhD, is an instructor at Irvine Valley College, teaching introductory courses in film studies and mass media. His research interests include sports media and realist film theories.

Posts by Andrew Harrington

Football, Assimilation, and the Japanese-American Internment Camps of World War II

The Eagles of Heart Mountain is an impressive study of the concentration camps that imprisoned over one hundred thousand Japanese Americans during World War II. This is by no means the only history of the Japanese concentration camps, but it is unique in its focus on the Heart Mountain facility of Wyoming and its emphasis on the role of football in providing some joy and self­-expression for some of those imprisoned.