The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Distinguished Speakers Series will present Amherst College Professor Franklin Odo lecturing on "Japanese Americans in World War II" at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, online via Zoom.

Admission is $10 for OLLI at BCC, Massachusetts Village and Berkshire Museum members, and $15 for the general public.

Admission is free for Berkshire Community College students, youth 17 and under, and those holding WIC, EBT/SNAP, or ConnectorCare cards.

Preregistration is required at or by calling 413-236-2190.

Jeannie Maschino can be reached at 413-496-6256 or

Community News Editor / Librarian

Jeannie Maschino is community news editor and librarian for The Berkshire Eagle. She has worked for the newspaper in various capacities since 1982 and joined the newsroom in 1989.