Discovering Historical Parades and Processions from China, Korea, and Ryukyu dur

February 10, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Center for Korean Studies Auditorium Add to Calendar

The University of Hawaii at Manoa and the National Museum of Japanese History are holding a joint event in Honolulu. The UHM Library's collection of art depicting emissaries from the Ryukyu Kingdom will return to UH and a public lecture, an exhibit, and symposium will give Hawai‘i audiences a firsthand look at both Okinawan scrolls.

Speakers for the Public Lecture

Dr. Hiroshi Kurushima, Professor, National Museum of Japanese History, Japan

Early Modern Japan through Parades

Dr. Manabu Yokoyama, Professor, Notre Dame Seishin University, Japan

Relations between Japan & Kingdom of the Ryukyus: Roles of Ryukyuan Envoys

Dr. Gregory Smits, Associate Professor, Pennsylvania State University Ryukyu and its Geo-cultural Context

Dr. John Szostak, Associate Professor, UHM Art Department & Mr. Travis Seifman, Doctoral Candidate, University of California Santa Barbara

Views of Ryukyu: Paintings and Prints in the Hamilton Library Collection

Sponsored by: UHM Outreach College, Center for Okinawan Studies, Center for Japanese Studies, Department of Art & Art History, Department of History, National Museum of Japanese History (Japan), The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Japan) and UHM Library

Ticket Information
Free & open to public

Event Sponsor
UHM Library et al, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Tokiko Bazzell, 956-2315,,

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