Center for Okinawan Studies Lecture Series

“Introducing the International Institute for Okinawan Studies

at the University of the Ryukyus”

The International Institute for Okinawan Studies (IIOS) was established on April 1, 2009 at the University of the Ryukyus.  It is a research institute that brings together all of the different disciplines focusing on Okinawan Studies at the University of the Ryukyus.  Professor Katsunori Yamazato is the inaugural Director of IIOS.

Join us as Professor Yamazato talks about IIOS, its future plans, and its relationship with the University of Hawai‘i.

  • Speaker: Professor Katsunori Yamazato, Director International Institute for Okinawan Studies, University of the Ryukyus
  • Date:  September 2, 2009 (Wednesday)
  • Time: 3:00-4:30 pm
  • Location: Moore 319 (Tokioka Room)

Co-sponsored with the Center for Japanese Studies, UHM

Event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Lynette Teruya, Center for Okinawan Studies, tel. 956‐0902

For disability access, please contact the Center for Okinawan Studies.

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution

Japanese Proficiency Tests – Registration Open

Japanese language proficiency test

Registration for the Japanese-Langauge Proficiency Test (JLPT, 日本語能力試験) is now open.

TEST DATE: December 6, 2009

Registration Period: August 3rd-September 25.
In Hawaii, the test will be held at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

Levels 1 and 2 (advanced and upper-intermediate):   50 USD
Levels 3 and 4 (Intermediate and Beginner):   40 USD

How to register:
Online via the JLPT website
Paper applications can also be downloaded.
For more information contact the JLPT Administration committee in Los Angeles:
Tel: 213-621-2267
Email: noryoku@jflalc.orgThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Paper copies of the publicity material are also available at the CJS office.