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Shinichi Maehara Receives Honorary Doctorate

(Left to right) Photo of Chancellor Hinshaw, Mr. Maehara, and former UH Regent Ed Kuba

At the annual Fall Commencement for UH Mānoa on December 17th, 2012, Mr. Shinichi Maehara, retired Executive Director at Okinawa Television Broadcasting (OTV), received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters – the first Okinawan to receive this […]

“Art and Sustainability:” Lecture by Akihiko Izukura

Photo of Mr. Izukura with his artwork

To open his exhibit at the UHM, renowned textile artist from Kyoto, Akihiko Izukura, will be giving a lecture entitled: “Art and Sustainability.” He will share his philosophy and approach to art based on three guiding principles:

“compassion for life” 思いやりの美学 “zero-waste” 廃棄物ゼロ “sun and […]

Special Talk by Shinichi Maehara: “Okinawan Spirit and Heart”

Mr. Shinichi Maehara, retired Executive Director at Okinawa Television Broadcasting (OTV) will be giving a talk in conjunction with his receiving an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.  He is the first person from Okinawa to be awarded an honorary doctorate degree from UH.  Mr. Maehara has traveled the […]

CJS Gradaute Seminar on February 11, 2011

The first CJS seminar of the spring semester will be a graduate seminar on Friday, February 11 from 3:00-4:30pm in the Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 319). Alessandra Sabelli (PhD student – anthropology) will give a lecture titled “Aging with Robots in Japan: A Future with Emotional Technology.” The lecture is based on Ms. Sabelli’s fieldwork […]

Welcome to Spring Semester 2011

Aloha CJS community and welcome back to campus.

CJS is happy to announce a number of events during the coming semester. The CJS seminar series begins on February 11 with a graduate seminar from Alessandra Sabelli (PhD candidate – Anthropology) titled “Aging with Robots in Japan: A Future with Emotional Technology.” The follow week on […]