Of Interest to Undergraduates

CJS Seminar: Parental Kidnapping and the Hague Convention

Join us on Tuesday, November 17th at 3pm in the Tokioka Room for another interesting CJS Seminar with Dr. William Cleary, Law Professor and visiting scholar from Hiroshima Shudo University.

Wiki Slideshows on Japan is Back!

CJS Presents: Wiki Slideshows on Japan is coming Friday, November 6th at 5:00pm in the Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 319).

This semester’s esteemed line-up includes: Dr. John Szostak, Associate Professor of Art History; Dr. Hanae Kramer, Assistant Professor of Communications; Dr. Donald Womack, Professor of Music; Ms. Yuka Hasegawa, PhD Student in Anthropology; Mr. […]

CJS Seminar: Japanese Mythology in Film

On Friday, October 2, 2015, Dr. Yoshiko Okuyama, Associate Professor of Japanese Studies and Linguistics at UH Hilo, brought attention to not uncommon but commonly overlooked instances of Japanese mythology and folkore hidden in modern Japanese anime and animated films.  The large audience appreciated the opportunity to learn to see Japanese culture and tradition at […]

In Memoriam: Emeritus Japanese Studies Professor James Brandon

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of a beloved colleague.

James R. Brandon, 1927-2015

James Rodger Brandon, beloved husband, trailblazing scholar, inspiring director, mentor, teacher, translator, actor, and friend, passed away in Honolulu on Sept. 19, 2015, leaving a remarkable legacy in the world of Asian theatre studies, […]