Upcoming Japan-Related Courses (Summer & Fall 2015)

Compiled course listings for upcoming Japanese Studies and Japan-related courses are now available. Please see the links below:

Term: Summer 2015 Fall 2015

Honouliuli Internment Camp: Lessons Will Live On

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell (center) dedicated the Honouliuli National Monument on March 31, 2015, in ceremonies at the site and at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. She stressed that broad community support had encouraged President Obama’s February declaration. Dr. Joyce Chinen (right), Director of the UHM Center for Okinawan Studies and [...]

Congratulations to 2015 MEXT Scholarship Awardees

On March 30, 2015, Consul General of Japan in Honolulu, Toyoei Shigeeda, awarded 2015 Monbukagakusho Research Student Scholarships to two UHM students.

Daniel Allen will conduct research in Tourism Studies at Hokkaido University from April 2015 to March 2017. Daniel’s research will contribute to his M.A. thesis in Asian Studies at UHM.

Christian Bilgera will [...]

SPAS Grad Conf Seidensticker Award Recipients Named

The 26th annual SPAS Graduate Student Conference, held March 18-20, 2015 in the Center for Korean Studies, attracted promising young scholars from across Asia and the United States.  Among those researching Japan, two of UH’s own stood out for recognition.

2015 Seidensticker Prize for Best Papers on Japan

First Place Tomoki Kimura EALL, [...]