Of Interest to Undergraduates

ツイン・タイム・トラベル イザベラ・バードの旅の世界
金坂 清則 2014 平凡社
In The Footsteps of Isabella Bird: Adventures in Twin Time Travel by Kanasaka Kiyonori, 2014, Heibonsha

Residents of Honolulu enjoyed Kyoto University Professor Kiyonori Kanasaka’s 2011 exhibit tracing Isabella Bird’s 19th century travel writings. As the translator of many of Bird’s volumes into Japanese, Kanasaka has taken pains to map her decades of adventures across many continents, and to take his own photographs along the way. Now he gives us his […]

Henoko Base Delegation

Four elected leaders from Okinawa spoke at UHM on April 27, 2015. National Diet member Keiko Itokazu, Nago Councilmember Kumiko Onaga, Chatan Councilmember Hideko Tamanaha, and Yomitan Councilmember Kikue Tsuhako oppose the relocation of U.S. Marine Corp Air Station Futenma to Henoko in Nago City. They view the shoreline runway as a detriment to environment, […]

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 […]