Works of art depicting emissaries from the Ryūkyū Kingdom left the UH Library on September 7 for exhibit at the National Museum of Japanese History in Chiba Prefecture. The exhibit in Japan, titled “Early Modern Japan through Parades: Samurai, Aliens, Festivals,” runs from October 26 through December 9, 2012. When the works return to UH, an [...]
by Mary McDonald,
Director of the Center for Japanese Studies
THANK YOU to Robert Huey, Professor of Japanese Literature, for his nine years of energetic leadership as the director of CJS. Bob Huey is on a well-deserved sabbatical in 2012-2013. CJS has 36 faculty members this fall, 14 affiliate Japanese language instructors, plus many students and friends. [...]
In this photo at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai’i, CJS Director Mary McDonald and COS Director Joyce Chinen (2nd and 3rd from left), joined community leaders presenting an ukulele to the Kamos.
The University of Hawai‘i said aloha to Japanese Consul-General Yoshihiko Kamo and Mrs. Etsuko Kamo on August 23, 2012. Ten UH representatives [...]