Of Interest to Undergraduates

Spring 2015 J-Current

CJS has published the Spring 2015 issue of J-Current, the biannual newsletter of the Center for Japanese Studies! You can access it by clicking on the cover photo to the left. All available issues can be found in our J-Current repository on the left menu (under Resources). Enjoy and have a wonderful break!


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