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Oral History Symposium at UH


CJS co-sponsored an international symposium entitled:  “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Oral History Data on Sunday, August 28th from 8:30am to 6:30pm in Physical Sciences 217. Pictured is Dr. Warren Nishimoto, Director of the Center for Oral History, giving his presentation.


To download a detailed schedule of the symposium, follow this link.





Fall 2011 CJS seminars

CJS is excited to announce several upcoming seminars during the fall 2011 semester. All seminars are held in the Tokioka Room unless indicated. We are hoping to add a few more speakers as well and will update the list accordingly.

Aug. 29 (Monday) 3 pm talk by Prof. Motoshige Itoh, University of Tokyo.  Talk will […]

Pecha Kucha night at CJS

CJS is hosting its first ever Pecha-Kucha night this Friday, March 4, from 4:00-6:00 pm in the Tokioka Room. Pecha-Kucha is a presentation style where 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each while the speaker is giving their lecture. We have six UHM graduate students who will speak about their Japan-related research and projects. […]

Utsushi Symposium

Utsushi: The Art of Copying symposium was held on Tuesday 10/12 at a variety of locations across campus. The event offered twelve papers spread over three panels that brought together scholars from a range of disciplinary backgrounds and areas of expertise. Presenters included Dr. Joshua Mostow of the University of British Columbia, Princess Akiko of […]