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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 […]

CJS at the Consulate General with Kyoto artist

CJS Director Bob Huey and Associate Director Gay Satsuma accompanied Mr. Akihiko Izukura and Ms. Masayo Motojima, visiting artists from Kyoto, to the residence of Japanese Consul General Yoshihiko Kamo last week. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss Mr. Izukura’s upcoming art installations on the UHM campus and at the Linekona Center. Pictured […]

CJS Faculty member honored with teaching excellence award

CJS faculty member Dr. Christine Yano in the Department of Anthropology was among the seventeen recipients of the Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching. She and the other recipients will be honored at a Convocation ceremony to be held on September 27, 2011 at 10:00 am at the Kennedy Theatre. See this link for more […]

Upcoming conferences

There are two upcoming conferences in Honolulu involving CJS faculty and graduate students. As many of you already know the join Association for Asian Studies (AAS)/International Convention of Asian Scholars (ICAS) conference will take place from March 30-April 3 at the Hawaii Convention Center. In addition, the Association of Teachers of Japanese (ATJ) will hold […]