Dr. Holthus on Parental Well-being

From left to right: Hiroki Igarashi and Mike Dziesinski (doctoral students in sociology), Prof. Pat Steinhoff (sociology), Dr. Barbara Holthus, Prof. Mire Koikari (women’s studies), Dr. Robin O’Day (postdoctoral fellow in sociology), Shinji Kojima (doctoral student in sociology).

On Friday, October 5, Dr. Barbara Holthus reported the first findings of a comparative study of [...]

Parental Well-being in Japan: A New Look at Gendered Families by Dr. Barbara Holthus

CJS, with help from the UH Department of Sociology and Center on the Family,  is pleased to announce the next installment of our Fall Seminar Series.  Dr. Barbara Holthus, Deputy Director of the German Institute for Japanese Studies, will address the sexual division of labor in Japan and its correlation to the [...]

Rakugo Brings Laughter to UH

Dr. Kimie Oshima brought Rakugo stories to amuse a large audience in Orvis Auditorium on Friday, September 14, 2012. UH Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple and Acting Consul General Kazunari Tanaka gave opening remarks. Professor of Theatre Julie Iezzi introduced the performer. Through comic tales about animals and people, Dr. Oshima [...]

Master Calligrapher Impresses with Shodo Demonstration

Kunii Takezaki performing for the JCC. Upper right: Takezaki displaying a sample of her work.

8th level (Hachi Dan) calligraphy master Kunii Takezaki, from Okinawa, gave a spirited Shodo performance for the Japanese Culture Club on Friday, September 14, 2012. After the performance, attendees lined up to have their names transposed into [...]