A brand new course is being offered by the UHM Department of Anthropology during the Fall 2012 semester. ANTH 487 Okinawa and Its Diaspora will be taught by Dr. Christine Yano.
Here’s an excerpt from the course description:
Anth 487 Okinawa and Its Diaspora (Writing intensive)
Okinawa constitutes a separate but related culture and history within the nation-state [...]
UH made a strong showing at recent symposium “Remembering 40 Years Since Reversion”: Okinawan Studies Until Now; Okinawan Studies from Now on,” held at Waseda University from March 29th through the 31st. Fourteen UH students, faculty, and alumni gave presentations on a wide range of topics, joining colleagues from other universities throughout the world in one [...]
The Center for Okinawan Studies will be holding a symposium on March 1-2, 2012, at the Center for Korean Studies Auditorium. The title of the symposium is, “LABOR MIGRATION: Historical & Contemporary Issues From an ‘Islands’ Perspective.” Please see flyer for details.
Registration is required to help us prepare enough printouts and is limited to the first 90 [...]