On October 12 UHM will host an all day symposium titled “Utsushi: The Art of Copying.” Lectures will begin at 9:00 am and feature a number of UHM and CJS faculty members. The symposium will take place in the Korean Auditorium and the Art Auditorium. Please see the poster below for more information. To download the poster follow this link.
Dr. Elise Tipton, Honorary Associate Professor of Japanese Studies at the University of Sydney, will give the first CJS seminar of the semester on Friday, September 24, from 3:00-4:30 pm in the Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 318). Dr. Tipton’s talk is titled Moving Up and Out: The ‘Shop Girl’ in Interwar War Japan and looks at the complexities surround department store work and lives of young women in Japan during the 1920s and 1930s. The talk is free and open to the public. For more information see the image below or download this flyer.
Ryufuuan Hawaii is hosting a three day symposium on the history, culture, and art of the Ryukyu Kingdom through an exploration of pottery, indigo dye and lacquerware. The event will take place from November 19-21 in the Makiki Room of the Hawaii Convention Center. See the flyer below for more information or click on the link to download.
The CJS and COS offices, along with the help of numerous and gracious volunteers, combined over the weekend to host a table at the 28th Okinawan Festival in Kapiolani Park. Chancellor Hinshaw was among the numerous people who stopped by the COS table and took part in the weekend’s festivities.
Chancellor Hinshaw and COS Director Chinen during the festival.
Bob Nakasone at the Okinawan Festival.
Tokiko Bazzell at the COS table.