Campus Closing

The Center for Japanese Studies wishes everyone in the UHM community and beyond a wonderful holiday season. As a reminder, CJS will be closed from Monday, December 20, 2010 until Monday, January 3, 2011. Email questions can still be sent to cjs@hawaii.edu during the interim.

We look forward to a productive, happy, and healthy 2011 [...]

In memoriam

We are sorry to report the loss of two friends of CJS in recent weeks: Philanthropist Houghton Freeman, and Jean Mori. Although CJS was a not a direct recipient of Freeman support, many of our students and faculty benefited from programs in Asian Studies that were funded by the Freeman Foundation. Freeman’s direct, no-nonsense approach [...]

Kabuki Symposium photos

All of the symposium speakers, performers, and other participants.

Tachimawari demonstration by students in the Theatre and Dance 428 course.

Dr. Jule Iezzi opens the symposium.

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Fall 2010 J-Current

The fall 2010 issue of J-Current is now available for download. Click on this link to view and download a copy. This semesters J-Current includes articles on the recent Utsushi and Kabuki symposiums, Nippon Culture Day, the Director and Associate Directors visit to Washington DC, Japan related news from the library, COS, and J-Floor, and [...]