Condolences

Everyone at CJS would like to extend their deepest sympathies and condolences to those in Japan suffering from the earthquake and tsunami damage. All of Japan is in our thoughts today as this tragic disaster continues to unfold. We will continue to follow the events and post relevant information as it becomes available.

TBS is [...]

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 [...]

Pecha-Kucha Night

CJS hosted its first ever Pecha-Kucha night on Friday March, 4 to a large and enthusiastic audience. Pictured above are Eric Cunningham (Anthropology), Travis Seifman (Art History), Laura Specker (Philosophy), Yoshitaka Miyake (Geography), Crystal Valliant (EALL), and James Jack (Art History) who all presented excellent and insightful Pecha-Kucha talks. A [...]

Pecha Kucha night at CJS

CJS is hosting its first ever Pecha-Kucha night this Friday, March 4, from 4:00-6:00 pm in the Tokioka Room. Pecha-Kucha is a presentation style where 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each while the speaker is giving their lecture. We have six UHM graduate students who will speak about their Japan-related research and projects. [...]