Mr. Shane Shibazaki (Japanese major) was selected as a recipient of the prestigious MEXT(Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology) Japanese Studies Scholarship 2011-2012. He will be studying advanced Japanese and other courses for one year at Waseda University in Tokyo. He was one of four students to receive the scholarship [...]
The Center for Japanese Studies, Japan-America Society of Hawai’i, and First Insurance Co. sponsored two UHM students to participate in the 63rd Japan-America Studies Conference this past summer. Ms. Michelle Lau (undergraduate student, Management Information Systems major) and Mr. Kiah Gilbert (undergraduate student, Marketing & International Business major) participated in this program and [...]
CJS hosted its second Pecha-Kucha event last Friday, September 2. For those who missed out, three professors and three graduate students presented their research in Pecha-Kucha format, a presentation style where 20 slides are shown for exactly 20 seconds each. Various topics were discussed such as the Hōjōki, Otaku culture, and Hello Kitty.