CJS is pleased to announce “Rakugo in English: by Dr. Kimie Oshima” which will be held on Friday, September 14 at the UHM Orvis Auditorium.
Rakugo is the traditional Japanese art of comic storytelling. The art form is more than 300 years old and provides a way to teach about Japanese culture and customs […]
As part of our fall seminar series, CJS is sponsoring a talk by Dr. Masaru Kohno who will be presenting “Japanese Politcs after 3/11: Trends and Challenges.” In this talk, Dr. Kohno will discuss three emerging trends in Japanese politics since the 3/11 earthquake: the disintegration of the Democratic Party of Japan, the rise […]
Congratulations to Julie Iezzi (promoted to Full Professor in Theater and Dance) and John Szostak (tenure and promotion to Associate Professor in Art and Art History). Japanese Studies is lucky to have such talented faculty!
Photo of Former Governor Ariyoshi
This year marked the 40th anniversary of the Urasenke Summer seminar at UHM. Roughly 110 guests from Japan, led by Dr. Genshitsu Sen, joined Hawaii tea practitioners for a two-day seminar at the UHM Art Auditorium, sponsored by Outreach College. Day One featured a presentation by new UHM […]
Photo of President Teruo Iwamasa and Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw; photo courtesy of Ms. Tokiko Bazzell
On June 29, the UHM Chancellor’s office, the UHM Library, COS, and CJS held an installation ceremony and reception for the newly installed shisa statues donated by the University of the Ryukyus. More than sixty community members, faculty, and students came […]