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“Zenchō Everywhere: A Brief History of Earthquake Prediction in Japan, 1855-2012,” by Gregory Smits

Dr. Smits will kick off our 2013 CJS Seminar Series by presenting his findings on earthquake prediction in Japan.  Mark your calendars! This talk is co-sponsored by the UHM library.

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Jean Ariyoshi, Robert Nakasone, Yoshiaki Fujitani receive Imperial Decorations

Three friends of the University of Hawai‘i received Japanese Imperial Decorations in 2012, and were honored at the January 2013 New Year’s Luncheon of the United Japanese Society of Hawai‘i.  Jean Ariyoshi, former first lady of the State of Hawai‘i, is a leader in Chadō, the way of tea, and is the head of the […]

SPAS Graduate Student Conference

Title: SPAS Graduate Student Conference Location: Center for Korean Studies Auditorium Link out: Click here Start Date: 2013-04-03 End Date: 2013-04-05

Applying for the CJS Scholarship Fund and FLAS Fellowships

Attention graduate students:

Please use the University’s online application system for student scholarships.  Under this online system, CJS has two groupings of scholarships:  Endowed scholarships and Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS).  If students are eligible and wish to apply for all the scholarships including FLAS fellowships, they must submit two applications using the online […]

UHM Urasenke Tea Students Offer Hatsudate, New Year’s Tea

On Saturday, January 12, 2013, UHM Tea Instructor Ogawa and his students prepared the first tea of the New Year at Jaku’an.  Guests including long-time practitioners of Chadō in Hawai’i, enjoyed O-seichi Ryōri, or New Year’s delicacies.  Classes about tea at UHM include Chadō, The Way of Tea Practicum (ASAN 324) and Tea in Japanese History […]