Feruza Azimova at the 65th Japan-America Student Conference

Feruza Azimova, UHM sophomore, participated in the 65th Japan-America Student Conference, July 29 to August 24, 2013.  The conference took Feruza to Berkeley, Iwate, Nagasaki, Kyoto, and Tokyo.

Great thanks to the Japan America Society of Hawaii (JASH) for Feruza’s air tickets to this conference.  Thanks also to the JASC for awarding Feruza their 2013 Lou Cagnina scholarship.

Feruza was born in Uzbekistan.  She is studying Political Science and Japanese Language at UHM.

Click for photos with detailed captions by Feruza

Sept. 6, 2013. Robert Huey “Who Would Compose a Japanese Poem in Beijing?!”

Why would an 18th C. Ryukyuan envoy compose a waka in Japanese for his Chinese hosts? Professor Robert Huey explains roles of elite Japanese culture such as poetry and tea ceremony at the Ryukyu royal court. Friday, September 6, 2013, 3-4:30 pm, Moore Hall 319, Tokioka Room.  Center for Okinawan Studies Lecture Series, Co-sponsored by East Asian Languages & Literatures and Center for Japanese Studies.  Everyone Welcome. 

Full details here:
Huey – Center for Okinawan Studies Lecture Series