Ben Schrager, 2013 Award Recipient for Study in Japan

Ben Schrager (Geography MA) attended the National Science Foundation East Asia & Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) in Japan in Summer 2013. Ben’s research concerns Japan’s policies regulating GM foods.

Ben will study at the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language in Yokohama in 2013-14, with support from a Title VI FLAS fellowship.

Here Ben is [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]