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Ehime Prefecture Governor Nakamura Visits UHM

Governor Tokihiro Nakamura and 10 leaders of Ehime Prefecture visited UH Manoa on Friday, November 22, 2013.  Every corner of our campus thanked Governor Nakamura for providing summer internships to two UHM students each summer.  Hiapo Cashman and Nahulu Maioho led the Governor through Kanewai Lo‘i. Vice Chancellor Reed Dasenbrock welcomed Governor Nakamura to Hawaii […]

CJS Scholarships/FLAS Applications up on STAR

Attention Students in all Majors and Departments:

Please use the STAR online application system to apply for student scholarships.  In the online system, CJS has two groupings of scholarships: Endowed Scholarships and Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS).  If you are eligible and wish to apply for all scholarships including the FLAS fellowship, […]

Spring 2014 Japan-Related Courses

Spring semester registration assignments begin on November 25th!

The course listings for Spring 2014 Japanese Studies or Japan-related courses are now available. Please see the link below:


Dr. Robert B. Valliant, 73

Photo taken by John Tichotsky in 2009. Courtesy of the UHM Library’s Russian Collections. Many thanks to Patricia Polansky, Russian Bibliographer.

It is with sadness that we report the passing of Dr. Robert B. Valliant on November 2, 2013 at his home in Barnwell, S.C.  Dr. Valliant was a scholar at […]

It’s coming November 15th!

The Center for Japanese Studies is pleased to announce Wiki Slideshows on Japan Powered by PechaKucha coming November 15 at 5:30pm in the Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 319). Our Wiki Slideshows will follow the PechaKucha format, which is a presentation style where a short lecture is given alongside 20 PowerPoint slides that are shown for […]