“Liberated or Leftover?: Single Women in Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Tokyo” by Dr. Lynne Nakano

Please join us Friday, February 21 at 3:00pm in Moore Hall 319 for another installment of our CJS seminar series featuring Dr. Lynne Nakano, Professor and Department Chair of Japanese Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.  Dr. Nakano will speak about the marked increase in and resulting alarm over the number of single women in East Asia and will address the social and economic factors that shape the lives of these women.  Click HERE to access the flyer.

Thank you to our co-sponsors: the Department of Anthropology and Center for Chinese Studies.


“Joint Seabed Resource Extraction Feasibility in East Asia,” by Yoichiro Sato

On Wednesday, February 19 at 1:30 pm in Saunders 442, Dr. Mary McDonald will welcome guest lecturer Dr. Yoichiro Sato into her seminar on Contemporary Japan to speak about the feasibility of joint seabed resource extraction in East Asia.  Click HERE to access flyer.

This talk is open to the public.  Refreshments will NOT be served.


Dr. Genshitsu Sen on the Spirit of Tea and Peacefulness

The Center for Japanese Studies is much honored to bring you a talk by Dr. Genshitsu Sen, 15th-generation Grand Tea Master.  Dr. Sen will speak on the spirit of tea and peacefulness in Moore Hall 319 on Wednesday, February 12 at 2:00pm.  Click HERE for flyer.  All are welcome to attend.


明けましておめでとうございます / Happy New Year!

To welcome  you to the new year, here are three photos from the first tea event of the year by the UH Tea Club, January 18, 2014.