Accepting Applications for 2015 EPIC Summer Internship Program

The Ehime Prefectural International Center is offering an eleven-week summer internship for two lucky students (mid May – Late July/Early August, 2015).  Chosen candidates will work at EPIC and other municipal international centers in Ehime prefecture fostering friendship and understanding between Ehime and Hawaii.

Benefits: round-trip transportation (Honolulu to Ehime), housing allowance, modest stipend, medical and life insurance coverage.

Application Deadline: February 25, 2015.  Finalists will be interviewed on Friday, February 27, 2015 starting at 3:00 pm.

Please see our “Jobs and Internships” page for more details.

Human Trafficking in Asia and the Pacific Symposium

Please join us Friday, January 16 for an exciting, jointly-hosted symposium on Human Trafficking in Asia and the Pacific. This event will be held in the Center for Korean Studies Auditorium. Panel Presentations will run from 1:00 – 4:35 pm, and refreshments will follow from 4:35 – 5:00 pm.

Carole Petersen, UHM Prof. of Law and Director of the Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution
Sex Work, Migration, and the United States Trafficking In Persons Report: A Case Study of the Impact on Law and Policy in Hong Kong

Petrice Flowers, UHM Associate Prof., Political Science
Entertainers and Trainees: Race, Gender, and Visa Status in Human Trafficking to Japan

Julie Walsh, UHM Curriculum Specialist, Center for Pacific Islands Studies
Adoption (Under)Currents: Domestic Drift in Adoptions of Marshallese Children by Americans

Clare Hanusz, Immigration Attorney at Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert, A Law Corporation
Labor Trafficking in Hawai`i: A Case Study of Thai Farm Workers with Global Horizons and Aloun Farms

Click HERE for schedule and abstracts.

Fall 2014 J-Current

Fall2014J-CurrentCover CJS has published the Fall 2014 issue of J-Current, the biannual newsletter of the Center for Japanese Studies! You can access it by clicking on the cover photo to the left. All available issues can be found in our J-Current repository on the left menu (under Resources). Enjoy and have a wonderful break!

Apply Today: CJS Scholarships / FLAS Fellowships

Please use the STAR online application system to apply for CJS Endowed Scholarships and the Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS), funded by the U.S. Department of Education.  If you are eligible and wish to apply for CJS scholarships AND the FLAS fellowship, please submit two applications through STAR. FLAS applicants must also complete the 2015-16 FAFSA to demonstrate financial need. Click HERE for more details.

Application Deadline: February 2, 2015