The Kabuki Symposium is this Saturday from 8:00 am – 5:30 pm in the UHM Art Auditorium. A schedule of events and presenter abstracts is also now available for download. Please follow this link to for the schedule of presenters and their abstracts. If you are planning to attend the symposium please RSVP to the Center for Japanese Studies by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eric J. Cunningham, a PhD Candidate in the Department of Anthropology will give a CJS Graduate Seminar on Friday, October 22 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm in the Tokioka Room. Eric’s research looks at forestry in contemporary Japan, focusing on the Kiso valley region of Nagano prefecture. See the flyer below, or download it via this link, for more information.
On October 12 UHM will host an all day symposium titled “Utsushi: The Art of Copying.” Lectures will begin at 9:00 am and feature a number of UHM and CJS faculty members. The symposium will take place in the Korean Auditorium and the Art Auditorium. Please see the poster below for more information. To download the poster follow this link.
Dr. Elise Tipton, Honorary Associate Professor of Japanese Studies at the University of Sydney, will give the first CJS seminar of the semester on Friday, September 24, from 3:00-4:30 pm in the Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 318). Dr. Tipton’s talk is titled Moving Up and Out: The ‘Shop Girl’ in Interwar War Japan and looks at the complexities surround department store work and lives of young women in Japan during the 1920s and 1930s. The talk is free and open to the public. For more information see the image below or download this flyer.