The Intersection of Empire Studies and Linguistic Fieldwork
March 12, 2019 - March 13, 2019
Mānoa Campus, Moore Hall 316 and Hamilton 401
In Fall 2019, a new multi-year research, networking, and resource-development initiative, â€œStudies of the Empire of Japan and Its Legacies: New Directions and New Perspectives,â€ will be launched on the UHM campus. The purpose of the initiative is to create a new academic platform at the University of HawaiÊ»i to promote international research and collaboration, development of scholarly and public resources, and cross-border exchange of scholarly knowledge and information on the studies the Empire of Japan (1868-1945) and its legacies, and, to that end, to make use of unique strengths of the University of HawaiÊ»i as the worldâ€™s premier research institution for the advancement of Japan, Asia, HawaiÊ»i, and Pacific Studies.
A two-day preinaugural symposium is scheduled on March 12-13, 2019, featuring four scholars who specialize in studies of languages in the outlying areas of the former Japanese empire. Please join us for a wide-ranging discussion on the theme of the preinaugural event as well as the overall mission of the new initiative. This event is sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies and the Department of History.
Public Lecture: 12:00-13:30, Tuesday March 12, 2019, Tokioka Room, Moore Hall 319
Source-Analysis Workshop: 10:00-12:00, Wednesday, March 13, Hamilton Library 401
History, Mānoa Campus
Yuma Totani, (808) 956-8564, firstname.lastname@example.org