2021 Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Research Student Scholarship

July 2, 2020News No Comments

Information on the 2021 MEXT (research student) scholarship is available on the Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu’s website here. Please share the opportunity with those who may be interested. PDF flyers: 2021 MEXT (Research Student) Flyer 2021 MEXT (Research Student) Timeline

Hawaiʻi – Ehime Cultural Exchange Event on June 26 (27th in Japan)

June 30, 2020News No Comments

  On Friday, June 26 (Saturday, June 27 Japan time), three former Ehime internship interns, UH Mānoa alumni (Jaime Gusman-Tateyama, Tasha Hayashi, Mercedes Bazzone), and CJS Associate Director, Dr. Gay Satsuma, participated in an international day event at Ehime’s Matsuyama Higashi High School by presenting on various Hawaiian cultural topics via Zoom. Thirty high school students … Read More

Call for images: COVID-19 times as experienced in Japan

June 4, 2020News No Comments

We are requesting for images taken in Japan during the pandemic. We hope that these images will convey a sense of daily Japan from the ground during the past few months of the pandemic and after the emergency declaration status was lifted. Our intent is to make these images available as a digital collection on … Read More

Professor of Music, Dr. Donald Womack awarded the 2020 Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

May 1, 2020Faculty News, News No Comments

It was announced last month that CJS faculty member Dr. Donald Reid Womack (Professor of Music) was awarded the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. He is among a diverse group of 175 writers, scholars, artists, and scientists to receive this achievement. In an interview with UH News, Dr. Womack said, “I’m thrilled and honored to have my … Read More

Community Virtual Events

April 30, 2020News No Comments

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distanced operations, we are curating a list of known community virtual events, programs, and resources that may be of interest to current and potential Japan scholars. Access it here. We continually update this page, of community resources, and please note that the events and organizations listed are … Read More

Call for participants: UHM-CJS Hokkaido Interdisciplinary Field Study opportunity, June 1-12, 2020

March 4, 2020News No Comments

Seeking Participants: UHM-CJS Hokkaido Interdisciplinary Field Study 2020 Opportunity (June 1-12, 2020) The University of Hawaiˈi at Mānoa Center for Japanese Studies is seeking seven participants in an intensive 10-day field study workshop in Hokkaido, Japan, funded by a grant received from the Center for Global Partnership. Items covered or provided: Roundtrip economy airfare to … Read More

Exchange between Urasenke Chado club members and Doshisha University

February 25, 2020Faculty News, News, Student News No Comments

A “tea exchange” and Memorandum of Agreement signing between representatives from Doshisha University (Kyoto, Japan) students and UH-Mānoa Chado (Way of Tea) club members took place on Sunday, Feb. 23rd, at the Halekulani Hotel Hau Terrance, in Waikiki. Pictured (from left to right) are UH Tea Club President Jordan Kanemitsu and the President of the … Read More

[Archive] 2020-2021 CJS and FLAS scholarships, Deadline to Apply: Feb. 3, 2020

February 6, 2020Funding, News No Comments

Center for Japanese Studies Fellowships/Scholarships Center for Japanese Studies Graduate Fellowship ($15,000) Hanayo Sasaki Graduate Merit Scholarship (approx. $2,000) John Fee Embree Scholarship (approx. $1,500) Minae & Miki Kajiyama Graduate Scholarship (approx. $3,000) Takie Sugiyama Lebra Fellowship ($15,000) Tasuku Harada Graduate Scholarship (approx. $6,000)   2020-2021 FLAS informational sheet Flyer

CANCELLED [as of March 10, 2020]: Apply for the 2020 Ehime Summer Internship Program

January 28, 2020Jobs and Internships, News No Comments

Update (March 10, 2020): NOTICE OF CANCELLATION We are grateful for all the interest and inquiries about the 2020 summer internship at the Ehime Prefectural International Center. Due to health concerns, the program is CANCELLED this year. 2020 Summer Internship Program at Ehime Prefectural International Center (EPIC) In 2003, educational exchange programs between Ehime and … Read More