Center for Okinawan Studies, March 2009

Announcing the Center for Okinawan Studies inaugural conference:

“From Aza, through Sanzan, Loochoo, and Ryukyu, to Okinawa, to Uchinanchu Diaspora—Where is Okinawan Studies Headed?”

March 19th March 21st, 2009
Hawaii Imin International
Conference Center, East West Center, Hawai’i

The first Center for Okinawan Studies Okinawan Studies conference will feature scholars from the University of Hawai’i, the US mainland, Okinawa and Japan and will examine ways in which the various areas of Okinawan Studies can be developed.

Specific topics include:

· Okinawa Studies in Okinawa, Japan, North America and Europe (Keynote Speeches)
Diasporic Identities
Traditional Ryukyu
Dictionary Production
Models of Collaboration
Language Revitalization
Contemporary Issues

Download the conference flyer: COS Conference flyer

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Tel: 956-0902/956-5754