is committed to supporting the research and teaching of Okinawa-related subjects by its faculty/staff and students, as well as providing outreach to the general community in the forms of workshops, lectures, seminars, and conferences.

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Kariyushi Kariyushi - Tamagusuku Ryu Senju Kai Hawaii Frances Nakachi Ryubu Dojo

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary on May 21 doors open at 2:30pm at HUOA

Uta nu Hana - Nomura Ryu Ongaku Kyo Kai Hawaii Shibu 50th Anniversary Concert

Saturday, June 3, 2017 2pm (doors open at 1:30pm) Kaimuki High School Theater

Dū usami: the Journey - Jimpu Kai USA Kin Ryosho Ryukyu Geino Kenkyusho Hawaii Shibu

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary at the Asia Pacific Dance Festival on July 30 at 2pm

Fall 2017 Courses

MUS 311F Okinawan Ensemble I: Performance of literature for types of groups of various sizes and kinds at an introductory level. Prerequisite: upper division standing or consent.  CRN: 79289

DNCE 106 Introduction to Okinawan Dance: Beginning techniques of Okinawan dance. No experience necessary. CRN: 78956

DNCE 306 Okinawan Dance I: Performance and techniques at the introductory level. Prerequisite: upper division standing or consent.(1 credit)
CRN: 73120

DNCE 406 Okinawan Dance II: Performance and techniques at intermediate level. Prerequisite: 306 or consent. (1 credit)
CRN: 82762

JPN 471 Okinawan Language & Culture: JPN471 is the first of a series of two courses (JPN 471 and JPN 472). This course focuses on the language, heritage and folk culture of Okinawa. Prerequisite: 202, 205 or consent (3 credits)
CRN: 72671

Summer 2017 Outreach Courses

Introduction to Okinawan Dance: Experience Okinawan culture through dance in this introductory class. Participants will be taught selected dances from the Okinawan classical and folk traditions.

Summer 2017 Session I Courses

EALL 372B Modern Japanese Literature: Reading and analysis of English translations of selected important works in Okinawan literature. No knowledge of Japanese required. CRN: 91980

Spring 2017 Courses

ASAN 320O Asian Nation Studies: Okinawa: Multidisciplinary examination of major Asian countries; cultural, social, economic, and political lives of their peoples. (O) Okinawa Prerequisite: 201 and 202, or consent. CRN:86097

JPN 472 Okinawan Language & Culture: The second series of two course (JPN 471-472) focusing on Okinawan literature, language skills, heritage, and cultural understanding. Prerequisite: 471 or consent.  CRN:82808

MUS 311F Okinawan Ensemble: Performance of literature for types of groups of various sizes and kinds at an introductory level. Prerequisite: upper division standing or consent.  CRN: 86610

DNCE 106 Introduction to Okinawan Dance: Performance and techniques. No experience necessary.
CRN: 89346

DNCE 306 Okinawan Dance I: Performance and techniques. Prerequisite: upper division standing or consent.
CRN:82761

DNCE 406 Okinawan Dance II: Performance and techniques at intermediate level. Prerequisite: 306 or consent.
CRN: 82762

 

 

 


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