The NINJAL-NMJH-UHM Workshop

Please find information below about the upcoming collaborative “Underdescribed Languages and Histories Workshop” which is co-sponsored by the National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, the National Museum of Japanese History, and UHM linguistics  community (NINJAL-NMJH-UHM). The workshop will be … Continue reading

OKINAWA: The Afterburn

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Save the day on Sunday, April 9 for a film screening of “OKINAWA: The Afterburn” Followed by a discussion with Director & Producer John Junkerman Location: Shidler College of Business, A-101 Time: 1pm-4pm Co-sponsored by UHM Center for Okinawan Studies; … Continue reading

Lecture: Interpreting Okinawa

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Public Presentations at the School of Pacific and Asian Studies: Interpreting Okinawa: Place-Making and the Nature of the Past by Andrea Elizabeth Murray, an Associate in Research at the Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studeis, Harvard University. Date: Monday, February 27 … Continue reading

Public Lecture: Okinawa’s Language Diversity and The Role of Uchinaaguchi Textbook

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Center for Okinawan Studies Public Lecture Series Presents: Okinawa’s Language Diversity and The Role of the Uchinaaguchi Textbook RIKKA, UCHINAA — NKAI!   by Masashi Sakihara, PhD candidate in Ryukyuan Linguistics at the University of the Ryukyus Date: March 3, … Continue reading

Uta nu Hana

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This is a very special performance commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the founding  of Nomura Ryu Ongaku Kyo Kai Hawaii Shibu which brought together masters such as Siko Ikehara, Kanyei Izumigawa, Kosuke Nakaganeku, Harry Seisho Nakasone, Katsumi Shinsato, and many … Continue reading

Public Lecture: Cultural Hybridity and Indigeneity through the Song

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Cultural Hybridity and Indigeneity through the Song “Pathway of Coming Together” for Yonaguni Island, Okinawa by Yuan-Yu Kuan, PhD candidate of Music in Ethnomusicology Date: February 27, 2016 Time: 3-4:30 pm Place: Tokioka Room (Moore 319)

Public Talk “Swinging and Singing” on January 9, 2017

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FILM: “NABBIE’S LOVE”

When: Dec 4 2016 – 2:00pm until Dec 4 2016 – 4:00pm Where: East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/1zux34qFq262 What:The East-West Center Arts Program will show the film  “Nabbie’s Love” about life in a … Continue reading

Illustrated talk: The Okinawan Diaspora

When: Nov 13 2016 – 2:00pm until Nov 13 2016 – 3:00pm Where: East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/1zux34qFq262 What: Robert Nakasone, Director, Okinawan Special Projects, East-West Center will present an illustrated talk on … Continue reading

Illustrated Talk: “Okinawan Language”

When: Nov 6 2016 – 2:00pm until Nov 6 2016 – 3:00pm Where: East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/1zux34qFq262 What: Stewart A. Curry, Instructor, UHM Dept. of East Asian Languages and Literature, will present … Continue reading

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