Film Screening “The Targeted Village,” Sunday, April 27 @ 3:30pm

EVENT DATE/TIME/LOCATION: April 27, 2014, 3:30pm, UHM Center for Korean Studies Auditorium The Center for Okinawan Studies presents a screening of a documentary film, “The Targeted Village.”  This award-winning film reveals the untold stories of Okinawan residents sued by the … Continue reading

COS Lecture Series talk “Hawai‘i Okinawan Literature”

EVENT DATE/TIME/LOCATION: April 22, 2014, 3:00pm, Moore 319 Please join us for the next talk in the COS Lecture Series. Lee Tonouchi – poet, playwright, award-winning author, and “Da Pidgin Guerrilla”- will be the speaker. Lee’s presentation will be about … Continue reading

Upcoming Center for Japanese Studies Seminar on Apr. 11: “LOVE! SPAM”: Tastes and Tales of War, Foreign Occupation, and Luncheon Meat in Post-WWII Okinawa, by Mire Koikari

EVENT DATE/TIME/LOCATION: April 11, 2014, 3:00-4:30 pm, Moore 319 A talk by UHM Women’s Studies Associate Professor Mire Koikari. Professor Koikari will relate the significance of luncheon meat (aka SPAM) in Okinawa and its role as a narrative nexus for … Continue reading

COS Lecture Series talk “Language, Security and Freedom in the Ryukyu Islands”

EVENT DATE/TIME/LOCATION: Feburary 11, 2014, 3:00pm, Moore 319 Please join us for the next talk in the COS Lecture Series. Professor Patrick Heinrich of Dokkyo University will give a presentation on language revitalization. His talk is titled “Language, Security and … Continue reading

COS Lecture Series talk “The Natural Heritage of the Ryukyus”

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EVENT DATE/TIME/LOCATION: January 28, 2014, 3:00pm, Moore 319 Please mark your calendars for “The Natural Heritage of the Ryukyus,” a presentation by Dr. Kenneth Y. Kaneshiro of the UH Pacific Biosciences Research Center, on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 3pm … Continue reading

Lecture Demonstration by the Theatre Company Unai – Friday, October 25, 2013

EVENT DATE/TIME/LOCATION: October 25 , 2013, 4:30pm-6:00, UH Music Bldg Room 36 There will be a lecture demonstration by the Theatre Company Unai, an all-female theatre troupe from Okinawa, on Friday, October 25, 4:30-6:00pm at the UH Manoa Music Building … Continue reading

Islands of Contention – Sunday, October 13 & Friday, October 18, 2013

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EVENT DATE/TIME/LOCATION: October 13 , 2013, 1:00pm, Center for Korean Studies Auditorium   EVENT DATE/TIME/LOCATION: October 18 , 2013, 3:30pm, UHM Law School Classroom 3   Please join us on Sunday, October 13 @ 1pm in Center for Korean Studies … Continue reading

Talk by Professor Robert Huey – Friday, Sept. 6, 2013

EVENT DATE/TIME/LOCATION: September 6, 2013, 3:00pm, Moore 319   Please join us on Friday, September 6 @ 3pm in Moore Hall 319 for the COS Lecture Series talk which features guest speaker Dr. Robert Huey.  Dr. Huey is  a professor … Continue reading

COS Lecture Series talk “Okinawan Identity Formation and ‘Traditions’ in a Diaspora: Views of Hawai‘i’s Okinawan Performing Artists”

EVENT DATE/TIME/LOCATION: April 28, 2013, 1:00pm, Center for Korean Studies Auditorium

Please join us on Sunday, April 28 at 1pm for the COS Lecture Series talk “Okinawan Identity Formation and ‘Traditions’ in a Diaspora: Views of Hawai‘i’s Okinawan Performing Artists.” It will be held in the Center for Korean Studies Auditorium. … Continue reading

Talk on Okinawa’s Recovery Process by Dr. Lonny Carlile

EVENT DATE/TIME/LOCATION: April 23, 2013, 3:00-4:30pm, Moore Hall 319

Please join us on Tuesday, April 23 @ 3pm in Moore Hall 319 for the COS Lecture Series talk which features guest speaker Dr. Lonny Carlile.  Dr. Carlile is an associate professor with the Center for Japanese Studies/Asian Studies Program … Continue reading

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