Yearly Archives: 2010

Colloquium Series: Mire Koikari

April 16, 2010, 12:30pm-2pm, Saunders 624

Since the 1995 rape incident involving a 12- year old girl and three US marines in Okinawa, a trope of masculinized domination and feminized subjugation has shaped much of the feminist discussions of US-Okinawa relations. While such analysis offers a … Continue reading

Lecture Series: “Aloha Uchinaaguchi”

March 18, 2010, 3:00-4:30 pm, Center for Korean Studies Auditorium

Professors Kyoko Hijirida (UHM) & Tomoko Oshiro (Okinawa International University) will talk about their development of website programs for Okinawan language and culture. “Aloha Uchinaaguchi” will be presented for the language aspect, and for the cultural aspect, “Champuruu Handbook” will … Continue reading

Lecture Series: “The Trends and Directions of Okinawan Studies in Hawaii”

March 4, 2010, 3:00-4:30 pm, Center for Korean Studies Auditorium

Mamoru Akamine, a history professor at the University of the Ryukyus, will speak about his Okinawan studies database project and about what he has observed about Okinawan studies in Hawai‘i during his year’s stay. He will talk about some of … Continue reading

Lecture Series: “43 Years of Collaboration: University of Hawai‘i and Okinawa Chubu Hospital”

February 11, 2010, 3:00-4:30 pm, Moore Hall 319

Dr. Masao Maeshiro will speak on the 43 years of collaboration between the University of Hawai‘i and the Postgraduate Medical Education Program in Okinawa which began with the East-West Center, then the UH School of Public Health, and finally, the … Continue reading

Lecture Series: “Constancy & Change: The Movement to Demilitarize Okinawa – from the 1950s to the 21st Century”

January 21, 2010, 3:00-4:30 pm, Center for Korean Studies Auditorium

Two doctoral students at the University of Hawai‘i-Mānoa will make presentations on sixty-five years of diverse resistance by the movement to demilitarize Okinawa. Presenters: Mami Hayashi (Ph.D. Student, American Studies), Rinda Yamashiro (Ph.D. Student, Sociology), Discussant: Vincent Pollard (Lecturer, Asian … Continue reading

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