Lecture: Where did the Ryukyuans come from?

November 20, 2009, 3:00-4:30pm, Moore 319

This talk will entertain questions concerning the “coming” of Ryukyuan people, Ryukyuan culture, and Ryukyuan language(s) into the geographic locale known as the Ryukyu Archipelago. People, culture, language, and geography: how did these four contribute to what is now known as “the Ryukyuans”?
Speaker: Dr. Leon A. Serafim
Associate Prof, Japanese
East Asian Lang. & Lit., UHM
Date: November 20, 2009 (Friday)
Time: 3:00-4:30 pm
Location: Moore 319 (Tokioka Room)
Co‐sponsored with the Center for Japanese Studies, UHM

Event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Center for Okinawan Studies, tel. 956‐0902 / 956-5754. For disability access, please contact the Center for Okinawan Studies. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution

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