Events (2018)

Fall 2018 CJS Seminars

CJS seminars are held in the Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 319) unless otherwise noted.

Sept. 21 (Friday) / 12:00-1:30pm / “Two Centuries of Language and Cultural Contact on the Ogasawara (Bonin) Islands,” by Dr. Daniel Long, Professor of Japanese Linguistics, Tokyo Metropolian University

Sept. 27 (Thursday) / 12:00-1:30pm / “The controversies surrounding Ainu skeletal remains, indigenous rights, and research ethics,” by Dr. Noriko Seguchi, Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Studies, Kyushu University

Nov. 16 (Friday) / 12:00-1:30pm / “From the ‘Illegal Travelers’ to the ‘People of the Founding Year:’ The Gannenmono and the Tokugawa-Meiji Transition,” by Dr. Mark McNally, Professor of History, UH Mānoa

Fall 2018 Co-sponsorships and Other Events

Sept. 4 (Tues.) / 3:00-5:00pm / Seminar – Pineapple Growers, Women Pioneers, and Imperial Adventurers — New perspectives on overseas Japanese in the history of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific / Hamilton Library 301

Sept. 6 (Thurs.) / 3:00-5:30pm / Workshop – Pineapple Growers, Women Pioneers, and Imperial Adventurers / Sakamaki Hall A-201

Sept. 14 (Fri.) / 4:30-6:00pm / CJS Grad Student Networking Event / Moore Hall 319 (Tokioka Room)

Oct. 5 (Fri.) / 3:00-5:00pm / International Public Symposium – “Post-WWII Occupation of Japan: The Censors and U.S. Censorship Policies”/ Hamilton Library Room 306

Nov. 8 (Thurs.) / 5:00-7:00pm / Memorial for Sharon Ann Minichiello, Ph.D. / Moore Hall 319 (Tokioka Room)

Spring 2018 CJS Seminars

CJS seminars are held in the Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 319) unless otherwise noted.

Feb. 5 (Mon.) / 3:00-4:30pm / Panel on Takie Lebra: Reflections on a Legacy

Mar. 2 (Fri.) / 3:00-4:30pm / Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship Lecture / “Artistic Engagement with Maritime Pathways,” by Dr. James Jack, 2007-2009 Crown Prince Akihito Fellow / Location: Center for Korean Studies’ Auditorium

Mar. 9 (Fri.) / 12:00-1:30pm / “Destiny: The Secret Operations of the Yodogō Exiles,” by Dr. Patricia Steinhoff, Professor of Sociology, UH Mānoa

Mar. 13 (Tues.) / 3:00-4:30pm / “Hogaku goes global: NHK Blends in Japan’s cultural diplomacy,” by Dr. Hiroko Nagai, Assistant Professor, Japanese Studies Program at Ateneo De Manila University / Location: Center for Korean Studies’ Auditorium

April 25 (Wed.) / 12:00-1:30pm / “Building PerformCT – a case study of traditional Japanese theater in Digital Humanities,” by Dr. Beng Choo Lim, Assistant Professor, Department of Japanese Studies, National University of Singapore

Spring 2018 Co-sponsorships and Other Events

Jan. 24 (Wed.) / 5:00-6:30pm / CJS Graduate Student Networking / Tokioka Room

Feb. 23 (Fri.) / 3:00-4:30pm / EALL-CJS talk: Nakai Masakazu and the Theory Complex in Japan, Dr. Aaron Gerow, Yale University / Moore Hall 258

Feb. 28 (Wed.) / 3:00-4:40pm / UHM Library Public Lecture with Dr. Robert Campbell, Director-General of the National Institute of Japanese (NIJL), Tokyo / Hamilton Library 301 / Registration is closed and the event is full.

Mar. 3 (Sat.) / 9:00am-3:00pm / UH Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal – Chrysanthemum Rising, a discussion on sexuality & civil rights in Japan and Okinawa / William S. Richardson School of Law Classroom 2

Mar. 14-16 (Wed.-Fri.) SPAS Graduate Student Conference