Events (2021)

All events for Fall 2020 – Fall 2021 semesters were held remotely, via Zoom Webinar.

Fall 2021 CJS Webinars

Sept. 24 (Fri.) / 1:00pm HST / Monstrous Wives, Murderous Lovers, and Dead Wet Girls: Examining the Feminine Vengeful Ghost in Japanese Traditional Theater and Horror Cinema / Speaker: Jennifer Yoo, PhD Candidate, Department of Theater and Dance / PDF flyer here. / Link to recording on YouTube here.

Oct. 20 (Wed.) / 7:00pm HST / Skirts, Compulsory Make-Up and Maternity Leave: The construction of normative femininity through job-hunting of university students in aging Japan / Speaker: Anna Lughezzani, PhD Candidate in anthropology at University of Padova, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and University of Verona (Italy) / Flyer here. / Link to recording on YouTube here.

Nov. 10 (Wed.) / 12:00pm HST / Decadent Yet Ideal: Style and Function of Female Images in Prints by Keisai Eisen (1790 – 1848) / Speaker: Sawako Chang, PhD, Leiden University / Flyer here. / Link to recording on YouTube here.

Fall 2021 Other events

Sept. 16 (Thurs.) / 2:00pm – 3:00pm HST / Prince Akihito Scholarship Orientation organized by Marsha Yokomichi, JASH. / Flyer for general information here.

Spring 2021 CJS Webinars

Feb. 10 (Wed.) / 3:00pm – 4:30pm HST / Speaker: Mire Koikari, Professor of Women’s Studies, UH Mānoa / PDF flyer here. / Replay link.

March 3 (Wed.) / 12 noon – 1:30pm HST / “This Here Now, Japanese Building and the Architecture of the Individual;,” by Kevin Nute, Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture, UH Mānoa / PDF flyer here. / Replay link.

March 11 – Online film screening + Q&A with director of “Fukushima 10 Years Later: Voices from the continuing nuclear disaster” / Q&A replay link.

April 7 (Wed.) – Rescheduled from original date of March 31 / 12 noon – 1:30pm HST / “Japan’s Response to Trump’s ‘America First’: Long-term Implications,” by Tsuneo Akaha, Professor Emeritus, Middlebury Institute of International Studies / PDF flyer here. / Replay link.

April 28 (Wed.) / 12 noon – 1:30pm HST / The War Crimes Documentation Initiative (WCDI) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa / PDF flyer here. / This webinar was not recorded.

Spring 2021 Other events

Jan. 15 (Fri.) / 5:00pm – 6:30pm / CJS Graduate Student Mixer via Zoom

March 25 (Thurs.) / 2:00pm – 3:00pm / Japanese Business Etiquette – what to do (and what not to do), a workshop for UHM undergraduate students / see flyer for workshop details.