J-Current is the biannual newsletter of the Center for Japanese Studies at UHM. It reports on the achievements and activities of UHM Japanese Studies faculty and students. J-Current also contains information on past lectures, performances, exhibits, research projects, scholarships, and overseas programs.

J-Current welcomes news items and other submissions from CJS faculty and students. Please contact the editor at

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Our latest newsletter (Spring 2023) was sent to our mailing list subscribers on August 17, 2023. Access the latest J-Current here.



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