Tag Archives: Okinawa

Job Opening: PhD Research Fellowship in Okinawan Studies

Job description One Doctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1017) in Okinawan Studies is available at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo. The PhD candidate will take part in the ERC-funded project “Whales of Power: Aquatic Mammals, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Okinawan Art in its Regional Context

University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK October 10-11, 2019 Deadline for submissions: June 14, 2019 We are pleased to announce the international conference entitled ‘Okinawan Art in its Regional Context: Historical Overview and Contemporary Practice’, which is to be hosted … Continue reading

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Resource: Okinawa Collection at GWU

The George Washington University in Washington DC recently became (as far as I know) the second major university in the United States, and the first on the US mainland, to establish a separate Okinawa Collection within the university libraries. Since … Continue reading

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Resource: The Gail Project: An Okinawan-American Dialogue

Today’s online resource is The Gail Project: An Okinawan-American Dialogue, a collaborative public history project and exhibition that addresses the fascinating history of Okinawan-American relations in the years following World War II. Based out of the University of California, Santa … Continue reading

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Okinawa Prefectural Government Scholarships

(reposting from Okinawa Association of America blog🙂 Kempi students from Argentina, China, Bolivia, Peru, and U.S. participating in the Grand Sanshin Gathering during the 2016 Worldwide Uchinaanchu Festival. Photo by Maiya Gessling, provided to OAA blog. Every year, the Okinawa … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Cold War Encounters in US-Occupied Okinawa: Women, Militarized Domesticity, and Transnationalism in East Asia

Cold War Encounters in US-Occupied Okinawa: Women, Militarized Domesticity, and Transnationalism in East Asia Mire Koikari Cambridge University Press. 235 Pages. Paperback Publication Date: June 1, 2017. ISBN-13: 978-1107438811. Cold War Encounters recasts the US occupation of Okinawa as a … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Far Outliers

The blog Far Outliers describes itself as “Exploring migrants, exiles, expatriates, and out-of-the-way peoples, places, and times, mostly in the Asia-Pacific region.” Posts on the blog range widely, covering lots of really interesting and, indeed, “far outlying” topics, from a … Continue reading

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