"The Dynamics of Okinawan Identity" UCLA Speaker Series

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Apr 200718
6:00p.m. - 7:30p.m.

UCLA, Charles E. Young Presentation Room, 11348
(to the side of the main circulation desk).
Los Angeles, California
United States

The Asian American Studies Center and the Department of Asian American
Studies Present The Aratani Chair Speakers Series

** THE DYNAMICS OF OKINAWAN IDENTITY: RECENT REVITALIZATION IN HAWAI'I **

Three outstanding scholars share their research about this complex and critical sector of the contemporary Japanese and Japanese American communities.

"How We Became Uchinanchu: The Revitalization of Okinawan Identity,
Wesley Ueunten (UC Berkeley)

"Hairy Men & Andagi Ladies: Gendering the Revitalization of Okinawan Identity,"
Joyce Chinen (UHI)

Commentator: Ben Kobashigawa (SFSU)

Date and time: Wednesday, April 18, 2007, 6 to 7:30 pm

Place: Charles E. Young Presentation Room, 11348 (to the side of the main circulation desk). Seating is limited, and on a first-come, first- served basis.

Co-sponsors: Asian American Graduate Student Association and the Charles E. Young Research Library

Program will include an illustrative performance by Wesley Ueunten on the sanshin (an Okinawan musical instrument), in an Okinawan American style.

 

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