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Virtual Colloquium by Florida International University: Dialogue on Japan’s Marginalized: Ainu and Okinawans

by Sachiko Iwabuchi 岩渕祥子 on 2021-04-01T09:00:00-10:00 | Comments
Virtual Colloquium: Dialogue on Japan’s Marginalized: Ainu and Okinawans 

 

The Asian Program at the Florida International University is going to have a free, virtual colloquium titled Dialogue on Japan’s Marginalized: Ainu and Okinawans on Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2021 (EST).

 

Dialogue on Japan’s Marginalized: Ainu and Okinawans by Florida International University

Image source: https://asian.fiu.edu/events/2021/dialogue-on-japans-marginalized-ainu-and-okinawans/flyer-ainu-and-okinawans-april-13-2021.pdf

 

About the colloquium (from the event organizer's webpage)

"Join us on Tuesday, April 13th, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM (EST) for a virtual colloquium titled, "Dialogue on Japan’s Marginalized: Ainu and Okinawans," featuring three Faculty experts on Japanese society (Wesley Ueunten, Mitzi Carter, and Masako Kubota). We will discuss topics regarding Ainu and Okinawans in terms of diverse issues such as sociopolitical history, cultural identity, human rights, and immigration."

Source: https://asian.fiu.edu/events/ (Accessed on April 1, 2021)

"Three Faculty experts on Japanese society will have an informal discussion and conversation regarding Ainu and Okinawans in terms of diverse issues, including sociopolitical history and cultural identity, human rights, immigration, and related topics, with time for Q&A."

Source: https://asian.fiu.edu/events/2021/dialogue-on-japans-marginalized-ainu-and-okinawans/flyer-ainu-and-okinawans-april-13-2021.pdf (Accessed on April 1, 2021)

  • Date & Time: 
    • Miami, FL:  Apr. 13, 2021, 6 PM - 7:15 PM
    • Honolulu, HI: Apr. 13, 2021, Noon - 1:15 PM
    • Tokyo, JP: Apr. 14, 2021, 7 AM - 8:15 AM
  • Venue: Zoom
    • Zoom ID: 714 179 7621
  • Panelists: 
    • Wesley Ueunten, Professor of Asian American Studies, San Francisco State University
    • Mitzi Carter, Asst. Teaching Prof. of Anthropology, Global & Sociocultural Studies and Asian Studies at Florida International University 
    • Masako Kubota, Japanese Instructor, Asian Studies and Modern Languages at Florida International University

Event is free and open to the public.


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