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Language and Culture of Ikema from Miyako Island of Okinawa

Workshop hosted by Professor Shoichi Iwasaki from UCLA Department of Asian Languages and Cultures.

Friday, November 16, 2012
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Young Research Library, Room 11360
Los Angeles, CA 90095


1:00pm-1:05pm: Opening Prof. Shoichi Iwasaki (UCLA, ALC Department)

1:05pm-1:15pm: Introduction: The Ikema Project: How it started, what we have achieved, and where we are going Prof. Tsuyoshi Ono (University of Alberta)

1:15pm-2:00pm: “Digital Museum Project” and “Documentary of Myakuzutsu Festival” Prof. Yukinori Takubo (Kyoto University)

2:10pm-2:15pm: Introducing community members from Nishihara village Mr. Hiroyuki Nakama

2:15pm-3:30pm: Singing and Dancing performances by the Nishiraha community members

3:30pm-4:00pm: Discussion


Cost: Free and open to UCLA students, faculty, staff, and invited guests

Special Instructions

Parking Lot 3 Pay by Space parking is available for $11 all day or hourly rates. Please see the following link for a campus map:

For more information please contact

Stephanie Kawahara
Tel: 310-825-4500

Sponsor(s): Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, Asian Languages & Cultures, University of Alberta, Kyoto University, Midori Kai Senior Citizens Club of Nishihara Village

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