Welcome to the George Washington University Okinawa Collection.
Established in June 2015 with generous support from the Okinawa Prefectural Government (OPG),the Okinawa Collection is a part of the Japan Resource Center in Gelman Library's Global Resources Center. This rapidly growing collection features scholarly materials on Okinawa from the past to the present from multiple perspectives.
Okinawa Collection Update
|January 10, 2017||New! Miriam B. Grinberg, Program Assistant at GW Elliott School of International Affairs just earned her PhD from University of Warwick. Her dissertation "The US-Japan alliance and the relocation of Futenma : sites of discursive exchange in the reproduction of security alliances" can be viewed here. Congratulations, Miriam!|
|November 30, 2016||Okinawan literatures attracted GW students and faculty at GRC's International Collection Showstoppers!|
|November 17, 2016||Generous donation of materials from International Institute of Okinawan Studies, Univ. of the Ryukyus.|
|November 15, 2016||New acquisitions on the Ryukyuan language & Premodern Japanese.|
|November 5, 2016||GW Textile Museum opens Bingata! Only in Okinawa exhibition.|
|September 27, 2016||GW International students visited the Okinawa Collection during International Coffee Hour|
|September 1, 2016||Mrs. Mieko Maeshiro from Okinawa Kai in town visited the Okinawa Collection to make a donation. See our Facebook.|
Please browse our newest addition to the Okinawa Collection on Recent Acquisitions Homepage.