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
|October 7, 2018||Prof. Mike Mochizuki was interviewed by Ryukyu Shimpo after the gubernatorial election. Read more on the Ryukyu Shimpo online.|
|August 15, 2018||Okinawa Essay Contest application has started, sponsored by The Okinawa Prefectural Government and the George Washington University Okinawa Collection. Read more on News & Events.|
|May 17, 2017||Mr. Daiichi Hirata, Chairman of Okinawa Prefectural Foundation for Cultural Promotion, generously donated a box set of 17 CDs “Okinawa Miyako Yaeyama Minyo Daizenshu I Utakata” to GW Okinawa Collection.|
|April 19, 2017||Bui Phoebe, Senior at Elliott School of International Affairs, presented a paper on her research on Japanese junior high history textbook content and its relationship to its readers' perceptions of historical events including the Battle of Okinawa at Elliott School Undergraduates Scholars Research Symposium.|
|February 3, 2017||GW Okinawa Collection Workshop was held at the Churchill Center, the Gelman Library. Read more on News & Events.|
|February 2, 2017||The Honorable Takeshi Onaga, Governor, Okinawa Prefecture and Dr. Moritake Tomikawa, Policy Advisor, Okinawa Prefecture, gave speeches at The Elliott School of International Affairs. Read more on News & Events.|
|February 2, 2017||Members of the Okinawa Prefectural Assembly and All Okinawa visited the Okinawa Collection. Read more on News & Events.|
|January 10, 2017||Miriam B. Grinberg, Program Associate 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!|
Please browse our newest addition to the Okinawa Collection on Recent Acquisitions Homepage.