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Okinawa Collection

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


February 3, 2017 New! GW Okinawa Collection Workshop was held at the Churchill Center, the Gelman Library. Read more on News & Events.
February 2, 2017 New! 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 New! 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 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.

Recent Acquisition

Please browse our newest addition to the Okinawa Collection on Recent Acquisitions Homepage.
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