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Okinawa Essay Contest Presentation

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The Okinawa Prefectural Government and the George Washington University Libraries Okinawa Collection will hold an awards ceremony to recognize the 3 winners of the Okinawa Essay Contest. Each of the winners will provide a brief presentation on their essays. 

The 3 winning essays were:

1st Place: “Passively Passing: Exploring Okinawan identity in the work of Yamanokuchi Baku” by Hilson Reidpath, PhD Student in Japanese Literature, East Asian Languages and Literature, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

2nd Place: “Contesting Japanese Post-War Memory in Modern Okinawan Literature” by Christine Mari Inzer, Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies: Asia, University of Richmond

3rd Place: “The Okinawan Amerasian Identity—A Vanguard for Japanese Multinationals” by Nina Udagawa, Sophomore, major in International Affairs, George Washington University

Doors open at 2pm. Click here to RSVP. 

Please contact info@okinawa-conference.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
Gelman Library, Room 702
Event Type: 
Public
Event Format: 
Salon
RSVP Required: 
RSVP is required for this event
Sponsors: 
The Okinawa Prefectural Government and the George Washington University Libraries Okinawa Collection

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