At the invitation of an esteemed Chinese researcher, Professor T.R. Kidder, an authority on river basin geoarchaeology, helps uncover the wonders of a remote farming village buried by the Yellow River some 2,000 years ago.
On November 13, 2009, Dr. Rebecca Copeland spoke at the Center for Japanese Studies, University of Hawai’i at Manoa. Her presentation “Freaks, Misfits, and other Maimed Souls: Kirino Natsuo and the Allure of Grotesque” explored the motif of “grotesque-ness” in both Kirino’s 2003 novel and the process of translating it.
Dr. Marvin Marcus, University of Hawai'i press (July 2009)
Much has been written about Natsume Soseki (1867-1916), one of Japan's most celebrated writers. Known primarily for his novels, he also published a large and diverse body of short personal writings (shohin) that have long lived in the shadow of his fictional works.