Friday, February 16 2018 - Sunday, February 18 2018

Anime Milwaukee

Come along for the party as UWM grads host the annual festival that draws 10,000 fans of Japanese culture to downtown Milwaukee! Home

Friday, March 2 2018

Speech Contest

Join us for the annual UWM Japanese speech and recitation contest. Come compete for prizes–including a scholarship funded by Anime Milwaukee!–and support the students in the Japanese program as they show off their language and presentation skills!

Sunday, March 11 2018 3:30PM

Student Showcase: Film Screening of The Road Home

Come join the Japanese Program as we host a screening of the film The Road Home. This film centers on a families of refugees of the Fukushima disaster and their upheaval through their displacement from their home. Starring Matsuyama Ken'ichi...

Thursday, March 15 2018 6:00PM-8:00PM

Japan Twang: An Evening of Tsugaru-jamisen with Sato Michiyoshi

Come enjoy an entertaining and educational concert with shamisen virtuoso Sato Michiyoshi on his second US tour! Sato is an award-winning performer of Tsugaru-jamisen, a dynamic style of music played on a three-stringed Japanese banjo called a shamisen. Sato's performance...

Tuesday, March 27 2018 3:30PM

Student Showcase: Film Screening of My Family’s Country

We invite you to a screening of My Family's Country, a film by director Yang Yong-hi starring Ando Sakura. This film explores the loss of homeland from the perspective of the resident Koreans in Japan. Not commercially available in the...

Thursday, April 5 2018

The ‘Human’ in History and Biology: Distinguished Lecture by Julia Thomas

Please join us in Welcoming Julia Thomas from Notre Dame for her lecture titled "The 'Human' in History and Biology". An environmental historian, Dr. Thomas is the recipient of the John K. Fairbank Prize, the most distinguished book prize among...

Monday, May 7 2018