Past Events

Friday, March 1 2024

UWM Japanese Speech Contest

Join us for our annual speech contest! Entrants from elementary school to university come from across Southeast Wisconsin to share poetry, song, and speeches. Winners in each category will receive prizes, including a scholarship sponsored by AnimeMKE! This event is...

Tuesday, February 13 2024 6:30PM

JCA event: Spirited Away

Join the Japanese Culture Association for a screening of the wonderful film Spirited Away! Free and open to the public

Wednesday, May 11 2022 2PM

Guest Lecture: Readers, Writers, and Wipers of Modern Japan: Toilet Paper as Complex Literary Material

Please join us for a talk by Dr. Linda Galvane of University of Michigan for a talk here on campus! Talk title: Readers, Writers, and Wipers of Modern Japan: Toilet Paper as Complex Literary Material This talk examines toilet paper...

Monday, May 9 2022 6:30PM

Student Showcase: Time Scoop Hunter

Please join the Japanese Program for a screening of the wonderful film Time Scoop Hunter featuring subtitles by students in the UWM Japanese Program. Based on the television show of the same name, Time Scoop Hunter centers around a team...

Friday, May 6 2022 9:45AM-3:00PM

Spring Festival

We would like to extend to you an invitation to the annual UWM Japanese Program’s Spring Festival. We would like to showcase the projects that our students have worked hard on this semester. The festival will be held in person....

Monday, April 18 2022 6:30PM

Student Showcase: Before the Coffee Gets Cold

Please join the Japanese Program for a screening of the wonderful film Before the Coffee Gets Cold featuring subtitles by students in the UWM Japanese Program. This film is based on the best-selling book of the same name. Film: Before...

Monday, March 28 2022

Student Showcase: Thermae Romae

Please join the Japanese Program for a screening of the wonderful film Thermae Romae featuring subtitles by students in the UWM Japanese Program. This film is headlined by the oh-so-dreamy Abe Hiroshi and is based on the manga series of...

Wednesday, March 9 2022 12:30PM

Japanese Tea Ceremony

The Japanese Program, with sponsorship from the Religious Studies Program and the Center for 21st Century Studies Critical Asian Humanities Research Collaboratory are thrilled to present a Japanese tea ceremony at UWM. Where: Golda Meir Library, East Wing room E281...

Friday, March 4 2022 5:00-7:00PM

Speech Contest 2022

Please join us for our annual Speech Contest on March 4 from 5:30 - 7:00PM.

Monday, February 21 2022 6:30PM

Student Showcase: Tonde Saitama

Please join the Japanese Program for a screening of the wonderful film Tonde Saitama featuring subtitles by students in the UWM Japanese Program. This film features an A List cast headlined by Gackt and is based on the manga series...