Past Events

Monday, May 7 2018

Spring Festival

Thanks to all who made our annual Spring Festival a resounding success! Congratulations to all of our graduates, and we look forward to welcoming returning and incoming students in the fall!

Thursday, April 5 2018 7PM

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

World History Association & UWM Asian Studies Distinguished Lecture The “Human” in History and Biology: Questions of Scale, Questions of Value   Julia Adeney Thomas Associate Professor of History, University of Notre Dame 7pm Thursday, April 5th      ...

Tuesday, March 27 2018 5:30PM

Student Showcase: Film Screening of My Family’s Country

We invite you all to the second of our two film screenings this semester translated by UWM Japanese majors. This one is titled Kazoku no kuni (My Family's Country), and is about the Zaininichi (resident Koreans) in Japan who are...

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...

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...

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!

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

Saturday, February 3 2018

Japan Bowl

Thanks to all who came out to support Wisconsin high school students as they battled for a chance to attend the national Japan Bowl! UWM students test Wisconsin high school students in their knowledge of Japanese language, culture, and history....

Thursday, February 1 2018 12PM-12:50PM

Conversation Table

明日、会話テーブルが始まります。みんなでおしゃべりを楽しみましょう。もうすぐ節分なので、みんなで豆を投げて食べます! We have a conversation table tomorrow. Let's enjoy talking in Japanese/English! "Setsubun" is coming. We will throw and eat beans! You may bring your lunch. Light snacks and tea will be served.

Friday, January 26 2018 12PM-12:50PM

Conversation Table

We have the first conversation table tomorrow. Let's enjoy talking in Japanese/English!