Past Events

Thursday, March 9 2017 6:30

JCA Movie Night

This week we're watching Takeshi Kitano's Kikujiro (1999). Come to Union 147 this Thursday (March 9th) at 6:30PM to experience this heart-tugging film. Synopsis: Masao (Yusuke Sekiguchi) is a lonely 9-year-old boy who decides to spend his summer vacation looking...

Thursday, March 9 2017 12PM-12:50

Conversation Table

明日会話テーブルがあります。明日はKanopyというストリーミングサイトを紹介してから、みんなで「鍵泥棒のメソッド」という映画を見ようと思っています。ぜひ来てください。 This week for our conversation table we will look at the film streaming site, Kanopy and we will watch a movie "Key of Life." Please join us! Time: 12:00-12:50 Place: Curtin 187 (Language Oasis)

Friday, March 3 2017 4:30-7:30PM

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! Congratulations to all...

Thursday, March 2 2017 6:30-8:00

JCA Game Night

It's time for a Japanese board game night! This coming Thursday (the 2nd) at 6:30-8:00PM, stop by Union 220 and play the traditional Japanese games igo and shogi with us! Don't worry if you're unfamiliar with the rules, we'll teach...

Wednesday, February 22 2017 5PM-8PM

JCA Movie Night: Perfect Blue

Our next film for Japanese Movie Night will be the Satoshi Kon classic, Perfect Blue. This psychological thriller follows a former pop idol, now movie star, as she has to cope with her career decisions as well as an obsessed...

Wednesday, February 22 2017 3:30PM-4:30PM

Guest Lecture: “Rewriting the Modernist Encounter: ‘At the Hawk’s Well’ and the Dance Poem Movement in Japan”

Please join us for a talk by Tara Rodman of Northwestern University. Time and date: Feb 22 @ 3:30PM Location: Greene Hall 148 Abstract: In 1916, the modern dancer Itō Michio (伊藤道郎) collaborated with W.B. Yeats and Ezra Pound on...

Friday, February 17 2017 - Sunday, February 19 2017

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! http://animemilwaukee.org/

Thursday, February 16 2017 5PM-7PM

JCA meeting: Origami

The Japanese Culture Association needs your help to make 1,000 cranes to donate to the Peace Memorial Museum in Hiroshima. Please stop by this Thursday, February 16th from 5-7pm in Union 260. Materials and instructions will be provided!

Thursday, February 16 2017 12PM-12:50PM

Conversation Table

We have a conversation table tomorrow. After the discussion time, Hale-san will introduce us "Haikyo (Abandoned Japan). It seems that visiting abandoned towns, houses and hospital sites are getting popular...? You might find a new perspective on Japan. Please come...

Thursday, February 9 2017 12PM-12:50

Conversation Table

Come join us for conversation practice!