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!

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!