Skip to content

English Brown Bag Series "Deciphering the Stone" - Event Details

UH Hilo Home > News & Events

This event has concluded and is no longer current.

English Brown Bag Series "Deciphering the Stone"

Location: Kilohana (downstairs in Mookini library)

Deciphering the Stone: Revealing the footprints of Katsu Goto through a gravestone inscription
Yoshinori Kato Ph.D. has been researching the life and footprints of early Japanese immigrant and labor martyr Katsu Goto in Oiso, Japan (Goto’s hometown) for many years. He translated the inscription on the recently discovered gravestone in Oiso that has provided new information, including Goto’s early transfer to Yokohama for his vocation and his possible involvement with democracy advocates influenced by the Meiji Restoration of 1868, that may help explain Goto’s background and inspiration to help his fellow immigrants in Honokaa in 1889. Using ukiyo-e (Japanese woodblock prints), Kato will visualize what Oiso looked like and discuss what might have motivated Goto to emigrate to the Big Island with the first ship of government contract sugar plantation laborers in 1885. A resident of Oiso, Kato has a bachelor of science degree from Keio
University in Tokyo, Japan and a doctoral degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Refreshments will be served. Please join this English Brown Bag Series event!

For more information, contact: piwasaki@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7074

Tags: English Brown Bag Series

What's also happening?

Week of March 5, 2017 calendar with events listings
Week of March 5, 2017Next →
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat

Softball

Free HIV/Hepatitis C Testing

QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training

Aparna Ramaswamy presents They Rose at Dawn

Women's Tennis

Relaxation Station @ Student Life Center

English Brown Bag Series "Deciphering the Stone"

Men's Tennis

International Women's Day: Eleanor First Lady of the World

Haumana Hou Lounge presented by New Student Programs

Women's Tennis

Men's Tennis

Baseball

Women's Tennis

Men's Tennis

Baseball

11th Annual Relay for Life at UH Hilo - Superheroes of HOPE

Liliʻʻuokalani Gardens - Clean Up and Pond Mucking

Liliuokalani Gardens Pond Mucking

Women's Tennis

Softball

Baseball

Announcements

CCNE (Nursing) Third-Party Comments accepted
The school of Nursing is hosting an on-site evaluation team from CCNE on March 13-15, 2019, as a part of the accreditation renewal process for the Doctorate of Nursing program. ...
UH Campus Climate Survey 2019
Attention all UH Hilo students: your voice MATTERS! The UH Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Harassment and Gender-based Violence is available from January 22-February 22, 2019. Check your UH email for the "climate survey" link. ...
International Nights Tickets on Sale!
Tickets for International Nights are now on sale! This annual event set for Friday, February 22 & Saturday, February 23 features performances from around the world. ...
Active Shooter Exercise with HPD on Campus Emergency
The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo’s Campus Crisis Management Team (CCMT) will conduct an “Emergency Exercise” on Friday, February 22. ...
UH Campus Climate Survey
Your Voice Matters! The UH Student Climate Survey on Sexual Harassment & Gender Based Violence access link has been sent out to current UH students via their hawaii.edu email. ...
Sustainability Survey: Win $50
UH Hilo students are invited to participate in a sustainability survey here: appstate.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3ac7NWDxTxAgCKp Participants will be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card.
Black History Month Events
Know the past, Shape the future 2019 Black History Month Celebrates the contributions made by Black and African American Individuals. Come Join us as the campus celebrates during the month of February. ...
2019-20 UH Common Scholarship App Available October 1st
The 2019-20 UH Common Scholarship Application will be available online as of October 1, 2018. Complete the application to apply for over 100 different scholarships available to students attending UH Hilo in Fall 2019. ...
Read Across America: Join us!
The Campus and Community Service office is looking for students to volunteer with us for Read Across America. Join us on Fri. March 1st, for a day of fun as we read to children at various elementary schools on the island. ...
UH Hilo RISO Registration is Now Open!
The 2018-2019 academic year UH Hilo Registered Independent Student Organization (RISO) registration period is now open. The final day to register will be April 19, 2019. ...
What is ʻOpihi?
ʻOpihi is UH Hilo's brand for student retention and graduation. We also communicate relevant information and possibilities to help students succeed and thrive at UH Hilo. Be sure to regularly out hilo.hawaii. ...
Student Lingo Now Available!
Student Lingo is a series of student success workshops for all UH Hilo students, available online and 24/7. ...
2019-20 FAFSA Available October 1st
Effective October 1, 2018, students can complete their 2019-20 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov. To receive priority consideration, complete your FAFSA by February 1, 2019. ...

Disclaimer: The University of Hawaii at Hilo is not responsible for the contents, links and/or materials presented in any web site listed above that is not of the “hilo.hawaii.edu” or “.uhh.hawaii.edu” domains. All comments, complaints and grievances should be filed with the author, host and/or owner of said site.