1st Place: “Passively Passing: Exploring Okinawan identity in the work of Yamanokuchi Baku” by Hilson Reidpath, PhD Student in Japanese Literature, East Asian Languages and Literature, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa
2nd Place: “Contesting Japanese Post-War Memory in Modern Okinawan Literature” by Christine Mari Inzer, Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies: Asia, University of Richmond
3rd Place: “The Okinawan Amerasian Identity—A Vanguard for Japanese Multinationals” by Nina Udagawa, Sophomore, major in International Affairs, George Washington University
The details of the ceremony are below.
Title: Okinawa Essay Contest Awards Ceremony
Date: March 19, 2019
Time: 2:30 pm – 4 pm (doors open at 2pm)
Location: Room 702 in Estelle and Melvin Gelman Library, George Washington University (2130 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20052)