Welcome to the Dilena Takeyama Center for the Study of Japan and Japanese Culture

The Dilena Takeyama Center at SF State promotes leadership and new voices in the field of United States and Japan relations.
  1. Founding Donor Kay Takeyama Dilena

    About Founding Donor Kay Takeyama Dilena

    Professor emerita of management Kay Takeyama Dilena has dedicated her life to strengthening relations between the United States and Japan.

Recent News and Reports

Miracles of Hyakunin Isshu - How Japan's Beloved 100 Classical Poems Became a Card Game

Guest speaker Takao Ito will discuss Hyakunin Isshu, classical tanka poems that have become the basis of a card game.

Upcoming Events

Photo of snail origami

Movement in Paper: The Evolving Form of Origami

Thursday, May 1, 2014
The Art Gallery in the Cesar Chavez Student Center