First Brown Bag for February

We hope to see you at this week’s Brown Bag event by Mara Mulrooney, entitled “From the Field to the Archives and Back Again: Connecting Works of the Past to the Future at the Bishop Museum”! Click the poster to see an abstract and learn more about Mara and her work. As always, this Brown Bag will be on Thursday at 12:00-1:15 PM, but don’t forget that we’ll be in KUY 410!

January Brown Bag Talks!

We hope to see you at this week’s Brown Bag event by Susan Scott, entitled “Crabs, Rats, Trees, and Murder: The Mysteries of Palmyra Atoll”! Click the poster to see an abstract and learn more about Susan and her work. As always, this Brown Bag will be on Thursday at 12:00-1:15 PM, but don’t forget that we’ll be in KUY 410!

And thank you to those who came out to hear Doris Wolf give her talk, “Authorizing the German Child to Speak: The Suffering of the Perpetrators in North American Kriegskinder Memoirs of World War II.” The poster for that event is below.

Brown Bag Events for Spring 2017

We are delighted to share with you our Spring 2017 lineup of exciting Brown Bag talks, which are starting this week. Click the image to see the full list!

Our first talk of the season is by Doris Wolf, our CBR visiting scholar from the University of Winnipeg. Her talk is titled “Authorizing the German Child to Speak: The Suffering of the Perpetrators in North American Kriegskinder Memoirs of World War II.”

We hope you’ll join us at these talks this semester! As always, our Brown Bags are FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Bring your lunches and listen to some fascinating presentations with us!

Biography 39.3, “Indigenous Conversations about Biography”

We are thrilled to let you know that Biography 39.3, “Indigenous Conversations about Biography,” guest edited by the amazing Alice Te Punga Somerville, Daniel Heath Justice, and Noelani Arista, is officially available on ProjectMuse! This gorgeous issue includes:

—an Editors’ Introduction by Alice Te Punga Somerville and Daniel Heath Justice

—K. Tsianina Lomawaima’s “A Principle of Relativity through Indigenous Biography” with responses by Natalie Harkin and David A. Chang

—Elle-Máijá Apiniskim Tailfeathers’s “A Conversation with Helen Haig-Brown, Lisa Jackson, and Elle-Máijá Apiniskim Tailfeathers, with Some Thoughts to Frame the Conversation” with responses by Mārata Ketekiri Tamaira and Dustin Tahmahkera

—Warren Cariou’s “Life-Telling: Indigenous Oral Autobiography and the Performance of Relation” with responses by Nēpia Mahuika and Peter Minter

—Arini Loader’s “‘Kei Wareware’: Remembering Te Rauparaha” with responses by Mary Jane Logan McCallum and Alyssa Mt. Pleasant

—Deborah A. Miranda’s “‘They were tough, those old women before us’: The Power of Gossip in Isabel Meadows’s Narratives” with responses by Leah Lui-Chivizhe and Tina Makereti

—Shino Konishi’s “Making Connections and Attachments: Writing the Lives of Two Nineteenth-Century Aboriginal Men” with responses by Ashley Glassburn Falzetti and Joseph M. Pierce

—Ngarino Ellis’s “Te Ao Hurihuri O Ngā Taonga Tuku Iho: The Evolving Worlds of Our Ancestral Treasures” with responses by Cresantia Frances Koya Vaka‘uta and Chadwick Allen

—Jordan Wilson’s “Gathered Together: Listening to Musqueam Lived Experiences” with responses by Crystal McKinnon and Hōkūlani K. Aikau