Spring 2013 Seminar Series Schedule

This listing includes events sponsored by various departments at UH Mānoa.
January 25       Friday 2:00pm Tokioka room, Moore 319
Waves of Change: Climate Change Tok Stori An Inventory of Climate Change and Its Impacts on Indigenous Communities: Sharing the Initial Stages of Adaptation Strategies Explored in Pacific Island States Joshua Cooper (UH West Oʻahu) and Keitapu Maamaatuaiahutapu (UPF)
January 30 – February 1   Wednesday–Friday William S Richardson School of Law
He Haliʻa No Aloha Jon: Memories of Aloha for Jon Markham Van Dyke. For more information, see www.hawaii.edu/lawreview/symposium
January 31       Thursday 5:00pm Crawford 105
Waves of Change: Climate Change Tok Stori Tofiga O Pili Aau (Sāmoa) 2010 and Sun Come Up (USA) 2010 cosponsored by Center for Pacific Islands Studies, Academy for Creative Media, Pacific Islanders in Communications, and Pan Pacific Association.
February 7        Thursday 7:00pm Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies
The Hawaiian Journal of History Volume 46 2012 launch with a presentation on John Henry Wise
February 7-9    Thursday–Saturday at various locations
Symposium Words in the World: Literatures, Oratures, and New Meeting Grounds featuring Albert Wendt, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, Pualani Kanaka‘ole Kanahele, Kimo Keaulana, Hosam Aboul-Ela, Francesca Orsini, and Chantal Spitz.
February 14      Thursday 12:00pm at John Burns Hall room TBD, EWC
Pacific Connections Seminar Series Pulotu, Hawaiki, Kahiki: Remembrance of Ancestral Lands in Pre-European Polynesia Bruno Saura, University of French Polynesia, cosponsored by the Center for Pacific Islands Studies, the Pacific Islands Development Program, EWC, and the University of French Polynesia.
February 20    Wednesday 2:30pm Center for Korean Studies Auditorium
LLL Film Series Boy (Aotearoa/New Zealand) 2010 introduced by Alice Te Punga Somerville
February 22    Friday 2:00pm Tokioka room, Moore 319
Waves of Change: Climate Change Tok Stori A Social Science Perspective on Climate Change in the Pacific Region Melissa Finucane (East-West Center)
February 27    Wednesday 2:30pm Center for Korean Studies Auditorium
LLL Film Series presents Waka Huia–Kahohi Kitea (Aotearoa/New Zealand) 2008 introduced by Te Raukura Roa
February 26    Tuesday (time and location TBD)
Sociology Colloquium Adria Imada, Ethnic Studies, UC San Diego
February 28    Thursday 12:00pm Henke Hall 325
Biography Brown Bag “Life Writing and Pacific Island Studies: Student Perspectives” Jesi Lujan Bennett, Ken Gofigan Kuper, Leonard Leon, Center for Pacific Island Studies
March 7          Thursday 12:00pm at John Burns Hall room TBD, EWC
Pacific Connections Seminar Series Alice Te Punga Somerville, English Department, cosponsored by the Center for Pacific Islands Studies, the Pacific Islands Development Program, EWC, and the University of French Polynesia.
March 14        Thursday 5:00pm Crawford 105
Waves of Change: Climate Change Tok Stori PBS Need to Know: Palau 2012 cosponsored by Center for Pacific Islands Studies, Academy for Creative Media, Pacific Islanders in Communications, and Pan Pacific Association.
March 22        Friday 2:00pm Tokioka room, Moore 319
Waves of Change: Climate Change Tok Stori Climate Change, Migration, and Education: Perspectives from the Federated States of Micronesia Margarita Cholymay, Jojo Peter, and LJ Rayphand (UHM College of Education)
April 4              Thursday John Burns Hall room 3121/3125, EWC
Symposium Oceania Rises organized by CPIS graduate students
April 4-6         Thursday–Saturday at EWC and Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies
Conference Waves of Change: Climate Change in the Pacific Islands and Implications for Hawaiʻi
April 16-20     Tuesday–Saturday UHM various locations
Pacific Islanders in the Arts Showcase including Tamaʻitaʻi Sa theatre production, poetry, films, and other creative presentations organized by Fata Simanu-Klutz and the Department of Indo-Pacific Languages and Literatures.
 April 18          Thursday 12:00pm at John Burns Hall 3121/3125, EWC
Pacific Connections Seminar Series Speaker TBD (from UPF Tahiti), cosponsored by the Center for Pacific Islands Studies, the Pacific Islands Development Program, EWC, and the University of French Polynesia.
April 25          Thursday
Taukaea Māori Symposium