All Brown Bag Presentations will take place at the Center for Biographical Research
1800 East-West Rd., Henke Hall
325, from 12:00 to 1:15,
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Jan. 26: "Sodomy and Racial Difference in Early Barbary Captivity Narratives"
- Greta LaFleur, Department of English, University of Hawai`i at Mānoa
Feb. 2: "De l ecriture orale"
- Flora Devatine, Cofounder of Littérama`ohi, Ramées de Littérature Polynésienne, author, and
Feb. 9: "Encountering Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man: The Politics of Textual Revision"
- Barbara Foley, Department of English, Rutgers University
- At the Center for Korean Studies Auditorium, 1881 East West Road.
This special event is cosponsored by the Departments of American Studies, English, Ethnic Studies, and History.
Feb. 16: "'She was their light': Yeiko Mizobe So and the Japanese Women's Home for Abused Picture Brides"
- Kelli Nakamura, Liberal Arts Program, University of Hawai`i at Kapi`olani Community College
Feb. 23: "Re-Writing Rapa Nui Prehistory and the (not so?) Surprising Reactions"
- Terry Hunt, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai`i at Mānoa
Mar. 1: "Confessions of a Debut Novelist"
- Richard Tillotson, playwright and novelist
Mar. 8: "The Queen and I: Mapping the Political and Personal"
- Sydney Iaukea, author and educator
Mar. 15: "Critical Approaches to Dalit Life Writing"
- S. Shankar, Department of English, University of Hawai`i at Mānoa
Mar. 22: "Life into Art"
- Joseph Tanke, Department of Philosophy, University of Hawai`i at Mānoa
Apr. 5: "Mixing History and Fiction: A Mystery"
- Victoria Kneubuhl, playwright, novelist, and screenwriter
Apr. 12: "'They all want to be Indiana Jones': Tales of Life, Death, and the Mountaineering Industry in the Argentine
- Joy Logan, Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Literatures of Europe and the Americas,
University of Hawai`i at Mānoa
Apr. 19: "The Emergence of Earth Rights in Public International Law: Its Importance to Island Communities in the Pacific
and Beyond to Save Our Planet?
- Joshua Cooper, human rights activist, trainer, and educator
Apr. 26: "Between Biographies, Collective Autobiographies, and Fiction: The Red Army Faction in Literature and in History"
- Christina Gerhardt, Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Literatures of Europe and the Americas, University of
Hawai`i at Mānoa
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