The Legacies of a Hawaiian Generation colloquium

February 11, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Mānoa Campus, George Hall 301B Add to Calendar

Join us for the next talk in the Ethnic Studies Colloquium Series with Dr. Judith Schacter from Carnegie Mellon University who will be here to discuss her book about families who offer their version of being "Native Hawaiian" in an American state.

Judith Schacter is Professor of Anthropology and History, Department of History, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has been doing fieldwork in Hawai'i for over two decades, and the material has been published in chapters and essays as well as in her recent book, The Legacies of a Hawaiian Generation: From Territorial Subject to American Citizen (Berghahn 2013). Recent publications include: “Sovereignty, Indigeneity, Identities: Perspectives from Hawai'i” in Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture (May 2012); “One Hundred Percent Hawaiian: Life Stories, Politics, and Anthropology” in Anthropology and Humanism, June 2010; “’A Relationship Endeared to the People’: Adoption in Hawaiian Custom and Law” in Pacific Studies, Special Issue, Sept./Dec. 2008. Her next project will be an inquiry into the Americanization of Hawai'i in the 1950s.

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