Making Sense of Micronesia: Cultural Changes Facing Migrant Communities

March 11, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Crawford Hall 115 Add to Calendar

Francis Hezel, SJ, has more than 50 years of experience living and working in Micronesia. His books include The First Taint of Civilization, Strangers in their Own Land, and The New Shape of Old Island Cultures. He served as principal of Xavier High School in Chuuk and is the founder of the Micronesian Seminar (MicSem). His most recent book, Making Sense of Micronesia: The Logic of Pacific Island Culture, was published last year by the University of Hawai‘i Press. He is currently in residence at New York’s Fordham University, from where he blogs regularly about regional issues (

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Ethnic Studies, Center for Pacific Islands Studies, Pacific Islands Development Center, Mānoa Campus

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Brian Chung, (808) 956-5086,,, Attached Document (PDF)

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