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Grace Teuila Evelyn Taylor, Wednesday, December 4, Halau o Haumea at Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies, 4:30 pm
This reading will feature spoken word poet and educator Grace Teuila Evelyn Taylor, who will be visiting our campus from Aotearoa (New Zealand). Ala Press will be launching her first book of poems, Afakasi Speaks, so please bring cash if you'd like to buy a copy.
Grace Teuila Evelyn Taylor is a poet, spoken word artist, and teacher. Her heritage is Afakasi. Her mother is from Moata'a and Apolima, Samoa, and her father is from Galstonbury, England. She is co-director of Niu Navigations and co-founder of the South Auckland Poets Collective and the Rising Voices Youth Poetry Movement.
Joining Grace on stage will be three phenomenal local talents: Serena Ngaio Simmons, Will Giles, and Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio. Native Voices is curated by Craig Santos Perez and Brandy Nālani McDougall. See flyer.
Hon. Gustavo A Gelpi, Thursday, December 5, William S. Richardson School of Law Moot Court Room, 12:00-1:30 pm
The Jon Van Dyke Lecture Series presents the Honorable Gustavo Gelpi, U.S. District Judge for District of Puerto Rico and president of the Federal Bar Association, giving a talk titled "The Constitutional Evolution of Overseas U.S. Territories: 1898 - Present." See flyer.
West Papua Tok Stori, Thursday, December 5, Hale Pasifika (Henke Hall 308), 6:00 pm.
The Pan Pacific Association and the Center for Pacific Islands Studies invite you to a tok stori session about current events in West Papua. This event is free and open to the public. See flyer.
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