this month at the center

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Wednesday, December 3, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Hamilton Library 301
"Los Angeles, Philippines: Toward a Transpacitic Politics and Poetics in Bambu's Musical Autobiography," by Ethnic Studies Professor Roderick Labrador. As the finale of the Fall 2014 UHM Faculty Lecture Series titled "Sharing Our Work and Knowledge," Professor Labrador will present analysis of Filipino-American hip-hop artist Bambu. For more information, see the UHM news release.

Thursday, December 4, 4:00-6:00 pm, UHM Art Gallery
Book and album launch of "Streaming" by Rd Kla as part of the UHM English Department's weekly colloquium series and cosponsored by the English Department and the Creative Writing Program. This public event will feature a special appearance by poet Sherwin Bitsui and performances by Kelvyn Bell, Laura Ortman, and Allison Hedge Coke. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, see flyer.

Friday, December 5, 5:00-7:30 pm, UHM Art Gallery
To mark the closing of the exhibition Binding & Looping: Transfer of Presence in Contemporary Pacific Art, students from UH Manoa and visiting Pacific Studies students from the Australian National University will present installation and performance work devised in relation to artwork in the exhibition. This event is cohosted by the Center for Pacific Islands Studies, the UHM Department of Art and Art History, and the School of Culture, History and Language in the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific. For more information, see flyer.

Tuesday, December 9, 12:00-1:30 pm, Tokioka Room, Moore Hall 319
"Companionable Objects: Companionable Conscience: Indonesian Art & the Crises of Political Transition," by Dr. Kenneth George, College of Asia and the Pacific, the Australian National University. Part of the Southeast Asia Talks series sponsored by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies. See flyer.

Wednesday, December 10, 12:00-1:30 pm, East-West Center Burns Hall 301
"Rights, Representation and Legitimacy in Fiji's Politics," by Professor Stewart Firth, College of Asia and the Pacific, the Australian National University. Professor Firth's talk is presented by the Center for Pacific Islands Studies and the EWC Pacific Islands Development Program. For more information, see flyer.

Wednesday, December 10, 4:00-6:30 pm, UHM Center for Korean Studies Auditorium
"Horizons and Rifts in Conversations about Climate Change in Oceania," by Professor Margaret Jolly, College of Asia and the Pacific, the Australian National University. Opening remarks at 4:00 pm; reception following lecture. For more information, see flyer.


 

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