upcoming events

Thursday, April 2, 3:00 pm, Crawford 115
"Honouliuli." Panel: Suzanne Falgout, Leilani Basham, Linda Hishigaya, Amy Nishimura, and Garyn Tsuru, UH West O'ahu. UHM Anthropology Colloquium, cosponsored by Department of Ethnic Studies and CPIS. Light pupus to follow.

Tuesday/Wednesday, April 7-8
CPIS Student Conference: "Decolonizing Pacific Islands Studies: Decolonizing Oceania." For more information, see flyer.

Thursday, April 9, St. John 11, 12:00-1:15 pm
"Hem i Broken English nomo: Interrupting the same old story about pidgins and creoles in school" is the title of talk to be given by Fiona Willans, lecturer in linguistics at the University of the South Pacific in Suva, Fiji. For more information, see attached.

Friday, April 17, Richardson School of Law Classroom 2
Asia-Pacific Law & Policy Journal Symposium: "The History and Impact of Militarization in the Pacific Islands." This full-day event will focus on the history and impact of militarization in Hawai'i, Guam/Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Kwajalein/Republic of the Marshall Islands, and French Polynesia. For more information, contact the journal at aplpj@hawaii.edu or see the Law School website.

Friday, May 1, Burns Hall, East-West Center, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
During this inaugural Interdisciplinary Austronesian Connections Symposium, panels of scholars and community leaders will explore what it means to be an "Austronesian person" today and the critical issue of well-being in the region. The event is free and open to the public. However, due to limited seating in the venue, pre-registration is required. The deadline for pre-registration is Tuesday, March 31. To pre-register, or if you have any questions, including disability access concerns, please contact the event organizer, Emerson Odango (e-mail: emerson.odango@gmail.com, cell: 757-419-6030). For more information, see flyer and press release.

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