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ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi ʻŌlelo Paʻiʻai (Hawaiian-Pidgin Summit)

Program PDF: Click HereScroll down for more information. PART 1: Introduction and Keynote Speech Dr. Jason Cabral, Ka Haka ʻUla o Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language, UH-Hilo E Ola ka ʻŌlelo Paʻiʻai This presentation reflects on my personal experiences in the DOE’s attempt to extinguish the use of Hawaiian Creole or “Pidgin” in public schools while growing up in the 1980s and how that attempt has led me to become a part of the Hawaiian language revitalization movement. It will…

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Eh, Get Pidgin? Summit on Pidgin in Education

Program PDF: https://goo.gl/D7q4b1 Scroll down to find downloadable handouts. Session 1: Get Pidgin? Session 2: Talking story about Pidgin Lois-Ann Yamanaka (http://www.naaulearningcenter.com/) Author Bio:Lois-Ann taught English, Drama, and Speech for twelve years with the Department of Education (DOE). Darrell H. Y. Lum (dhylum@gmail.com) Retired editor, author, and co-founder, Bamboo Ridge Press “‘Pidgin is not capable of conveying width and breadth of human emotion.’ —UH Drama Dept graduate student, circa 1972” An examination of growing up local and the development of Pidgin…

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Invited Speaker Series

Invited Speaker Series 2014 – 2015 Language Diversity in Schools and Society Mary Bucholtz (March 20, 2015) “Respeta mi idioma”: Promoting linguistic diversity and sociolinguistic justice through youth research and activism Jeff Reaser (February 5, 2015) Language as part of the diversity cannon 2013 Language Discrimination in a Multicultural World This speaker series examines how language is used to connect, communicate, and construct one’s identity, and how it is used to judge and discriminate against groups of individuals. Language can serve as…

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🎥 Pidgin Perspectives

Get Pidgin? Outreach Events presented by Da Pidgin Coup on April 28, 2016 and October 14,2016 at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Campus Center courtyard. Sponsored by The Charlene Junko Sato Center for Pidgin, Creole, and Dialect Studies.

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🎥 Da Pidgin Toolkit

A project by Farrington High School Digital Media students exploring the meanings of Pidgin words through claymation film. This 3-minute film was created by students to teach newcomer elementary school students key Hawai‘i Creole vocabulary that they are likely to encounter. The film was screened at the Farrington Film Festival in 2011.

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🎥 Ha Kam Wi Tawk Pidgin Yet?

A video ethnography created by Searider Productions of Wai’anae High School in conjunction with the Charlene J. Sato Center for Pidgin, Creole, and Dialect Studies and Da Pidgin Coup. The film was screened in Waianae and at UH-Manoa in April, 2009, where it was presented by the filmmakers, their teacher, and a panel of local literature, film, and theater experts, including Harry Wong III (director of Kumu Kahua Theater), Lisa Kanae (writer and professor at Kapiolani Community College), and Hina…

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