Lee A. Tonouchi (firstname.lastname@example.org) Da Pidgin Guerrilla “Pidgin Positive: Changing Yourself vs. Changing da Perception” Eh, go learn how mild mannered Lee Tonouchi came all transform into what one newspapah wen go call “one of the stateʻs most outspoken and revolutionary rebel theorists.” Try go listen to dis talk for learn da secret origin of…
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Darrell H. Y. Lum (email@example.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 as a literary language. Handout: https://goo.gl/i1RRn1 Bio: Darrell is a fiction writer..
Dr. Lorna Holmes ELL tutor, Princess Ka‘iulani Elementary “Try Look! Using Bilingual Pidgin-English Texts with Elementary ELL Students”
Raenette Marino (firstname.lastname@example.org) Language Arts teacher, Waiakea High School “Coming of Age in Hawai‘i: Kimo Armitage’s Mahch Fye in the Language Arts Classroom” Locally born, locally raised, I consider Hawaiian Creole English my intimate language. It is the language I use with my elderly father, siblings, and–to a lesser extent–my children and spouse. As a..
Dr. Larson Ng (email@example.com) Ph.D. Educational Specialist College of Education University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa “You like stats or couple slaps?” The following presentation will share my experiences of using Pidgin in the teaching of statistics in graduate school. I will recollect how Pidgin has helped in alleviating stress/anxiety due to the difficult subject matter..
“The HI-SKILLS after-school program: Hawai’i School Kids Investigating Language in Life + Society” Kids are experts about the language they hear around them every day. In this talk we present HI-SKILLS, an after-school program that puts kids at the center of linguistic discovery by guiding them through the process of carrying out original research on..
Alicia Rozet (firstname.lastname@example.org) Hawaiian language instructor, UH-Mānoa “Yuzing Pidgin foh teech Hawaiian to mainland an loco keedz alike” If you “get” da kine frazes laik “nice yoa slippahs”, “watchu ste doing” owa da suddotees between “haaaaah?!” an “foh reeelz!” owa between “dat gai” an “dat friken gai”- den bahleeve it owa naht you won stepp..
Donald Carreira Ching (email@example.com) Lecturer at Leeward Community College, teacher at HPU “Try Write, Can Write: A perspective on Growth Mindset and Pidgin in the classroom.” In the presentation, I will be discussing how I incorporate growth mindset into the classroom along with various readings to encourage students who have been led to believe that..