Panel Discussion: "Politicizing Shakespeare in Post-Overthrow Hawaiʻi"

September 24, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Kennedy Theatre & Zoom

“Politicizing Shakespeare in Post-Overthrow Hawaiʻi” / Tammy Hailiʻōpua Baker, Professor of Theatre and Dance and Director, Hawaiian Theatre Program, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa; Derrick Higginbotham, Associate Professor of English, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa; Craig Howes, Director, Center for Biographical Research and Professor of English, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa; Iāsona Kaper, MFA Student in Hawaiian Theatre; Ami Mālie Ishihara Mulligan, PhD student in History, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa; Sarah Tamashiro Kuaiwa, Curator, Hawaiʻi and Pacific Cultural Resources, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum / The new hana keaka Kaisara is built upon the layers of several eras of the past: the assassination of Julius Caesar in Ancient Rome, William Shakespeare's depiction of this event in Renaissance England, and James N. K. Keola's Hawaiian translation of scenes from Shakespeare's play in 1896. For this panel, the playwright will be joined by scholars of Shakespeare and Hawaiian history to discuss the historical context of Kaisara. / Sponsored by Hawaiʻi Ponoʻī Coalition / Cosponsored by the Center for Biographical Research / Sunday, September 24 / UH Mānoa Kennedy Theatre & Zoom / 5 PM HST/

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Hawaiʻi Ponoʻī Coalition and Center for Biographical Research, Mānoa Campus

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