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From Hawai`i to Palestine

From Hawai`i to Palestine: Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, and the Politics of Occupation

a public lecture by J. Kēhaulani Kauanui

Monday, March 12, 2012
3:30-5:00pm
Saunders 624, The Friedman Room
University of Hawai`i at Mānoa

Co-Sponsored by American Studies, Ethnic Studies and Political Science
Local-Global Colloquium at the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa

Refreshments provided!

J. Kēhaulani Kauanui is an Associate Professor of American Studies and
Anthropology at Wesleyan University. Kauanui’s first book is Hawaiian Blood:
Colonialism and the Politics of Sovereignty and Indigeneity (Duke University
Press, 2008). Her second book project (in-progress), Thy Kingdom Come?
The Paradox of Hawaiian Sovereignty, is a critical study on land, gender and
sexual politics and the disavowal of indigeneity in state-centered Hawaiian
nationalism. Kauanui is the sole producer and host of a public affairs radio
program, “Indigenous Politics: From Native New England and Beyond,” which
airs across 10-US states, Additionally, she co-produces and co-hosts an
anarchist radio program, Horizontal Power Hour. From 2005-2008, Kauanui
was part of a six-person steering committee that worked to found the
Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA), for which she
currently serves as an elected member of the inaugural council. For more
information: http://jkauanui.faculty.wesleyan.edu/

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