Anthropology Colloquium Series

Begun in 1997, the Anthropology Colloquium Series showcases contemporary anthropological scholarship and provides a forum to debate issues impacting the discipline. Topics are drawn from the four subfields and presenters include distinguished scholars, recent graduates, and those practicing anthropology outside of academia. All are welcome to attend.


Spring 2019 - George Hall 227, Thursdays at 3:00 PM.

Date Title Speaker(s)
February 28 Mauka and Makai: exploring cultural ideas about beaches and mountains as public spaces in Brazil and Hawaiʻi Christian Palmer, Windward Community College. Co-sponsored by the Geography Department
March 8 Crafting a Tibetan Terroir: Wine Production, Identity, and Landscape Change in Shangri-La Brendan A. Galipeau, Annette and Hugh Gragg Postdoctoral Fellow in Transnational Asian Studies
March 14 The Archaeology of Internment: the Honouliuli National Monument, Oʻahu - a World War II-Era Japanese Internment and POW Camp William Belcher, University of Hawai‘i - West Oahu
March 28 Wastelands: Spoiled Identities and Countercommodities among Ashkali and Romani Scavengers Eirik Saethre, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
April 25 Living with Sacred Lands: Heritage and Mana in the Marquesas Islands Emily Donaldson, University of Vermont and St. Michael's College. Co-sponsored by the Center for Pacific Islands Studies

For further information, please contact Anthropology at anthprog@hawaii.edu