News from the Department of Anthropology

The CTPILS Indigenous Knowledge, Local Knowledge & Social Practices Conf. begins today at 2:30pm HST! We're excited to catch alums Drs. Da-Wei Kuan & @stephen_acabado moderating keynotes & Panel 3; & PhD student @yiyulaiii presenting on Panel 1! Live at: https://t.co/BNxTbcZDQR https://t.co/wN3dTNtPii

The CTPILS Indigenous Knowledge, Local Knowledge & Social Practices Conf. begins today at 2:30pm HST! We're excited to catch alums Drs. Da-Wei Kuan & @stephen_acabado moderating keynotes & Panel 3; & PhD student @yiyulaiii presenting on Panel 1! Live at: https://t.co/BNxTbcZDQR https://t.co/wN3dTNtPii
UH Mānoa CSEAS @uhcseas

From Jan 21-22 HST, join the International Conference & Youth Forum on Indigenous Knowledge, Local Knowledge & Social Practices. Organized by our friends @ CTPILS (Center for Taiwan-Philippines Indigenous Knowledge, Local Knowledge & Sustainable Studies). https://t.co/O6vOP3ZI3F

The tributes for #BrijLal keep coming in. Over at @devpolicy Doug Munro has a nice piece which includes links to #openaccess editions of Lal's work. Vale.

UHM Anthro grad student Yi-Yu Lai will be speaking on climate change and indigenous struggles in the Philippines on the 22nd. Go check it out!

The East-West Center is leading an effort to help raise funds to support our sisters and brothers of #Tonga who were affected by the underwater volcano eruption on Sat, Jan. 15, 2022.

If you are able, please consider making a donation. 🙏

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Congratulations to UHM Anthro Prof Christian Peterson on his new book 考古学中的区域聚落人口 aka Regional Settlement Demography in Archaeology!

Here's a new number of Mānoa-based must-read journal The Contemporary Pacific on "The Promise of Education: Schooling Journeys in the Southwestern Pacific" edited by anthropologists such @DebraMcDougall, Rachel Hicks and David Oakeshott. Looks good!

Health and HIstory's new special issue on "Health and Medicine during and after the Pacific War" features an article by UHM alumn Ming-Jen Wu. Way to go Ming-Jen! Lots of great #PNG content in here! https://t.co/bBtkSViFjP https://t.co/RnOIIENBqh https://t.co/RnOIIENBqh

Free COVID-19 tests are now available for order at . They’re being distributed by the Biden administration. The form was supposed to rollout tomorrow, but it appears they’re taking orders a day early. I encourage you to sign up ASAP if you’re interested.

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COVIDtests.gov - Free at-home COVID-19 tests

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days.

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We here at UHM Anthro couldn't be prouder of our alumni Hattie Hawai and are absolutely thrilled to see her work featured at @peabodyessex's blog! Go Hattie! https://t.co/HBmaERDeYH

An anthropologist, comic artist, and translator collaborated to bring the complexities of one human story to life in the English translation of The King of Bangkok!!

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When Anthropology Meets the Graphic Novel in Thailand

An anthropologist, comic artist, and translator collaborated to bring the complexities of one human story to life in...

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The PIDP Family sends its love, prayers and aloha to all our sisters and brothers of Tonga, and to all our Pacific family during this time of recovery and resilience.

Mānoa hops on the dashboard express: https://t.co/shEdYoTjZa

Interested in applying for the '22 Pacific Islands Leadership Program #PILP? Join us on Jan 19, 3:30pm HST, for an information session to learn more about the program and hear from alumni about their experiences. https://t.co/Pl5hTbxmhn

The latest issue of the Independent Journal of Burmese Scholarship is now available online. It's a special issue on the "Rohingya: Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion in Myanmar." Access the free download here: https://t.co/wXJzG8RkQa

UH Geography and Environment Professor Hong Jiang presented her insights gained from the field on the cultural geography of Taiwan's high-mountain tea at Fulbright Taiwan last week, January 7th - "Nouished by Tea and Culture in Taiwan," https://t.co/9VozH8ZBGK.

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