News from the Department of Anthropology

The University of Hawai‘i Department of Anthropology welcomes our first colloquium speaker this Thursday, 15 Sept, 3pm Crawford Hall 115

CSAS Weekly Newsletter (September 5 - 9, 2022) -

The remaining face mask requirements on #UHohana campuses and properties will be lifted after Friday, September 16 ➡️

Hannah Arendt's final exam for On Revolution, taught at Northwestern University in 1961

🪙 Edith Kanakaʻole quarter design unveiled - Edith Kanakaʻole is one of five American women to be minted on new quarters as part of the 2023 honorees for the American Women Quarters™ Program ➡️

NEW issue out! We focus on filmmaking by reflecting on the life and work of Ian Dunlop, then present the ASAO Distinguished Lecture on Contemporary Filmmaking in Oceania by Ikaika Ramones, Marina Alofagia McCartney & Martin Maden. More here:

"China & Geopolitics in Oceania" featuring Dr. Tarcisius Kabutaulaka speaks how Oceania has become the site of increasing geopolitical competition between China and the US and its allies. To register:

UH GEO PhD alum Kyle Kajihiro was quoted in CNN on his work in leading the Hawaiʻi DeTour Project, a program that offers alternative tours of Hawaiian landmarks - "How a vacation to Hawaii can be relaxing for tourists -- and harmful to its residents,"

The Center for Philippines Studies is hosting an event on "Philippine Democracy at Death's Door:
1986 and the Marcos Resurrection" by Dr. Patricio Abinales, on Sept 8 2022 at 4:00pm HST.

Register for the event here:

Proud to share our final panelist for our event this Thursday, Ariana Tibon of the Republic of Marshall Islands National Nuclear Commission. We are so excited about this event and hope you can join us! Register here: #PIDPintheCommunity #PIDPStrong

Teaching John Perry Barlow in class today. GET READY TO JACK IN EVERYONE!!!!

The Department of Geography and Environment at the University of Hawai'i is hiring a permanent faculty Instructor to teach human geography courses. Application deadline is Thursday, Sept 1.

Congratulations to @ManoaAnthro’s Miriam T. Stark, who was appointed to serve on the U.S. Cultural Property Advisory Committee by President Joe Biden. ➡️

ICYMI, President @VaresLum unveiled the East-West Center's new Strategic Plan, which covers the Center's priorities over the next five years.

Learn more:

The Center for Khmer Studies will host a webinar on "The Effect of Market Participation on Productivity: Evidence from Rice Farmers" on August 24, 2022 from 4:00-5:30pm (HST).

Register here:

Speaking as a bald professor on the first day of classes after 2 years of COVID, I can honestly say I've never smelled this much shampoo in my entire life.

2022 Ethnic Studies Graduate Punahele spoke with the University of Hawai'i News and they wrote an article called “Kanaka ʻōiwi rapper sets sights on master’s, wins 3rd Nā Hōkū”. Check out the article via the link in our bio.

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