Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, and the Politics of Occupation
a public lecture by
J. Kēhaulani Kauanui
Monday, March 12, 2012
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
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/