06 March 2012

From Hawai`i to Palestine - A Lecture at the University of Hawai'i

From Hawai`i to Palestine:

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 
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.