The Center for Biographical Research, U of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa--Brown Bag Biography Seminars, Fall 2021 Thursdays 12:00–13:15 PM HST • Online

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FYI. The necessity of virtual seminars has paradoxically made our weekly seminars available to people outside of Hawaiʻi.

The series is entering its thiry-fourth year--well over 750 sessions have been held so far.

THE CENTER FOR BIOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI AT MĀNOA

PRESENTS

BROWN BAG BIOGRAPHY


DISCUSSIONS OF LIFE WRITING BY & FOR TOWN & GOWN
THURSDAYS, 12:00 NOON–1:15 PM HST • ONLINE VIA ZOOM


All are welcome to attend. For more information, please visit the Center for Biographical Research’s website http://blog.hawaii.edu/cbrhawaii/, contact us at 808-956-3774 or gabiog@hawaii.edu, or sign up for our mailing list at https://forms.gle/Sr9WdvNBD9WdwG7EA.
 
FALL 2021 SCHEDULE
 
September 16: “Footstepping, Perhapsing, and Bio-bits”
Li Shan Chan, PhD student in English at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and 2021 Biography Prize winner
Cosponsored by Hamilton Library, the International Cultural Studies Program, and the Departments of Ethnic Studies and Asian Studies
Zoom Meeting ID: 959 4518 4532
Password: 330127
 
September 23: “Spirit Beyond the Law: Radical Abolition from Olaudah Equiano to Colin Kaepernick”
Hannah Manshel, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Cosponsored by Hamilton Library, the International Cultural Studies Program, and the Departments of Ethnic Studies, History, and Political Science
Zoom Meeting ID: 986 0181 8734
Password: 380847
 
September 30: “Oral History of Okinawan Kibei/Nisei/Issei Women”
Karen C. Oshiro, MEd, Assistive Technology Practitioner, Certified Aging in Place Specialist
Cosponsored by Hamilton Library, the Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, the School of Communications, the Center for Okinawan Studies, the Center for Oral History, and the Departments of Ethnic Studies, History, Political Science, Anthropology, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Zoom Meeting ID: 959 4604 6252
Password: 212581
 
October 7: “Remembering Our Intimacies: Moʻolelo, Aloha ʻĀina, and Ea”
Dr. Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Cosponsored by Hamilton Library, the Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, the Hui ʻĀina Pilipili: Native Hawaiian Initiative, the School of Communications, the Center for Oral History, and the Departments of Ethnic Studies, History, Political Science, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Zoom Meeting ID: 996 1558 1124
Password: 996097
 
October 14: “A Hybrid Memoir: A Reading and Discussion”
Dr. Rajiv Mohabir, Assistant Professor of Writing, Literature, and Publishing at Emerson College
Cosponsored by Hamilton Library, the Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, the Hindi-Urdu Language Program, the International Cultural Studies Program, the Center for South Asian Studies, and the Departments of Ethnic Studies, Political Science, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Zoom Meeting ID: 971 5659 7266
Password: 385232
 
October 21: “In Time, A Writer”
Stephanie Sang, PhD student in English and 2021 Biography Prize winner
Cosponsored by Hamilton Library, the Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, and the Departments of Ethnic Studies, Political Science, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Zoom Meeting ID: 915 3862 5616
Password: 052859
 
October 28: “An Ethics of Settler Decolonization in Hawaiʻi”
Logan Narikawa, PhD candidate American Studies, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Cosponsored by Hamilton Library, the Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, the School of Communications, the Center for Oral History, and the Departments of Ethnic Studies, History, Anthropology, and Political Science
Zoom Meeting ID: 940 1700 6818
Password: 687351
 
November 4: “Learning What Makes My Heart Smile!”
Dr. Virginia S. Hinshaw, Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Cosponsored by Hamilton Library, the Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, the School of Communications, and the Department of Political Science
Zoom Meeting ID: 940 4661 6602
Password: 815666
 
November 18: “Becoming Foreign: Love and Writing Across the Cultural Divide”
Heather Diamond, PhD in American Studies from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Cosponsored by Hamilton Library, the Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, and the Department of Asian Studies
Zoom Meeting ID: 984 1734 7287
Password: 769161

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