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  • M.A., English student first in Hawai‘i to receive National Fellowship for New Americans. see here

Please welcome our new faculty members!

Left to right: Joyce Pualani Warren, Emily West, Laurel Fantauzzo, No‘u Revilla

Joyce Pualani Warren Specializations:  Native Hawaiian Literature; Pacific Literature; American Literature; Native Pacific Epistemologies and Cosmogonies (of darkness, space, and time); Native Pacific Feminisms; Postcolonialism; Diaspora; Literary Nationalism.  

Emily West

Specializations:  Eighteenth-century literature, material culture and textual materiality, gender and sexuality studies, embodiment, history of science, children’s literature and childhood, animal studies  

Laurel Fantauzzo

Specializations: creative writing, nonfiction writing, journalism, Southeast Asian literature, Philippines literature, Philippine American literature, mixed race and third culture identity.

No‘u Revilla

Specializations:  Contemporary Poetry, Native Hawaiian Literature and Aesthetics, Women of Color Literature and Theory, Pacific Poetry and Poetics, Indigenous Queer Theory, Creative Nonfiction, Cultural Studies and Decolonizing Methodologies  

Recent Books by Faculty

Co-edited by Cristina Bacchilega and Marie Alohalani Brown



Fall 2019 Colloquia

All events are at 3:00 PM on Thursday in KUY 410 unless otherwise specified; unusual dates/times are underscored.

12/5  Craig Howes

Lecture: “‘Bury the Duke’—Caricature, Avatars, and the Politics of Personality in Victorian Britain”

Fri 12/13 12:00   Department Party