Fall 2021 English Department Colloquium Schedule
[As always, please be on the lookout for adjustments/additions.]
All events are at 3:00 PM on Thursday via ZOOM until further notice; unusual dates/times are underscored.
Zoom information will be emailed to the department a few days before the event.
8/26 3:00 PM Department Meeting
4:00 PM Fall Reception
9/2 NO COLLOQUIUM
9/9 In Rank Meetings (for faculty) & Meetings for Lecturers
9/16 Cynthia Franklin, “‘Rising Like a Mighty Wave’: Maunakea and the Movement Beyond the Human”
9/23 Concentration Meetings (for Graduate Faculty)
9/30 Department Meeting
10/7 Departmental Futures: An English Department in Hawai`i in the Twenty-First Century (a series of conversations)
Decolonizing the English Department: What Does It Mean?
10/14 Haunani-Kay Trask and Literature in Hawai`i
A Panel Celebrating the Life and Work of Haunani-Kay Trask
Participants: ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui (Chair), Brandy Nālani McDougall, Laura Lyons, No‘u Revilla
10/21 Shawna Yang Ryan, “Anatomy: A Literary Reading”
10/28 Presentations by ENG 625 students Part I (details to follow)
11/4 Presentations by ENG 625 students Part II (details to follow)
11/11 Holiday: No Colloquium
11/18 Department Meeting
11/25 Thanksgiving Holiday: No Colloquium
12/2 “Call & Response” event with three pairs of students and faculty.
“Chasing the Shadows: Hayden White’s Figuralism in Mental Health Diagnoses”—Li Shan Chan & Craig Howes
“Healing the Indigenous Pacific: A Kåntan Chamorrita Response to Julian Aguon’s ‘The Properties of Perpetual Light’”—Arielle Taitano Lowe & Craig Santos Perez
“An experimental course design that approaches and advances Canagarajah’s theory of translanguaging in the context of Hawai‘i”—Shilpi Suneja & Darin Payne
12/9 Bamboo Ridge Press Presents Special Issue: Kīpuka: Finding Refuge in Times of Change (Book Launch)
Contact: Donald Carreira Ching
Fri 12/10 Department Reception [Details to follow]