Achievements


2016-17 PUBLICATIONS

 

Carlson, Amy

Review of Scheherazade’s Children: Global Encounters with the Arabian Nights, edited by Philip F. Kennedy and Marina Warner. Marvels & Tales, vol. 31, no. 1, 2017, pp. 174-176.

 

Casey, Alexander

Novel:

Permanent Jet Lag. Ninestar Press, 2017.

Essays:

“Blue Lips.” Indiana Review, vol. 39, no. 1, Spring 2017, pp. 120–124.

“Transgender Migration and the Movement of the Body.” Writing For a Real World. no. 14, 2017, pp. 68-81.

 

Compoc, Kim

“Standing Firm Against Torture: An Interview with Antonio Taguba.” Amerasia, vol. 42, no. 3, December 2016, pp. 91-107.

 

Han, Joseph

Poems:

“Organogenesis” and “Barrier Defense System.” The Margins, June 2017. Web.

“Leftover.” Wildness, August 2017. Web.

“Getty Images: War Orphans” and “Glass Tour.” Public Pool, August 2017. Web.

Fiction:

“The Meek.” Kartika Review, Forthcoming 2017. Web.

 

Jones, Brooke

Interview with Stephanie Han. “Navigating Place and Identity in Swimming in Hong Kong.” Hawaiʻi Review, 3 Apr. 2017, http://hawaiireview.org/hr-online-interviews/2017/4/3/interview-stephanie-han.

Editing:

Fiction Editor. Hawaiʻi Review, No. 85, Fall 2016 and No. 86, Spring 2017.

 

Kaalele, Scott

Essay co-authored with Eddie Lee and Michael Pak, with K. Hyoejin Yoon. “Racial Identities, Visual Representations, and Performative Capacities: Rhetorical Production(s) of/by Asian/Asian Americans in Hawaii.” Building a Community, Having a Home: a History of the Conference on College Composition and Communication Asian/ Asian American Caucus, edited by Jennifer Sano-Franchini et al., Parlor Press, 2017, pp. 184–199.

 

Lee, Edward

Essay co-authored with Scott Kaʻalele and Michael Pak, with K. Hyoejin Yoon. “Racial Identities, Visual Representations, and Performative Capacities: Rhetorical Production(s) of/by Asian/Asian Americans in Hawaii.” Building a Community, Having a Home: a History of the Conference on College Composition and Communication Asian/ Asian American Caucus, edited by Jennifer Sano-Franchini et al., Parlor Press, 2017, pp. 184–199.

 

Lesuma, Caryn

Essay:

“Domesticating Dorothy: Toto’s Role in Constructing Childhood in The Wizard of Oz and its Retellings.” Childhood and Pethood in Literature and Culture: New Perspectives in Childhood Studies and Animal Studies, edited by Anna Feuerstein and Carmen Nolte-Odhiambo, Routledge, 2017, pp. 124-137.

 

Lys, Lynley-Shimat

Book Reviews:

A Sea Breaking Open,” Review of América Invertida: An Anthology of Emerging Uruguayan Poets, edited by Jesse Lee Kercheval. DrunkenBoat, medium.com/drunken-boat/a-sea-breaking-open-572901e998eb.

“Dragon Memories Like Stones,” Review of Power Made Us Swoon, by Brynn Saito. DrunkenBoat, medium.com/drunken-boat/dragon-memories-like-stones-documenting-self-and-nation-in-power-made-us-swoon-by-brynn-saito-e3c5c9e7669b.

Dual Citizenship: Re-Rooting The Language of WHEREAS,” Review of WHEREAS, by Layli Long Soldier. DrunkenBoat, medium.com/drunken-boat/dual-citizenship-re-rooting-the-language-of-whereas-fa8230fe7ed0.

“‘I rip apart each word’: New American Mythologies in After by Fatimah Asghar,” Review of After, by Fatimah Asghar. DrunkenBoat, medium.com/drunken-boat/i-rip-apart-each-word-new-american-mythologies-in-after-by-fatimah-asghar-303babb81025.

“‘Poets Who Will Not Remain Silent:’ Dispatch from Split This Rock! Poetry Festival 2016,” Review of Split This Rock! Poetry Festival 2016. DrunkenBoat, medium.com/drunken-boat/poets-who-will-not-remain-silent-369b0122f295.

Review of My Perfect One: Typology and Early Rabbinic Interpretation of Song of Songs, by Jonathan Kaplan. Religious Studies Review, vol. 42, no. 4, 2016, p. 303.

Review of The Jewish Study Bible, edited by Adele Berlin and Marc Zvi Brettler. 2nd ed. Religious Studies Review, vol. 42, no. 2, 2016, pp. 119-120. 

The Odorless Smolder That Flared Into This City:” Review of Pictures At An Exhibition: A Petersburg Album, by Philip Metres. DrunkenBoat, medium.com/drunken-boat/the-odorless-smolder-that-flared-into-this-city-31601e68fd22.

Poetry:

“Genealogies,” #NoDAPL #StillHere: Native and Anti-Colonial Craft Against Dispossession, special issue of APOGEE Journal, http://apogeejournal.org/nodapl/p10/.

 

Mohabir, Rajiv

Book:

The Cowherd’s Son. Tupelo Press: Adams, MA 2017

Poems:

“Outcry.” Split This Rock. July 2017. Web.

“Fossil Record” and “Lost Breath.” Posit. June 2017. Web.

“Hassa.” Spiral Orb. May 2017. Web.

“Hallelujah” and “Ka‘ena Point.” wildness. April 2017. Web.

“Ganges River Dolphin.” Poemeleon. February 2017. Web.

“Inaugural Poem.” The Rumpus. January 2017. Web.

“Gray Whale” and “Interpreting Behavior.” Southern Humanities Review. January 2017. Print.

“Terrorist in Manhattan” and “Curry Powder.” Prairie Schooner. Fall 2016. Print.

“The Cowherd’s Son.” Gulf Coast. Fall 2016. Print.

“Ketea Indikos” and “Indian Humpback Dolphin.” Raleigh Review. Fall 2016. Print.

“American Guyanese Diwali,” “Plastivore.” North American Review. Fall 2016. Print.

“Greenland Whale” and “Coda.” Eleven Eleven. Fall 2016. Print.

“Ode to Richmond Hill.” poem-a-day from the American Academy of Poetry. Fall 2016. Web.

“Malhar Raga.” Foundry. Fall 2016. Web

Essays:

“Aji’s Song” Bamboo Ridge Journal. Honolulu, HI. 2017. Print.

“Minority Identity Development Model for an Indo-Caribbean American in Five Stages.” The Offing. June 2017. Web.

“Mini-Syllabus: Poetry of the Caribbean Coolie Diaspora.” Entropy Magazine. April 2017. Web.

“Backlash/Frontlash.” Kartika Review. March 2017. Web.

“Sangam/Confluence.” Drunken Boat. August 2016. Web.

Reviews:

“Notes from Paradise, Notes from Hell: A Caribbean (North) American Poetry Triptych.” Waxwing Journal. January 2017. Web.

The Sobbing School by Joshua Bennett.” Kenyon Review Online. January 2017. Web

 

Osorio, Heolimeleikalani

“An Interview with Jamaica Osorio.” Wasafiri. 31:3, 54-58, 2016.

Brotman, Julia. “These Native Hawaiian Musicians Are Bringing Their Island’s History To The World.” The Fader, 14 Mar. 2017, www.thefader.com/2017/03/14/indigenous-music-hawaii-kalani-pea.

Ramones, Ikaika. “Meet the Young Hawaiian Activists Who Are Making a Difference in the Islands.” Honolulu Magazine, 17 May. 2017, http://www.honolulumagazine.com/Honolulu-Magazine/May-2017/Meet-the-Young-Hawaiian-Activists-Who-Are-Making-a-Difference-in-the-Islands

 

Pak, Michael

Essay co-authored with Scott Ka‘alele and Eddie Lee, with K. Hyoejin Yoon. “Racial Identities, Visual Representations, and Performative Capacities: Rhetorical Production(s) of/by Asian/Asian Americans in Hawaii.” Building a Community, Having a Home: a History of the Conference on College Composition and Communication Asian/ Asian American Caucus, edited by Jennifer Sano-Franchini et al., Parlor Press, 2017, pp. 184–199.

 

Wieting, Julia

“ʻOhana House.” Bamboo Ridge: Journal of Hawai’i Literature and Arts, edited by Donald Carreira-Ching and Misty-Lynn Sanico, no. 110, Fall 2016, pp. 123–124.

“Ahupuaʻa: Watershed // Dream Sequencing.” Summit: The Modern Island, vol. 2, no. 1, Winter 2016, p. 181.

 

Yamashiro, Aiko

“When I Give You a Jabong.” In Home(is)lands: New Art and Writing from Guåhan and Hawaiʻi. Edited by Brandy Nālani McDougall and Craig Santos Perez. Honolulu: Ala Press, 2017. Print.

“Gathered by Plants: Some Decolonial Love Letters.” Co-author, with Lia Barcinas. Ke Kaupu Hehi Ale. 06 March 2017. Web.

“Women’s Voices Women Speak International Women’s Network Against Militarism (IWNAM) Country Report: Hawaiʻi.” Co-author with Kelsey Amos, Kim Compoc, Ellen-Rae Cachola, Kasha Ho, and Darlene Rodrigues. Conference materials for 9th International Women’s Network Against Militarism Meeting. Okinawa University, Naha, 22–26 June 2017.

Review of Finding Meaning: Kaona and Contemporary Hawaiian Literature, by Brandy Nālani McDougall. American Indian Culture and Research Journal, forthcoming.

 

Yoshinaga, Ida

Review: “Labors of Hope and Liberation: Nisi Shawl’s Steamfunk Novel ‘Everfair.” Los Angeles Review of Books, 19 November 2016, https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/labors-of-hope-and-liberation-nisi-shawls-steamfunk-novel-everfair/#!.

Essay: “Convergence Culture (Media Convergence).” The Routledge Companion to Fairy-Tale Cultures and Media, edited by Pauline Greenhill, Jill Terry Rudy, Naomi Hamer, and Lauren Bosc, Routledge, forthcoming.


RECENT AWARDS

 

            NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

FORD FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP

2017: Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio, Ford Dissertation Fellow

2015: Kim Compoc, Honorable Mention

 

IAFA’S 2017 WALTER JAMES MILLER MEMORIAL AWARD FOR STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP IN THE INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC

2017: Ida Yoshinaga

 

R.D. MULLEN PH.D. RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP. CENTER FOR RAY BRADBURY STUDIES, INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY AT INDIANAPOLIS. 2017.

2017: Ida Yoshinaga

 

 

INTERNATIONAL WRITING CENTER ASSOCIATION TRAVEL AWARD

PLATINUM AND SILVER REMI WINNER, COLLEGE-LEVEL STUDENT PRODUCTION, WORLDFEST HOUSTON

BRONZE REMI WINNER, THE WORLDFEST/NASA AWARDS, WORLDFEST HOUSTON

FINALIST, STUDENT FILM CATEGORY, CANADIAN DIVERSITY FILM FESTIVAL

2017: Avree Ito-Fujita

 

CGS PROQUEST DISTINGUISHED DISSERTATION AWARD

Nomination 2017: Compoc, Kim

Nomination 2017: Mohabir, Rajiv

 

 

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN AMERICAN DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIP

2016: Kim Compoc

 

VIETNAM INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIP

2015-2019: Quynh Vo

 

CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY INTERNAL AWARD

2016: Koreen Nakahodo, Fellowship for Writing Across the Curriculum ($2500.00)

 

YOUTH VOICES ON CHINA VIDEOGRAM TO THE WHITE HOUSE: NATIONAL FINALIST AND BEST OF HAWAI‘I AWARD, THE 1990 INSTITUTE

2016: Avree Ito-Fujita

 

STUDENT FILM CATEGORY: SILVER LEI AWARD, HONOLULU FILM AWARDS

2016: Avree Ito-Fujita

 

DESIGN ONE CONTEST: STAFF PICK, ONE CONDOMS

2016: Avree Ito-Fujita

 

ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES ASSESSMENT

2016: VALUE project national scorer: Amanda Christie

 

PEN/HEIM TRANSLATION GRANT

2015: Rajiv Mohabir for his translations of the 1916 collection of folk songs called Holi Songs of Demerara by indentured Indo-Caribbean writer Lalbihari Sharma.

 

           NATIONAL & HAWAI‘I CREATIVE WRITING AWARDS

BUTTON POETRY CHAPBOOK CONTEST. 

2017: Lynley-Shimat Lys, Semifinalist

 

ACADEMY OF AMERICAN POET’S HAROLD TAYLOR PRIZE IN POETRY:

2016: Julia Wieting “Place Names,” https://www.poets.org/academy-american-poets/harold-taylor-prize-2016.

 

OMNIDAWN 1ST POETRY BOOK PRIZE

2016: Henry Wei Leung

 

MAUREEN EGEN WRITERS EXCHANGE AWARD

2016 First Runner-up in Poetry: Donovan Kūhiō Colleps

 

SAWTOOTH POETRY PRIZE

2016 Finalist: Lyz Soto’s “Translate Sun/Son/Sum.”

 

BAMBOO RIDGE EDITORS’ CHOICE AWARDS

2016 Best New Writer: Kapena Landgraf

2015 Best New Writer: Joseph Han

2015 Best Poetry: Rajiv Mohabir

 

KUNDIMAN POETRY PRIZE

2015: Rajiv Mohabir for his manuscript “The Cowherd’s Son.” Sponsored by Tupelo Press, the Kundiman Poetry Prize is dedicated to publishing exceptional work by Asian American poets.

 

AWP INTRO JOURNAL AWARD

2015: Rajiv Mohabir for “Ancestor” judged by Philip Metres.

 

BEST AMERICAN POETRY

2015: Rajiv Mohabir for “Dove” selected by Sherman Alexie.

 

 

            UHM AWARDS & HONORS

LLL DOCTORAL DISSERTATION RESEARCH AWARD

2017: Michael Pak

2016 (inaugural award): Kim Compoc

 

JOHN YOUNG AWARD IN THE ARTS

Spring 2017: Henry Leung, Elizabeth Soto

Spring 2016: Joseph Han, Abbey Mayer

Spring 2015: Kapena Landgraf, Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio, No‘ukahau‘oli Revilla

Spring 2014: Donovan Kūhiō Colleps, Anjoli Roy

 

THE RED MANDARIN AND LADY YI-SUEN SHEN SCHOLARSHIP

2017-18: Thai Luong

2016-17: Perry Buto

2015-2016: Wyatt Souza

2014-2015: Jason Jayaprakash

 

ELIZABETH MCCUTCHEON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

FOR LITERARY STUDIES

2016-17: Veronica Freeman, Kalei Wang

2015-16: Samantha Ikehara

2014-15 (inaugural award): Chase Wiggins

 

THE BIOGAPHY PRIZE

2017 PhD winner: Kim Compoc for “Weaving Our Sovereignties Together,” a chapter from her dissertation, “Emergent Allies: Decolonizing HawaiʻI from a Filipinx Perspective”

 

2016 MA winner: Nicole Kurashige for “Becoming Batman: Postmodern Graphic Memoir, Dean Trippe’s Something Terrible, and the Subversion of Dominant Narratives of Suffering.”

 

2015 PhD co-winners:

Marie Alohalani Brown for “Facing the Spears of Change: The Life and Legacy of Ioane Kaneiakama Papa ‘Ī‘Ī,” her PhD Dissertation in English.
Tiffany L. Ing for “Ka Ho‘omālamalama ‘Ana i nā Hō‘ailona o ka Mō‘ī Kalākaua a me Kona Noho Ali‘i ‘Ana: Illuminating the American, International, and Hawai‘i Representations of David Kalākaua and his Reign, 1874–1891,” her PhD Dissertation in English.

MA winner: Joseph Han, for his collection of poems, Customs

 

HENRY E. RENTERIA SCHOLARSHIP

2016: Kim Compoc

 

ARTHUR & BEATRICE HARRIS ENDOWMENT FOR GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

2016: Kim Compoc

 

HAWAIʻI VETERANS MEMORIAL FUND

2016: Kim Compoc

 

AMOS AND EDNA LEIB MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP FOR THE GRADUATE STUDY OF PACIFIC LITERATURE (available for 4 years, 2012-15, only)

2015: Aiko Yamashiro

2014: Tagi Qolouvaki

2013: Steven Gin

2012: Bryan Kamaoli Kuwada

 

WATUMULL SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE STUDY OF INDIA

Summer 2014: Anjoli Roy

 

JAGDISH SHARMA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTH ASIA

2014-2015: Rajiv Mohabir

 

OFFICE OF STUDENT AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP

2014-2015: Nicole Kurashige

 

LLL GRADUATE STUDENT MARSHAL

2016Chase Wiggins

 

 

            UHM CREATIVE WRITING AWARDS

THE ACADEMY OF AMERICAN POETS PRIZE

Spring 2016: Julia Wieting

Spring 2016: Honorable Mention: Henry Leung, No’u Revilla, Bryn Villers

Spring 2015: Joseph Han

Spring 2015: Second Place, Jessie Lathrop

Spring 2014: Rajiv Mohabir

 

GRACE K. J. ABERNETHY AWARD

Spring 2016: Kristina Togafau, Samantha Ikehara

Spring 2015: Abbey Mayer

Spring 2014: Christie Pang

 

THE PATSY SUMIE SAIKI AWARD

Spring 2017: Jeffery Long, First Place; Bryan Kamaoli Kuwada, Second Place; Kapena Landgraf, Third Place

Spring 2016: Brooke Jones, First Place; Kapena Landgraf, Second Place; Rain Wright, Third Place

Spring 2015: Kapena Landgraf, First Place; David Scrivner, Second Place

Spring 2014: Donovan Kūhiō Colleps and Joseph Han

 

THE MYRTLE CLARK AWARDS

Spring 2017 and 2016: (undergraduates only)

Spring 2015:  Samantha Ikehara, Jessie Lathrop, Brian Lieu, Justin Koelkebeck (and several undergraduates)

Spring 2014: David Scrivner (and several undergraduates)

 

THE STEPHEN C & WILLIAM H. STRYKER AWARD FOR FICTION

Spring 2017: Joseph Han

Spring 2016: Rain Wright

Spring 2015: Crystel Sundberg-Yannell

Spring 2015: Joseph Han, Honorable Mention

 

IAN MACMILLAN AWARD IN FICTION

2016: Jeffrey Long, Second Place; Samantha Ikehara, Third Place

2015: Abbey Mayer, First Place

 

IAN MACMILLAN AWARD IN CREATIVE NON-FICTION

2016: Anjoli Roy, Third Place

2015: Rain Wright, Second Place

 

HAWAIʻI REVIEW STUDENT OF THE MONTH

2016: ‘Iolani Antonio

 

TRAVEL AWARDS TO CONFERENCES (UHF GRADUATE TRAVEL FUND, YUN T. CHEN TU STUDENT TRAVEL ENDOWMENT, AND ALAN MACGREGOR TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP)

Spring 2017: (including WRITING CENTER AWARDS AND LLL-SSHRC AWARDS): Kelsey Amos, ʻIolani antonio, Joseph Han, Steven Holmes, Samantha Ikehara, Avree Ito-Fujita, Scott Kaʻalele, Nicole Kurashige, Eddie Lee, Caryn Lesuma, Rajiv Mohabir, Lauren Nishimura, Mike Pak, Noʻu Revilla, Hannah Spencer, Kristina Togafau, Isaac Wang, Ida Yoshinaga

Spring 2016: Kim Compoc, Steven Gin, Brittney Holt, Kapena Landgraf, Rajiv Mohabir, Anjoli Roy, Novelyn Rubsamen, Lisa Shea, Chase Wiggins.

Spring 2015: Kelsey Amos, Amanda Christie, Kim Compoc, Steven Gin, Steven Holmes, Edward Lee, Rajiv Mohabir, Madoka Nagado, Jamaica Osorio, Michael Pak, Christie Pang, No‘ukahau‘oli Revilla, Cornelius Rubsamen.

Spring 2014: Keala Dickhens, Steven Gin, Steven Holmes, Bryan Kuwada, Edward Lee, Madoka Nagado, Cheryl Naruse, Michael Pak, Tagi Qolouvaki, No‘ukahau‘oli Revilla, Anjoli Roy, Eric San George, Lisa Shea, Cody White, Aiko Yamashiro, Yi Zhang.

 


2016-17 CONFERENCE PAPERS AND COLLOQUIA

 

Amos, Kelsey

“Open Meanings: Settler Colonialism, War, and Survival in Juliet Kono’s Anshū: Dark Sorrow.” Border Crossings: Translation, Migration, & Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic, & the Transpacific, Society for the Study of American Women Writers, 5 July 2017, Université Bordeaux Montaigne, Bordeaux, France. Conference Presentation.

 

Carlson, Amy

“Kissing the Mermaid: Adaptation, Popular Cultural Memory, and Maya Kern’s Webcomic How to be a Mermaid.” Thinking with Stories in Times of Conflict: a Conference in Fairy Tale Studies, 2-5 August 2017, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. Conference Paper.

 

Clapp, Justin

Scaffolding Student Success: Developing Student Autonomy in a Peer-Mentor Program.” NACADA Region IX, Academic Advising Conference, 22 March 2017, University of Nevada Reno. Conference Presentation.

“Reflecting on the Process: The Development of a Writing Center.” NACADA Region IX, Academic Advising Conference, 23 March 2017, University of Nevada Reno. Poster Presentation.

“Scaffolding Student Success: Developing Student Autonomy in a Peer-Mentor Program.” NACADA International, Academic Advising Conference, 12 July 2017, University of Sheffield, England, UK. Conference Presentation.

“Merging Place-Based Pedagogy with Advising as Teaching.” CAA Summer Conference, Academic Advising Conference, 21 July 2017, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Conference Presentation.

“Scaffolding Student Success: Developing Student Autonomy in a Peer-Mentor Program.” CAA Summer Conference, Academic Advising Conference, 21 July 2017, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Conference Presentation.

“Does This Still Work?: A Psychoanalytic Reading of Christopher Nolan’s Inception.” 115th Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference, Film Studies III Panel, 10 November 2017, Chaminade University, Honolulu, HI. Accepted Conference Presentation.

 

Clapp, Kaela

“Identity Formation in Pacific Literatures: Selfhood between Va and the Psyche.” Graduate Student Conference of Language, Linguistics, and Literature, 22 April 2017, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI. Conference Presentation.

“Trapped in The Street: A Psychoanalytic Perspective.” 115th Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference, 10 November 2017, Chaminade University, Honolulu, HI. Accepted Conference Presentation.

 

Davey, Lane

“Being one of da boyz & Us Girls: a collection of surf journalism by extreme surfer Lane Davey.” Society for the Study of American Women Writers, 5 July 2017, Université Bordeaux Montaigne, Bordeaux, France. Conference Presentation.

“May The Force Be with You as James Baldwin Unveils Ubuntu.” 115th Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA), 10-12 November 2017, Chaminade University, Honolulu, HI. Accepted Conference Presentation.

 

Freeman, Veronica

“Farming Professions: Local Claims in Farmer’s Markets and Whole Foods.” Seventh International Conference on Food Studies and the Food Studies Research Network, October 2017, Rome, Italy. Accepted Conference Presentation.

“Pressing for Truth: Ida B. Wells’ Crusade for Truth in the Press and Abroad.” 115th Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA), 10-12 November 2017, Honolulu, HI. Accepted Conference Presentation.

 

Gin, Steven

“Channeling Narrative Poetry: Remixed Stories and Community Poetics in Down on the Sidewalk in Waikiki.” International Conference on Narrative, March 23­–26, 2017, Lexington, KY. Conference Presentation.

 

Graham, Janet

“Derek Walcott’s Poetics of Naming and Epistemologies of Place in Omeros.” 115th Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA), 10-12 November 2017, Chaminade University, Honolulu, HI. Accepted Conference Presentation.

 

Han, Joseph

“Imagining Inhumanity and North Korea: Emotional Citizenship in Paul Yoon’s Snow Hunters.” Militarism & Migration Conference, April 2017, San Diego, CA.

 

Holt, Brittney

“You Cannot See Me: Hypervisibility in the Photographs of Xaviera Simmons and Sierra Faye.” Panel with Daphne Desser, Ph.D. and Sarah Allen, Ph.D., Women Talking Back: The Artist, The Student Writer, and the Memoirist. The Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Annual Convention, March 15-18, 2017, Portland, OR. Conference Presentation.

 

Ito, Matt

“Meanings And Possibilities: Exploring Kuleana And Settler-Indigenous Relations Through The Plays Of Alani Apio and John Dominis Holt’s Waimea Summer.” 115th Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA), 10-12 November 2017, Honolulu, HI. Accepted Conference Presentation.

 

Ito-Fujita, Avree

“An Online Writing Center’s Writing Across Communities and Writing in Digital Initiatives.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 2017, Portland, OR. Conference Presentation.

“Affirming our Liminality & Writing on the Walls.” International Writing Center Association Collaborative @ CCCC, March 2017, Portland, OR. Conference Presentation. Panel Presentaton.

 

Kaʻalele, Scott

“Why Am I So Funny?: Humor Theory and Performance in the Classroom” 114th Annual Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA), Fall 2016, Honolulu, HI.

“Affirming our Liminality & Writing on the Walls.” International Writing Center Association Collaborative @ CCCC, March 2017, Portland, OR. Conference Presentation. Panel Presentation.

“Hawaiian Literature as Pedagogy.” 115th Annual Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA), 10-12 November 2017, Honolulu, HI. Accepted Conference Presentation.

 

Kiilau, Aaron

“The Hawaiian TV Cop Show.” 115th Annual Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA), 10-12 November 2017, Honolulu, HI. Accepted Conference Presentation.

 

Kurashige, Nicole

“Affirming our Liminality and Writing on the Walls.” International Writing Center Association Collaborative at the Conference on College Composition and Communication 2017, March 2017, Portland, OR. Roundtable Panel.

“Becoming Batman: Dean Trippe’s Something Terrible and the Subversion of Masculine Narratives of Suffering.” The Center for Biographical Research Brown Bag Series, UHM, March 2017. Presentation.

 

Lee, Edward

“Assigning Meaning to the Rhetorical Dimensions of K-Town, the Reality Show.” Panel: Pop Culture, Power, and Rhetorical Resistance. The Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Annual Convention, March 15-18, 2017, Portland, OR.

 

Lesuma, Caryn

“Composing in Public Spaces: Visual Rhetoric and Civic Discourse.” The Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), March 2017, Portland, OR. Conference Presentation.

“Academic Writing and Activism for the Web: Assignments for Change.” University of Hawai’i at Mānoa First-Year Writing Symposium, April 2017, Honolulu, HI. Symposium Presentation.

“Sā Nafanuā: Reconstituting Nafanua as Female Empowerment in Samoan Diasporic Literature.” Thinking with Stories in Times of Conflict: A Conference in Fairy-Tale Studies, Aug 2017, Detroit, MI. Conference Presentation.

 

Lum, Jade

“Un-training the Imagination through Adaptation: An Exploration of the Imagination through Neil Gaiman’s Sleeper and the Spindle.” 115th Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference, Chaminade University of Honolulu, 10-12 November 2017, Honolulu, HI. Accepted Conference Presentation.

 

Lys, Lynley-Shimat

Roundtable Coordinator & Presenter: “Now What? Everyday Experience and Resistance in the Middle East,” with Nomi Stone, Philip Metres, & M. Lynx Qualey. Split This Rock! Poetry Festival. Washington, D.C.: April 14-17, 2016.

 

Luz, Jordan

“Standing Up to Silence: Finding Voices Through Storytelling In When The Elephants Dance.” The First International Conference on Multidisciplinary Filipino Studies, October 2017, University of Hawai’i at Hilo, Hilo, HI. Accepted Conference Presentation.

“What’s Pasifika Love Got to Do with It: (Re)Envisioning Love in Witi Ihimaera’s The Uncle’s Story and Sia Figiel’s Freelove.” 115th Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference, Chaminade University of Honolulu, 10-12 November 2017, Honolulu, HI. Accepted Conference Presentation.

 

Nishimura, Lauren, K. K.

“Articulating Identity and Place: Community- and Self-Representation Online.” Indigenous Narratives in Public Spaces: Reorienting Place-Based Composition, Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention, 16 March 2017, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR. Conference Presentation.

 

Pak, Michael

“Failure for All Students.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 2017, Portland, OR. Conference Presentation.

“Failure and Existential Composition Pedagogy.” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference, Special Session: New Pedagogies: Learning to Transgress, November 2016, Pasadena, CA. Conference Presentation.

 

Roy, Anjoli

“What Waits on Beadon Street.” Creative Writing: Literary Nonfiction and Memoir, 115th Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference, Chaminade University of Honolulu, 10-12 November 2017, Honolulu, HI. Accepted Conference Presentation.

 

Souza, Wyatt

“Kuahui a Kū ka Hale- UH Comprehensive Title III Evaluation Project: An Overview.” Native Hawaiian Education Association, March 2017, Kāneʻohe, Oʻahu.

“Charting the Journey of a Native Hawaiian Serving Post-Secondary Institution.” World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education, July 2017, Toronto, Canada.

 

Spencer, Hannah

“Lāʻieikawai: Imagining Alternative through Allegory and Translation.” Thinking with Stories in Times of Conflict: A Conference in Fairy-Tales Studies, 2-5 August 2017, Detroit, MI. Conference Presentation.

 

Wang, Isaac

“Affirming our Liminality & Writing on the Walls.” IWCA Collaborative at CCCC, 15 Mar. 2017, Portland State University, Portland, OR. Conference Presentation.

“Tutoring Each Other: Tutor Collaboration in the Writing Center.” CCCC, 17 Mar. 2017, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR. Conference Presentation.

“Feasting on Anae Holo: The Sustaining Potential of Indigenous Wonder.” Thinking With Stories in Times of Conflict, 4 August 2017, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. Conference Presentation.

 

Wang, Kalei.

“Iola Leroy: Sentimentalism and Subversion in the Reconstruction Era.” 115th Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference, Chaminade University of Honolulu, 10-12 November 2017, Honolulu, HI. Accepted Conference Presentation.

 

Yoshinaga, Ida

“The Work of Spirit in the Age of Its ‘Fantasy’ Globalization: Indigenous Artistic Labor Engages the Transnational Dream Factory.” Department of English Colloquium Series, University of Hawai`i at Mānoa, 2016. Presentation.

“How to Avoid ‘Narrative Exhaustion’ in Genre Adaptation: TV Writers Room Diversity, Mentoring Network Labor, and Social Reproduction.”  Networks, Nodes, and New Approaches to Adaptation Studies, February 2017, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. Conference Presentation.

“On the Demigod ‘Princess Snow’ (Not So White): Spiritual Justice of the Fantasy Meta-Genre in Shura Yuki Hime, from Religious Folklore to Sexploitation Manga to Japanese B-Films to Tarantino’s Kill Bill.” International Conference of the Fantastic in the Arts, March 2017, Orlando FL. Conference Presentation.

“Story Structure, Global Adaptation, and the Cultural Narrative: Some Lessons from Disney’s Moana in Adapting Fantastic Folklore into the Hollywood Screenplay Form.” Thinking With Stories in Times of Conflict: A Conference in Fairy-Tale Studies, 2-5 August 2017, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.


2016-17 READINGS AND EVENTS

 

Ahia, Mahealani

Presenter. “Ka Hana Kapa.” Cultural demonstration, history, mele, protocol. Keiki O Ka ʻĀina Hoʻomaikaʻi Family Festival, 17 September, 2016, Lanikuhonua, HI.

Presenter. “Moʻokūʻauhau: Links in Your Genealogy.” Keiki O Ka ʻĀina ʻohana learning series, September 2016, Pālolo, HI.

Creator/Facilitator. “PIKO (Pilina. ʻIke Hawaiʻi. Kuleana. ʻŌlelo.)” Early education curriculum, Keiki O Ka ʻĀina, 2017, Pālolo, HI.

Organizer/Presenter: “Movement Building for Ea.” MANA Ea curriculum community empowerment workshop, 20-21 May 2017, Palauea, Maui, HI.

 

Compoc, Kim

“Island Sovereignties in Conversation: Report back from International Women’s Network Against Militarization,” La Ho’iho’i Ea, July 2017, Honolulu.

  

Han, Joseph

Organizer: Mixing Innovative Arts. August 2016-June, 2017, The Manifest, Honolulu, HI.

 

Jones, Brooke

Performer/Author: “Memba When.” Mixing Innovative Arts, 23 Sep. 2016, The Manifest, Honolulu, HI. Reading.

Co-Organizer: Betweenness: 3rd Annual Words@Mānoa Creative Writing Conference, UH Mānoa Creative Writing Program and the Hawaiʻi Review, 22 Oct. 2016, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Campus Center, Honolulu, HI. Conference.

 

Lys, Lynley-Shimat

Opening Reader: Bowery Poetry Fantasy Reading Series w/ Matvei Yankelevich and Stacy Szymaszek. Bowery Poetry Club. New York, NY: May 1, 2016.

Performer: Mixing Innovative Arts Hawai‘i Review Editors’ Reading. MIA – The Manifest: September 23, 2016.

Performer: Tinfish Translation Reading. Native Books / Nā Mea Hawai‘i: October 3, 2016.

Presenter: Represented Hawai‘i Review at AWP Bookfair. Association of Writers and Writing Programs. Washington D.C.: February 8-11, 2017.

Featured Poet: It’s Lit with PhDJ KTUH Radio Show, 26 March 2017. Archived on Web.

 

Yamashiro, Aiko

Performer: Nā Hua Ea: Tell Me An Aloha ʻĀina Story. Papahana Kuaola, Waipao, Heʻeia, 23 July 2017.

Presenter for the Hawaiʻi Delegation. 9th International Women’s Network Against Militarism Meeting. Okinawa University, Naha, Okinawa, 25 June 2017.

Event Co-organizer. “From Surviving to Thriving: Sustaining Life Past, Present, and Future in Okinawa and Hawai’i.” Jikoen Hongwanji, Kalihi, Oʻahu, 30 April 2017.

Poetry Workshop Leader for Community Manso Mural 808 Urban event series. Lānaʻi City, Lānaʻi, 31 March 2017.

Featured Author for “Gathered by Plants.” Itʻs Lit with PhDJ KTUH Radio Show, 11 March 2017. Archived on Web.