Fall 2013

All a are held at 3 PM Thursday in Kuykendall 410 unless otherwise noted. Fall 2013 schedule is currently being finalized.

Aug. 29 Thursday Opening get-together with new faculty
Sept. 5 Thursday
Sept. 12 Thursday Cynthia Franklin, Professor of English, UHM, “Why Anti-Zionism Is Not Anti-Semitic, Or, What I Learned Traveling from Tel Aviv through the oPt”
Sept. 19 Thursday Gary Pak, Professor of English, UHM, “What I Did on my Sabbatical”
Sept. 26 Thursday Concentration Meetings, Department of English Graduate Program
Oct. 3 Thursday Jill Dahlman, Lecturer, UHM, “New Genesis: Re-evaluating the Paradigms of the First Year Composition Classroom”
Oct. 10 Thursday Marika Wilbur, “Project 562: Documenting Contemporary Native America through Photography”
Oct. 17 Thursday Jacqueline Chappel, Lecturer, UHM, “A Good Girl Goes to Vegas, a YA novel in progress”
Oct. 24 Thursday Department Meeting
Oct. 31 Thursday Shawna Ryan, Fiona Sze-Lorrain, and others, “Freedom of Writers in China, the United States, and Europe”—a panel discussion
Nov. 7 Thursday 6:30

Esther Figueroa, Distinguished Visiting Writer, “Loving Jamaica: An Evening of Poetry, Prose, and Film with Esther Figueroa” TO BE HELD AT The Center for Hawaiian Studies. Check out the flyer here.

Nov. 12 Tuesday Reading/ creative writing / contact: Craig Santos Perez
Nov. 14 Thursday Chadwick Lecture: Pauline Greenhill, Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies, University of Winnipeg, “’If Thou Be Woman, Be Now Man!’: Fairy Tale Transsexual Imagination”
Nov. 21 Thursday Urvashi Chakravarty, Professor of English, UHM
Nov. 28 Thursday Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec. 5 Thursday Graduate Program’s 625 Courses’ Colloquia
Dec. 12 Thursday Graduate Program’s 625 Courses’ Colloquia