Fall 2018

Fall 2018 English Department Colloquium Schedule

[As always, please be on the lookout for adjustments/additions.]


All events are at 3:00 PM on Thursday in KUY 410 unless otherwise specified; unusual dates/times are bolded and/or marked with asterisks



8/23         3:00 PM Department Meeting; 4:00 PM Fall Reception


8/30         Mara Pike, College Mental Health Awareness Training (Workshop on Mental Health)


9/6            Vernadette Gonzalez: “Curating a Decolonial Guide to Hawai‘i: The Detours Project”


9/13         Department Meeting


9/20         Concentration Meetings (for Graduate Faculty)


*9/20        7:00 PM Tariq Luthun, Reading [Words@Mānoa Event]


9/27         Mahealani Ahia & LynleyShimat Lys (Hawaii Review), “Get Local: Creating a Hawai‘i Centered Open Educational Resource (OER) Textbook for the Humanities with Hawai‘i Review


10/4                  In Rank Meetings (for faculty)


10/11       S. Shankar:  “Readings, Rights, and Ahimsa: A Comparative Exploration of Freedom of Expression”

LLL Senior Research Award Lecture—hosted by Office of the Dean, College of LLL



10/18       ENG 625 student presentations


*10/18     5:30 PM J. Kēhaulani Kauanui, Talk based on Paradoxes of Hawaiian Sovereignty: Land, Sex, and the Colonial Politics of State Nationalism (Duke UP) & Speaking of Indigenous Politics (U of Minnesota P)—Location TBD


*F 10/19 5 PM Samiya Bashir, Reading [Words@Mānoa Event]


10/25       ENG 625 student presentations


*Sa 10/27         CW Conference [Words@Mānoa/ Hawaii Review Event]—Location TBD


11/1         Ramzy Baroud, “Give the Palestinian People the Right to Tell Their Own Stories”


11/8         Chadwick Lecture: Will Stockton and D. Period Gilson: “Between You and Me: A Queer Exegesis on dcTalk and Christian Pop Music”


11/15       Department Meeting


11/22       No Event: Thanksgiving


11/29       Nandi Odhiambo, Reading & Book Launch for Smells Like Stars


12/6         “The Global Early Modern: Reflections on Literature and History”–panel presentation by ENG 730 students


*F 12/7    12:00 Department Party