Spring 2020

Spring 2020 English Department Colloquium / Job Talks 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 underscored.

Job Talks

1/16: Brian Gillis (19th Century American).  Visit: 1/16-17.

1/23: Booth Wilson (Film w/Narrative Studies Focus).  Visit:  1/23-24.

1/30: Valerie Sirenko (19th Century American).  Visit: 1/30-31.

2/6: Hannah Manshel (19th Century American).  Visit 2/6-7.

2/13: Department Meeting

2/20: Danielle Seid (Film w/Narrative Studies Focus).  Visit: 2/20-21.

2/27: Ida Yoshinaga (Film w/Narrative Studies Focus).  Visit:  2/27-28.


March 5 Thursday 9 AM @ KUY 409

Seminar with Louis Mendoza (Brief Readings available from gayle@hawaii.edu or KUY 402)

Chicano in the Jail Machine: The Art and Politics of raúl salinas, Writer and Human Rights Activist


March 5 Thursday

Joseph Keene Chadwick Lecture by Louis Mendoza

The Poetics and Politics of Latinx Literature:  Then and Now


March 12 Thursday

Signs of Life in the English Classroom: Effective Assignments in FYW and ILP Classes


March 25 Wednesday 7 PM

Words@Mānoa Reading: E. J. Koh


April 2 Thursday

Department Meeting


Apr 9 Thursday

English Represents!: Undergraduate Showcase

Presentation of Work in Undergraduate English Classes from 100+ to

400+, followed by opportunity to socialize


Apr 16 Thursday

Meeting of Research Clusters


Apr 21 Tuesday 7 PM

Words@Mānoa Reading: Writer in Residence: Nandi Odhiambo


Apr 23 Thursday

Department Meeting


Apr 23 Thursday 7 PM

Words@Mānoa Reading


Apr 30 Thursday

Public Humanities Event (Information will be forthcoming)


Apr 30 Thursday 5.30 PM

Celebration of Research in the English Department


May 7 Thursday

Department Meeting


May 8 Fri 12:00

Department Party