"Hawaii to Palestine: Indigeneity and the Politics of Occupation"
Talk by: Prof.J. Kehaulani Kauanui, Department of Anthropology, Wesleyan University
Date: Tuesday, March 6, 5 pm
Location: Marcus White Living Room, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain
Refreshments will be served. ALL are welcome.
Sponsored by: International & Area Studies Committee, Center for International Education, Peace Studies, Middle East Studies and Women’s Center at Central Connecticut State University
J. Kēhaulani Kauanui is an Associate Professor of American Studies and Anthropology at Wesleyan University. She recently travelled to Palestine with a delegation of scholars from the US. Kauanui’s first book is Hawaiian Blood: Colonialism and the Politics of Sovereignty and Indigeneity (Duke University Press, 2008). Her second book will be a critical study on land, gender and sexual politics and the disavowal of indigeneity in state-centered Hawaiian nationalism. Kauanui is the sole producer and host of a public affairs radio program, “Indigenous Politics: From Native New England and Beyond,” which airs across 10-US states. She currently serves as an elected member of the council of Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA).