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2Island Feminisms: Place, Justice, and Movement                         2021 Virtual Speaker Series

Engage with scholars and activists working in island and feminist studies to spark collaboration and interdisciplinary dialogue on social justice for islands and islanders.

January 29 1:00-2:00PM HST

The Founding and Future of the Island

Feminisms Project

Noralis Rodríguez-Coss

Gonzaga University
Marina Karides

University of Hawai’i – Mānoa

Feminist Archipelagic Poetics

Evyn Lê Espiritu Gandhi

University of California, Los Angeles (Tovaangar)

February 19 1:00-2:00PM HST


Jane Ching Mi
Scripps College, Claremont

“Pulotu” Pacific Feminism: A biomythography of a Niuē Pulotu 

Pefi Kingi

South Pacific Islander Organization

March 5 and 12 2021 1:00-2:15PM HST

The Conversion of Ka'ahumanu 

a video-recording of the play in two parts

Directed by Justina Taft Mattos 
University of Hawai'i at Hilo

April 16 1:00-2:00PM HST

Unearthing the Toxic Weeds of White
Supremacy: Reflections of a Pinay
Scholar Warrior of Aloha in
Decolonizing Social Work and Health

Alma M. Ouanesisouk Trinidad
Portland State University

Issues of Resistance, Place, and
Subversion: The Prison Songs of

Cynthia Morris

American Musicological Society (AMS)

Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM)

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