Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Fall 2014 Brown Bag Biographical Series

The UH-Manoa Center for Biographical Research has released its fall Brown Bag Biography Series schedule:
Brown Bag Biography Series
Fall 2014 — Thursdays, Noon – 1:15
Center for Biographical Research • 1800 East West Road, Henke Hall 325
(unless otherwise noted)

August 28: I, Too, Am Harvard: Storytelling as Art, Community, Resistance”
Kimiko Matsuda-Lawrence, Activist and Playwright, Harvard University
• Please note: this session will be held in Kuykendall 410 •

September 4: “Oliver’s Travels: The Making of a Chinese-American Radical”
Oliver Lee, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

September 11: “Local Story: The Massie-Kahahawai Case and the Culture of History”
John P. Rosa, Department of History, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
• Please note: this session will be held in Kuykendall 410  •

September 25: “Joseph Moku‘ōhai Poepoe’s Engagements with Language and Law”
Noenoe Silva, Indigenous Politics, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
• Please note: this session will be held in Kuykendall 410 •

October 2: "Vendettas, Blood Feuds, and Sexual Scandal: Narratives of Self Defense in Renaissance Crime Stories”

Peter Arnade, College of Arts and Humanities, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

October 9: “Writing Mother from Memory and Father from Transcripts”
Rain Wright Cannon, 2014 Biography Prize Lecture

October 16: The Value of Hawai‘i 2: Ancestral Roots, Oceanic Visions"
Moderator: Noelani Goodyear-Ka‘ōpua and a Panel of Authors from The Value of Hawai‘i series
• Please note: this session will be held in Kuykendall 410 •

October 23: The Value of Hawai‘i 2: Ancestral Roots, Oceanic Visions"
Moderator: Craig Howes, and a Panel of Authors from The Value of Hawai‘i series
• Please note: this session will be held in Kuykendall 410 •

October 30: “Hawai‘i Sugar’s Big Five: A Corporate Biography”
Carol MacLennan, Department of Anthropology, Michigan Tech University

November 6: “The Enchanted Wonderer: A War-Time Journey from Stalingrad to Berlin”
Anastasia Kostetskaya, Languages and Literatures of Europe and the Americas, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

November 13: “Nā Lima Maiau: Wahine Artists Talk Story”

Joy Enomoto and Haley Kailiehu, Department of Art and College of Education,
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

November 20: Chrétien de Troyes: The First Romantic”

Louis Bousquet, Languages and Literatures of Europe and the Americas, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

December 4: Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle: Autobiographical Fiction as Performance”

Markus Wessendorf, Department of Theatre and Dance, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

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