The Center for Pacific Islands Studies has a number of sponsored or co-sponsored events taking place in the next few weeks, including:

2 November Friday 12:00pm Saunders 229 (Graduate Student Lounge)
Department of Sociology Brown Bag Series presents "Playing for the future: Social (re)constructions of sport for development in Samoa" by Christina Kwauk, PhD Candidate, University of Minnesota

5 November Monday 3:00pm Keoni Auditorium, Jefferson Hall, East-West Center
The University of Hawaiʻi Distinguished Lecture Series presents “Nationalism: Change in Consciousness or Fiction?” by Benedict R. O'G. Anderson

8 November Thursday 3:00pm Crawford 105 Anthropology Colloquium co-sponsored by CPIS
Tom Dye, T. S. Dye & Colleagues, Archaeologists, Inc. “Philosophical differences: Kanaka Maoli and English in 1778-9”

8 November Thursday 5:00pm Hālau o Haumea, Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies
Teresia Teaiwa, Victoria University of Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand, “Fiji. Women. Soldiers. And poetry.” with Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, ʻIlima Long-Seto, Jonathan Osorio, and Ikaika Hussey.

9 November Friday 11:00am – 2:00pm McCarthy Mall (near Hamilton Library)
Tahitian Day, a celebration of Tahitian dances, songs, and musical instrument workshops, cosponsored by the Tahitian Program, Department of Indo-Pacific Languages and Literatures, and the Center for Pacific Islands Studies.

13 November Tuesday 12:00pm John Burns Hall room 3121/3125, EWC
Pacific Connections Seminar Series presents  “In the Beginning: An Archaeological Perspective on the Hawaiʻi/French Polynesia Connection” by Barry Rolett, Department of Anthropology, UHM,  cosponsored the Center for Pacific Islands Studies; Pacific Islands Development Program, East-West Center; and Department of Anthropology.

15 November Thursday 5:00pm Hālau o Haumea, Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies
Pan Pacific Association’s Pacific Trivia Night cosponsored by the Center for Pacific Islands Studies and Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies. 

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