Showing posts from August, 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

Na Pua Noeau Ke Ola Mau Scholars Program

The below is reproduced from an email circulated by the Na Pua Noeau Ke Ola Mau Scholars Program: The Na Pua Noeau Ke Ola Mau Scholars Program is now accepting applications for the Fall 2014 semester. The Scholars Program supports Native Hawaiian students attending either the University of Hawaii at Hilo or the University of Hawaii at Manoa, who are currently majoring in or intend to major in a healthcare field. Eligible students may receive stipends to assist with community service or internships and/or research projects in respective healthcare fields. The Fall 2014 application is now available and can be downloaded from the Na Pua Noeau website at . The deadline for the Fall 2014 semester is   Friday, August 29, 2014 . For more information, contact Kehau Bishaw-UH Manoa Program Coordinator at ,   (808) 956-9410 , or Rachel Hualani Loo-UH Hilo Site Coordinator at ,   (808) 932-7759 .

Norman Meller Research award deadline: October 1, 2014

The below is quoted directly from an email circulated by the UH-Manoa Center for Pacific Islands Studies: We are pleased to announce the Norman Meller Research Award competition for 201 ​4​ . If you or other faculty in your department have Pacific-focused students who completed MAs during the 201 ​3​ -201 ​4​   academic year, we hope you will pass the following announcement on to them. If you have any questions, please contact Terence Wesley-Smith at twsmith[at]   NORMAN   MELLER   RESEARCH   AWARD The Norman   Meller   Research   Award   o f $250.00 is given annually to the best MA research paper produced at the University of Hawai'i in the social sciences or humanities and focused on the Pacific Islands. Plan A theses, Plan B papers, or MA portfolios are eligible. Submissions may be made by students or by nominations from the faculty, and are not limited to students in the MA program in Pacific Islands Studies.  The submissions are read by a panel of