Fall 2021 Colloquium Series

Our colloquium series features current scholarship both within and outside of the department to provide a forum for engagement with critical and contemporary political issues. Colloquium speakers include faculty members and visiting scholars from across subfields in both public lecture and workshop formats.

All events are from 2:30 pm -4 pm (HST).
Registration info available two weeks prior to colloquium date. For inquiries, please email Prof. Nicole Grove at nsgrove@hawaii.edu.

  • October 15
    Remembering Our Intimacies: Moʻolelo, Aloha ʻĀina, and Ea

    A Book Discussion with Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio, Assistant Professor. Additional reflections from Noenoe Silva, Jonathan Goldberg- Hiller, and Ty Tengan
  • October 29
    Settler Infrastructure and the Afterlives of Extractivism

    Rafico Ruiz, Associate Director of Research, Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal. Co-sponsored with Security in Context.
  • November 5
    Hawaiʻi Is My Haven: Race and Indigeneity in the Black Pacific

    A Book Discussion with Nitasha Tamar Sharma Professor of African American Studies and Asian American Studies, Northwestern University
  • November 12
    Global Shelter Imaginary: The Humanitarian Order and the Rationalization of Rightless Relief

    Daniel Bertrand Monk George R. and Myra T. Cooley Professor of Peace & Conflict Studies and Professor Geography, Colgate University
  • November 19
    Three Reflections on Killing

    A Paper Discussion with Jairus Victor Grove Associate Professor and Chair, Dept of Political Science; Director, Hawai’i Research Center for Futures Studies
  • December 3
    End of Year Graduate Student Colloquium

    Presentations from the Department of Political Science Graduate Cohort