News from the Department of Political Science

Congratulations to our PhD Candidate Skayu Louis on your honorable mention for Most Thought-Provoking Article at NAISA 2022!

"Sensory access at sx̌ʷəx̌ʷnitkʷ: Blockages, fluidities and futures," Published in Journal of Environmental Media 2 no. 1, 2021

Aloha kākou!

We are happy to share our very own Heoli Osorio won the Best First Book Prize at NAISA 🏆

Hoʻomaikaʻi nui iā ʻoe e Heoli!

Don't forget this afternoon! At 2:30PM, Culminating Experience with our graduate students!

See you there.

Join two of our PhD students, Kauwila Mahi and ʻIhilani Lasconia, on their talk tomorrow, Thurs, 4/28 @ 12-2PM HST as they discuss vibrant genealogies of solidarity between Asians, Pacific Islanders, and Desis in America and abroad.


Lianne Charlie @_littlesalmon_ is our newest faculty member @Dechinta_ . She is a recent PhD grad from @uhmpolisci and here is her presentation in the
Ts'eko Nàgeètso speakers series on "The Moose & Northern Tutchone Governance in the Making"

Join us for this semester's Culminating Experience w/ our grad students, taking place via Zoom May 6th 2:30PM - 4:00PM (HST).

This meeting will be an open forum discussion on their work for students, advisors and faculty. We hope to see you there!

Watch the @Dechinta_ launch of @jamaicaosorio incredible "Remembering our Intimacies", @UMinnPress, Jamaica is in conversation with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson as part of our Ts'eko Nàgeètso Speakers Series.

Before summer's distractions, come join our final Spring CJS online seminar with Prof. Petrice Flowers:
Gender Representation in Japan’s National and International Diplomacy
April 27, 2022, 12:00pm HST

@CALL_UHManoa @spas_uhm @uhmpolisci

Tune in to James Kawika Riley's dissertation defense "Ke Kumu O Kānāwai ʻAwaʻawa: The Origins and Expansion of the Native Hawaiian Congressional Policyscape" on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 @ 9:30am to 11:30am HST via zoom.


Fall 2022 Semester Registration Opens April 11! Consider taking a POLS course this Fall 🍁

See thread of classes offered below or check out:

👀 @uhmpolisci professor and #UHManoa administrator selected as @KSNews trustee - @NoeGK is the newest addition to the five-member Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees and her five-year term begins immediately ➡️ #FacesOfManoa

In two weeks (after spring break), join us on Thursday, March 24 at noon (HST) to hear from Georganne Nordstrom, Kalilinoe Detwiler, and Kayla Watabu about “Indigenizing the Writing Center.” Use the info below or follow this link:

Join us in congratulating another one of our faculty Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua on being selected as the newest member of the Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees!

What a well-deserved honor! 👏🏾

Join us in congratulating our faculty Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio for being awarded the prestigious Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship!

Hoʻomaikaʻi Heoli! 🎉

Queer Studies Speaker Series presents (and Ethnic Studies co-sponsored)

“Use What Get: Three Lessons from an Anarchist Māhū Anthropologist”

With Dr. Tatiana Kalaniʻōpua Young

April 13, Noon-1:30 p.m.

Registration required -link in bio

For our next colloquium, we will have @SavageEcology and @nsharma101 as they discuss the ongoing war in Ukraine. Next Wednesday, March 23rd from 12NN to 1:15PM via zoom. Co-sponsored with the International Cultural Studies Graduate Certificate Program.


Join us for our next Pili i Ke Kanaka Indigenous Social Sciences Speaker Series with Dr. Devi Dee Mucina, Program Director of the Indigenous Governance Program at the University of Victoria, Canada on March 29 at 12:30pm HST. Register at #huiainapilipili

🚀 We're back at @SXSW (March 11-20), this year for @MorningYouWake: ON THE MORNING YOU WAKE (TO THE END OF THE WORLD). Stay tuned! 🤩

All infos:

W/ @archersmark x @jamaicaosorio
@g4c x @princeton x @novelab
@oculus x @artefr x @BFI


Twitter feed video.

Join us in congratulating our PhD student Haʻåni San Nicolas on winning her place among the prestigious and competitive In-Na-Po Fellows' Inaugural Retreat happening in Washington D.C. from April 25 to 29.

This is an amazing news. Biba Haʻåni!


UH students: I’m teaching Intro to Indigenous Politics online this summer! Registration begins 3/8 🙂

For next week's Brown Bag on Thursday, March 10 at 12PM (HST) on Zoom, we are pleased to welcome L. Ayu Saraswati (@Dr_Saraswati) as she talks about "Sharing Stories of Pain on Social Media.” Join with the info below or this link:

Co-sponsoring this **in person**event with @ESSA_Hawaii Friday, March 4, Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies Hālau, 4-5:30 pm.
“They Can’t Silence a Movement: Palestine, BDS, and Campus Organizing”

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