Remembering Our Intimacies: Moʻolelo, Aloha ʻĀina, and Ea
Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio, Terisa Siagatonu, Noenoe Silva
Remembering Our Intimacies: Moʻolelo, Aloha ʻĀina, and Ea

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In December we will convene a panel of Pacific Islander poets, activists, and scholars to discuss the driving forces behind their work, and their connections to Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio‘s forthcoming book  Remembering Our Intimacies: Moʻolelo, Aloha ʻĀina, and Ea. Incorporating discussions of their creative work and scholarship, our panelists will discuss indigenous and queer theory, intimacies, and futurities. With Terisa Siagatonu, and Noenoe Silva.

Purchase a copy of Remembering Our Intimacies by Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio from our friends at Books Are Magic here

Or from our friends at Native Books here, an independent bookstore and publisher focused on books and literature from Hawai’i and the Pacific. 

This event will be live-streamed on Zoom. Please RSVP to receive the Zoom link via email. The event will be uploaded to the AAWW YouTube channel the following week.

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Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio is assistant professor of Indigenous and Native Hawaiian politics at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, as well as an award-winning poet, musician, and a lifelong activist.

 

Terisa Siagatonu is an award-winning poet, teaching artist, mental health educator, and community leader born and rooted in the Bay Area. Her presence in the poetry world as a queer Samoan woman and activist has granted her opportunities to perform and speak in places ranging from the White House (during the Obama administration) to the UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris, France. The most memorable moment in her career was receiving President Obama’s Champion of Change Award in 2012 for her activism as a spoken word poet/organizer in her Pacific Islander community.

Noenoe K. Silva is Professor of Indigenous Politics at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa and author of Aloha Betrayed: Native Hawaiian Resistance to American Colonialism, also published by Duke University Press.

Remembering Our Intimacies: Moʻolelo, Aloha ʻĀina, and Ea

Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio, Terisa Siagatonu, Noenoe Silva
Friday, December 3, 2021
7:00 PM
$0.00


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