Spring 2020 Department Colloquiums

Our Political Science 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.

Saunders 624, Fridays from 2:30-4:00 pm unless noted.

Date/Time Title Speaker(s)
January 17 Reflections on Writing:Phenomenology and Textuality Michael Shapiro, Department of Political Science, UH Mānoa
January 24 Heart Conditions: Religion and Conflict in American Public Life Kathleen Sands, American Studies, UH Mānoa
February 7 The Time is Out of Joint: Memory, Geopolitics and the Ambivalent Temporalities of Hizbullah's Resistance Tourism Museum Nicole Grove, Department of Political Science, UH Mānoa
Thursday
February 20
12:00-2:30
Suing Chevron: The Small Matter of Crude’s Valence of Truth Suzana Sawyer, Department of Anthropology, UC Davis - Presented with the UH Mānoa Political Ecology Research Group
March 6 The Disenchantments of Civil Society: Tiananmen 1989, Berlin 1989, Hong Kong 2019 and Wuhan 2020 Manfred Henningsen, Department of Political Science, UH Mānoa
Monday
March 23
12:00-1:30
Crimes Against Biodiversity: The Legal Case and Potential Application Stefanie Fishel, University of the Sunshine Coast & UNSW Canberra
Wednesday
March 25
10:30-12:00
Political Ethnography and Storytelling: Affects, Ethics, Sensibilities (Roundtable) Tani Sebro, Department of Political Science, Humboldt State University; Ed Schatz, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto; Sarah Marie Wiebe, Department of Political Science, UH Mānoa
Canceled Sisters of Ocean and Ice: Indigenous Feminist Solidarity and Climate Change Jaimey Hamilton, Art History, UH Mānoa
Canceled Carbon Neutral Hawaiʻi Makena Coffman, UHM, DURP, Institute for Sustainability and Resilience, UH Mānoa
Canceled Rewriting 20th Century Hawaiian History Noenoe Silva, Department of Political Science, UH Mānoa; Kealani Cook, History, UH West Oʻahu; Bruce Kaʻimi Watson, PhD candidate, Educational Foundations, UH Mānoa; David Chang, American Indian Studies and History, University of Minnesota (remotely)