Monday, May 4, 2015

Recent Special Issue Publication: "European Encounters with Islam in Asia"

"European Encounters with Islam in Asia," a special issue of The Journal of World History, co-edited by Profs. Matthew Lauzon and Matthew Romaniello, has just been published. They began work on the issue at a workshop held at the East-West Center in Fall 2012, which was co-sponsored by the Center for Philippine Studies, the Center for South Asian Studies, the Center for World History, and Muslim Societies in Asia and the Pacific Program.

Please click here for the abstracts OR click here for full text (requires UH login).

"Lost & Found": BackStory Interview w/ Prof. Noelani Arista

Prof. Noelani Arista was interviewed last month for the show "BackStory with the History Guys," sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. According to BackStory Radio, in this episode, "Hawaiian scholar Noelani Arista shares her efforts to make Native Hawaiian voices a part of how the history of the Hawaiian islands is taught." Listen to the clip here:

Thursday, April 16, 2015

History Workshop: "Forests in Revolutionary France" - Friday, April 24

Next Friday, April 24th, Prof. Kieko Matteson will be presenting "Forests in Revolutionary France: Community Sustainability vs. State Conservation, 1669-1848" as the final talk in this year's History Workshop series on "Capitalism in Crisis." In addition to addressing the Workshop's themes of sustainability and development, this will also be a celebration of the publication of Prof. Matteson's book.

In related news, The Center for Biography just added to their schedule a visiting journalist, Nick Fielding, who will present "From the Central Asian Steppes to the Hawaiian Islands" on Tuesday, May 19. Full details of both talks are included in the flyers below:

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Prof. Ned Bertz to Deliver CSAS Symposium Keynote on Thursday, April 16

Professor Ned Bertz will be presenting a keynote address for the Center for South Asian Studies Symposium on Thursday, April 16, between 1:30 and 2:45pm at Hamilton Library Room 401. His talk is entitled, “'Ground Between Two Millstones': Interrogating Decolonial Pasts in Indian Ocean History.”

An Indian Ocean historian, Prof. Bertz examines mobility, place, and claims of belonging amidst emerging notions of nationhood in Diaspora and Nation in the Indian Ocean: Transnational Histories of Race and Urban Space in Tanzania (forthcoming from University of Hawaiʻi Press).

Monday, March 30, 2015

PAT Book Sale - Thursday, April 16

The next Phi Alpha Theta book sale will be on Thursday, April 16 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at the UHM Campus Center. All are welcome!

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Digital A&H Initiative April Meeting: Documentary Editing in the Age of Digital Humanities - Monday, April 6

Please join us on Monday, April 6 in the History Library (Sakamaki A201) from noon to 1:15 for a lively Digital Arts and Humanities Initiative discussion with Erin Cozens on "Documentary Editing in the Age of Digital Humanities." See flyer below for more details. We hope to see you there!

Friday, March 20, 2015

History Forum Talk by A&H Dean Peter Arnade - Thursday, April 30

The U.H. Mānoa History Department and the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society present:

"Small Things and Big Ideas: Microhistory Past and Present; or, Ordinary People in Extraordinary Trouble!"
A Public Lecture by Peter Arnade, Dean of the College of Arts & Humanities, UH Mānoa

Thursday, April 30
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Sakamaki Hall A201
History Department Library
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Free and Open to the Public