Possessing Polynesians: In Conversation with Maile Arvin

 Humanities Center     Jan 21 2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Zoom

January 21, 2021 12:00 PM PST

Join us for a conversation with 

Maile Arvin

Assistant Professor, Gender Studies and History, University of Utah and Author of

Possessing Polynesians:
The Science of Settler Colonial Whiteness in Hawai‘i and Oceania

(Duke University Press, 2019)

Conversation Partners
Noah Patterson Hanohano Dolim
Doctoral Student, University of California, Irvine

Gregory Pomaika‘i Gushiken
Doctoral Student, University of California, San Diego

Aaron Katzeman
Doctoral Student, University of California, Irvine

Please RSVP here if interested.

To read the introduction of Possessing Polynesians, please see here. There will be a reading group and PhotoVoice event to discuss related readings on January 19.

Talk co-sponsored by the Departments of Global Studies and History.

(Note: for those UCI students looking for a deeper read of Possessing Polynesians, you may access the full book here, courtesy of the UCI Library in collaboration with JSTOR and ProQuest)

Please also join us for the Pacific Worlds Symposium on January 22, 12:00-2:00 PM PST.