Date and Time:
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 12:30 to 13:30
Department of Anthropology
Informal graduate group discussion with guest.
J. Kēhaulani Kauanui is Professor of American Studies and Anthropology at Wesleyan University, where she teaches courses on Indigenous studies, critical race studies, settler colonial studies, and anarchist studies. She is the author of Hawaiian Blood: Colonialism and the Politics of Sovereignty and Indigeneity (Duke University Press 2008) and Paradoxes of Hawaiian Sovereignty: Land, Sex, and the Colonial Politics of State Nationalism (Duke University Press 2018). She is also the editor of Speaking of Indigenous Politics: Conversations with Activists, Scholars, and Tribal Leaders (University of Minnesota Press 2018), which emerged from a radio program she producedand hosted for seven years, “Indigenous Politics: From Native New England and Beyond” that was widely syndicated acrosss the Pacific. Kauanui currently serves as a co-producer for an anarchist, majority-POC politics show called, “Anarchy on Air,” which builds on her earlier work on another collaborative anarchist program called “Horizontal Power Hour.” Kauanui is also a co-founder of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA).