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posted on: November 19, 2013

Experts at the Palace 29th Annual Lecture Series

Event information can be found in the link below.  We hope you can join us! Experts at the Palace Schedule

posted on: September 11, 2013

William Chapman Announces the Publication of his New Book

William Chapman, a member of the American Studies faculty, recently published his book “A Heritage of Ruins: The Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia and Their Conservation.” Based on more than fifteen years of travel, research, and visits to hundreds of … Continue reading

posted on: May 10, 2013

Historic Preservation Student Presentations

On May 6, 2013, the following students made presentations on the capstone projects they completed for the Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation. Congratulations to all three for completing their certificate. Mary Kodama:  “Mapping Downtown Honolulu’s Urban Past: Exploring the Potential of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) … Continue reading

posted on: November 16, 2012

Talks by Conservationists Dr. Tim Winter and Ms. Kecia Fong

On Monday, November 26th at 6pm, in Moore 328, the AMST Graduate Program in Historic Preservation is sponsoring two talks by conservationists, Dr. Tim Winter and Ms. Kecia Fong.  Dr. Winter will be speaking on “East/West: Heritage Conservation and Questions of … Continue reading

 

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date: Thursday, January 31, 2013
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27th Annual Experts at the Palace Lecture Series

Experts at the Palace

27th Annual Lecture Series

Winter 2013, January 31-March 7
Old Archives Building, ‘Iolani Palace Grounds
Thursdays, 12 Noon to 1:00 PM


Hawai`i Architectural Modernism will be the theme of the 2013 annual Experts at the
Palace lecture series, now in its 27th year. The free weekly lecture is open to the public.

Sponsored by the Historic Preservation Program, Department of American Studies,
University of Hawaii Manoa; Friends of ‘Iolani Palace; and Historic Hawaii Foundation


  • January 31Louis Fung, AIA (Fung Associates Inc.): “The Foundation of the Modern Movement in                                Hawai`i: Modernism in American Architecture”
  • February 7Don Hibbard, Ph.D.: "Evaluating Mid-Century Low-Rise Apartments in Hawai`i"
  • February 14Kiersten Faulkner, APA (Executive Director, Historic Hawaii Foundation): “The Unique Challenges, Threats and Opportunities Facing Modern Historic Resources”
  • February 21: Glenn Mason, AIA (Mason Architects): "Technical Innovation and the Emergence of New Building Materials InMid-20th Century Architecture"
  • February 28: Tonia Moy, AIA (Fung Associates Inc.): “The Range of Modern Architectural Resources in Hawai`i, 1939-1979”
  • March 7: Angie Westfall, AIA (Architecture Branch Chief, State Historic Preservation Division): "Surveying Hawai`i's Mid-Century Subdivisions"



date: Monday, November 26, 2012
note: This event has passed

Talks by Conservationists Dr. Tim Winter and Ms. Kecia Fong

On Monday, November 26th at 6pm, in Moore 328, the AMST Graduate Program in Historic Preservation is sponsoring two talks by conservationists, Dr. Tim Winter and Ms. Kecia Fong.  Dr. Winter will be speaking on "East/West: Heritage Conservation and Questions of Difference." He is Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney. His work centers on how heritage is shaped through certain knowledge practices; and how it figures in issues like nationalism, post-conflict recovery, sustainability, postcolonial identities and urban development. He has published widely on these themes and his recent books include Routledge Handbook of Heritage in Asia and Shanghai Expo: An International Forum on the Future of Cities

Ms. Fong's talk is titled "Rethinking Conservation from Practice to Theory." Ms. Fong is a conservator and PhD candidate at the Institute for Culture and Society at the University of Western Sydney.  She has worked internationally in the field on diverse projects such as the revitalization of the historic Islamic core of Cairo, ancient Peubloan sites in the American southwest and on the emergency conservation and stabilization of the ancient city of Zeugma in Turkey.  Prior to joining ICS she worked on issues of conservation education globally for the Getty Conservation Institute.  Her current research focuses on conservation practices in Burma as a means to explore existing conservation paradigms in a globalized context.  She is Associate Editor for Change Over Time:  An International Journal of Conservation and the Built Environment.