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Teaching Oceania releases third iBook in series

Teaching Oceania is a new publication series created with the collaboration of scholars from around the Pacific region to address the need for appropriate literature for undergraduate Pacific Islands Studies students throughout Oceania. The series is designed to take advantage of digital technology to enhance texts with embedded multimedia content, thought-provoking images, and interactive graphs. The first volumes (1–4) were …

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Comparative study of drama production in the Pacific honored

The Pacific Islands Monograph—co-published by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Center for Pacific Islands Studies and the University of Hawaiʻi Press—has been awarded the Australasian Association for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies (ADSA) 2016 Rob Jordan Prize. The award-winning book is Remaking Pacific Pasts: History, Memory and Identity in Contemporary Theater from Oceania, authored by Diana Looser. She is …

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Woven words: Reflections on my time at UH Manoa

Leilani Tamu

By Leilani Tamu, 2013 Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Writer in Residence They say that every journey begins with a first step. But in my experience, every journey begins with a connection. When I think about my three months at UH Mānoa as the 2013 Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Writer in Residence, it is the connections that were made, nurtured, and treasured that …

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The Kanak Awakening: New book about nationalism in New Caledonia

The Kanak Awakening

The Center for Pacific Islands Studies (CPIS)  is pleased to announce the publication of a new volume in its Pacific Islands Monograph Series (PIMS) — The Kanak Awakening: The Rise of Nationalism in New Caledonia by David Chappell, UH Manoa History Department and CPIS affiliate faculty. This study examines the rise in New Caledonia of rival identity formations that became increasingly polarized in the 1970s and examines in particular the …

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