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The Center for Pacific Islands Studies held its annual student conference on March 23 and 24, 2017 at the Campus Center Ballroom. The conference, Expressing Oceania: Pacific Islands Scholarship on the Page, on the Stage, and Beyond, drew approximately 300 people and featured noted Maori scholar Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith and Master Navigator Larry Reigetal of Yap.
The Center was honored by a visit from Dr. Robert Underwood, President of Unibetsedat Guahan (University of Guam) and remarks by UHM President Dr. David Lassner.
30 students contributed papers, posters, visual arts, and performing arts during the two-day conference, representing UHM, Unibetsedat Guahan, City College of San Francisco, San Francisco State University, Union Theological Seminary/Columbia University.
The Center for Pacific Islands Studies sent a heartfelt mahalo to their sponsors:
School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Center for Pacific Islands Studies, Pacific Islands Development Program, East-West Center, and the Student Activities and Program Fee Board.