Past Brown Bag Events

Since its debut in September 1988, there have been over 700 Brown Bag Talks! Speakers are organized alphabetically by last name–you can use your browserʻs search function or browse by letter using the page anchors below.


Abbott, Isabella. See UH Alumni.

Acido, Jeffrey Tangonan. See Value of Hawai‘i II.

Ah Chong, Justin, ʻĀina Paikai, and Richard Hamasaki
Nov.  26, 2019–”Down on the Sidewalk in Waikīkī: Screening and Talk Story”

Ahia, Māhealani
Oct. 18, 2018–”Kihawahine: Shapeshifting Life and Afterlife of Maui’s Famous Akua Mo’o”

Ahn, Christine
Oct. 22, 2015—“Women Crossing the Line for Peace in Korea”

Aikau, Hokulani
Nov. 29, 2007—“Riding/Writing Feminist Waves, Feminist Generations: Personal Narratives from Three Generations of Feminist Academics”
Apr. 4, 2013—“A Chosen People, A Promised Land: Mormonism and Race in Hawai‘i”

Aiu, Coline, and Karen Aiu. See Biography Hawai‘i.

Aitken, Robert, Roshi
Oct. 4, 2007—“Early Days in Honolulu and the Founding of the Diamond Sangha”

Akiyama, Daniel
Apr. 15, 2004—“Designs for ‘Design’: Interpreting and Staging Noel Coward’s Design for Living”

Alegado, Dean
Nov. 30, 2006—“Singalot (The Ties That Bind): Constructing the History of Filipinos in the United States”

Altizer, Nell
Apr. 1, 1999—“From Archive to Poem: Poetry and Biographical Research”

Alvarez, Pat
Mar. 11, 2004—“Back in Focus: Restoring Lives to the History Classroom”

Ames, Roger
Mar. 17, 1994—“Sun-Tzu: A Moment in the Biography of a Militarist Lineage”

Andrade, Carlos. See also Value of Hawaiʻi.
Feb. 19, 2009—“Haena: Through the Eyes of Ancestors”

Andres, Bernard
Oct. 10, 2006—“Pierre de Sales Laterriere (1743–1815): The Biography of a Canadian Adventurer”

Andrews, Lewis
Nov. 5, 1992—“The Legend of Filippo Lippi”
Dec. 1, 2011—“Edward Weston and Jean Charlot: A Friendship in Letters”

Angell, Lowell
Apr. 1, 1993—“Purveyors of Illusion: Some Notable Figures from Hawaiʻi’s Theatrical Past”
Oct. 27, 2011—“Theatres of Hawaiʻi: Places of Performance in the Islands, 1847–1970”

Annan, Lord Noel
Mar. 21, 1990—“The Cult of Homosexuality”
Mar. 22, 1990—“Margaret Thatcher”

Aoude, Ibrahim. See Ethnic Studies.

Apo, Peter
Sept. 14, 1995—“The Hollywood Experience, 1960–1975: Life and Death in the Fast Lane”

Aquino, Lori
Dec. 8, 2005—“On Conjuring the Ghost of Walter Kupau”

Armitage, Kimo, Pua Lee, and Kaeo NeSmith
Oct. 18, 2007—“Articlating the Forbidden Island: Mapping Personal Narratives for Aloha Niihau

Arnade, Peter
Oct. 2, 2014—“Vendettas, Blood Feuds, and Sexual Scandal: Narratives of Self Defense in Renaissance Crime Stories”

Baclayon, Keoki
Jan. 30, 2014—“Levon Ohai and the Spread of Lā‘au Lapa‘au (Hawaiian Medicine) through Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies”

Baez, Elizabeth
Feb. 26, 1998—“Modern Poets from Mexico: Coral Bracho and Octavio Paz”

Baker, Haili‘ōpua, and Kaliko Baker
Nov. 5, 2015—“Language, Storytelling, Identity: Hana Keaka Hawai‘i”

Balderston, Adele
Apr. 20, 2017—“88 Block Walks: Taking Back the Narrative of Kaka‘ako”

Baldovi, Louis
Nov. 21, 2002—“A Foxhole View: Personal Accounts of Hawai‘i’s Korean War Veterans”

Balina, Marina
Nov. 1, 2018–“Jewish Childhood Recollections in Post-Soviet Autobiographical Discourse.”

Ball, Robert
Mar. 15, 2007—“The Correspondence of Gilbert Highet and Helen MacInnes with Famous Classical Scholars and Other Notable Individuals”
May 1, 2008—“Joseph Machlis and the Enjoyment of Music”

Baroni, Helen
Nov. 21, 2013—“Dear Roshi: Crafting a Buddhist Identity Via Letters”

Baroud, Ramzy
Nov 1, 2018–”Give the Palestinian People the Right to Tell Their Own Stories.”

Bauer, Yehuda
Sept. 3, 1992—“Biographical Testimonies of Holocaust Survivors”

Beamer, Kamanamaikalani. See also Value of Hawai‘i II.
Mar. 12, 2015—“No Mākou ka Mana: Liberating the Nation”

Beamish, Rita
Apr. 3, 2003—“Beyond the Spin: Journalistic Challenges from the Beltway and Beyond”

Becker, Jim
Oct. 26, 1995—“The Life of a Foreign Correspondent”
Nov. 9, 2006—“Eyewitness to History; Or, The Right Dali Lama and Other Stories Behind the Stories”

Beechert, Alice M., and Edward C. Beechert
Sept. 30, 1999—“Autobiography, Biography, and Hawai‘i Labor History”
Mar. 13, 2001—“From Kona to Yenan: The Political Memoirs of Koji Ariyoshi”

Bell, Alana
Feb. 18, 1999—“Ethel Azama: Searching for a Life in Jazz”

Bennett, Jesi Lujan, Ken Gofigan Kuper, and Leonard Leon
Feb. 28, 2013—“Life Writing and Pacific Island Studies: Student Perspectivesʻ

Bennett, Virginia
Fall 1988—“Literary Memoirs in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-century Russia”
Mar. 19, 1992—“Biely’s Reminiscences of Blok: A Confession?”
Oct. 19, 1995—“Dialogue Through Diaries: Leo and Sonya Tolstoy”
Apr. 7, 2005—“How to Write a Prix Goncourt Novel based on Russian Childhood Autobiographies”

Bepler, Jill
Oct. 31, 1996—“Funeral Books and Dynastic Projections in Early Modern Germany: A Female Concern?”

Berger, John
Mar. 14, 2013—“Hawaiian Music and Musicians, Revised and Updated”

Bertz, Ned
Oct. 29, 2015—“Between Diaspora and Nation: Narrating Lives in the Indian Ocean World”

Betts, James W.
Nov. 2, 2006—“Writing the Rails: Constructing Personal Narratives and Historical Accounts”

Beutner, Kate
Apr. 3, 2014—“Fiction, Nonfiction, and Biography: Researching across Genres”

Bickerton, Derek
Mar. 12, 2009—“In Search of Bastard Tongues”

Bickley, Gillian, and Verner Bickley
Apr. 9, 1998—“Frederick Stewart, Scottish Founder of Hong Kong Government Education”
With comments on his role in King Kalakaua’s visit to Hong Kong in 1881

Biography Hawai‘i: Five Lives—Sanford Ballard Dole
Oct. 3, 2002—“Alfred L. Castle, Tom Coffman, David Farmer, David Hanlon, and Laura Thompson”

Biography Hawai‘i: Five Lives—Maiki Aiu Lake
Nov. 14, 2002—Coline Aiu, Karen Aiu, Joy Chong-Stannard, Craig Howes, Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl, Puakea Nogelmeier, and Kalena Silva

Blair, Chad. See Value of Hawaiʻi.

Bloom, Lynn Z.
Mar. 7, 2006—“The Ethics of Writing Autobiography”

Bodemer, Brett
Feb. 12, 2009—“Carrying Coals from Newcastle: A Northumbrian Missionary in China, 1897–1912”

Bolin, John, S.M.
Dec. 1, 2005—“Biography and Autobiography: Transition from Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger to Pope Benedict XVI”

Bomberger, Douglas
Sept. 21, 2000—“Nineteenth-Century Lives: Editing Brainard’s Biographies of American Musicians”

Bonura, Sandra
Nov 2 , 2017—“Ida May Pope, Partnered with the Queen to become a Pioneer for Hawai‘i’s Daughters”

Booth, Marlene
Feb. 17, 2011—“Don’t Say That in Public: Filming Others’ Lives”
Apr. 30, 2015—“Kū Kanaka/Stand Tall: The Force and Legacy of Kanalu Young”

Bose, Purnima, and Laura E. Lyons
Apr. 13, 2006—“CEO’s and Corporate Genealogies”

Bousquet, Louis. See also Gonschor, Lorenz.
Nov. 20, 2014—“Chétien de Troyes: The First Romantic”

Bowarczyk, Monika
Jan. 10, 2013—“Her Stories: Women’s Autobiographies in Hindi”

Bowman, Sally-Jo Keala-o-Anuenue
Nov. 8, 2007—“Preserving Our Treasure: Gathering and Writing Stories of Our Elders”

Boylan, Daniel, and Michael Holmes
Oct. 21, 1993—“Co-authorship and Political Biography”

Bradshaw, Joel
Nov. 18, 2010—“Exploring Prior Lives: Adventures in Wiki Epistemology”

Brady, Kat. See Value of Hawaiʻi.

Brennan, Barry, and James Hollyer
Dec. 4, 2008—“CTAHR: 100 Years and/of Growing”

Britos, Peter
Apr. 29, 2005—“The Auto in Sobriety, Spirals & Delirium”

Brown, Marie Alohalani
Nov. 19, 2015—“Facing the Spears of Change: The Life and Legacy of John Papa ‘Ī‘ī”
Biography Prize Lecture

Brown Trickey, Minnijean, and Ann Levett
Apr. 1, 2008—“Childhood Experiences, Education, and the Pursuit of Social Justicew”

Bruneau, William
Jan. 21, 1999—“The Perilous Condition of Musical Biography at Century’s Turn: What Is to Be Done?”
Jan. 17, 2003—“Can There Be Philosophical Biography? The Case of Bertrand Russell”
Jan. 15, 2009—“Liberals Under Stress: Bertrand Russell and Gilbert Murray, 1900–1956″
Jan. 21, 2010—“The Education of Bertrand Russell”
Jan. 20, 2011—“Principia Patrum: Bertrand and Conrad Russell”

Bryson, Gordon 
Dec. 9, 2010—“Foundations of Education: A Literal Correspondence between Two Viewpoints”

Bryson, Liz
April 10, 2008—“A Gift of Stories: CFHT’s Oral History Project”

Buckingham, Dorothea N.
Mar. 16, 2006“On Writing Hawai‘i-based Historical Fiction”

Buker, Eloise A.
Dec. 2, 1999—“Hybrid Identities, In-Between Locations, and the Case of Sr. Anna McAnanyʻs Political Leadership in Hawaiʻi”

Burgwinkle, William
Oct. 3, 1991—“Twelfth Century Biography: The Troubadour Example”

Burns, James MacGregor, and Susan Dunn
Jan. 22, 2004—“American Presidents: George Washington and FDR”

Butler, Will
Sept. 18, 2003—“Memoirs of Several Lives”

Cachola, Ellen-Rae
Mar. 22, 2018—“An Introduction to the Jon Van Dyke Archive at the UHM Law Library”

Cahill, Emmett
Dec. 7, 1995—“The Shipman Family on the Big Island, 1854–1994”

Callahan, William A.
Apr. 16, 1992“Zhuang Zi: Person or Text”

Cann, Rebecca
Sept. 7. 1995—“The Eve Hypothesis and Biography”

Caraway, Nancie
Oct. 26, 1989—“Voice, Method, and Authority: Who Tells Women’s Stories”
Apr. 8, 1999—“An Epic, An Opera, A Myth, A Political Life Force: The Theater of Petra Kelly”

Carl, Carol Ann. See Ariana Tibon.

Carlson, Amy
Oct. 8, 2020—“Reading Mediated Identities: Auto/Biographical Agency in the Material Book, Museum Space, Social Media Platforms, and Archives

Caron, James
Sept. 18, 1997—“Mark Twain and Hawaiian Culture”
Feb. 26, 2009—“Mark Twain: Unsanctified Newspaper Reporter”

Carr, Norma
Oct. 6, 1994—“Puerto Rican Success Stories in Hawaiʻi”

Carroll, Dennis
Oct. 28, 1999—“Bio-Plays: Pitfalls for Playwrights”

Carroll, Jeff
Oct. 10. 2002—“Baby Please Don’t Go: The Blues as Writing the Underlife”

Carson, Anne Conover
Feb. 24, 1994—“Olga Rudge, Pound’s Muse, and the Cantos”
Feb. 9, 1995—“Dead or Alive: A Biographer’s Most Difficult Choice”
Feb. 22, 1996—“Julia Walsh: Army Widow to First Lady of Wall Street”

Castle, Alfred L. See also Biography Hawai‘i.
Nov. 29, 2001—“William R. Castle and American Foreign Policy, 1919–1953”

Cayetano, Benjamin
Sept. 2, 1993—“Beyond the Dossier: Assessing Character and Personality in Public Figures”

Chain 7: Memoir / Anti-Memoir
Oct. 12, 2000—“Spahr, Juliana, Jacinta Galeaʻi, Susan Schultz, Caroline Sinavaiana-Gabbard, and Alison Yap”

Chakravarty, Urvashi
Nov. 17, 2011—“Legible Economies: Inscribing Household Service in Early Modern England”

Chan, Gaye
Mar. 22, 2007—“Waikīkī: A History of Forgetting and Remembering”

Chan, Leilani, and Ova Saopeng
Feb. 22, 2018—“Masters of the Currents: Theater, Community, and Social Change.”

Chandler, Susan
Feb. 10, 2011—“Social Service: Back (and Front) Stages in a Live of Advocacy”

Chandra, Nandini
Apr. 14, 2016—“The Anthropo-logics of BioGraphics in India”

Chang, Daven
Sept. 21, 2017—”Hanohano ka Laulima ma ka Hakumele: Honoring the Community through Hakumele”

Chapin, Helen Geracimos
Sept. 25, 2003—“The Greeks of Hawai‘i: An Odyssey”

Chapman, William
Nov. 17, 1994—“Augustus Pitt Rivers and British Anthropology”

Chappell, David
Oct. 15, 1998—“Writing a Collective Biography of Kanaka Seamen”

Charlot, John
Mar. 4, 1999—“Jean Charlot, Father and Subject: Family Memoir and Academic Study”

Chassen-Lopez, Francie
Oct. 27, 2016—“Power and Gender in Nineteenth Century Mexico: The Extraordinary Career of Juana C. Romero”

Chattergy, Virgie
Oct. 5, 2017—“Pinay: Culture Bearers of the Filipino Diaspora

Chen, Wai-Fah
Jan. 31, 2008—“My Life’s Journey: Reflections of an Academic”

Chesney-Lind. Meda. See Value of Hawaiʻi.

Choi, Chongko
Apr. 16, 1998—“Yu Kiljun: The First Korean in America”
Feb. 23, 2006—“Paul K. Ryu (1905–1998): Korean Nationalism and Cosmopolitanism”

Chong, Frank
Feb. 13, 1997—“Everything You Need to Know about Hawaiian Politicians: Writing the Legislative Yellow Pages”

Chong–Stannard, Joy. See Biography Hawai‘i.
——— with Chris Conybeare and Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl
Oct. 7, 1999—“The 1949 Dock Strike: History and Life Writing on Television”
——— with Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl, Craig Howes, and Denise Miyahana
Nov. 12, 2015—“Ka Hana Kapa, Ke Pa‘i Wikiō: Making Kapa, Making a Television Documentary”

Chou, Michaelyn
Nov. 19, 1998—“Hiram L. Fong: First Asian American U.S. Senator”

Chun, Jayson M.
Sept. 20, 2007—“ʻA Nation of a Hundred Million Idiots?’: Writing a Social History of Japanese Television”

Chun-Hoon, Lowell. See Value of Hawaiʻi.

Chute, Hillary
Oct. 24, 2013—“Maus and MetaMaus: Art Spiegelman and the Archive”

Chyba, Monique
Nov. 13, 2008—“Women in Mathematics”

Clark, John
Nov. 15, 2007—“Guardians of the Sea: Jizo in Hawai‘I”

Cleland, Charles E.
Mar. 20, 2014—“Beyond the Far Horizon with Alexander Henry”

Cody, William
Nov. 10. 1994— “Narcissism vs. Patriotism: A Pound of Conflict”

Coffman, Makena. See Value of Hawai‘i II.

Coffman, Tom. See also Biography Hawai‘i; Value of Hawaiʻi I.
Feb. 22, 2000—“Biography and History in Various Media”
Feb. 21, 2008—“Hung Wai and Shigeo: Heroes in Hiding”
Feb. 25, 2010—“The Making of Ninoy and the Rise of People Power”
Dec. 5, 2019—“Tadaima! I Am Home: A Transnational Family History

Cogan, Doris Coulter
July 11, 2008—“We Fought the Navy and Won: Guamʻs Quest for Democracy”

Cohen, Ralph
May 20, 1994—“The Genre Autobiography”

Colby, Sasha
Dec. 15, 2011—“Staging Modernist Lives: The Case of H.D.”

Coleman, Stuart
Sept. 24, 2009—“Fierce Heart: A Biography of Place and a Portrait of a Surfing Community”

Collins, Sara. See also Value of Hawaiʻi.
Feb. 28, 1991—“Recovering Lives: Physical Anthropology and Identification of U.S. War Dead”
Feb. 27, 2003—“Osteo-Biography: Bringing the Dead to Life”

Compoc, Kim
Nov 16, 2017—“American Tutelage Gone Awry: Antonio Taguba, Filipino Americanism, and the Critique of Torture”

Compoc, Kim, and Logan Narikawa
Oct. 1, 2015—“Narratives of Solidarity: Toward an Independent Hawai‘i”

Conant, Sheila. See Kane, Kathleen.

Conrad, Agnes
Apr. 17, 1997—“I Found It at the Archives”

Conybeare, Chris. See Chong-Stannard, Joy.

Cook, Kealani
Oct 25, 2018–”Return to Kahiki: Native Hawaiians in Oceania”

Cooper, Joshua
Nov. 9, 1995—“Presidents and Politics in Paradise”
Mar. 22, 2001—“Deskaheh at the League of Nations: Paving the Path Toward Peace for Indigenous Peoples in the International Arena”
Apr. 19, 2012—“The Emergence of Earth Rights in Public International Law: Its Importance of Island Communities in the Pacific and Beyond to Save Our Planet”

Cooper, Michael
Sept. 15, 2005—“Four Boys to Rome: The Japanese Mission to Europe in the 1580s”

Cortright, David
Feb. 14, 2019–“How I Protested the Vietnam War as a Soldier in the Army”

Cowing, Cedric
Feb. 14, 1991—“The New Lights Clergy: A Mystical Elite?”
Oct. 10, 1996—“California Dreamer: The Mysticism of Luther Burbank”

Crawford, S. Cromwell
Oct. 18, 1990—“Ram Mohan Roy: Pioneer of Indian Freedom”

Crisp, Rev. George
Feb. 10, 1994—“Uncovering Family Biography”

Cristafori, Marilyn. See Value of Hawaiʻi.

Crosier, Carl
Nov. 16, 2000—“The Bach Legacy in the Year 2000”

Cross, Karen
Apr. 20, 1995—“Prosopographical Circumnavigation, or 3 Years, 4 Women, and 7 Men Before the Mast”

Cross, Larry, and James Marsh
Mar. 3, 1994—“Why Do Biographers Write What They Do”

Curtis, Henry. See Value of Hawaiʻi.

Darwich, Mona
Oct. 30, 2003—“Oral Histories of Hawai‘i’s Muslims”

Das Gupta, Monisha. See also Ethnic Studies.
Oct. 29, 2009—“‘Don’t Deport Our Daddies’: Gendering State Deportation Practices and Anti-Deportation Operations”

Dator, James
Sept. 21, 1995—“The Newt and I”

Davis, Lynn
Sept. 23, 1999—“A Research Library Comes of Age: Preservation of and Access to Archival Collections”

Davidson, Sara
Feb. 24, 2011—“Creative Nonfiction—An Oxymoron? Bastard or New Literary Hybrid”

Dawson, Ruth
Feb. 8, 2001—“Catherine the Great and the Theory and Practice of Celebrity in Early Modern Western Europe”
Nov. 7, 2002—“Catherine the Great and the Spectacle of Power”

DeFrancis, John
Fall 1988—“By Camel and Raft in Warlord China”

Dela Vega, Li-Anne. See Shea, Lisa.

Denney, Reuel
Oct. 12, 1989—“Animal Figures in American Life Stories”

Desser, Daphne
Apr. 1, 2004—“Females May Be Useful: Gender Role Anxiety in Letters and Diaries of American Missionary Women in Hawaiʻi”

Devatine, Flora
Feb. 2, 2012—“De l’ecriture orale”

Dewey, Alice
Feb. 4, 2010—“On Surviving Against the Odds: Teaching and Editing S. Ann Dunham”

Diamond, Heather A.
Oct. 30, 2008—“Anecdotal Evidence: Researching the Smithsonian Folklife Festival”

Diamond, Milton
Oct. 5, 1995—“Sex and Biography”

Dias, Austin
Jan. 29, 2004—“A Puerto Rican Poet on the Plantations of Hawaiʻi”

Dias, Gary
Feb. 13, 2003—“Honolulu Cop: Reflections on a Career with HPD”
Dec. 9, 2004—“Writing Honolulu Homicide and Honolulu CSI

Dissanayake, Wimal
Oct. 5, 1989—“Max Muller, Chaudhuri, and the Dynamics of Biography Making”

Dixon, Susan. See Wright, Ann.

Donahue, Tim
Nov. 7, 1996—“Educational Biography and the Intersection of Biography, History, and Literacy”

Dooley, Jim
Sept. 3, 2015—“Sunny Skies, Shady Characters: Cops, Killers, and Corruption in the Aloha State”

Doyle, David W.
Sept. 20, 1990—“Translation of a Communist Memoir: Boris Bazhanov”
Mar. 7, 1991—“Andropov in Context”
Feb. 25, 1993—“Performance Reports as Biography”
Jan. 25, 1996—“Aldrich Ames and Treason”

Dreschsel, Emmanuel
Nov. 8, 1990—“Wilhelm Humboldt: Anthropologist, Linguist, Humanist”

Dubanoski, Joan
Feb. 2, 1995—“Biography, Aging, and the Aging Biographer”

Dunn, Susan. See Burns, James MacGregor.

Dye, Robert
Sept. 1, 1994—“Chun Afong: Family, Fact, and Apocrypha”

Eakin, Paul John
May 10, 2001—“Autobiography’s ‘I’: A Neurological Perspective on Self and Nature”

Edel, Leon
Fall 1988—“Biography and the Unconscious”
Oct. 1, 1992—“The Nature of Autobiography”

Egan, Susanna
May 10, 2001—“Trivial Infidelities: Matters of Unreasonable Doubt in Autobiography”

Enomoto, Joy
Oct. 10, 2019—“Aelõñ in Aibojooj: The Beautiful Small Things of Marshallese Self Representation”

Enomoto, Joy, and Haley Kailiehu
Nov. 13, 2014—“Nā Lima Maiau: Wahine Artists Talk Story”

Entre Ríos, Lissi
Jan 31, 2019: “Gaucho Legacies: El Sosneado, My Home of Yesteryear (Antonio Entre Ríos)”

Ethnic Studies
Ibrahim Aoude, Monisha Das Gupta, and Davianna McGregor
Sept. 16, 2010—“‘Our History, Our Way’: Building Ethnic Studies at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa”

Etkin, Nina
Sept. 28, 2006—“Edible Medicines: The Intersection of Food, Life Narratives, and Health”

Falvey, Kathleen
Jan. 30, 1997—“To Save the Dancing Girl: The Figure of Salome in Early Italian Drama”

Fancher, Raymond
Apr. 2, 1998“Scientific Biography and Psychology: Some Lessons from the Life of Francis Galton”

Fantauzzo, Laurel Flores
Feb. 21, 2019–“Writing after Murder: Literary Reportage from Metro Manila”

Farmer, David. See Biography Hawai‘i.

Fassioto, Marie-José
Feb. 25, 1999—“Madame de la Tour du Pin: Toward a Definition of Memoirs”
Apr. 24, 2014—“La Faute à Rousseau? La Faute à Simson! Or, How a French Enlightenment Scholar Became Biography’s Reviews Editor—A Celebration of Marie-José Fassiotto”

Fassiotto, Michael
Oct. 29, 1992—“The Case for Queen Victoria”
Mar. 23, 2000—“The Marianist Biography Project at Chaminade”
Apr. 17, 2003—“The Marianist Biography Project: Lessons Learned (with Koreen Nakahodo)”

Felipe, Virgilio Menor
Jan. 29, 2004—“Talking Story is Writing History”

Ferguson, Kathy. See also Value of Hawaiʻi.
Oct. 4, 2001—“E.G.: Emma Goldman, For Example”
Jan. 22, 2009—“Bush in Drag: Sarah Palin and Endless War”

Feuerstein, Anna
Nov 30, 2017—“The Animal That Therefore I Am Not: The Politics of Animal (Auto)Biography from Black Beauty to Cat Internet Videos.”

Fialova, Helena
Feb. 8, 2007—“Teaching Economics: Then and Now”
Feb. 5, 2009—“An Ordinary Czech Like Me: Life Under Fascism, Communism, and Capitalism”

Fielding, Nick
May 19, 2015—“From the Central Asian Steppes to the Hawaiian Islands”

Figueroa, Esther
Sept. 19, 2013—“From People to Place: A Documentary Filmmaker’s Thirty-Year Journey”

Finney, Ben
Sept. 11, 1997—“Tupaia: A Tahitian Polymath of the Late Eighteenth Century”

Florez, Connie M.
Feb. 14, 2013—“The Making of The Glades Project”

Foley, Barbara
Feb. 9, 2012—“Encountering Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man: The Politics of Textural Revision”

Foley, Dennis
Nov. 15, 2001—“The Development of Indigenous Australian Literature: 1960s to 2001”

Foster, Barbara
Jan. 27, 2000—“Writing the Secret Lives of Tibetan Explorer Alexandra David-Neel”

Fowler, Cynthia
Dec. 12, 1996—“The Metaphor of Crop Biography: The Political Propagation of Sumatran House Gardens”

Francis, Allison
Oct. 5, 2006—“Gender and Ethnic Crossings in The Wonderful Adventures of Mary Seacole in Many Lands

Frank, Kiana
Mar. 8, 2018—“Hulahula and Learn Something: Expressing Culture and Science”

Frankel, Charles
Oct. 4, 1990—“Dead Right: Newspaper Obituaries as Biography”

Franklin, Cynthia
Oct. 3, 1996—“Anthologizing Women’s Communities: The Place of Identity Politics in Contemporary Multigenre Anthologies in the U.S. Academy”
Sept. 12, 2013—“Signs of Life Under Occupation: What I Learned Traveling from Tel Aviv through the oPt”
——— and Laura E. Lyons
Apr. 1, 2010—“The Evidentiary Power of Grief: Relational Witnessing and Testimony in the Gwen Araujo Case”

Frazer, Neil
Feb. 24, 2005—“Wilderness Travel on the Northwest Coast of North America: Reflections on Governance, Science, the Governance of Science, ʻĀina, Exile, and the Choice of Where to be from”

Freadman, Richard
Aug. 3, 2000—“ʻCustodians of Their Own Fates?’ Diana (and Lionel) Trilling in The Beginning of the Journey
Mar. 14, 2002—“Decent Man’s Descent: My Father’s Life and After-Life”

Friederich, Reinhard
Spring 1989—“Biography of Landscape”

Friedman, Ellen
Mar. 10, 2005—“On the Way to a Story of the Holocaust”
Oct. 13, 2011—“Bicycles and Chicken Farms: A Holocaust Story”
Sept. 27, 2018–”Writing About Other Peopleʻs Memories”

Friedman, Lawrence J.
Aug. 12, 1997—“Erik Erikson: Writing the Biography of a Psychobiographer”

Friedson, Anthony
Apr. 26, 2000—“The Impact of Biography on Other Literary Genres”

Frizzell, Nohealani Hirahara
Feb. 13, 2020—“Native Stories”

Fuchs, Miriam
Feb. 6, 1992—“T. S. Eliot and Djuna Barnes: Authority, Resistance, and Acquiescence”

Fulton, Richard
Oct. 22, 2009—“Ministering to ‘the blind, brutal British Public’s bestial thirst for blood’: Why the Victorian War Correspondent Matters”

Furstenberg, Barbara
Nov. 19, 1992—“The Men Who Built the Hawaiʻi Theater”
Dec. 5, 1996—“John Mason Young: First Engineering Professor at the University of Hawai‘i, and Pioneer in Town-Gown Relations”

Gagnon, John
Feb. 15, 2018—“Writing With Not About: Constellating Stories in Auto-ethnography”

Galacgac, Ashley, and Kate Kahoana
Apr. 25, 2013—“On the Edge of Hope and Healing: Flipping the Script on Filipinos in Hawai‘I”

Galeaʻi, Jacinta. See Chain.

Galtung, Johan
Jan. 18, 1990—“Reflections on Developmental Stages in Human Personality”
Mar. 26, 2002—“On Writing Biography. Did George Simson’s Biodigms Help?”

Garneau, Marie-Christine [McCarthy]
Mar. 5, 1998—“Cardinal de Retz: Towards a Necrography”
Dec. 5, 2002—“Memoirs of a Tourist, or a Tourist of Memoirs”

Garneau, Theo
Dec. 2, 2004—“Gabe Baltazar: Writing a Musical Life”
Mar. 18, 2010—“Writing the Life of Hawai‘i’s Great Gabe Baltlazar Jr.: Some High Notes from a Horn of Plenty”

Gay, Harriet
Apr. 4, 1991—“The Troubadours: A Composite Biography”
Apr. 9, 1992—“The Etruscan Smile: Biography of a Mysterious Race”
Apr. 8, 1993—“Ezra Pound, Poet and Prisoner”
Apr. 14, 1994—“D. H. Lawrence and Sexual Freedom”
Apr. 27, 1995—“Jean Rhys and the Savage God”
Apr. 25, 1996—“The Three Masks of Colette”
Apr. 24, 1997—“Eleonora Duse and Gabriele D’Annunzio”
Apr. 23, 1998—“The Muse of Extravagance: Sarah Bernhardt”
Apr. 15, 1999—“Mrs. Pat Campbell”
Apr. 13, 2000—“Ellen Terry and the Knight from Nowhere”
Sept. 27, 2001—“Georgia O’Keefe: The Empress of Abiquiu”
Apr. 24, 2003—“Paul Gauguin: The Art of Freedom”
May 6, 2004—“William Butler Yeats: Martyr and Mage”
Apr. 20, 2006—“William Blake: Stranger from Paradise”

Gerhardt, Christina
Apr. 26, 2012—“Between Biographies, Collective Autobiographies, and Fiction: The Red Army Faction in Literature and History”

Geschwind, Norman
Mar. 1, 1990—“Denying the Father: Why No Major Biography of Franz Boas?”
Feb. 13, 1992—“Culture Shock of Three Black Americans: James Baldwin, Richard Wright, and Malcolm X”
Sept. 29, 1994—“The Army-McCarthy Hearings—Forty Years Later”
Nov. 30, 1995—“Meiji Era Autobiographies: Shibuzawa and Fukuzawa”
Oct. 17, 1996—“Arthur Koestler’s Biography of Johannes Kepler”
Oct. 23, 1997—“Two Prophets of Revitalization: A Seneca and a Chinese”

Gofigan Kuper, Ken. See Bennett, Jesi Lujan.

Goldberg, Steven
Mar. 8, 1990—“Yeh-Lu Ch’u-Ts’ai (1190–1244): A Khitan Calligrapher”

Gonschor, Lorenz, and Louis Bousquet
May 5, 2016—“His Hawaiian Majesty’s Minister for Five Days: The Elusive Career of Celso Cesare Moreno as an Anti-Imperialist”

Gonzalez, Vernadette Vicuña, and Noelani Goodyear-Kaöpua
Feb. 27, 2014—“On Potentials and Limits of Life Writing in Decolonial Scholarship”
Apr. 7, 2016—“ʻThe Little Filipina Girl from the Land of Romance’: Isabel Rosario Cooper and the Gendered Racial Embodiment of Philippine-American Special Relations”

Good, Moses
Mar. 17, 2016—“Ha‘aha‘a in the Limelight: The Delicate Balance of Humility and Confidence on Stage”

Goodfriend, Arthur
Feb. 8, 1990—“Autobiography as an Educational Metaphor”

Goodman, Lenn
Oct. 11, 1990—“Avicenna”

Goodyear-Ka‘ōpua, Noelani. See also Gonzalez, Vernadette Vicuña.
——— with Ikaika Hussey, Erin Kahunawaika‘ala Wright, and Edward W. Greevey
Feb. 12, 2015—“A Nation Rising: Hawaiian Movements for Life, Land, and Sovereignty”
December 4, 2018–”Na Wahine Koa: Hawaiian Women for Sovereignty and Demilitarization”

Gorbach, Julien
Sept. 12, 2019- “The Ben Hecht Story: Lessons of the Holocaust for the Age of Trump”

Goscilo, Helena 
Mar. 28, 2019–“Biography on the Body: Decoding Soviet Prison Tattoos”

Grandin, Greg
Apr. 15, 2010—“Fordlandia

Grandinetti, Tina. See Value of Hawai‘i II.

Greevy, Edward W. See also Goodyear-Ka‘ōpua, Noelani.
Jan. 20, 2005—“Ku‘e: Thirty Years of Land Struggles in Hawai‘i—Documenting Political Resistance and Personal Stories through Photographs”

Gregg, Susan
Sept. 8, 1994—“Dance of Power: A Shamanic Journey”

Grigg, Ricky
Oct. 2, 1997—“Big Surf, Deep Dives, and the Islands: My Life in the Ocean”

Guanson, Lou Ann
Oct. 15, 1992—“Nagata Masaichi: The Man who Introduced Japanese Film to the World”

Gusukuma, Chance
Feb. 24, 2000—“Nisei Daimyo: Writing the Life of Sunzo Sakamaki”
Biography Prize Lecture

Guttman, Melinda Given
Oct. 31, 2002—“Meditation on Anna O—Bertha Pappenheim”

Haak, John
Dec. 1, 1994—“Native Americans in Hawaiʻi”

Hackler, Rhoda E. A.
Nov. 18, 2004—“The Queen’s Quilt”

Hadfield, Carolyn
Oct. 1, 2009—“From Calvinist to Communist”

Hagen, Ron
Mar. 6 1997—“The Girty, McKee, and Elliot Families: Diplomacy on the Frontier, 1730–1815”

Hagino, David
May 4, 1995—“Edward Abbey”

Hall, Dale
Nov. 20, 2003—“The Honolulu Symphony and its Music Directors”

Hall, Dana Naone. See Value of Hawaiʻi.

Hall, Sandra
Mar. 31, 2005—“The Legendary Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, 1890–1968”

Hamilton, Jaimey Faris
Apr. 26, 2007—“Representing Identity in Contemporary Art”
Mar. 13, 2014—“Uncommon Goods: Global Dimensions of the Readymade”

Hamilton, Nigel
Jan. 19, 2006—“The Many Mansions of Biography: Biography’s Explosion in the Twentieth Century”

Hamilton, William
Jan. 27, 1994—“Biography and Publishing”

Hammond, Anne
May 1, 2014—“Genevieve Taggard (1894–1948): The Hawaiian Background of a Proletarian Poet”

Han, Joseph. See Mohabir, Rajiv.

Hanlon, David. See also Biography Hawai‘i.
Apr. 13, 2017—“‘You did what, Mr. President?!?!’: Writing a Biography of the Federated States of Micronesiaʻs Tosiwo Nakayama”

Hanna, Gaby
Nov. 14, 1996—“Susana Higuchi: President Alberto Fujimori’s First Wife”

Hansen, Signe Lindskov
Nov. 30, 2000—“Biographies of Danish Scientists and Scholars from the Seventeenth Century to Today”

Hardy, Don Ed
Nov. 29, 2018–”Art for Life”

Hardy, Kazuko
Sept. 26, 1996—“Japanese Carpenters in Hawai‘i: Selected Biographies of a Group”

Harrington, Al
Apr. 5, 2018—“Al Harrington: Reflections on Genealogy, Acting, and a Polynesian Revue”

Hartwell, Jay
Oct. 29, 1998—“Being Haole and Writing Na Mamo: Hawaiian People Today

Harvey, Cathy
Apr. 18, 1991—“Lyle Saxon and the Southern Renascence”

Hatfield, Elaine
Sept. 4, 1997—“The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing but . . . Press Clippings”

Hayashi, Stacey
Mar. 21, 2013—“Journey of Heroes: Creating Manga about the 100th/442nd RCT”

Hazzard, Elaine M.
Jan. 26, 1995—“Emilio Aguinaldo: His Life from Page to Stage”

Heaivilin, Hunter.  See Value of Hawai‘i II.

Heberle, Mark
Fall 1988—“Literary Biographies of 1988”
Nov. 16, 1989—“Literary Biography in 1989”
Feb. 28, 2002—“Will The Real Tim O’Brien Please Stand Up? Recreating a Life after Vietnam”

Heenan, David
Nov. 13, 2003—“Double Lives: Crafting Your Life of Work and Passion for Untold Success”

Heim, Otto
Oct 26, 2017—”Pacific Ghost Stories: John Kneubuhl and Oral History”

Heffron, Jay
Mar. 5, 1992—“Biography and the Ghost Writer: The Making of Otis W. Caldwell”
Oct. 28, 1993—“Samuel Chapman Armstrong, Yankee Islander in the South”

Helbling, Mark
Mar. 31, 1993—“Alain Locke and the Construction of African American Cultural Identity in the 20s”

Helfrich, Philip. See Leong, Jo-Ann.

Hempenstall, Peter
Feb. 1, 2001—“Storytelling with Soul: History as Biography”

Hemphill, Prentis
Feb. 18, 2016—“Calling Ourselves and Our Freedom into Existence: Exploring the Black Lives Matter Movement on the Continent, and Listening for Echoes in the Pacific”

Henke, Suzette
Mar. 13, 2000—“Jane Campion Frames Janet Frame”
Mar. 14, 2000—“Dorothy Allison’s Autobiography of Abuse”
Mar. 14, 2003—“Some Like It Hot: James Joyce’s Women on Film”

Henry, Jim
Apr. 21, 2016—“Autobiogeographies: Channeling the Stories of Places through Autobiography”

Hess, Charles “Chic”
Apr. 29, 2003—“Prof. Blood and the Wonder Teams: Ernest Blood of Passaic High”

Hibbard, Donald. See Mason, Glenn.

Higginbotham, Derrick
Apr. 11, 2019–”Biography of an Early Modern Merchant: John Gresham, Theatre, and the Ethics of Business”

Hilden, Patricia Penn 
Feb. 6, 2020–”Cannibal Time: Invasion, Conquest, Incarceration”

Hilt, Douglas
Fall 1988—“Peculiar Problems of Spanish Biography”
Mar. 15, 1990—“The Errant Exile: Problems of Cross-Cultural Biography”
Nov. 29, 1990—“One Foreign Academic in America: The University and American Society”
Sept. 10, 1992—“Columbus and Cook: New Biographies for Old”
Apr. 7, 1994—“Bertoldt Brecht and the Exile Experience”
Oct. 12, 1995—“France in the Pacific: The Voyages of Bougainville and La Perouse”
Oct. 8, 1998—“Carl Zuckmayer: Dramatist, Novelist, Expatriate”
Feb. 3, 2000—“Ramón Sender: Spanish Exile Por Excelencia”
Oct. 25, 2001—“Albert Schweitzer: Mission for Mankind”
Feb. 6, 2003—“The Art of Biography”

Hippensteele, Susan. See Value of Hawaiʻi.

Hodnett, Edda
Feb. 11, 1993—“Paul Celan: Biography, Language and Poetry”

Hoermann, Irmgard. See UH Alumni.

Hoffenberg, Peter
Oct. 30, 1997—“The Neglected Victorian Parent: John Lockwood Kipling, 1837–1911”
Oct. 28, 2004—“A. G. Stephens: Australian Critic, Nationalist, Traveler”
Nov. 10, 2011—“The Pilgrim’s Progress” of a Georgian Convert and Traveler, or “At That, She Tore Her Hair from Her Head”

Hoffmann, Kathryn
Mar. 4, 1993—“Memoirs of Louis XIV: Autobiography of Power”

Hollyer, James R. See Brennan, Barry M.

Holmes, Michael. See Boylan, Dan.

Howard, Alan, and Elizabeth Inia
Sept. 16, 1999—“The Making of a Hero: Biography in the Post-Colonial Pacific”
——— and Jan Ransel
Feb. 28, 2008—“Choices: Deciding How to Write History, and for Whom”

Howes, Craig. See also Biography Hawai‘i; Chong-Stannard, Joy; Value of Hawaiʻi I.
Apr. 19, 1990—“American Captivity Narratives from the Vietnam War”
Oct. 2, 2003—“Biography Hawai‘i: The Uses of Video Hagiography”

Hunt, Terry
Feb. 23, 2012—“Re-writing Rapa Nui Prehistory and the (not so?) Surprising Reactions”

Hussey, Ikaika. See Goodyear-Ka‘ōpua, Noelani.

Iaukea, Sydney
Mar. 8, 2012—“The Queen and I: Mapping the Political and Personal”

Ing Tsai, Tiffany Lani
Jan. 28, 2016—“Reclaiming Kalākaua; Nineteenth-Century Perspectives of a Hawaiian Sovereign”
Nov. 21, 2019—“Reclaiming Kalākaua: Nineteenth-Century Perspectives on a Hawaiian Sovereign

Inglis, Kerri
Feb. 13, 2014—“Ma‘i Lepera: Disease and Displacement in Nineteenth-Century Hawai‘I”

Inia, Elizabeth. See Howard, Alan.

Irwin, Clifford
Feb. 8, 1996—“Indexing the Letters of Lawrence of Arabia”

Irwin, Katherine, and Karen Umemoto
?????—“Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific Islander Teens Confront Violent Legacies”

Isaki, Bianca Kai
Jan. 27, 2005—“Rethinking Colonial Complicity through George Ariyoshi’s With Obligation to All

Iwasa, Henry
Feb. 3, 1994—“The Committee on Everything: Or, the Best Kept Secret in Honolulu”
Nov. 5, 1998—“Hawaiian Biography—Does It Exist?”

Jackson, Miles
Feb. 23, 1995—“John Horse, Chief of the Black Seminoles: An American Saga”
Apr. 11, 2002—“And They Came: A Brief and Annotated Bibliography of Blacks in Hawaiʻi”
May 6, 2009—“Holding Fast the Dream: Hawaiʻi’s African American Experience”

Jacob, Betty, and Steven Petranik
Sept. 5, 1996—“Biographer/Biographee: Life Stories to Life-Writing”

Johnson, Howard
Feb. 1, 1996—“My Life as a Communist”

Johnson, Rubellite Kawena
Nov. 5, 1998—“The Kanikau as Nineteenth Century Hawaiian Biography”

Jolly, Karen
Dec. 4, 2013—“Revealing Words: Biography of a Scribe”

Jordan, Polly Carver
Sept. 13, 1990—“Biography about Children, for Children”

Joseph, Robert
Sept. 24, 2015—“Galileo and the Roman Inquisition, 1633”

Kahoana, Kate. See Galacgac, Ashley.

Kaholokula, Joseph Keawe. See Value of Hawai‘i II.

Kahunahana, Christopher, and Nicole Naone
Oct. 1, 2020—“WAIKIKI: A Narrative Feature Film About WaikikiTM in Waikīkī

Kailiehu, Haley. See Enomoto, Joy.

Kajihiro, Kyle.
Sept. 28, 2017—“Mehameha wale nō ʻo Puʻuloa, i ka hele a Kaʻahupāhau: Lonely was Puʻuloa when Kaʻahupāhau went away”

Kamakawiwo’ole, Lawrence. See Kubota, Gary 2019

Kanae, Lisa
Feb. 21, 2002—“Sista Tongue: Connecting the Historical to the Personal through Experimental Memoir”

Kane, Kathleen, with Marcia Roberts-Deutsch
Mar. 18, 1999—“The Master Teacher Series. Murray Chapman: A Collaborative Biography of an Honored Teacher and Artist”
with Phyllis Turnbull and Allison Yap
Apr. 6, 2000—“The Master Teacher Series. Sheila Conant: Bird Whisperer and Dog Meister”
with Sheila Conant
Apr. 4, 2002—“The Master Teacher Series. Lee Goff: Professor, Entomologist, Criminologist”

Kaneshiro, Gene and Howard Takara
Oct. 11, 2018–”Hawaiʻi Okinawan-Owned Restaurant Project: Oral History and Community Archives”

Kapuni-Reynolds, Halena
Oct. 22, 2020–”Roots and Routes along Keaukaha’s Seashore: Tidalectic Repertoires of Place

Karl, Frederick
Sept. 6, 1990—“Writing Kafka’s Biography”

Karpinski, Eva
Jan. 24, 2019“At the Edges of Empathy: Journalistic Ethics and Reporting from Conflict Zones in Joe Sacco’s Safe Area Gorazde and Sarah Glidden’s Rolling Blackouts

Kashiwada, Keith, and John Wat
Sept. 9, 1993—“Bi-autobiography: Two Lives for the Price of One”

Kauanui, J. Kēhaulani
Nov. 14, 2019—“From Identification to Disavowal: Engaging Feminism in the Work of Haunani-Kay Trask”

Kaufmann, William
Mar. 13, 1997—“Scientists as Explorers and Autobiographers”

Kava, Lee
Oct. 13, 2016—“Pacific Sovereignty and Community Arts”

Kawamoto, Ryan. See Kurahara, Jane.

Keck, Tim
Jan. 31, 1991—“Sojourner Truth: The Resurrection of a Biography”

Keever, Beverly Deepe
Apr. 17, 2014—“Death Zones and Darling Spies: Seven Years of Vietnam War Reporting”

Keil, Linde
Feb. 27, 1992—“Alexander Liholiho and Lot Kamehameha in Panama”

Kelin, Daniel A., II
Nov. 17, 2005—“To Feel as Our Ancestors Did: Collecting and Performing Oral Histories with Students”

Kellogg, Judith
Dec. 4, 1997—“King Arthur: What Do We Know?”
Nov. 6, 2003—“Christine de Pizan (1364–1431): Transforming History through Biography”

Kelly, Keala
Sept. 17, 2009—“Noho Hewa: Documenting the Occupation”

Kelly, Marion
Oct. 21, 1999—“The King of Fanning Island”

Kent, Noel
Nov. 2, 2000—“The Election of 1900—with Leading Roles Played by Wm. McKinley, W. J. Bryan (The Prophet from the West), ʻDollar Mark’ Hanna, and Teddy “Bull Moose” Roosevelt”

Keren, Michael and Shlomit Keren
Feb. 18, 2010—“The Jewish Legion and the Promised Land in the First World War”

Khisamutdinov, Amir
Apr. 21, 1994—“V. K. Arsenʻev: The Father of Dersu Usala

Kihleng, Emelihter
Mar. 3, 2016—“Reflexivity and the Sensual in My Poetic Ethnography of Urohs, Pohnpeian Skirts”

Kim, Heidi
Dec. 10, 2015—“Taken from the Paradise Isle: The Hoshida Family Story”

Kim, Jackie J.
Jan. 26, 2006—“Finding Treasures: Recording the Lives of First Generation Korean Women in Japan”

King, Lisa
Nov. 3, 2011—“Remembering the Land, Remembering the People: Building Cross-Cultural Alliances through Indigenous Material Rhetorics”

King, Pauline
Feb. 20, 1997—“Is it Possible to Write Biographies of Nineteenth-Century Native Hawaiians?”

King, Samuel P.
Oct. 27, 1994—“A View from the Bench”

Kirch, Patrick
Apr. 28, 2016—“Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist”

Kirk, Ann Marie Nālani
Mar 31, 2011—“Going Fishing with a Digital Net”

Kirk-Kuwaye, Christine
Sept. 10, 1998—“Witness to the Speed of Light: Six Images of Mother Agnes, One of the Photographer”
Biography Prize Lecture
——— and Lori Pierce
Feb. 21, 2013—“The Education of Romanzo Adams: Students as Scholars at UH, 1920–1941”
Apr. 6, 2017—“On the Bus, On the Dance Floor: Changing Perceptions of Race, Class, and Gender in Hawaiʻi, 1942-1944”

Kiste, Robert
Oct. 1, 1998—“Writing the Biography of Macu Salato”

Klimenko, Michael
Nov. 3, 1994—“Dostoevsky’s Search for Man”
Nov. 21, 1996—“Chekhov: Author Without a Purpose?”
Oct, 21, 2004—“Boris Pasternak: Personality against the System”

Kling, Sáshily 
Apr. 18, 2019–”Being Boricua: A Look at the Artistic Process”

Klingebiel, Kathryn
Apr. 11, 1996—“From Sacred Boar to Miss Piggy”
Mar. 21, 2002—“Felix Arnaudin (1844–1921) and the Grande Lande of Southwest France”
Dec. 4, 2003—“Troubadours and Biography”

Klobe, Thomas
Apr. 16, 2015—“A Young American in Iran”

Knapp, Terence
Feb. 20, 2003—“Hawai‘i’s Adopted World Class Actor”
Apr. 21, 2005—“An Actor’s Odyssey in Japan”

Kneubuhl, Victoria Nālani. See also Biography Hawai‘i; Chong-Stannard, Joy.
Sept. 24, 1998—“From Biography to Performance”
Oct. 17, 2002—“Hawai‘i Nei, Island Plays”
Apr. 5, 2012—“Mixing History and Fiction: A Mystery”

Koga, Lalepa, and Puakea Nogelmeier
Feb. 10, 2000—“Challenges and Resources in Hawaiian Language Materials”

Koh, Annie
Apr. 2, 2015—“Kaka‘ako and the Making of the Urban Local”

Koikari, Mire
Dec. 2, 2010—“The Gospel of Scientific Domesticity: Michigan State University and the Cold War Home Economics Movement in US-Occupied Okinawa”

Kostetskaya, Anastasia
Nov. 6, 2014—“The Enchanted Wonderer: A War-Time Journey from Stalingrad to Berlin”

Krauss, Bob
Feb. 17, 2000—“The Challenges of Writing Biography on an Island”

Kraus, James
Nov. 2, 1995—“Ezra Pound’s Pisan Prayer Book”

Kubota, Gary
Nov. 6, 2008—“Crewing/Writing about the Hokuleʻa Voyage through Micronesia”
Feb. 7, 2019– “Hawaiʻi Stories of Change: Kōkua Hawaiʻi Oral History Project”

Kurahara, Jane, Betsy Young, and Ryan Kawamoto
Nov. 14, 2013—“The Making of The Untold Story: Internment of Japanese Americans in Hawai‘i”

Kurashige, Nicole
Mar. 23, 2017—“Becoming Batman: Dean Trippe’s Something Terrible and the Subversion of Masculine Narratives of Suffering”

Kurvet-Käosaar, Leena
Sept. 29, 2011—“The train dragged on with people crying and in despair: Representations of Suffering in Baltic Women’s Narratives of Stalinist Repressions”

Kwok, Daniel
Jan. 30, 1992—“End of Century Views of Hu Shih”

 Lacy, Ciara
Apr. 4, 2019–“The Art of Disappearing: Exploring the Filmmaker’s Process and Presence in Documentary Storytelling”

Laenui, Pōkā
Sept. 19, 1996—“From American to Hawaiian: A Personal Journey in Decolonization”

Lafferty, T. M.
Mar. 18, 1993—“A Fictional Biography of Robert Wilcox, Hawaiian Activist”

LaFleur, Greta
Jan. 26, 2012—“Sodomy and Racial Differences in Early Barbary Captivity Narratives”

Lai, Morris, and Lori Ward
Apr. 10, 2014—“Reflections of Honor: The Untold Story of a Nisei Spy”

Lamb, Ramdas
Mar. 20, 1997—“Life and Survival in Academia in the ’90s”

Lambrecht, Linda
Oct. 3, 2013—“Hawai‘i Sign Language History: How I Keep HSL Inside My Heart”

Lauzon, Matthew
Apr. 11, 2013—“Gender and French Diplomacy in the Reign of Louis XIV”

Leach, Laurie
Feb. 3, 2005—“‘This is mine’: A Biographical Reading of Langston Hughes’s The Ways of White Folk

Lebra, Takie
March 23, 2006—“The Autobiography of an Anthropological Misfit”

Lee, Billie
Jan. 31, 2013—“The Making of Moving Home: The Legacy of Halla Pai Huhm, a Documentary”

Lee, Oliver
Sept. 17, 1992—“Lee Ginffa: Symbolist Poet in Revolutionary Times”
Sept. 4, 2014—“Oliver’s Travels: The Making of a Chinese-American Radical”

Lee, Pua. See Armitage, Kimo.

Lee-Penehira, Mera
Sept. 22, 2016—“MouriWhakapapa: The Politics of Native Sexual and Reproductive Health and Wellbeing”

Leineweber, Spencer
Apr. 22, 2010—“Rituals of Place: The Palace of Kauikeaouli”

Lembcke, Jerry
Nov. 10. 2005—“Biography and ‘Hanoi Jane’: The Unwritten Chapters (Vietnam War in Film and Literature Conference)”

Leon, Leonard. See Bennett, Jesi Lujan.

Leong, Jo-Ann, and Philip Helfrich
November 1, 2007—“Moku o Lo‘e: On Writing a History of Coconut Island”

Lenglare, Didier
Apr. 2, 2009—“Dewe Gorode and Jean-Marie Djibaou: The Conscience of Kanaky/Caledonia”
Mar. 10, 2011—“Henri Hiro and the Tahitian Cultural Renaissance”

Levett, Ann. See Brown Trickey, Minnijean.

Lierheimer, Linda
Apr. 19, 2007—“Studying at the School of the Holy Spirit: Language Miracles in Seventeenth Century Religious Lives”

Lipe, Kaiwipuni
Feb. 4, 2016—“Mo‘olelo for Transformative Leadership: Lessons from Engaged Practice”

Littman, Robert J.
Nov. 13, 1997—“Biography and Autobiography in Ancient Grace”
Mar. 18, 2004—“Ramses the Great, King of Kings”
Apr. 23, 2009—“The Book of Tobit and Biographical Fiction”

Logan, Joy
Apr. 12, 2012—“‘They all want to be Indiana Jones’: Tales of Life, Death, and the Mountaineering Industry in the Argentine Andes”

Londre, Felicia Hardison
Apr. 12, 2007—“The Questionable Identity of Shakespeare”

Low, Andrea
Apr. 28, 2011—“Why Don’t You Do Right? Music and the Man—Ernest Kaleihoku Kaai, 1878–1962”

Luca, Ioana
Feb. 9, 2017—“Writing Postsocialist Lives”

Lui, Teresa
Sept. 22, 1994—“The Faces of Multiculturalism”

Lujan, Ray. See Ariana Tibon.

Lum, Albert
Oct. 26, 2006—“The Hawaiian Kingdome on the Threshold of Annexation: The Photographs of Brother Bertram, 1883–1905”

Lyons, Laura. See also Bose, Purnima, and Franklin, Cynthia.
Oct. 22, 1998—“Interviewing Irish Women Prisoners”
Apr. 14, 2005—“Pieces of Peace: Gerry Adams’s Memoir of Pos-Cease Fire Negotiations in the North of Ireland”

MacGregor, Alan
Jan. 25, 1990—“Lords of the Ascendant: Mercantile Biography in Irving’s Astoria”

MacKellar, Jean
Nov. 21, 1991—“On the Black Pasionaria”

MacKenzie, D. Keali‘i. See Qolouvaki, Tagi.

MacLennan, Carol
Oct. 30, 2014—“Sovereign Sugar: Industry and Environment in Hawaiʻi”

Al-Majali, A. S.
Aug. 28, 2007—“The Jordanian Life”

Makkonen, Anna 
Oct. 16, 1997—“Women, Rebellion, and Writing: An Experiment in Auto/Biography”
Jan. 29, 1998—“If I Should Ever Write—Etty Hillesum’s Diary: Holocaust Chronicle, Spiritual Autobiography, Novel in the Making”

Mallett, Derek R.
Mar. 6, 2014—“Hitler’s Generals in America: Nazi POWs and Allied Military Intelligence”

Man, Glenn
Mar. 11, 1999—“Film and Biography: Hollywood Biopics of the 30s and 40s”

Manfredi, Carla
Feb. 25, 2016—“Interesting and Droll”: R. L. Stevenson and J. D. Strong’s Samoan Scrapbook”
Oct. 12, 2017—“Little House in the Bush: Afterlives of Vailima”

Manicas, Peter
Sept. 14, 1989—“Biography as Social Science”

Manis, Jerry
Apr. 12, 1990—“The Aleatory Element in Biography”
Oct. 24, 1991—“Should Biographies Tell All: Ethics in Telling Lives”
Oct. 22, 1992—“Ethics and Freedom in Biography”
Mar. 7, 1996—“Constructing, Reconstructing, and Deconstructing Lives (with Bernard Meltzer)”
Oct. 20, 2005—“Looking for Adam Smith”

Mann, Robert
Oct. 25, 2007—“Forensic Anthropology A-Z”

Mannheimer, Elissa
Feb. 18, 1993—“Seeking Complete Liberation: Stories of Tibetan Masters”

Margulies, Herbert
Oct. 25, 1990—“Interpreting James R. Mann in the House of Representatives, 1911–1919”

Marsella, Anthony
Feb. 20, 1992—“Personality Theories: Templates for Interpreting Mind and Behavior”
Oct. 24, 1996—“The Personal Essay and Biography”

Marsh, James. See also Cross, Larry.
Nov. 1, 1990—“Prosopographia of Early Modern Monetary Theorists”

Martin, Jay
Mar. 8, 2001—“Biography and Philosophy: Writing the Life of John Dewey”

Martinez, Daniel
Oct. 13, 2005—“The Kimmel and Short Controversy”

Mason, Glenn, and Donald Hibbard
Apr. 8, 2010—“Hart Wood and Architectural Regionalism in Hawaiʻi”

Mast, Robert, and Anne B. Mast
Mar. 9, 1995—“Autobiography of Protest in Hawaiʻi”

Masters, Patricia
Oct. 8, 1992—“The Politics of Biography: Writing Against the Grain”

Matson, Floyd W.
Feb. 7, 1991—“Biography and Drama: Henry Adams and Others”

Matsuda, Mari. See also Value of Hawaiʻi I; Value of Hawai‘i II.
Fall 1988—“Theory and Practice in Biography: The Hawaiʻi Women Lawyers Biography Project”

Matsuda-Lawrence, Kimiko
Aug. 28, 2014—“I, Too, Am Harvard: Storytelling as Art, Community, Resistance”

McAndrews, Kristin
Oct. 19, 2006—“Wrangling Women: Corralling Western Humor in a Scholarly Monograph”

McCutcheon, Elizabeth
Spring 1989—“Representing the Self in Renaissance Women’s Letters”

McElrath, Ah Quon
Feb. 26, 2004—“What Governs How We Live”

McGlone, Robert
Sept. 7, 1989—“Motivation and Family Context in Biography: The ʻFanaticism’ of Old John Brown”
Feb. 17, 1994—“Cognitive Psychology and Historical Biography”
Sept. 10, 2009—“Getting Right with John Brown”

McGregor, Davianna Pomaikaʻi. See also Ethnic Studies; Value of Hawaiʻi.
Sept. 6, 2007—“Na Kua‘āina: Protecting Cultural Kipuka”

McGuire, Laura
Oct. 15, 2020—“The Midcentury Architecture of Alfred Preis: An Austrian Refugee and Hawai‘i Regional Modernist

McHenry, Robert
Nov. 20, 1997—“Stuart Lives, Characters, and Portraits”

McKenzie, Melody Kapiliʻaloha. See Value of Hawaiʻi.

McReynolds, Louise
Oct. 10, 1991—“Soviet Leadership in Transition: The Generational Changes”

Mei-Singh, Laurel
Feb. 28, 2019–”Accompaniment Through Carceral Geographies: Abolitionist Research Partnerships in Indigenous Communities”

Meltzer, Bernard. See Manis, Jerry.

Menikoff, Barry
Sept. 26, 2019—“The Way It Was, Brooklyn Style”

Menton, Linda, and Judy Weightman
Apr. 2, 1992—“Days of Remembrance: Hawaiʻi Witnesses to the Holocaust”

Merlin, Mark
Apr. 10, 1997—“A Twentieth-Century Hollywood Biography: Milton Merlin, 1905–1996”

Millen, Father John
Sept. 28, 1995—“Biography and Shaping the Self”

Miller, Ann. See Shoji, Dave.

Miller, Bob
Sept. 17, 1998—“A Life in Broadcasting”

Miller, Mara
Apr. 7, 2011—“The Life and Death of Don Belton: Racism and Homophobia in the Twenty-First-Century Heartland”
Apr. 12, 2018—“Losing Don Belton: Meditations on Friendship, Murder, and Race, and the Ethics of Life Writing.”

Milner, Neal. See also Value of Hawaiʻi.
Oct. 19, 2000—“The Three Faces of Uncle Laybeh: Memory and Family Stories”
Mar. 17, 2005—“How Condos Became Sacred Space in Honolulu”

Minerbi, Luciano
Feb. 1, 2018—“Themes in the Narratives by Escapees from the Holocaust in WWII Italy.”

Mitri, Paul
Mar. 20, 2008—“Master of the Laugh: An Onstage Look at the Life of Moliere”

Miyahana, Denise. See Chong-Stannard, Joy.

Mochida, Paula
Feb. 5, 1998—“Researching Wilhelm Solf: Paper, Places, People”
April 13, 2006—“The Lost Man Found: The Story of Writing the Biography of Wilhelm Solf”

Moffat, Ben
Feb. 20, 2020—“Biography as Performance: A Sneak Preview of ‘Imperfect Gentlemen,’ a Story-theater Show about Gender and Family Dynamics

Mohabir, Rajiv, and Joseph Han
Sept. 17, 2015—“Life Writing in Contemporary Poetry”

Molinaro, Ursule
Sept. 23, 1993—“Literary Biographies: A Full Moon of Women”

Mookini, Esther T.
Oct. 9, 2003—“Anatomia, by Dr. Gerritt P. Judd”

Moore, Cornelia
Spring 1989—“Funeral Sermons as a Guide to Biography”
Jan. 28, 1999—“The German Funeral Biography as Literature”

Morais, Dawn
Mar. 6, 2003—“John Victor Morais: Witnessing Twentieth Century Malaysian History”

Morales, Rodney
Oct. 6, 2016—“The Role of Research in a Place-Based Novel—For a Song

Morris, Nancy
Mar. 3, 2005—“Beatrice Patton’s Hawaiʻi”
Oct. 31, 2019—“Competing Views: Images of Bartimeus Puaaiki, Henry Nalimu, William Kaulehelehe, and J. W. Kanoa”

Morse, Romola Chowdry
Oct. 7, 1993—“A Young Man’s Challenge to Religion and Culture in Nineteenth-Century India: My Grandfather’s Story”

Moss, Joseph
Sept. 15, 1994—“Otto Gross, Psychoanalysis, and Revolution”

Mukhortova, Olga
Feb. 9, 2018—“Constructing Post-Soviet Stardom: Auteur and the state in the case of Renata Litvinova”

Mulrooney, Mara
Feb. 2, 2017—“From the Field to the Archives and Back Again: Connecting Works of the Past to the Future at the Bishop Museum”

Musa, Mark, and Mark Scearce
Nov. 25, 1996—“Opera, Dante, Musa, and Scearch”

Nagado, Madoka. See Stewart, Frank.

Nahal, Chaman
Feb. 27, 1997—“Family Biography and the Nonviolent Novel”

Nahl, Diane
Apr. 24, 2008—“Information and Emotion on the Daily Round”

Nakahodo, Koreen. See Fassiotto, Michael.

Nakamura, Kelli
Feb. 16, 2012—“She was their light: Yeiko Mizobe So and the Japanese Women’s Home for Abused Picture Brides”

Nakano, Jiro
Nov. 12, 1992—“Biography and Japanese Immigrants”

Nanni, Giordanno
Mar. 2, 2017—“Academics, Activism and the Internets: New Ways of Publicly Engaging with Structural Justice, Settler-Colonialism and Other Tricky Subjects”

Narikawa, Logan. See Compoc, Kim

Natadecha-Sponsel, Poranee
Mar. 14, 1996—“The Biography of Ordinary People in Thailand”

Nazareth, P. A.
July 27, 2001—“The Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi”

Nelson, Lyle
Mar. 2, 1995—“Presidential Calendars and Powers”
Oct. 18, 2001—“Theodore Roosevelt and the Assumption of the Presidency”

NeSmith, Kaeo. See Armitage, Kimo.

Neubauer, Deane. See Value of Hawaiʻi.

Nishimoto, Warren
Apr. 25, 1991—“Oral History: Documenting the Life Experiences of Ordinary People”
Mar. 3, 2011—“Talking and Acting, Hawai‘i’s Story: Bringing Oral History to Page and Stage”
Oct. 20, 2014—“Pau Hana: Forty Years of Oral History at UH”

Nishimura, Lauren
Nov 9, 2017—“Hawaiian Ancestry: Positioning Indigeneity in the Naʻi Aupuni Biographies”

Njoroge, Njoroge
Feb. 6, 2014—“ʻMy Name is Nobody’: Malcolm X, Memory, and the Politics of Memory”

Nogelmeier, Puakea. See Biography Hawai‘i; Koga, Lalepa.

Nordyke, Eleanor
Mar. 5, 2009—“Pacific Images: Views from Captain Cook’s Third Voyage”

Obejas, Achy
Oct. 6, 2005—“Believing the Fiction/Forgetting the Real”

O’Brien, Patricia
Oct. 8, 2015—“The Trial of Ta’isi O. F. Nelson: New Zealand’s Colonial Justice and Indigenous Resistance in 1930s Samoa”

O’Brien, Robert
Nov. 4, 1993—“Aspects of Survival”

Ochner, Nobuko
Feb. 1, 1990—“Biography and Reading of Modern Japanese Fiction”

Odah, Ma’an
Oct. 17, 2019—“Refugee Stitches”

O’Harrow, Sean
Mar. 16, 2017—“My Journey to Becoming Director of the Honolulu Museum of Art”

O’Harrow, Stephen
Nov. 14, 1991—“A Vietnamese PR Man from the Middle Ages”
Sept. 30, 1993—“Moses and the Children of Israel: Language, Leadership, and Identity”
Sept. 28, 2000—“Jesus of Nazareth: A Philologist Looks at the Art of Biography”
Feb. 2, 2006—“The Biography of the Prophet (SWS), Messenger of God: Apotheosis and Demystification”
Feb. 22, 2007—“A Tale of Three Henrys: How Biography Influenced the Early Automobile”
Apr. 9, 2009—“Getting the Blues in Chicago: The Life and Art of Photographer Susan Greenberg”
Oct. 31, 2013—“The Biography of the Prophet and the Origins of Islam: The State of the Field”
Oct. 15, 2015—“Jesus, Muhammad, and Marx: Who Got the Franchise”
Nov. 10, 2016—“How Mary Became a Virgin and the Muslims Misunderstood the Trinity”
Mar. 12, 2020—“The Necessary Biography of the Prophet of Islam

Okamura, Jonathan Y.
Oct. 6, 2011—“My life is nothing but worries and sufferings and chagrin: The Death and Times of Myles Yutaka Fukunaga”
Mar. 5, 2015—“Nisei, Sansei, Yonsei: Japanese American Activism over the Generations in Hawai‘i”
Mar. 5, 2020—“‘A Message from my Soul’:  The Tragic Life of Myles Fukunaga Revealed in His Letters and Confessions

Okawa, Gail
Apr. 10, 2003—“More Than a Mugshot: Reconstructing the Lives of Japanese Civilian Internees in U.S. Justice Department Concentration Camps”
Mar. 10, 2004—“The Power of Words: A Story of Issei Imprisonment and Resistance in US Justice Department Camps, 1941–1945”
July 22, 2004—“From Sand Island to Sante Fe”
Apr. 20, 2006—“Surviving Captivity: Issei Responses to WWII US Justice Department Internment”
Jan. 22, 2015—“The Wakamiya Inari Shrine: A Changing Life”

Oksenberg, Michel
Oct. 14, 1993—“Reflections on Mao Zedong”

Oliveira, Kapā, and Kahunawaika‘ala Wright
Dec. 3, 2015—“Kanaka ‘Ōiwi Methodologies”

O’Malley, Lurana Donnels
Feb. 12, 2004—“Empress Fantasies: Catherine the Great’s Comic Operas as Anti-Memoir”
Jan. 29, 2015—“The Witch of Endor Slept Here: Du Bois and the Crisis of the George Washington Bicentenary”

Omarouayache, Lilia
Apr. 16, 2009—“Pioneers in Education: The Case of Horace Mann and the Beginning of Public Education in the United States”

O’Mealy, Joe
Mar. 2, 2000—“Autobiography as Strip Tease: The Case of Alan Bennett”

Ondaatje, Michael
Mar. 12, 1998—“Fiction and Life Writing”

Ongley, Jeela
Mar. 11, 2010—“Radio Free Hawaii: A Biography of the People’s Radio Station”

Osorio, Jonathan Kay Kamakawiwoʻole. See Value of Hawaiʻi.

Ott, Mark
Apr. 4, 1995—“Hemingway in Hawai‘I”
Mar. 24, 2005—“Reading Hemingwayʻs Fishing Logs: Constructing a Contextual Biography”
Aug. 12, 2010—“Ernest Hemingway and the Geography of Memory”

Pachter, Marc
Feb. 14, 2008—“Running a National Museum of Biography: Memories of the Director of the National Portrait Gallery”

Paige, Glenn D.
Spring 1989—“Biographical Profiles of Nonviolent People”

Pak, Gary
Nov. 12, 2006—“Plantation Children: Broadcasting Histories of Second-Generation Koreans in Hawai‘i”

Panek, Mark
Mar. 23, 1995—“Gaijin Rikishi: Akebono and Konishiki”
Biography Prize Lecture
Sept. 21, 2006—“A Biography of a Biography: From Eng. 675 to Gaijin Yokozuna
Apr. 21, 2011—“When Are We? Multiple Narratives, Rhetorical Purpose, and Suspense in Big Happiness: The Life and Death of a Modern Hawaiian Warrior

Parker, Deborah, and Mark Parker
Jan. 9, 2014—“Inferno Revealed: From Dante to Dan Brown”

Parkes, Graham
Nov. 18, 1999—“Places Nietzsche Thought In: Writing Life-Sites on Video”
Apr. 25, 2002—“Nietzscheʻs Thinking Places: From the Alps to the Mediterranean—a Biography in Digital Video”
Feb. 22, 2007—“Walter Benjamin’s Paris: Projecting the Arcades”

Paynter, Allison
Mar. 10, 2016—“Darky Tappers with an Aloha Beat: Ernest Hogan and Black Minstrel Shows in Turn of the Century” Honolulu

Pearsall, Derek
Feb. 21, 1991—“Writing the Lives of Medieval Authors”

Pelzer White, Christine
Nov. 9, 1989—“Revolutionary Southeast Asian Women”

Peralto, Leon No‘eau
Nov. 3, 2016—“He Mo‘olelo no ‘Umi, He Mo‘olelo no Kākou: Re-membering Our Mo‘olelo of Change in Hāmākua, Hawaiʻi”

Perez, Craig Santos
Sept. 22, 2011—“Organic Acts: How My Grandmother Revised the Poem of Her Life”

Perkinson, Robert
Mar. 4, 2010—“Convict Activism and the Rise of Mass Imprisonment”

Perry, William
Fall 1988—“Psychological Theory and Biography”

Peters, Robin Scott
Oct. 5, 2000—“The African Tragedian: Ira Aldridge and the Challenge of Documdrama”

Peterson, Barbara
Feb. 12, 1998—“Kenneth Pike Emory and Mary Kawena Pukui at Bishop Museum: Their Lives and Research Methods in Hawaiian Studies”

Petranik, Steven. See Jacob, Betty.

Pfloeger, Br. Bernard
Oct. 16, 2003—“Integrated Rural Development in the Republic of Niger”

Phillips, Kathy J.
Nov. 4, 2004—“The Moon in the Water: Reflections on an Aging Parent”
Feb. 3, 2011—“Vets’ Tales of Comrades in Vietnam and Iraq Wars: Who’s Shaping the Tale and for What Uses?”
Oct. 4, 2018–”Techniques for Conveying Unusual Personal Experiences (Such as Growing Up with Psychics): Readings from Two Short Story Sections of River Stone Running”

Pierce, Lori. See Kirk-Kuwaye, Christine.

Planas, Chris. See Rossi, Hozy.

Port, Richard
Feb. 6, 1997—“A Political Autobiography: The Real Story of Politics in Hawai‘i”

Porter, Edgar
Mar. 14, 1991—“George Hatem, American Member of the Chinese Communist Party: Searching and Writing a Cross–Cultural Biography”

Potocnik, Natasa
Sept. 5, 2013—“Robert Dean Frisbie, a Writer of the South Seas and His Contribution to Pacific Literature”

Purnell, Nanette Napoleon
Oct. 26, 2000—“Raising the Dead: A Slide-Show Tour of Gravesites of Famous People of Hawai’i”

Quagliano, Tony
Oct. 14, 1999—“Editing Reuel Denney’s Feast of Strangers

Quistorp, Eva
Jan. 29, 2009—“Generation ’68: Changing German and European Politic—A Green Perspectiove”

Qolouvaki, Tagi, and D. Keali‘i MacKenzie
Sept. 26, 2013—“Queer Pacific Indigeneity: Constructing Our Archives”

Quy, Nguyen thi
Feb. 15, 1996—“Remembering a Vietnamese General”

Ramler, Siegfried
Mar. 19, 2009—“Nuremberg and Beyond: The Memoirs of Siegfried Ramler, from Twentieth Century Europe to Hawai‘i”

Ransel, Jan. See Howard, Alan.

Rantala, Judy Austion
Feb. 10, 2005—“Laos—Caught in the Web: The Vietnam War Years: Personal Memoir and Political History”

Rapson, Richard
Oct. 4, 1997—“Marriage, Sex, and the Personal History”

Rath, J. Arthur
Feb. 16, 2006—“Biography Without Boredom”

Rath, Richard Cullen
Nov. 3, 2005—“Listening to How Early America Sounded”

Rehbock, Fritz
Sept. 27, 1990—“Biography Below Decks: Joseph Matkin and the H.M.S. Challenger”

Reiss, Suzanna
Apr. 21, 2011—“Lives from Death Row: Legal Drug Narratives and the Politics of Human Value”

Reppun, Charles. See Value of Hawaiʻi.

Revilla, No’u, and Jocelyn Ng
Jan. 31, 2020—“Welcome to the Gut House: IndigiQueer Poetics of Transformation

Richardson, Brian
Apr. 5, 2007—“Author and Authority: Using Cook’s Biography to Interpret His Voyages”

Rifkind, Candida
Feb. 19, 2015—“When Comics Meet Biography: Drawing the Lives of Others”

Rivera, Kiki
Apr. 19, 2018—“Filling the Void: Creating Playing Space for Today’s Pacific Islander”

Roberts-Deutsch, Marcia. See Kane, Kathleen.

Robinson, Greg
May 11, 2006—“By Order of the President”

Robinson, Lillian
Oct. 19, 1989—“Why Sex, Class and Race in Biography?”

Roggia, Sally
Sept. 5, 1991—“William Barry: Lying and Change”

Rohrer, Judy
Jan. 14, 2011—“Haoles in Hawai‘i”
Sept. 8, 2016—“Genealogies, Kuleana, and Unstaking Settler Colonial Claims to Hawai‘i”

Rollyson, Carl
Jan. 9, 1997—“Stories of the Undead: The Adventures of an Unauthorized Biographer”

Romaniello, Matthew
Apr. 27, 2017—“‘My ink is not black enough to fill up this letter’: John Elton’s Life between Britain and Russia in the 18th Century”

Rosa, John P. See also Value of Hawaiʻi.
Sept. 11, 2014—“Local Story: The Massie-Kahahawai Case and the Culture of History”

Rosenfeld, Alan
Apr. 9, 2015—“Excessive Loyalty: The Hearings of Civilian Internees in Wartime Hawai‘i”

Rossi, Hozy, with Chris Planas
Oct. 11, 2001“Appointment with Il Duce”

Rothschild, Amanda
Mar. 15, 2018—“Selling It Like It Is: The Value of Narrative in Business and Policy”

Roy, Anjoli
Feb. 5, 2014—“Finding Family in the Archives: Storytelling in Delhi, Kurseong, and Kolkata”

Ruby, Laura
Mar. 2, 2006—“Mo‘ili‘ili—The Life of a Community”
Feb. 7, 2013—“Tony Quagliano, Language Matters—Selected Poetry, and His Life in Literature”

Ruggles, Clive
Apr.  25, 2019–“My Daughter Alice: Stalking Behavior and Victims’ Legal Protections”

Saeki, Shoichi
Feb. 22, 1990—“The New Wave in Japanese Biography”

Saffery, Maya
Oct. 20, 2011—“Becoming Reacquainted with ‘Na Hala o Kekele’”

Saiki, Patricia F.
Sept. 8, 2011—“A Chat with Pat: Reflections of the Honorable Patricia F. Saiki”

Sakamoto, Yoshiro
Nov. 13, 2018–“The ‘intimate sphere of poetry’ of Ștefan Baciu, Jean Charlot, and Larry Kauanoe Kimura in the literary magazine MELE: International poetry letter from Hawaiʻi”

Sakihara, Mitsugu
Feb. 29, 1996—“The Emperor and I: An Informal Conversation with Emperor Akihito”

Salleh, Muhammad Hajj
Aug. 29, 2007—“Early Malay Auto/Biography and the Development of the Individual”

Saopeng, Ova. See Leilani Chan.

Saranillo, Dean
Apr. 29, 2010—“Narrating the Overthrow against Hawai‘i Statehood: The Counter Histories of Kathleen Dickenson Mellen”

Sargent Hamill, Janette
Oct. 9, 2008—“Ohana Chronicles”

Scearce, Mark. See Musa, Mark.

Scherer, William
Mar. 16, 2000—“Jacques Lusseyran, University of Hawai’i Professor of French”

Schmerl, Rudolf
Sept. 21, 1989—“Strange Places, Familiar Ways”

Schroeder, Paul
Oct. 24, 2002—“Tomas Gutierrez Alea: The Life and Films of a Cuban Revolutionary”

Schultz, Susan. See also Chain.
Nov. 20. 2008—“Writing Forward But Reading Back: The Composition of Dementia Blog
Sept. 23, 2010—“Old Women Look Like This: Writing Alzheimer’s”

Schwarz, Daniel
Jan. 21, 1993—“I found myself more truly and more strange: Art as Self-Discovery in the High Modernist Period”

Schweizer, Niklaus
Apr. 5, 1990—“Curtis Pi‘ehu Iaukea: By Royal Command”

Scott, Janny
May 8, 2012—“A Singular Woman: Writing the Life Story of Stanley Ann Dunham”

Scott, Susan
Jan. 26, 2017—“Crabs, Rats, Trees, and Murder: The Mysteries of Palmyra Atoll”

Segeral, Nathalie
Feb. 20, 2014—“Writing the Holocaust and Gender: Sarah Kofman’s Rue Ordener, rue Labat, and Charlotte Delbo’s Auschwitz et après

Seidensticker, Edward
Jan. 11, 1990—“Autobiography and Biography in Japan”
Jan. 20, 1994—“Too much Biography: Biography and Literary Criticism in Japan”

Sgroi, Maria
Oct. 8, 2009—“Faceless Strangers: Ethics, Oral History, and Interpreters I=in the War in Iraq”
Biography Prize Lecture

Shankar, S.
Mar. 15, 2012—“Critical Approaches to Dalit Life Writing”

Shao, Dongfang
Nov. 7, 1991—“Biography in Pre-Modern Chinese Historical Writing”
Mar. 11, 1993—“The Life and Thought of Cui Shu (1740–1816): A Critical Analysis”

Shapiro, Michael J.
Spring 1989—“Interrogating America: Don Delillo’s Libra
Sept. 10, 2015—“Necro-Biographies: The CIA’s Deadly Life-Writing”

Sharma, Jagdish
Spring 1989—“Three ‘Invented’ Biographies of Ancient India”
Mar. 21, 1996—“S. Radhakrishnan, Professor and President of India”

Shea, Lisa, and Li-Anne Dela Vega
Apr. 18, 2013—“Crafting Cyber-Selves”

Shea Bayer, Anne
Nov. 12, 2009—“Going Against the Grain: When Professionals in Hawai‘i Choose Public Schools Instead of Private”

Shoji, Dave, and Ann Miller
Mar. 19, 2015—“Wahine Volleyball: 40 Years Coaching Hawai‘i’s Team (& 34 Years Writing About Them)”

Shulman, Alix
Jan. 23, 1992—“From Biography to Fiction: From Emma Goldman to Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen”

Siegel, Barbara
Sept. 19. 1991—“Genetics and Biography”

Sigall, Robert
Mar. 13, 2008—“The Companies We Keep: Preserving Local Business Histories”

Silva, Kalena. See Biography Hawai‘i.

Silva, Noenoe K.
Nov. 8, 2001—“Recovering Hawaiian Biography through Hawaiian Language Newspapers”
Mar. 9, 2006—“Puni Nupepa: The Works of J. H. Kanepuu, Nineteenth Century Hawaiian Newspaperman”
Sept. 24, 2014—“Joseph Mokuʻōhai Poepoe’s Engagements with Language and Law”
Sept. 14, 2017—“ʻElua Maka Kila: How Joseph Kānepuʻu and Joseph Poepoe Contributed to the Life of ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi”

Silver, Eric
Aug. 30, 2007—“The Life of Antiques: A Family Affair”

Silverman, Jane
Spring 1989—“Hawaiian Biography: Whose Shall We Write”

Simanu-Klutz, Fata
Nov. 18, 2018–”Aumua Mata’itusi Simanu: The Life Story of a Ninety-Seven-Year-Old Samoan Orator and Educator in Diaspora.”

Simson, George
Mar. 19, 1998—“Biography: Coterie, Forum, and Design”
Nov. 1, 2001—“Lytton Strachey and Bloomsbury: From Gossip to Structure”
Dec. 3, 2009—“Barack, Ben, and Brown Bag Biography: Some Conclusions”

Simson, Marguerite
Apr. 8, 2004—“Early Women Lawyers: Ten Years Later”

Sinavaiana-Gabbard, Caroline. See Chain.

Slade, Joseph W.
Apr. 18, 2017—“Three Approaches to 19th Century American Biography: Edwin Markham, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Hiram Stevens Maxim”

Solomon, Diana
Jan. 23, 1997—“Memory’s Giants: Why American Jews Love Baseball”

Solyom, Bronwen
Jan. 18, 1996—“Foreign Amateurs and Connoisseurs: Collecting for the Bali Museum, Denpasar, 1930–1949”
Oct. 16, 2008—“Using Archives for Biographical Research”

Soto, Lyz
Nov. 29, 2012—“The Heart of Slam: Spoken Words, Testimonies, and Art in Competition”
See also Grace Teuila Taylor.

Spahr, Juliana. See Chain.

Speidel, Michael
Oct. 31, 1991—“The Emperor Maximus: Making Biographical Sense”

Sproat, D. Kapuaʻala. See Value of Hawaiʻi.

Stanton, Joe
Mar. 21, 1991—“Biography and Poetry: Richard Howard and Some Others”
Sept. 24, 1992—“Winslow Homer’s Mystery Woman”
Apr. 3, 2008—“Several Ways of Looking at a Musical”

Stein, Justin
Oct. 15, 2009—“Legitimizing Reiki with Stories of the Founder: The Many Lives of Usui Mikao”

Steinhoff, Patricia
Oct. 19, 2017—“Destiny: The Secret Operations of the Yodogō Exiles

Stewart, Frank, and Madoka Nagado
Nov. 17, 2016—“Translating Curve of the Hook: Yoshiko Sinotoʻs Life of Discovery in Polynesian Archaeology”

Suh, Dae-Sook
May 2, 1991—“Kim Il Sung: The North Korean Leader”

Sulak Sivaraksa
June 1, 1995—“Buddhist Leaders for Peace”

Sumiye, Laurie
Mar. 14, 2019–“Documenting Extinction: The Making of A Paradise Lost

Summersgill, Travis
Feb. 19, 2004—“Faulkner at Nagano”

Svoboda, Terese
May 8, 2018—“Anything That Burns You: Radical Poet Lola Ridge in 1908 Honolulu”

Swift, David
Sept. 26, 1991—“Biographies of Historic Firsts in Space”
Sept. 20, 2001—“First Class: Military Intelligence Nisei in World War II”

 Takara, Howard–see Kaneshiro, Gene

Tamashiro, Shari
Mar. 1, 2007—“The Hawai‘i Nisei Project: Digital Storytelling and Americans of Japanese Ancestry during World War II”

Tanke, Joseph
Mar. 22, 2012—“Life into Art”

Taum, Ramsay Mahealani. See Value of Hawaiʻi.

Tavares, Hannah M.
Mar. 9, 2017—“Pedagogies of the Image: Photo-albums, Cultural Histories, and Educational Studies”

Taylor, Grace Teuila, and Lyz Soto
Apr. 26, 2018—“Exploring the Vā in the Oral Sharing of Poetry”

Taylor, Jack
Sept. 29, 2016—“Laugh! The Revolution is Here: The Function of Humor in Malcolm X’s Speeches”

Tengan, Ty P. Kawika
Apr. 30, 2009—“The Stories of Hawaiian Men”

Te Punga Somerville, Alice
Mar. 7, 2013—“‘Who Am I to Extol Tupaia?’ Tahitian Voices in a Maori Project about the Pacific”

Thau, Eric
Apr. 22, 2004—“Julio Medem, Projections of Desire”

Thompson, Laura. See Biography Hawai‘i.

Thompson, Richard
Mar. 16, 1995—“Dr. Diet Meets Death: Diana Trilling on Jeanne Harris”

Tibon, Ariana, Ray Lujan, Rimuu Williams, and Carol Ann Carl.
Mar. 1, 2018—“Island Soldiers: Living with Militarization in Micronesia.”

Tidwell, John Edgar
July 17, 1996—“Weaving Jagged Words: Frank Marshall Davis and the Writing of Self-History”

Tillotson, Richard
Mar. 1, 2012—“Confessions of a Debut Novelist”

Tobin, Beth Fowkes
Nov. 4, 1999—“Cultural Cross-Dressing in British America: Portraits of British Officers and Mohawk Warriors”

Tominaga. Lance
Feb. 3, 2007—“Catch the Dream: The Story of Hawai‘i Winter Baseball”

Torre, David J. de la
Sept. 13. 2007—“Larger Than Life: Portraits and Portrait Making at the Mission Houses Museum”

Toth, Melody E
Sept. 25, 2008—“Let’s Go Bows: Behind the Scenes with University of Hawaii Sports”

Toyama, Jean. See also UH Alumni.
Nov. 9, 2000—“Memoir: (Re)Writing the Self, Rousseau and Beckett”
Mar. 4, 2004—“Horiguchi Daigaku: Crazy for France”

Trundle, Sean
Oct. 10, 2013—“From Countercultural Hacker to Victimized Nerd: Synechdochic Corporate Personage as Neoliberal Ideology at the Dawn of the Information Age”
Biography Prize Lecture

Tsai, Michael
Feb. 23, 2017—“The Problem with the Living: On Writing The People’s Race, Inc.

Tsukiyama, Ted. See UH Alumni.

Turnbull, Phyllis. See Kane, Kathleen.

Udayakkumar, S. P.
Apr. 18, 1996—“J. P. Narayan and Total Revolution”
Sept. 27, 2007—“UH Alumni Celebrating UH’s First 100 Years: A Panel Featuring UH Alumni in Conjunction with the University Archives Centennial Exhibits—Irmgard Hoermann, Isabella Abbott, Ted Tsukiyama, and Jean Toyama”

Ullman, Michael
Oct. 27, 2005—“Truly Dually: A Musical about Chronic Homelessness and Mental Illness”

Umemoto, Karen. See also Irwin, Katherine.
Dec. 7, 2006—“Making Sense of Multiple Realities: An Ethnographic Inquiry into an L.A. Gang War”

Unger, Tom
Feb. 17, 2005—“Max Schlemmer, Hawaii’s King of Laysan Island: Telling My Grandfather’s Story”

The Value of Hawai‘i I
Carlos, Andrade, Tom Coffman, Craig Howes, Jonathan Kay Kamakawiwo’ole Osorio
Sept. 30, 2010—“Ka Wehena: An Introduction”
Lowell Chun-Hoon, Kathy Ferguson, Davianna Pomaika‘i McGregor, John P. Rosa, Ramsay Mahealani  Taum
Oct. 7, 2010—“Ka ‘Oihana: Business, Military, Race, Tourism, and Hawaiian Sustainability”
Chad Blair, Kat Brady, Meda Chesney-Lind, Melody Kapilialoha McKenzie, Mari Matsuda, Neal Milner
Oct. 14, 2010—Ke Aupuni: Government, Prisons, Law, and Public Education
Marilyn Cristofori, Susan Hippensteele, Charles Reppun, Trisha Kehaulani Watson
Oct. 21, 2010—“Ka Nohona: The Arts, Domestic Violence, Homelessness, and Agriculture”
Collins, Sara L., Henry Curtis, Dana Naone Hall, Deane Neubauer, D. Kapua‘ala Sproat
Oct. 28, 2010—“Ka ‘Aina: The Land, Preservation and Health”

The Value of Hawaiʻi II: Ancestral Roots, Oceanic Visions
Oct. 16, 2014—Jeffrey Tangonan Acido, Kamana Beamer, Hunter Heaivilin, Mari Matsuda
Oct. 23, 2014—Makena Coffman, Tina Grandinetti, Joseph Keawe Kaholokula

Vaughan, Mehana
Sept. 19, 2019—“Kaiāulu: Gathering Tales

Viglielmo, Frances
Mar. 12, 1992—“Zonians: Biography of a White Tribe on Trial”
Nov. 4, 2010—“Canal Record: Autobiography of an American Colonial Society”

Viglielmo, Valdo
Sept. 28, 1989—“Biography of a Philosopher: Nishida Kitaro”

Von Appen, Fred
Jan. 16, 1997—“Bill Walsh, Coach”

Waddell-Takara, Kathryn
Sept. 16, 1993—“The Fire and the Phoenix: Frank Marshall Davis”
Sept. 12, 1996—“Through the Ebony Gate: Biography Poems on African Americans”

Wagner-Wright, Sandra
Mar. 21, 2003—“For Beer and the Bible: A Story of German Immigrants, Lutheran Pastors, and the Evolution of a Church, as Revealed Through Documents, News Stories, and Oral Interviews”

Waite, Deborah
Feb. 11, 2016—“Extended Personhood: An Exhibition of Postcards from Hawai‘i between 1898–1920”

Ward, Lori. See Lai, Morris.

Ward, Yvonne
Apr. 18, 2002—“Men of Letters: Queen Victoria’s Editors—Gentlemen All”

Wat, John. See Kashiwada, Keith.

Watson, Julia
Feb. 26, 2015—“Getting a Digital Life: Self-Presentation Online”

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Wayne, Valerie
Sept. 4, 2008—“Small Light: Recovering My Father’s Story”

Weightman, Judy. See Menton, Linda.

Weems, Mickey
Feb. 16, 2017—“Crack Whores, Body Fascists, Communitas, and Counter-Narratives”

Wenderoth, Valeria
Sept. 29, 2005—“The Writings of Louis Gallet: From the Salpetriere Hospital to the Parisian Opera Stage”

Wermager, Paul
Sept. 22, 2005—“Alice A. Ball: UH’s First African American Chemist, Instructor and Researcher”

Werner, Kamuela
Feb. 27, 2020—“Kahoʻolawe Aloha ʻĀina Movement Oral History Project

Wessendorf, Markus
Oct. 11, 2007—“The German National Imaginary and the Appropriation of Native American Culture: ‘Winnetou’ Films of the 1960s”
Sept. 11, 2008—“From 1970s Hostage Takings to the Suicide Attacks of 9/11: Terrorism between Theatre, Drama, and Performance”
Dec. 4, 2014—“Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle: Autobiographical Fiction as Performance”

Wiebe, Sarah
Mar. 7, 2019–“Life Against a State of Emergency: Chief Spence’s Hunger Strike, Treaty Dialogue, and Mixed Media Storytelling”

Williams, Rianna
Nov. 6, 1997—“Queen Emma: Royal, Religious, Rascally”

Williams, Rimuu. See Ariana Tibon.

Wilson, Philip K.
Jan. 28, 1993—“Daniel Turner’s Campaign against Syphilis in Eighteenth-Century London”
Apr. 3, 1997—“Harry Laughlin, Eugenics, and the Internationalists”
July 19, 2007—“Collecting the Instruments of Life Around Me: Anna Seward’s Creation of the Life of Dr. Erasmus Darwin (1804)”

Wilson, Rob
Dec. 5, 1991—“Producing American Selves: A Form of American Biography”

Wolf, Doris
Jan. 19, 2017—“Authorizing the German Child to Speak: The Suffering of the Perpetrators in North American Kriegskinder Memoirs of World War II”

Wong, Ka Fai
Sept. 14, 2006—“Reinventing the Nation: History, Memory, and Public Monuments of Thailand during World War II”

Wood, Houston
Sept. 18, 2008—“Native Features: Indigenous Films from Around the World”

Woodard, Laurie
Oct. 23, 2008—“Fact and Fancy: Things Your Mother Never Taught You about Hawaiian Quilters”

Wright, Ann, and Susan Dixon
Jan. 28, 2010—“Dissent: Voices of Conscience”

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Wright, Lesley
Apr. 11, 1991—“Musical Paternity: The Case of Gounod and Bizen”
Mar. 19, 1994—“Carmen and the Critics”

Wright Cannon, Rain
Oct. 9, 2014—“Writing Mother from Memory and Father from Transcripts”

Yalom, Marilyn
Feb. 11, 1999—“The Self as a Psychological and Literary Construct”

Yano, Christine
Mar. 17, 2011—“Writing Lives, Corporate and Personal: Narrating Stories of ʻNisei’ Stewardesses with Pan American World Airways”

Yap, Alison. See Chain; Kane, Kathleen.

Yin, Joanna
Feb. 4, 1993—“Race, Gender, Puritanism and Phyllis Wheatley (1754?–1784): A Feminist Perspective”
Feb. 16, 1995—“A Poetics of Place: St. Petersburg in Anna Akhmatova’s Poetry”

Yoshihara, Mari
Jan. 24, 2008—“False Consciousness of Alternative Subjectivities: Methodological Reflections on Musicians from a Different Shore: Asians and Asian Americans in Classical Music”
Feb. 11, 2010—“Politics and Poetics of Personal Narrative: Or, How I Came to Write Dot.Com Lovers and What I Have Learned From It”
Oct. 24, 2019—“Dearest Lenny: Letters from Japan and the Making of the World Maestro

Young, Betsy. See Kurahara, Jane.

Yount, David
Apr. 6, 1995—“Politics of Higher Education”

Zambonelli, Vera
Nov. 7, 2013—“Building Communities through Film: Hawai‘i Women in Filmmaking”

Zbin, Diane
Mar. 9, 2000—“Making Famous People in History Come To Life”

Zimmerman, Jovita
Oct. 20, 1994—“From Family Biography to Fiction”

Zuern, John
Apr. 23, 2015—“The Madoff Morality Play: Scenes from an American Tragedy”