Northwestern University

Feb
15
Mon 12:30 PM

Hating Hawaiians, Loving Hybrids: Social Scientific Histories of Race and Indigeneity in Hawaiʻi

When: Monday, February 15, 2016
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM  

Where: Harris Hall, rm 108, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Tom Burke   847.491.7946

Group: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Category: Academic

Description:

Maile Arvin, Monday February 15, 12:30 p.m. in Harris Hall, room 108 "Hating Hawaiians, Loving Hybrids: Social Scientific Histories of Race and Indigeneity in Hawaiʻi"

 

Maile Arvin (Native Hawaiian) is an assistant professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Riverside. A former University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Charles Eastman Fellow (Dartmouth College), and Ford Foundation Fellow, her research interests include race, gender and science in Hawaiʻi and broader Oceania, and Native feminist theories of settler colonialism and decolonization. Her current book manuscript examines the legacies of the social scientific construction of the Polynesian race as “almost white” in the nineteenth and early to mid twentieth centuries.

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