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April 8-9: Pedagogies for Indigeneity and Diaspora: Pacific Studies at Home and Abroad
Pedagogies for Indigeneity and Diaspora: Pacific Studies at Home and Abroad: A Virtual Symposium by the University of Utah Pacific Islands Studies Initiative

What does it mean to teach Pacific Studies in the current moment? What are the pedagogies, both old and new, that Pacific Islander scholars, activists, teachers, and performers are drawing on to educate and foster knowledge relevant to Pacific Islander people?

Thursday, April 8, 1-2:30pm
Oceanic Fluidarities: Gender and Sexuality in Pacific Islander Diasporas

Lani Teves (University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa)
Keith Camacho (University of California, Los Angeles)
Lenn Pereira (Interface Children & Family Services)
Fuifuilupe Niumeitolu (University of California, Berkeley)
Tanjerine Vei (University of Utah), moderator

Thursday, April 8, 3-4:30pm
“We sweat & cry saltwater, so we know that the ocean is really in our blood”: Pacific Islander Diasporas and the Environment

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Tammy Tabe (University of the South Pacific)
Olivia Quintanilla (UC San Diego)
Makaio Kimbrough (University of Utah), moderator

Friday, April 9, 1-2:30pm
“The Classroom as a Metaphorical Canoe”: Pacific Islander Diasporas and Education

Melsihna Folau (Pacific Heritage Academy)
Finau Sina Teisa (College of San Mateo)
Damon Salesa (University of Auckland)
Kēhaulani Vaughn (University of Utah), moderator

Friday, April 9, 3-4:30pm
“Decolonization of s/pacific bodies”: Pacific Islander Diasporas and Health

Juliann Anesi (University of California, Los Angeles)
Josie Howard (We Are Oceania)
Vili Nosa (University of Auckland)
Jake Fitisemanu, moderator
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