Native American Studies Colloquium: book release celebration for Lani Teves

January 25, 2019
12:00 pmto1:30 pm

Prof. Lani Teves’ book release, Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance

The Department of Ethnic Studies and Native Studies Program invite you to a special edition of the Native American Studies Colloquium Series to celebrate the publication of Lani Teves’ new book, Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance. This event will take place at the Many Nations Longhouse, January 25th, 2019, from 12:00-1:30 pm. Lunch will be served. Joining us? Please let us know here:
Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018) explores Hawaiian performances beyond the tourist gaze to theorize how Hawaiians contest US occupation and recuperate aloha as a practice of insurgent worldmaking.

An assistant professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies and the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of Oregon, Lani Teves is Kanaka Maoli, born and raised in Oahu.

With discussants:

Maile Arvin
Assistant Professor of History and Gender Studies
University of Utah
Joyce Pualani Warren
Postdoctoral Scholar of Ethnic Literature
University of Oregon
Brian Klopotek
Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies
University of Oregon