Tuesday, June 24 • 12:30–1:45 • Keoni Auditorium
Keynote Panel: Life Writing and Translations—Cross Cultures, Cross Purposes?
Copanelists: Margaretta Jolly, Sidonie Smith, Zhao Baisheng
Noelani M. Arista is Assistant Professor in the History Department at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. She holds an MA in Religion, and is currently completing her doctorate at Brandeis University. She is the recipient of the inaugural Mellon-Hawai‘i Doctoral Fellowship for Native Hawaiian Scholars, 08–09. She is a kanaka maoli historian of Hawaiian politics, religion, and culture, with a particular focus on the nineteenth century, and recently provided the Foreward for the republication of Kepelino’s Traditions of Hawaii for the Bishop Museum Press.