Spring 2020 Women’s Studies Colloquia

All colloquia meet in Gartley 102 from 12:00-1:15 pm (unless noted). All are welcome to attend.


Thursday, January 23; 12:00-1:15 at KUY 305. Ashley Rubin, PhD

Ashley Rubin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at UH Mānoa. She received her Ph.D. in Jurisprudence and Social Justice from the University of California at Berkeley in 2013. Her research seeks to understand why we (societies) punish in the ways that we do at different times and places in history.


Thursday February 13; 12:00-1:15 at KUY 305. Ken Lawson and Jennifer Brown, Hawaii Innocence Project, William S. Richardson School of Law

Ken Lawson is the Co-Director of the Hawaii Innocence Project and an Associate Faculty Specialist at the William S. Richardson Law School where he teaches Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law, Professional Responsibility, Evidence, and Hawai‘i Innocence Project. Jennifer Brown is the Associate Director of the organization and oversees the daily functions HIP and manages the HIP standards and processes for application screening, case evaluations, case management, and litigation.


Thursday March 12: 12:00-1:15 at KUY 305. Karen Jolly, PhD

Karen Jolly is Professor of History at UH Mānoa. Dr. Jolly received her B.A. in English (1978), M.A. in Anglo-Saxon England combining English, History, and Religious Studies (1981), and Ph.D. in Medieval History (1987), all from the University of California at Santa Barbara. She will be helping the Women’s Studies Department plan events for the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right to vote.


Thursday April 16: 12:00-1:15 at KUY 305. Kate Lingley, PhD

Kate Lingley is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Art at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa. Her research focuses on Buddhist votive sculpture of the Northern and Southern Dynasties period, with a particular interest in the social history of religious art. She will be speaking on "Buddhist Patronage and Women’s Affective Relationships in Medieval China.”


Friday May 8; 12:00-1:15. Women’s Studies Capstone Presentations