Fall 2018 Women’s Studies Colloquia

All colloquia meet in Saunders 637 from 12:30-1:45pm (unless noted). All are welcome to attend.


Friday, September 7 - Heather Giugni, PhD

Heather Guigni is a Cultural Collections Specialist and Producer with ʻUluʻulu. She oversees and curates the cultural collection development as well as original in-house programming at ʻUluʻulu. Please join us for Heather Giugni’s talk titled Preserving & Sharing Hawaiʻi’s Moving Image Heritage.


Friday, September 21 - Andrew Reilly, PhD

Andrew Reilly is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences and an affiliate of the Department of Women’s Studies at UH Mānoa. Andrew Reilly’s research interests include: the construction of gender and sexuality via dress, body image, and fashion theory. Please join us for his talk on sexual position identity among gay men.


Friday, October 12 - Konia Freitas, PhD

Konia Freitas is Director and Associate Specialist at Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies at UH Mānoa. Her work focuses on program planning, curriculum development, and program assessment. Please join us for Dr. Freitas’ talk, topic and title TBD.


Friday, November 9 - Gaye Chan, PhD

Gaye Chan is Professor and Chair of the Department of Art. Chan is a conceptual artist who’s recent work focuses on how cartography and photography simultaneously offer and occlude information. Chan will speak about Eating in Public, an anti-capitalism project nudging a little space outside of the State and commodity systems. She will speak on this project


Friday, December 7 - Wei Zhang, PhD

Wei Zhang is Associate Professor and Department Chair of Sociology at UH Mānoa. Her research interests include socioeconomic status (SES) and health, religion and health, and social epidemiology. Please join us for her talk titled Productive Aging and Health: Findings from Taichung, Wuhan, and Honolulu.


Friday, December 14 - Women’s Studies Capstone Presentations

Tentative presenters: Caroline Motely & Hannah Liebreich