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NOENOE K. SILVA
Department of Political Science
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
2424 Maile Way Saunders Hall 640
Honolulu, Hawai'i 96822
- Ph.D., Political Science, with departmental honors. University of Hawai'i at Manoa, August 1999.
- Dissertation: Ke Ku'e Kupa'a Loa Nei Makou (We Most Solemnly Protest): Kanaka Maoli Resistance to Colonization. Chair: Deane Neubauer.
- MLIS (Master's degree in Library and Information Studies), School of Library and Information Studies, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 1993.
- BA, Hawaiian Language (with distinction).University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 1991.
- Major Hawaiian language historical research contribution to Nation Within, book and video. Tom Coffman, writer and producer. 1998.
- Hawaiian language and historical research consultant to Sacred Times, Sacred Places, an organization which plans celebrations and commemorations at 'Iolani Palace, Honolulu, Hawai'i, 1995-1996, and 1999.
- Original research in Dialog on the indexing of gay and lesbian periodicals in library journal indexes. For Library Studies course in electronic information resources. 1993.
- Tracing of land title from 1848 Mahele to the present. For Hawaiian language translation course. 1991.
- Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Spring 2002.
Courses taught: Political Science 110 (Introduction); 381 (Hawai'i Politics II).
- Department of Hawaiian and Indo-Pacific Languages University of Hawai'i at Manoa, August 1999 to present as assistant professor; January 1992 to May 1998 as lecturer.
Courses taught: Hawaiian 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 302 (Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Hawaiian); HAW 345 (Reading Hawaiian Newspapers); HAW 426 (Hawaiian Literature).
- Center for Hawaiian Studies University of Hawai'i at Manoa, May 1999 to August 1999.
Course taught: Hawaiian Studies 107.
- Aloha 'Aina: Native Hawaiians' Struggle for the Land and Sovereignty to 1898 (working title; based on Ph.D. dissertation.) To be published by Duke University Press, 2002-03.
- "I Ku Mau Mau: How Kanaka Maoli Tried to Sustain Aloha 'Aina Within the U.S. Political System," reviewed and currently being revised for American Studies.
- "Pele, Hi'iaka, and Haumea: Representations of Women in Native Hawaiian Literature, 1861 & 1906" Women of Oceania special issue of Pacific Studies. Under review.
- "Dancing on the Page: Representations of Hula in Hawaiian Literature During the Legal Ban (1861)", under review with School for American Research.
- "'He Kanawai E Hoopau I Na Hula Kuolo Hawaii': The Political Economy of Banning the Hula (1857-1870)." Hawaiian Journal of History 34: 29-48, 2000.
- "Hawai'i." Encyclopedia of Homosexuality Volume I: Lesbian Histories and Cultures 2nd ed. New York: Garland Publishing Inc., 2000.
- "Ku'e: Hawaiian Women's Resistance to the Annexation." Women in Hawai'i: Sites, Identities, Voices. Social Process in Hawai'i 38: 4-15. Honolulu: Department of Sociology, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 1997.
- "Lorrin Andrews's Dictionary: A Bridge to 19th Century Hawaiian Thought" introduction to reprint edition of A Dictionary of the Hawaiian Language by Lorrin Andrews , Honolulu: Island Heritage (in press).
- Review of Turning Tide: The Ebb and Flow of Hawaiian Nationality, by Niklaus R. Schweizer (New York: Peter Lang, 1999). Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development vol. 22:3, 2001, 288-290.
- "Decolonizing History in the Classroom." with Guy Kaulukukui. 'Oiwi: A Native Hawaiian Journal vol. 3. Honolulu: Kuleana 'Oiwi Press, 2002 (in press).
- Translations into English of "Ka Leo Alii I Mua O Ka Lahui," "E Kupaa Mau I Ke Aloha No Ka Aina," and a speech by Robert Kalanihiapo Wilcox, from Ke Aloha Aina newspaper, 1900, for 'Oiwi vol. 2. Honolulu: Kuleana 'Oiwi Press, 2001 (in press).
- "Ku'e: Hawaiian Women's Resistance to the Annexation." Reprinted from Social Process in Hawai'i in Moana: Pacific Islander Student Publication, Vol. 2, University of Utah, Spring 1999.
- "Kanaka Maoli Resistance to Annexation." 'Oiwi. Honolulu: Kuleana 'Oiwi Press, 1999.
- "Papa Kuhikuhi Kiko'i (Index)." In Kamakau, Samuel M. Ke Kumu Aupuni. Honolulu: 'Ai Pohaku Press. 1997. (In Hawaiian).
- "Ka Nupepa Kanaka Maoli Mua Loa." Ka Wai Ola o OHA. May 1997 (in Hawaiian).
- "Hi'iaka the Hero." In Folklore Around the World. ERIC Resources in Education, November 1994.
- Russell Sprouts translation into Hawaiian for Department of Education, 1993.
- A Canoe for Uncle Kila translation into Hawaiian for Department of Education, 1992.
Grants and Major Funding Received
- Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities, 1998-1999.
- Pacific Islanders in Communications Research Grant, 1997-1998.
- National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship for Minorities, 1994-1997.
Papers & Presentations
- "Pele, Hi'iaka, and Haumea: Representations of Women in Native Hawaiian Literature, 1861 & 1906" at 12th Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, June 8, 2002, University of Connecticut at Storrs.
- "Hawaiian Women's Resistance to Annexation," at Women's History Month Reception of the Honolulu County Committee on the Status of Women, March 2002.
- "Traditional and Contemporary Hawaiian Ideas About Women's Work," in Women's Studies 418 (Women and Work), October, 2001.
- "Kanaka Maoli Women in Politics: A Historical Perspective," in Women's Studies 374 (Women and Politics), October, 2001.
- On responder panel for "Indigenous Peoples, Research & Power: The Ethics & Politics of Knowledge" presentation by Patrick Tierney, author of Darkness in El Dorado: How Scientists & Journalists Devastated the Amazon, September, 2001, Center for Hawaiian Studies, University of Hawai'i at Manoa.
- "Kaleimaileali'i: The Queen's Women," speech giving historical background for the drama presented on Queen Lili'uokalani's birthday at the Kana'ina Building on the grounds of 'Iolani Palace, September 2, 2001.
- On panel of Kanaka Maoli women for Women's Studies 360 (Pacific Asian Women in Hawai'i), September, 2001.
- "The Importance of Hawaiian Language Sources for Understanding the Hawaiian Past." Building Bridges with Traditional Knowledge II: An international summit meeting on issues involving indigenous peoples, conservation, sustainable development and ethnoscience. Honolulu, May 28-June 1, 2001.
- Also presented in:
Anthropology 385 (Indigenous Anthropology), October, 2001;
Seminar on International Cultural Studies, East-West Center, Honolulu, March, 2000.
- "The Importance of Stories and Ceremonies," Keynote Speech at Commencement, Center for Hawaiian Studies, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, May, 2001.
- "Recent Developments in the Hawaiian Sovereignty Movement" in Mehana Hind's Hawaiian Studies 107 class, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, April, 2000.
- "Aloha 'Aina Following the U.S. Occupation, 1893-1900," at the commemoration of the centennial of the Organic Act, April 30, 2000, 'Iolani Palace, Honolulu.
- "Them's Got Democracy's We Got Survive: Narrating Aloha 'Aina After the U.S. Occupation," Colloquium Series, Department of Political Science, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, April 28, 2000.
- Speaker on panel on Hawaiian Sovereignty for the Close-Up Foundation, Waikiki, March 9, 2000.
- "I Ku Mau Mau: How Kanaka Maoli Tried to Sustain Aloha 'Aloha within American Politics," at "The Limits of American Citizenship: A Conference on Local Culture, Hawaiian Identity, and Mainland Influences in Hawai'i." Sponsored by Boston University's Institute for the Study of Economic Culture, March 11, 2000.
- "La Ku'oko'a: Hawai'i's Independence Day" at 'Iolani Palace, November 28, 1999.
- Co-moderated panel on sexual orientation at Ford Foundation Conference of Fellows, Washington, D.C., October 1999.
- "Recovering Hawaiian Women in History Through Hawaiian Language Sources" at "Women in World, American, and Hawaiian Histories," 1999 Summer History Institute, Chaminade University, Honolulu.
- "Ka Hoku o ka Pakipika (The Star of the Pacific): The Voice of Kanaka Maoli Resistance to Cultural Imperialism." 1998 Ford Foundation Conference of Fellows, Irvine, California. October 1998.
- "Ka Po'e Aloha 'Aina: Hawaiian Patriots" at "Na Pua Hana No'eau" Bishop Museum Lecture Series. August 19, 1998.
- "Kanaka Maoli Resistance to Annexation" at the symposium "Contesting 1898: Marking a Century of Resistance in Puerto Rico and Hawai'i." Center for Cultural Studies, University of California at Santa Cruz, May 28, 1998.
Also presented at: World Indigenous Peoples' Conference on Education, Hilo, Hawai'i, August, 1999. Lyman Museum, August, 1999. Queen Lili'uokalani Children's Center, Punalu'u, November 1998.
- "Resistance in Paradise" Lecture Series for AFSC, Hilo, Hawai'i, October 1998.
- Thompson Family Reunion, St. Andrew's Church, Honolulu, August, 1998.
- St. Matthew's Church, Waimanalo, July 1998.
- Sovereignty Education Forum for AFSC, Kaumakapili Church, Honolulu, May 1998.
- "The Public Health of Kanaka Maoli Depends on Achieving Self-Determination" at "Advocating for Social Justice in Public Health," Hawai'i Public Health Association 1997 Annual Meeting. Honolulu, May 9, 1997.
- "The Importance of Hawaiian Language Histories and Literatures." Presentation for Pacific Century Fellows, at Bishop Museum, April 11, 1997.
- "La Ku'oko'a: Hawai'i's National Independence Day." For Kua'ana Student Services, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, November 1996.
- "Decolonizing Historiography in Hawai'i." For Hawai'i Politics 380, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Professor Deane Neubauer, April 1996.
- "Hawaiian Women and the Nation." Forum on Women and Nationalism, University of Hawai'i Women's Center, April 1996.
- "Hawaiian Women's Resistance to Annexation." School of Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Studies Graduate Student Conference, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, March 1996.
- "How Budget Cuts Are Affecting Native Hawaiians." Forum on Budget Cuts, sponsored by Center for Instructional Support, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Spring 1996.
- "Current Issues in Hawaiian Sovereignty: A Report on the Pualu." For Political Science 110, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Professor Phyllis Turnbull, March 1996.
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