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Weaving Our Sovereignties Together: Maximizing “Ea” for Filipinx and Hawaiians | A Talk by AAS Postdoctoral Fellow Kim Compoc

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Department of Asian American Studies
Location
La Casa Cultural Latina Room 104 | 1203 W Nevada St., Urbana
Date
Jan 23, 2019   4:00 pm  
Speaker
Dr. Kim Compoc, Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Asian American Studies
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Originating Calendar
Campus Humanities Calendar

This talk explores the transpacific circuits of decolonial solidarity by contemporary Native Hawaiian independence activists/protectors who traveled to the Philippines. This research highlights how the still-unfinished struggle for sovereignty in the postcolony of the Philippines has nourished the Indigenous struggle for “ea” (sovereignty) in the settler colony of Hawai‘i.

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