Sovereignty and Legend in Hawai'i: Coffee and Conversation with Cristina Bacchilega

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Cristina Bacchilega
March 25, 2013
10:30AM - 12:00PM
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308 Dulles Hall

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Add to Calendar 2013-03-25 10:30:00 2013-03-25 12:00:00 Sovereignty and Legend in Hawai'i: Coffee and Conversation with Cristina Bacchilega Cristina Bacchilega is a Professor of English at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, where she teaches folklore and literature, fairy tales and their adaptations, and cultural studies. She has published Legendary Hawai‘i and the Politics of Place: Tradition, Translation, and Tourism (2007) and Postmodern Fairy Tales: Gender and Narrative Strategies (1997), and she is the review editor of Marvels & Tales: Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies. More recent essays focus on 19th-century translations of The Arabian Nights into Hawaiian (with historian Noelani Arista and translator Sahoa Fukushima, 2007), Nalo Hopkinson's creolizing the fairy tale (2008), generic complexity in fairy-tale film (with John Rieder, 2010), and “clever” women framed by the Grimms in Kay Turner's & Pauline Greenhill's collection, Transgressive Tales (2012). With Donatella Izzo and Bryan Kamaoli Kuwada, Bacchilega co-edited “Sustaining Hawaiian Sovereignty,” a special issue of Anglistica, an online journal of international interdisciplinary studies (2011). Fairy Tales Transformed? 21st-Century Fairy-Tale Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder is her forthcoming book.Conversation readings: Legendary Hawai'i: Introducation [pdf] from Bacchilega, Cristina. Legendary Hawai'i and the Politics of Place: Tradition, Translation, and Tourism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. Print. Kahalaopuna, Princess of Manoa [pdf] from Thrum, Thomas G. Hawaiian Folk Tales; A Collection of Native Legends. Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co, 1907.[pdf] - Some links on this page are to .pdf files.  If you need these files in a more accessible format, please contact patterson.493@osu.edu. PDF files require the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader software to open them. If you do not have Reader, you may use the following link to Adobe to download it for free at: Adobe Acrobat Reader. 308 Dulles Hall Center for Folklore Studies patterson.493@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Cristina Bacchilega is a Professor of English at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, where she teaches folklore and literature, fairy tales and their adaptations, and cultural studies. She has published Legendary Hawai‘i and the Politics of Place: Tradition, Translation, and Tourism (2007) and Postmodern Fairy Tales: Gender and Narrative Strategies (1997), and she is the review editor of Marvels & Tales: Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies. More recent essays focus on 19th-century translations of The Arabian Nights into Hawaiian (with historian Noelani Arista and translator Sahoa Fukushima, 2007), Nalo Hopkinson's creolizing the fairy tale (2008), generic complexity in fairy-tale film (with John Rieder, 2010), and “clever” women framed by the Grimms in Kay Turner's & Pauline Greenhill's collection, Transgressive Tales (2012). With Donatella Izzo and Bryan Kamaoli Kuwada, Bacchilega co-edited “Sustaining Hawaiian Sovereignty,” a special issue of Anglistica, an online journal of international interdisciplinary studies (2011). Fairy Tales Transformed? 21st-Century Fairy-Tale Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder is her forthcoming book.

Conversation readings:

[pdf] - Some links on this page are to .pdf files.  If you need these files in a more accessible format, please contact patterson.493@osu.edu. PDF files require the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader software to open them. If you do not have Reader, you may use the following link to Adobe to download it for free at: Adobe Acrobat Reader.