Quinnipiac University

Decolonizing Environmentalism

Starts April 23, 2021 on 5:00 PM (ET)

Ends April 23, 2021 on 7:00 PM (ET)

Location Online Virtual Event

Dr. Jamaica Osorio

Join us for a discussion on Indigenous/Pasifika notions of environmental justice with Dr. Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio. Dr. Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio is a Kanaka Maoli wahine artist/ activist / scholar born and raised in Pālolo Valley to parents Jonathan and Mary Osorio. Heoli earned her PhD in English (Hawaiian literature) in 2018 from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Currently, Heoli is an Assistant Professor of Indigenous and Native Hawaiian Politics at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Heoli is a three-time national poetry champion, poetry mentor and a published author. She is a proud past Kaiāpuni student, Ford fellow, and a graduate of Kamehameha, Stanford University (BA) and New York University (MA). Her book Remembering our Intimacies: Moʻolelo, Aloha ʻĀina, and Ea is forthcoming with University of Minnesota Press in Fall 2021. Co-sponsored: ASI, DCGE, SEA, ISU Photo credit: Daniella Zalcman

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