Recent events on Hawai’i’s Big Island represent the latest in a nearly decade-long dispute between Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiians) and settler colonial forces seeking to build the controversial Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on the summit of Mauna Kea. Kanaka Maoli have resisted the construction of TMT on the summit, one of the most sacred sites … More Mauna Kea: "More than just a list of physical attributes."
The history of scholarship on Asian America, when juxtaposed with the fieldsof Asian Studies, reminds us how much nations, national movements, andother forms of national development continue to exert influence on the worldin which we live.Image from Shutterstock. BY TINA CHEN AND ERIC HAYOT Now, more than ever, the singularities of world history—whether imagined as … More Introducing "Verge: Studies in Global Asias"
Jennifer Nez Denetdale, co-editor of the Fall 2009 edition of Wicazo Sa Review, has published a portion of her paper on critical Indigenous feminism, Claiming the ‘F’ Word: Native Women, Feminisms, and Visions of Sovereignty, on the First Peoples blog: At a time when tribal nations are critical of women’s leadership, when they are passing … More Claiming the “F” Word: Native Women, Feminisms, and Visions of Sovereignty