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Brown Bag Biography with Ron Williams Jr., PhD

April 14, 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Campus Manoa, Zoom

The Center for Biographical Research presents: / “From Research to Curriculum: Basic Strategies for Bringing Your Life Stories into the Classroom” / Ron Williams Jr., PhD, Hawaii State Archives Archivist and Owner by Ka ʻElele Research and Writing and For Goodness Sake, a community education non-profit / Co-sponsored by the Hamilton Library, the Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Hui ʻĀina Pilipili: Native Hawaiian Initiative, the Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge and the Ethnic Studies and Political Science Departments / Thursday, April 14 from 12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. (HST) on Zoom / Zoom Meeting ID: 991 1226 0590 / Password: 345501 / Meeting Link: https://hawaii.zoom .us/j/99112260590/ This illustrated presentation platform the [2017-present] Kāleka Poʻe Aloha ʻĀina Kanaka ʻŌiwi (Native Hawaiian Patriot Card) Project that brought new primary source research from the Hawaiian Archives directly to over 150 classrooms across Ko Hawaiʻi Pae ʻĀina for free, without the support of grants , the university, or the Ministry of Education. Methodology and access to content will be discussed with the aim of inspiring similar local projects that empower local communities and people to influence change in the education of their haumāna. / Dr. Ronald Williams Jr. holds a Ph.D. in History from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa with a major in Hawaiʻi and Native Language Resources. He is a former instructor at the Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, UH Mānoa and was the founding director of the school’s Lāhui Hawaiʻi Research Center. He has published in a wide variety of academic and public history venues, including the Oxford Encyclopedia of Religion in America, the Hawaiian Journal of History, and Hana Hou! magazine.

Event Sponsor
Center for Biographical Research, Mānoa Campus

More information
Zoe E. Sprott, (808) 956-3774, gabiog@hawaii.edu, https://blog.hawaii.edu/cbrhawaii/


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