Makawalu


Nov
25
2013

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  • Host Department: Native American Studies
  • Date: 11/25/2013 - 11/26/2013
  • Time: 07:00PM - 05:30PM

  • Location: Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, Michigan League 3512 Haven Hall

  • Description:

    The University of Michigan Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Program (within the Department of American Culture) is pleased to present Kekuhi Kealiikanakaoleohaililani and Kaumakaiwa Kanaka?ole as King/Chavez/Parks Visiting Professors.

    All events are free and open to the public. The schedule is as follows:

    Makawalu—The Concert
    Presenters:  Kekuhi Kealiikanakaoheohaililani and Kaumanaiwa Kanaka?ole; with accompaniment by multi-instrumentalist Shawn Pimental
    Date:  Monday November 25, 2013
    Time:  7:00pm; doors open at 6:30pm
    Place: Lydia Mendelssohn Theater, Michigan League
    Description: A concert of ancient ?oli (chant) traditions, modern melodies, and original song compositions, in a powerful mix of music that speaks to the soul.

    Makawalu—The Lecture
    Presenters:  Kekuhi Kealiikanakaoheohaililani and Kaumanaiwa Kanaka?ole
    Date: Tuesday November 26, 2013
    Time:  10:00-11:30am
    Place:  3512 Haven Hall, Department of American Culture, University of Michigan
    Description:  “Makawalu”—multiple perspectives—is a conceptual framework for exploring how hula connects to a diversity of disciplines, with a focus on the cartography of the hula body and the earth body

    Hula – Global Connections / A Lecture
    Presenters:  Kekuhi Kealiikanakaoheohaililani and Kaumanaiwa Kanaka?ole
    Date:  Tuesday November 26, 2013
    Time:  4:00-5:30pm
    Place:  3512 Haven Hall, Department of American Culture, University of Michigan
    Description:  Hula is truly a global phenomenon, with more than 2,000 schools in Japan alone, as well as schools in the continental U.S., Mexico, Holland, Germany, and the Pacific. This presentation will focus on the social, ecological, psychological and spiritual aspects of hula and how and why we think it is the phenomenon it is.

    The Makawalu series is generously sponsored by an array of University of Michigan units:  Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Program, Native American Studies Program, Department of American Culture, Department of English, Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, College of Literature Sciences and Arts, Arts at Michigan Course Connections, Center for World Performance Studies, International Institute, Rackham Dean?s Strategic Initiative, Office of the Vice President for Research, Office of the Senior Vice Provost, and the King/Chavez/Parks Visiting Professors Program.