This issue of The Contemporary Pacific includes a scholarly resource from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa Library for “Making Pacific Languages Discoverable;” political reviews covering Polynesia and Micronesia; the work of artist and UH Mānoa grad Maika’i Tubbs; and the following articles and media reviews:
Book and Media Reviews
- Moana by Jared Bush (review)
- Making the Modern Primitive: Cultural Tourism in the Trobriand Islands by Michelle MacCarthy (review) (Click here for this UH Press book.)
- Artefacts of Encounter: Cook’s Voyages, Colonial Collecting and Museum Histories ed. by Nicholas Thomas et al. (review) (UH Press book details found here.)
- The White Possessive: Property, Power, and Indigenous Sovereignty by Aileen Moreton-Robinson (review)
- Mothers’ Darlings of the South Pacific: The Children of Indigenous Women and U.S. Servicemen, World War II ed. by Judith A Bennett and Angela Wanhalla (review) (More about this UH Press book here.)
- The Battle over Peleliu: Islander, Japanese, and American Memories of War by Stephen C Murray (review)
- For a Song by Rodney Morales (review) (UH Press book available here.)
- From “Stone-Age” to “Real-Time”: Exploring Papuan Temporalities, Mobilities and Religiosities ed. by Martin Slama and Jenny Munro (review)
- Summer Pops with the Modern Māori Quartet conducted by Hamish McKeich (review)
- Honolulu Biennial: Middle of Now | Here (review)
- Iep Jāltok: Poems from a Marshallese Daughter by Kathy Jetnīl-Kijiner (review)
About the Journal
The Contemporary Pacific provides a publication venue for interdisciplinary work in Pacific studies with the aim of providing informed discussion of contemporary issues in the Pacific Islands region.
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