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Pacific Islander Eco-Poetics

Oct 17, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
UCLA Department of English, Kaplan Hall 193, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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Join UCLA English for our Kanner Forum featuring Dr. Craig Santos Perez. In this presentation, Dr. Craig Santos Perez will discuss his in-progress monograph, Pacific Islander Eco-Poetics: Indigenous Knowledge, Environmental Justice, and Literary Activism, as well as his creative, editorial, and pedagogical work related to the Environmental Humanities in the Pacific.

The talk will be followed by a Q & A moderated by UCLA English Professor Ho’esta Mo’e’hahne.

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This event is free and open to the public. A light reception will follow the event.

Craig Santos Perez is an indigenous Chamoru from Guam. He holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of San Francisco and a Ph.D. in ethnic studies from the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of six books of poetry and the academic monograph Navigating Chamoru Poetry: Indigeneity, Aesthetics, and Decolonization (2022), which received the MLA Prize for Studies in Native Literatures. He is also the co-editor of seven anthologies, including Indigenous Pacific Islander Eco-Literatures (2022), which received the ASLE Creative Writing Book Award.


Oct 17, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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UCLA Department of English
(310) 206-4030
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UCLA Department of English, Kaplan Hall 193
415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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