Katherine Irwin, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Hawai’i at Manoa
Wayde Lee, Director, Kahua Ola Hou
Karen Umemoto, Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Hawai’i at Manoa
with an introduction by Randall Akee (Assistant Professor, Department of Public Policy and American Indian Studies, UCLA) and a response by Jessica Schwartz (Assistant Professor, Department of Musicology, UCLA)
This event will feature a discussion of Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto’s new book, Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific Islander Teens Confront Violent Legacies (University of California Press, 2016). Along with Wayde Lee, a Hawaiian practitioner of restorative justice practices, Irwin and Umemoto will explore schooling and poverty, gender socialization and trauma in K-12, and community responsibility and state policing in Hawai’i and elsewhere.