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October 3, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Phillips Academy
In partnership with the American Antiquarian Society and with support from Mass Humanities, the Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives (HMH) will present a discussion Series at 7:00 pm in response to a dramatic one-person play on ?O¯pu¯kaha?ia portrayed by Moses Goods at the Kemper auditorium located on the first floor of the Elson Art Center.
- Moderator: Kurt Warren Prescott, Interim Chair, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Phillips Academy
- Discussant: Paige Roberts, Director of Archives and Special Collections at Phillips Academy
- Discussant: Dr. Noelani Arista, The Kingdom and the Republic
- Discussant: Elizabeth Pope, Archivist, Hawaiian Collections, American Antiquarian Society
- Discussant: Performer: Moses Goods, Writer/Actor/Storyteller
- This panel discussion will be followed by a public discussion.
- Free parking available on campus and in the lot across from the Elson Art Center.
Two hundred years ago, New England-based missionaries, many with ties to Andover, made the inaugural voyage to the Kingdom of Hawaii. The rest, the saying goes, is history. But, whose history is it? From whose perspective has it been told and to what ends? What if the intertwined histories of Hawaii and New England were even more complex, intriguing, and far-reaching than we have previously imagined?
On Thursday, October 3rd from 7 to 9 p.m. in Kemper Auditorium, a scholarly discussion and cultural program will explore new texts, current research, and a performance by writer/actor/storyteller Moses Goods. Following the event, one of the panelists, Noelani Arista, associate professor of history, University of Hawaii, Manoa, will be signing and selling her book, The Kingdom and the Republic: Sovereign Hawaii and the Early United States (2019). We encourage participants to register for the October 3rd event via this link: http://bit.ly/2knF4aq.
October 3, 2019, 8:15 AM - 10:00 AM @ Town Offices - 2nd Floor Conf Room
October 3, 2019, 6:30 PM @ Town Offices - 3rd Floor Conf Room A (Selectmen’s)