ERIC Number: ED351946
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Restructuring for Ethnic Peace: A Public Debate at the University of Hawaii.
Tehranian, Majid, Ed.
This volume represents the outcome of a series of seven public forums held at the University of Hawaii on problems of ethnic peace. The papers included cover such topics as academic freedom and responsibility; affirmative action and grievances; legacies of colonialism and racism; dynamics of class, ethnicity, culture, and education; and finally the search for ethnic peace in Hawaii. Panelist presentations are as follows: "Remarks on the Limits of Academic Freedom" (Kenneth Kipnis); "The Politics of Academic Freedom as the Politics of White Racism" (Haunani-Kay Trask); "Discursive Politics" (Kathy E. Ferguson); "The Responsibilities of the Academic" (Peter Manicas); "Native Hawaiian Students and the Role of the University" (Kaleimomi'olani Decker); "Sexual Harassment and the University's Responsibility" (Susan Hippensteele); "The University's Attitude Toward Students" (Robert Wisotzkey); "The Legacy of Racism and the Role of the University" (Manfred Henningsen); "'Which Side Are You On?'" (David E. Stannard); "The Politics of Survival" (Kathryn Waddell Takara); "The Invalidity of the Concept of 'Race'" (Emanuel J. Drechsel); "The Legacy of Colonialism and the Role of the University - A Native Hawaiian Point of View" (Lilikala Kame'eleihiwa); "A Journey into the Mind and Body of a Colonial Institution" (Farideh Farhi); "To Challenge Colonial Structures and Preserve the Integrity of Place: The Unique Potential Role of the University" (Noel Kent); "Colonialism at the University of Hawaii: The Experience of a Pacific Island Student" (David Welchman Gegeo);"Academic Freedom" (Majid Tehranian); "The University's Responsibility toward Students" (Mary Tiles); "Racism and the University: The Search for Ethnic Peace" (Franklin S. Odo); "The Search for Ethnic Peace in Hawaii" (Donald M. Topping); "A Native Hawaiian Basis for University Restructuring" (Alohilani Kuala); "Perspectives on Racism" (Steven Ito); "Immigrants and Racism" (Sheila Forman); "Baha'i Faith and Ethnic Peace" (Fariba Piroozmandi); and "Restructuring for Ethnic Peace at the University of Hawaii" (Luciano Minerbi). The report also includes roundtable reports from a forum on class, ethnic identity, culture, and education in Hawaii. Appendices include documents to assist in understanding references made in the papers to specific people and events on the University of Hawaii campus. (References accompany some papers.)(GLR)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Affirmative Action, College School Cooperation, College Students, Colonialism, Ethnic Discrimination, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Relations, Group Discussion, Higher Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Peace, Racial Relations, School Role, Sexual Harassment, Social Action
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Spark M. Matsunaga Inst. for Peace.
Note: Based on a series of public forums (Honolulu, HI, Spring, 1991).