|"Moving Islands: Fall Writers' Festival," celebrating authors of Oceania and the Caribbean, will be held 8, 9, 10, and 12 November 2004 on the UH Manoa campus. The annual festival of the UHM English Department is being undertaken in collaboration with the EWC-UH Islands of Globalization Project, with support from the Center for Pacific Islands Studies and other campus units. The festival will bring together internationally renowned writers for a week of world-class literature and island perspectives on globalization. The festival, which is open to the public, free of charge, will feature keynote addresses, literary readings, and panel presentations by George LAMMING (via video), Albert WENDT, Michelle CLIFF, Witi IHIMAERA, Nalo HOPKINSON, Jully MAKINI, Rodney MORALES, Noenoe SILVA, and Steven WINDUO.
Witi Ihimaera is taking part in the festival as a participant in the UH Distinguished Lecture Series. He will also appear at a screening of his film Whale Rider in the UHM-Bank of Hawai'i Cinema Series, on Friday, 12 November, at 6:00 pm in the UH Architecture Auditorium. Admission to the film is $3.00.