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Globalization Studies

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Globalization studies is an enormous field, one concerned generally with the flow of peoples, goods and capital between metropoles. This website is concerned with literary globalization as it relates to the anglophone Caribbean and Pacific Islands.

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Caribbean Islands

Caribbean Islands

The Caribbean is a region of tremendous literary production in Creole(s), English, Spanish, French and Dutch. As there are ample websites about the literature of the region, this site provides a small sample of online resources.

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Pacific Islands

Pacific Literature Resources

 

Pacific Islands Literature - Links by Author

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Pacific Islands Literature - A Selective Reading Guide
Literature of the Cook Islands
Asian American Literature - Bibliography
New Zealand Literature:

1. New Zealand Literature File
2. New Zealand Electronic Poetry Center
3. Ka mate Ka ora - New Zealand Journal of Poetry and Poetics
4. Full Text Electronic Poems from New Zealands and the Pacific
5. Full Text Historical Maori and Pacific Islands Books
Micronesian Literature:

1. Post-colonial and Modern Literature of the Marianas - A Critical Commentary
2. Colonial Mirror Images of Micronesia and Japan:Beyond the Tug of War between “Americanization” and “Japanization”
3. Micronesian Literature (.pdf file)
4. Micronesian Readings
5. Pacific Studies Initiative - Syllabi and Bibliography Collection
6. Pacific Islands Literature - A Selective Reading Guide

 

A-I

Barclay, Robert (Marshall Islands/Hawai'i)
Home page, including information about Melal

Brash, Nora Vagi (Papua New Guinea)
Profile and Bibliography

Campbell, Alistair (Cook Islands/New Zealand)
Bibliography

Davenport, Kiana (Hawai'i)
Profile
Reviews of Shark Dialogues

Davis, Tom (Cook Islands/New Zealand)
Vaka: Saga of a Polynesian Canoe
Literature of the Cook Islands

Duff, Alan (Aotearoa/New Zealand)
Bibliography
Profile

Eri, Vincent (Papua New Guinea)
English in the South Pacific

Figiel, Sia (Samoa)
Bibliography
Biography and audio recording
Interview with images of her paintings
Terenesia: Amplified Poetry and Songs by Teresia Teaiwa and Sia Figiel

Frisbie, Johnny (Pukapuka, Cook Islands/New Zealand)
Profile
Miss Ulysses from Puka-Puka
Article about her children's books

George, James (Aotearoa/New Zealand)
Ocean Roads review

Grace, Patricia (Aotearoa/New Zealand)
Bibliography
Profile
"Witi Ihimaera and Patricia Grace: The Maori Renaissance" by Mark Williams

Grace-Smith, Briar (Aotearoa/New Zealand)
Bibliography

Hau'ofa, Epeli (Tonga/Fiji)
@ Digital Liaisons
Opening address, Red Wave Collective

Hereniko, Vilsoni (Fiji)
Home page
Publications
The Last Virgin in Paradise
Woven Gods: Female Clowns and Power in Rotuma

Hulme, Keri (Aotearoa/New Zealand)
Bibliography
Video

Ihimaera, Witi (Aotearoa/New Zealand)
Bibliography
"Dinner with the Cannibal"
"Witi Ihimaera and Patricia Grace: The Maori Renaissance" by Mark Williams

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J-Q

Kasaipwalova, John (Papua New Guinea)
On "Betel Nut is Bad Magic for Airplanes"

Kouka, Hone (Cook Islands/New Zealand)
Bibliography
Poetry

Kulagoe, Celestine (Celo) (Solomon Islands)
Solomon Islands Literature

Lei-Lanilau, Carolyn (Hawai'i)
Summary of Ono Ono Girl's Hula
Reviews of Ono Ono Girl's Hula

Maka'a, Julian (Solomon Islands)
Writer in Residence, University of the South Pacific, Oct 1998
Indigenous epistemology, wisdom and tradition: changing and challenging dominant paradigms in Oceania

Jully Makini (Solomon Islands)
Annotated bibliography of Solomon Islands folklore

Malifa, Sano (Samoa)
Article
Samoan Literature

Manoa, Pio (Fiji)
Interview

Metcalfe, Rowan Pahutini (United Kingdom-Aotearoa/New Zealand)
The Tattooed Hand

Mishra, Sudesh (Fiji)
"A Beautiful Prospect" (poem)
Review, Tandava

Mitchell, June (Aotearoa/New Zealand)

Murayama, Milton (Hawai'i)

Molisa, Grace Mera (Vanuatu)
Audio Poetry Reading & "Language, Gender, and Human Rights"
Profile
Poems (includes a profile)

Nandan, Satendra (Fiji-Australia)
"Postcolonial Fictions? Other texts, other lives--an Australian-Fijian experience"
Review of The Wounded Sea

Orotaloa, Rexford (Solomon Islands)
Article
Solomon Islands Fiction

Pillai, Raymond (Fiji)
Books

Potiki, Roma (Aotearoa/New Zealand)
Bibliography

Pule, John (Niue/New Zealand)
Bibliography

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R-Z

Rasmussen, Vaine (Cook Islands)
Cook Islands Literature

Sinavaiana-Gabbard, Caroline (Samoa)
Alchemies of Distance
Comments on Mead

Sipolo, Jully (Solomon Islands)

Soaba, Russell (Papua New Guinea)
Annotated bibliography of general Papua New Guinean folklore

Stafford, Jane (New Zealand)

Sturm, J.C. (Aotearoa/New Zealand)
Bibliography

Subramani (Fiji)
Review of Dauka Puraan

Sullivan, Robert (Aotearoa/New Zealand)
Bibliography
Profile and online publications
Captain Cook in the Underworld
"From waka to whakapapa, Or: Carving your own canoe" by Peter H. Marsden
Whetu Moana: Contemporary Polynesian Poems in English

Taylor, Apirana (Aotearoa/New Zealand)
Bibliography

Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia (Aotearoa/New Zealand)
Bibliography

Teaiwa, Teresia (Kiribati/Fiji)
Curriculum Vitae
"Native Information" by joannemariebarker and Teresia Teaiwa
An analysis of the current political crisis in Fiji
"Caribbeanization, Balkanization, Africanization, Indigenization"
Terenesia: Amplified Poetry and Songs by Teresia Teaiwa and Sia Figiel

Thaman, Konai Helu (Tonga)
Profile
Poem

Thomas, Larry (Fiji)
Home page
Compassionate Exile (film)

Trask, Haunani-Kay (Hawai'i)
Bio
Bibliography
Article: "Environmental Racism in Hawai'i and the Pacific Basin"
Interview
Comments on 9/11

Tuwhare, Hone (Aotearoa/New Zealand)
Website, Poems
Bibliography

Va`ai, Makerita (Samoa)
Samoan Literature

Vaite, Celestine Hitiura (Tahiti-Australia)
Home page
Profile/Interviews

Veramu, Joseph (Fiji)
Profile
Books

Watanabe, Sylvia (Hawai'i)
Audio interviews and readings

Wendt, Albert (Samoa/New Zealand)
Bibliography
Echos du Commonwealth, special issue on Wendt
"Return to Exile: Locating Home" by Juniper Ellis
Whetu Moana: Contemporary Polynesian Poems in English

Winduo, Steven Edmund (Papua New Guinea)
Essay: Double Conscience Without the Instrument to Liberate
Bibliography (PNG Books)

Yamanaka, Lois-Ann (Hawai'i)
Profile articles
Bibliography and other links

Zamora, Linmark, R. (Hawai'i)
A letter to Claire Danes

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