An evening of poetry and discussion with Distinguished Visiting Scholar Emelihter Kihleng, Oct. 19

Emelihter Kihleng

Dr. Emelihter Kihleng

The University of Hawai‘i – West O‘ahu will host an evening of poetry and discussion​ with Distinguished Visiting Scholar Dr. Emelihter Kihleng on Monday, Oct. 19 from 5-6:10 p.m. in D237.

Kihleng is a Pohnpeian poet, scholar, and author of My Urohs. She recently completed her PhD in Pacific Studies at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand and is currently the UH Mānoa Department of English distinguished writer-in-residence. This event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Emelihter Kihleng’s presentation is made possible by the UH West O‘ahu Distinguished Visiting Scholars Program. The UH West Oʻahu Distinguished Visiting Scholars Program brings seasoned scholars and practitioners in the humanities, social sciences, and indigenous arts, traditions and cultures to UH West Oʻahu for the benefit of students, faculty, staff and the community.

Image courtesy of Emelihter Kihleng