"What are the stakes of the things that we've already forgotten; how do we make sure we connect our memories; how we do we find, track down, remember, acknowledge, learn from and intellectually engage with the work that our people have already done?"
This episode features Associate Professor Alice Te Punga Somerville's korero on her "little bit in this really interconnected, intergenerational, multilingual whakapapa of intellectual thought of the (Pacific) region".
Introducing the 'Taualuga series' of 'Writing the New World' podcast project; which provide the vision, conceptual framing and some of the expected and surprising outcomes of the 'Writing the New World' project.
This finale of korero features interviews by 'Writing the New World' scholarship students Ammon Apiata and Wanda Ieremia with the project lead researcher and visionary, Associate Professor Alice Te Punga Somerville. They discuss many topics including the importance of connecting newer scholars to the rich historical intellectual work of 'missing generations'.
In the three podcasts of this 'Taualuga' series, Alice discusses archives, intergenerational and multilingual work and Pacific and Indigenous literature.
Look out for forthcoming remaining interviews of this 'Taualuga series' of the 'Writing the New World' podcast project. Fa'afetai Assocate Professor Alice Te Punga Somerville. Whakarongo mai and enjoy.