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Guido Carlo Pigliasco – CV SUMMER 2011

Guido Carlo Pigliasco University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Ph: +1-808-956-4183 E-mail: guido@hawaii.edu Department of Anthropology Saunders Hall #346, Honolulu, HI 96822

Department of Languages and Literatures of Europe and the Americas Moore Hall #459, Honolulu, HI 96822

Education & Credentials 2007 2004 2002 1995 1992 1989 1983 1978

Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa F.L.C. (Foreign Law Consultant), Supreme Court of the State of Hawai‘i M.A. Anthropology, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Journalist license, Milano, Italy Bar Admission, Milano, Italy. J.D., Università degli Studi Law School, Milano, Italy High School Diploma (Baccalaureum equivalent: State Examination and Law School Admission) Liceo Classico Dante Alighieri, Milano, Italy Diploma of Graduation from Middle School. Istituto Leone XIII, of the Jesuit Order, Milano, Italy.

Teaching Experience 2003-2011

2010-2011 2004

2003 1989

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Lecturer, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Culture and Humanity (Anth 152): Spr. 2008, Spr. 2009, Sum. 2011 Cultural Anthropology (Anth 200): Fall 2011, Spr. 2011, Fall 2011 Visual Anthropology (Anth 313): Sum. 2003, Spr. 2011 Anthropology of Tourism (Anth 316): Fall 2011 Pacific Island Cultures (Anth 350): Fall 2007, Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Spr. 2010, Sum. 2010, Fall 2010, Spr. 2011, Sum. 2011, Fall 2011 Elementary Italian I (Ital 101): Fall 2010 Elementary Italian II (Ital 102): Fall 2007, Spr. 2008, Spr. 2010, Spr. 2011, Sum. 2011 Intermediate Italian I (Ital 201): Fall 2008, Spr. 2008, Spr. 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2011 Intermediate Italian II (Ital 202): Fall 2007, Fall 2008, Spr. 2009, Fall 2009, Spr. 2010, Spr. 2011 Lecturer, Kapi‘olani Community College Cultural Anthropology (Anth 200): Fall 2010, Spr. 2011 Teaching Assistant, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Seminar in Social Anthropology: Ritual, Religion and Sacrifice in Asia-Pacific (Dr. Nicholas Barker, Anth 750e): Spr. 2004 Lecturer, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Outreach College Active Italian: Italian Language and Culture (P05652): Spr. 2003 Assistant, Institute of Sociology of Law, University of Milano, Italy Occasional Seminars Series (Prof. Vincenzo Tomeo): Spr. 1989


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Research Interests Pacific Island cultures, Italian cultural studies, commodification and tourism, cultural property and intangible cultural heritage, visual anthropology, representations of the Pacific in the media, dialectics of fieldwork, applied anthropology.

Languages Native language: Fluent speaker of: Reading fluency: Some knowledge:

Italian English, French Latin, ancient Greek Fijian (Beqan-Bauan), Spanish, Japanese

Publications Refereed journal articles In preparation In preparation Submitted

In press Forthcoming 2010 2010 2009 2007 2005

“On Becoming a Theme Park: Imaginification and Magnification at Gabriele D’Annunzio’s Vittoriale” for Modernism/Modernity. From Colonial Display to Tourism Reality: Reinventing the "Legendary" Tradition of the Fijian Firewalkers" for Annals of Tourism Research “Hot Stones, Cold Dogmas: Denominational Competition and Cultural Demonisation on a Fijian Island.” Submitted to The Journal of the Polynesian Society. “Navigando Oltre Confini Epistemologici: La Protezione del Patrimonio Culturale Intangibile in Figi e in Oceania.” Ricerca Folkloristica. “Tra Pellirossa e Visi Pallidi: la Narrativa Etnografica di Guido Piovene.” Storia in Lombardia, Milano, Italy. “We Branded Ourselves Long Ago: Intangible Cultural Property and Commodification of Fijian Firewalking.” Oceania (80)2:253-273. “Na Vilavilairevo: The Fijian Firewalking Ceremony.” Domodomo 23(1-2), Fiji Museum: Suva, Fiji. “Intangible Cultural Property, Tangible Databases, Visible Debates: The Sawau Project.” International Journal of Cultural Property 16(3): 255-69. “Visual Anthropology and Jurisprudence: The Sawau Project.” Anthropology News (48)1:65. “Lost in Translation: from Omiyage to Souvenir, Beyond Aesthetics of the Japanese Office Ladies’ Gaze in Hawai‘i.” Journal of Material Culture 10(2): 177-196.

Co-authored refereed journal articles 2010 “The Islands Have Memory: Reflections on Two Collaborative Projects in Contemporary Oceania” with Thorolf Lipp, for The Contemporary Pacific 23(2):371-410.

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Book chapters In press

2009

“Are the Grassroots Growing? Intangible Cultural heritage Lawmaking in Fiji and Oceania.” In Made in Oceania: Social Movements, Cultural Heritage and the State in the Pacific, K. Rio and E. Hviding, eds. Pp. 322337. Oxford: Sean Kingston. “Local Voices, Transnational Echoes: Protecting Intangible Cultural Heritage in Oceania.” In Sharing Cultures 2009: International Conference on Intangible Heritage. S. Lira, R. Amoêda, C. Pinheiro, J. Pinheiro, and F. Oliveira, eds. Pp. 121-127. Barcelos, Portugal: Green Lines Instituto para o Desenvolvimento Sustentável.

Book 2000

Paradisi Inquieti: Viaggio in Polinesia. [Restless Paradise] Torino: EDT

Co-edited books In preparation Manuscript tentative title: Tweets from the Field: Ethnographic Updates from Asia and the Pacific (Conran, Young, Pigliasco and Finney eds.) In preparation Manuscript tentative title: The Custodians of the Gift: An Account of the Firewalking Ceremony in Beqa, (with Ro Mereani Tuimatanisiga). Institute of Education, USP Press, Suva, Fiji. Dissertations 2007

1989

Book reviews Forthcoming

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“The Custodians of the Gift: Intangible Cultural Property and Commodification of the Fijian Firewalking Ceremony” Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. “Alle Origini del Pensiero Sociologico del Diritto in Italia: Pietro Ellero” J.D. Dissertation. Law School, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy.

Il Linguaggio dello Spirito: Il Cuore e la Mente nel Protestantismo Evangelico. By George Saunders. Pacini Editore, 2010. 287 pp. Ethos, Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology. Return to Culture: Oral Tradition and Society in the Southern Cook Islands. By Anna-Leena Siikala and Jukka Siikala. (FF Communications 136(287). Helsinki: Academia Scientiarum Fennica, 2005. 327 pp.). Marvels & Tales 21(2) 291-293

Additional publications 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000

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“Cime Burrascose.” No Limits World 1(10): 82-92. “O‘ahu: Pacifico Eden.” Elle (June): 170-78. “Il ‘Melting-Pot’ Hawaiiano: Ricetta per il Nuovo Millennio.” HOD 12: 567. “Golpe, Violenza e Separatismi Gettano nel Caos il Sud Pacifico.” Il Giornale (June 8): 12. “Sulle Traccie dell’Uomo Lapita di Waya.” Ligabue Magazine 38(1): 82-111.


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1999 1998 1997 1996 1996 1995 1993 1993 1993 1992 1992 1992 1992 1991 1989

“Un Balcone sull’India.” Itineranda 2(3): 96-101. “Honolulu: Oltre i Grattacieli.” Itineranda 2(1): 110-5. Interview with Prof. Ardito Desio in occasion of his centennial. Il Giornale (Apr. 18): 11 “Alle Hawaii la Secessione si fa per Posta.” Il Giornale (Sep. 15):15. “In Rotta Verso il Passato.” Ligabue Magazine 29(2): 82-105. “Le Hawaii Vogliono l’Indipendenza.” Il Giornale (Jan. 7). “Polinesia: Rambo è Sbarcato Qui.” Alisei-Touring Club Italiano 2(11): 1427. “Manihiki: il Signore delle Perle.” Ligabue Magazine 24(1): 88-103. “I Tropici non Sono più Tristi.” Ligabue Magazine 23(2): 50-67. “L’Ammutinamento del Bounty.” L’Esopo 55:49-55. “Una Lunga Ballata Maori.” Prestige 5: 63-7. “Rarotonga: Quattro Passi nella Foresta di Nuvole.” Airone Mare 133(NS): 120-29. “Hawai‘i.” Ethos Magazine monographic series 11/12: 11-78. “Bretagna, alla Ricerca della Memoria del Tempo.” Prestige 6: 49-56. “Savai’i: L’Isola dei Desideri.” Jonathan 7(2): 22-31.

Visual Media 2005

A Ituvatuva Ni Vakadidike E Sawau (The Sawau Project) 60 min with Felix Colatanavanua. Suva, Fiji: Institute of Fijian Language and Culture. A multimedia DVD produced and narrated by the Sawau people of Beqa, supported by a grant from the Institute of Fijian Language & Culture, edited by Ratu Felix Colatanavanua, Suva. 2002 “Rapa Nui: L’Isola del Mistero” (Interview with Dr. Terry Hunt about his archeological work in Rapa Nui), aired Oct. 15 on MT-Channel. Milano: Mediaset-RTI, videorecording (photography: Kalindi Vora), 15min. 1994 Reportage, Canale 5. Milano: RTI-Mediaset, 16 mm. Film-documentary with Susanna Francalanci. Director of photography: Saverio Guarna. April 3 “Storie dei Mari del Sud.” (12min.) Interviews with Hugh Henry and other Pacific Leaders and Artists. March 12 “Malagan Scultori del Tempo.” (27min.) New Ireland’s Malagan Festival and interview with carvers Hosea Linge and Ben Sisia, Libba village. March 12 “Cacciatori di Squali” (12min.) Kontu village, New Ireland, with a contribution of Dennis O’Rourcke. Jan. 16 “Guerre, Stregoni e Computer” (27min.) Life and rites of passage in contemporary Papua New Guinea Eastern Highlands. 1993 Reportage, Canale 5. Milano: RTI-Mediaset, 16 mm. Film-documentary with Susanna Francalanci. Director of photography: Roberto Forza. Dec. 5 “Uomini Coccodrillo” (18min.) Men's and women’s scarificationinitiation and crocodile farming in the Papua New Guinea Sepik region. May 16 “Atiu, Una Storia Sepolta” (10min.) Encounter with the story-tellers of Atiu island and its bush-beer schools.

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“Alla Ricerca delle Specie Perdute” (12min.) Interview with Dr. Gerald Mc Cormack – Cook Islands Natural Heritage Project. March 21 “Naufrago” (17min.) Jo Kaimuta Kaitara’s reconstruction of traditional subsistence atoll’s life in the Northern Cooks. Feb. 2 “Manihiki, la Perla delle Perle” (15min.) Interviews to black pearl farmers Yves Tchen Pan and Arthur Neale. 1992 Reportage, Canale 5. Milano: RTI-Mediaset, 16 mm. Film-documentary with Susanna Francalanci. Director of photography: Roberto Forza. Dec. 20 “Te Maire Nui” (35min.) 6th Festival of Pacific Arts, Hokule’a and Interview with Dr. Ben Finney.

Lectures, Interviews and Presentations Forthcoming

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Chair. “Intangible Traces: Collecting and Codifying Cultural Heritage in Fiji,” proposed Invited Session, High Tidemarks in Asia-Pacific: The Politics and Voices of Constructing Heritage. 110th Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (Montreal, Nov. TBA). "Intangible Heritage, Sui Generis Protection, Visible Debates." Invited Seminar, Department of Social Anthropology School of Humanities and Social Sciences Tokyo Metropolitan University (Tokyo, May 18). “Intangible Heritage, Sui Generis Protection, Visible Debates.” Invited Seminar, Department of Social Anthropology School of Humanities and Social Sciences Tokyo Metropolitan University (Tokyo, May 18). “From Colonial Display to Tourism Reality: Reinventing the ‘Legendary’ Tradition of the Fijian Firewalkers.” ASAO Informal Session: From Romance to "Reality": Representations of Pacific Islands and Islanders (Honolulu, Feb. 12). “Circulating the ‘legendary tradition’ of the Fijian Firewalkers.” Society for Visual Anthropology Round Table. 109th Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, (New Orleans, Nov. 17-21). “Hot Stones, Cold Dogmas: Denominationalism, Cultural Debasement and Demonization on a Fijian Island.” Christian Politics in Oceania Workshop, Monash University (Melbourne, Jul. 22-23). “Romancing the Stones: the ‘legendary tradition’ of the Fijian firewalkers,” paper presented at the ASAO Informal Session: From Romance to "Reality”: Representations of Pacific Islands and Islanders (Alexandria, Feb. 12). Chair. Society for Visual Anthropology Invited Poster Session Innovations, Explorations, and End/s: Examining the Purposes and Limits of the Visual in Anthropology. 108th Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (Philadelphia, Dec. 3). Presenter: “Branding Ourselves for You: Exploring Semiotics, Aesthetic Innovation and Transnational Ends in Oceania,” poster prepared for Society for Visual Anthropology Invited Poster Session: Innovations, Explorations, and End/s: Examining the Purposes and Limits of the Visual in Anthropology. 108th Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (Philadelphia, Dec. 3). “Local Voices, Transnational Echoes: Protecting Intangible Cultural Heritage in Oceania,” paper prepared for the Sharing Culture Meeting,


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Session: Intangible Heritage: Local and Global (Pico Island, Azores, Portugal, May 30). “From Immemorial Heritage to Digital Memory: Owning History in Fiji.” Pacific Alternatives Conference Round Table: Visual Culture, Digitalization, and Cultural Heritage in Oceania (Honolulu, Mar. 26). “From Intangible Heritage to Tangible Archives: Decolonizing Indigenous Memory in Fiji.” Paper prepared for ASAO 2009 Informal Session: Pacific Pasts: Agency, Archives, and Artifacts (Santa Cruz, Feb. 14 ). “ ‘Like a Second Skin’: A Step Towards a Sui Generis Protection of Intangible Cultural Property in Fiji.” Paper prepared for the ASA Conference “Ownership and Appropriation” (University of Auckland, New Zealand, Dec. 8). “The Ethics of Visual Data: Picturing Inclusion, Collaboration and Engagement.” Society for Visual Anthropology Round Table. 107th Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, discussant (San Francisco, Nov. 22). “Voyaging Beyond Epistemological Boundaries: Intangible Cultural Heritage Protection in Fiji and Oceania.” Paper prepared for the Annual meeting of the European Society for Oceanists, Session 1 “Cultural Heritage and Political Innovation” (Verona, Italy, Jul. 12). “Neither Witchcraft nor Evildoing: Reflections on the Fijian Firewalking Ceremony.” Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania, Informal Session: “Christian Politics” (Canberra, Feb.13). “Ethnographer, Advocate or Lawyer? Circumstantialities of Fieldwork in Fiji.” Paper presented at the 106th Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Society for Visual Anthropology Special Event: “Ethics and Examples: A Discussion Regarding Visual Data” (Washington D.C., Dec. 1). “From Immemorial Heritage to Digital Memory: The Sawau Project in Fiji.” Paper presented at 106th Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Invited Session Title: “New Media Anthropology” (Washington D.C., Nov. 30). “Tra Pellirossa e Visi Pallidi: la Narrativa Etnografica di Guido Piovene.” Paper presented at “Il Senso di una Civiltà: L’America di Guido Piovene 1951‑1952”, Università degli Studi di Milano Facoltà di Scienze Politiche, Dipartimento di Storia della Società e delle Istituzioni / Centro Studi Americani (Milan, Italy, Nov. 26). “Property of the Gnomes: Towards a Sui Generis Protection of Intangible Heritage in Beqa.” Ka ‘Aha Pono Native Hawaiian Intellectual Property Rights Round Table (Honolulu, Apr. 21) “Intangible Heritage, Tangible Databases, Visible Debates.” Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania, Formal Symposium: Anthropological “Interpreting the Discourse of Intellectual Property Rights in the Pacific” (Charlottesville, Feb. 9). Chair. Society for Visual Anthropology Session “And Films are Made: by Who and Why?” 105th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (San Jose, Nov. 19).


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Presenter. “Intangible Heritage, Tangible Databases, Visible Debates: The Sawau Project.” Paper prepared for the Society for Visual Anthropology Session “And Films are Made: by Who and Why?” 105th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (San Jose, Nov. 19). “‘Betwixt and Between’ Applied Visual Anthropology and Jurisprudence: The Sawau Project.” Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Visual Research Conference, Society for Visual Anthropology, San Jose Convention Center (Nov. 15). “The Sawau Project: An Indigenous Response to the Protection of Cultural Heritage in Beqa.” Paper presented at the Anthropology Colloquium Series, Spring Semester 2006, Department of Anthropology University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (April 6). “Un Lavoro in Capo al Mondo.” Interview given to IO DONNA/Corriere della Sera, pp.65-70 (reporter: Marzio Mian, Feb 11). “Intangible Cultural Heritage, Tangible Databases, Visible Debates: The Sawau Project.” Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania, Working Session: “Anthropological Perspectives on the Discourse of Intellectual Property Rights in the Pacific” (San Diego, Feb. 9). “Mapping a Culture: The Sawau Project.” Interview given to Pacific Magazine October, p.26 (reporter Ricardo Morris). “Magic of the Isles.” Interview given to FijiSun-Weekender, p.2, July 23 (reporter: Lice Movono). “Unraveling the Myth Behind the Beqa Firewalkers.” On-line summary of the interview given to Fiji One News (www.fijitv.com.fj July 9). “The Sawau Project.” Interview given to Fiji One News (reporter: Sakiusa Bolaira, July 1). “Indigenous vs. Non-Indigenous Research Methodologies: A Debate?” Keynote speaker at the Na ituvatuva ni kilaka itaukei kei na kena matanataki (National Inventory on Traditional Fijian Knowledge and Expressions of Culture Project) Researchers Training Workshop, Institute of Fijian Language & Culture, Suva, Fiji (May 18). “Indigenous Intellectual Property Rights and Sui Generis Protection.” WIPO Day Celebrations Round Table, Ministry of Fijian Affairs, Culture & Heritage, Suva, Fiji (May 10). “Flames of Change: Tourist Dollars Inspire Firewalkers.” Interview given to FijiSun – Weekender, pp. 1-2 May 7 (reporter: Lice Movono). "Te Maire Nui". Film screening at "Pacific Cultures in International Film", 9th Festival of Pacific Arts, Palau, Palau Community College (presented by Rolf Husmann, Chair of the Commission on Visual Anthropology, July 24). “The Italian Gaze in the Pacific: Interrupted Desires and Staged Authenticity.” Paper given at “Europeans in the Pacific”, Department of Language and Literature of Europe and the Americas, University of Hawai‘i (Nov. 7) “From Omiyage to Souvenir: Methodology in Anthropology of Tourism Research.” Paper given at Anthropology of Tourism, ANTH 316, University of Hawai‘i (Oct. 18).


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“Paradisi Inquieti” (‘Restless Paradise’). Book promotion radio interview at Melting-Pot. Milano: NovaradioA – Circuito Marconi (Interviewer Fabio Pizzul, July 11). “Paradisi Inquieti” (‘Restless Paradise’). Book promotion television interview at Due Minuti un Libro. Rome: Tele Montecarlo (Interviewer: Alain Elkann, June 21). “Turismo a Rischio nei Mari del Sud?” (‘Tourism in Danger in the South Seas?). Radio interview at Radio Anch’io. Rome: RAI (Interviewer: Andrea Vianello, June 20). “Violenza e Colpi di Stato nel Sud Pacifico” (‘Violence and Coups in the South Pacific’). Radio interview at Linea Mondo. Milano: Radio 24 (Interviewer: Roberta Giordano, June 6). Participant. Round Table: "In the Traveler's Mind" with three authors from EDT-Orme. I Viaggi di OUTIS, Palazzo delle Stelline, Milano (May 6). “Nainoa Thompson’s ‘Traditional Navigation Seminar” on board of the Hawaiian canoe Hokule’a in preparation for the Rapa Nui voyage”. Television interview at Hawaiian Sports Adventure. Honolulu: ESPN (Sep. 2). “Il Pacifico Oggi” (‘The Contemporary Pacific’). Television interview at La Compagnia dei Viaggiatori. Milano: RTI-Mediaset (Interviewer: Licia Colò, Oct. 23). “An Italian Look at the Pacific”. Paper and film-clips presented at the University of Hawai‘i Department of English (August 26). “Rinascimento nel Sud Pacifico?” (‘South Pacific Renaissance?’). Television interview at Lo Spazio dell’Avventura. Cremona: TeleColor (Interviewer: Roberto Lorenzani, April 20). “I Tropici Non Sono Più Tristi: il 6° Festival del Sud Pacifico” (‘No More Sadness at the Tropics: The 6th Festival of Pacific Arts’). Presented at the TCI (Italian Touring Club) Spring meeting series. Milano, Italy (Jan. 28). Presentation of the RTI-Mediaset documentary films project on the 6th Festival of Pacific Arts. Tourism Council of the South Pacific, ITB (International Tourism Exchange), Berlin, German (March 12). Presentation of the RTI-Mediaset documentary films project on the 6th Festival of Pacific Arts. Tourism Council of the South Pacific, BIT (International Tourism Bourse), Milano, Italy (Feb 14). “Savai’i la Mitica Hawaiki” (‘Savai’i the Mythical Hawaiki’). Rotaract Milano-San Babila, Milano, Italy (Jan. 27).

Professional Licenses and Affiliations Italian Bar Association American Bar Association Italian Journalist Association Explorers Club (Fellow) AAA (American Anthropological Association) ASAO (Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania)

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ESfO (European Society for Oceanists) SVA (Society for Visual Anthropology) IUAES (International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences) ISSNAF (Italian Scholars and Scientists North America Foundation) AATI (American Association Teachers of Italian) GKA (Gamma Kappa Alpha National Italian Honor Society, UH-Mānoa Representative)

Professional Practice 2000-2004 1992-2000

1990-1992

Foreign Legal Consultant, Sibilla & Wildman, Honolulu, HI. Attorney at Law, Pigliasco Law Firm, Milano, Italy, Foreign Legal Consultant, Sibilla & Wildman, Honolulu, HI. In particular: providing legal advice and representation for Italian and Hawaiian companies, assisting lawyers to engage in legal feasibility, determination of buy/sell transactions, franchise joint ventures and/or cross border investments between US (Hawai‘i, Guam) and Italian companies, researching Italian and American commercial laws and preparing memorandum in support of legal findings. Practicing Attorney, Bar Admission training, Supreme Court Justice De Grazia, Catanzaro and Rome, Italy. Articled Clerk. Pigliasco Law Firm, Milano, Italy

Awards and Scholarships 2006

2005

2000-2004

Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Travel Award ‑ Fall Semester, USD 500.00 grant for attending the 105th Annual American Anthropological Association, San Jose, CA. Institute of Fijian Language and Culture (Ministry of Fijian Affairs, Culture & Heritage and Provincial Development) FJD 1540.00 grant for multimedia project: “The Sawau Project: An Indigenous Response to the Protection of Cultural Heritage in Beqa”. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Pacific-Asian Graduate Scholarship

Field Experience 2005 (October) 2004-2005 2002 (August)

Dissertational fieldwork: Paris, UNESCO. Dissertational fieldwork: Beqa Island, Fiji. Ethnographic investigation in conjunction with the University of Hawai‘i Archaeological Field School: Rapa Nui (Easter Island). 2002 (July) Dissertational preliminary survey: Beqa Island, Fiji and Tahiti - French Polynesia. 1999 (July) Archaeological Field School: Waya Island, Fiji. 1998 (February) Preliminary survey, “Ardito Desio Foundation” and The Rotary International: Nepal-Mustang. 1996 (April) Ethnographic survey: Kalimantan, Borneo in conjunction with journalistic assignment for RCS-Milano. 1994 (March) Preliminary survey for RTI- Italian Television: Marshall Islands, Federal States of Micronesia and Republic of Palau. 1993 (Sept-Nov) Writer, consultant, RTI – Italian Television: Papua New Guinea

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1992 (Oct-Nov) Writer, consultant, RTI- Italian Television: Cook Islands (6th Festival of Pacific Arts) 1992 (Sep) Preliminary survey, RTI – Italian Television: Tahiti-French Polynesia. 1991 (August) Preliminary survey, RTI – Italian Television: Cook Islands. 1990 (Dec) Preliminary documentary survey, ICG (International Cinegroup) Milano: Thailand. 1990 (July-Aug) Ethno-historical survey, Ethos Magazine, Italy: Hawai‘i. 1989 (July-Sep) Ethno-historical survey, Ligabue Study and Research Center, Italy: Savai’i Island, Samoa.

Additional Education and Training 2005 1992-2000

1998

1998 1998 1995 1991 1988 1987 1981

Conversational Fijian. Alliance Françoise, Suva, Fiji. Conversational language classes, Berlitz Language Center, Milan, Italy. 2000 Japanese Intermediate. 1999 French Advanced 1994 Japanese Elementary 1992 French Intermediate. Traditional Navigation seminar with Nainoa Thompson on board of the Hawaiian canoe Hokule’a in preparation for the Polynesian Voyaging Society Hawai‘i - Rapa Nui voyage (September). Photographic Reportage and Research seminar. Focus Team, Milano, Italy (April 3, 10, 17, 24). Civil Law and Common Law International Contracts. Cegos, Milano, Italy (May 13-14). International Contracts and Negotiation Techniques. Istituto di Ricerca Internazionale, Milano, Italy (April 27-28). Open Water Diver, PADI certification (April 21). Civil Defense certification, Jacek E. Palkiewicz Survival School, Castello Tesino, Trento, Italy (September 3-9). Leadership and Negotiating Techniques. Tomassini, Gódano & Barp Sales Training School, Milano, Italy. Bronze Medallion certification, Royal Life Saving Society, Taylor Statten Camps Ltd., Ontario, Canada (July-August).

Extracurricular Activities Organizer. Fundraising activities for Gamma Kappa Alpha National Italian Honor Society Hawai‘i Chapter. 2007-2010

Organizer. Italian Cinema at Mānoa (ICM) film series in collaboration with Italian Program, Department of Languages and Literatures of Europe and the Americas, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, and Friends of Italy Society of Hawai‘i. Spring 2010 theme: "Contemporanea" Fall 2010 theme: “Spaghetti Western” Spring 2010 theme: “Roma Città Eterna” Fall 2009 theme: “Italian Regionalism” Spring 2009 theme: “The Italian Family” Fall 2008 theme: “Love Italian Style”

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Spring 2008 theme: “Friendship Italian Style” Fall 2007 theme: “Italianess?”

Coordinator. ERASMUS MUNDUS Master Scholarship program in European Literary Cultures (CLE), University of Bologna.

Additional Memberships and Affiliations (partial list; past and present) EuroCinema Hawai‘i (Director of Development) Friends of Italy Society of Hawai‘i (Il Gazzettino contributor) Ardito Desio Foundation, Rome, Italy (U.S. Representative) CSRL (Ligabue Study Research Center, Venice, Italy) (Contributor) OUTIS - The Mind of the Traveler, Milano, Italy (Founder-member, no profit association for responsible tourism, Milano, on leave) TCI (Italian Touring Club, Milano, Italy) (Consultant on Pacific issues 1992-2000) SGI (Società Geografica Italiana, Rome, Italy) ISL (Institute of Sociology of Law, Law School, Università degli Studi, Milano, Italy) CIGV (Club International des Grands Voyageurs) FFAA (Fires of Friendship Alumni Association - Taylor Statten Camps, Ontario, Canada) Rotary International (As Vice-president, and fund-raiser of the Rotaract Milano San Babila between 1985-89 coordinated activities for the 3-H ‘Health, Hunger and Humanity’ Project of Rotary International, commended by the President of Rotary International).

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