Author Archives: dahi

SMILE, YOU’RE UNDER SURVEILLANCE

dahi/ February 24, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

We want to make sure you’re aware of the upcoming series of events, discussions and performances of the UHM Department of Theater & Dance’s “Smile, Youʻre Under Surveillance.” You can dig up Edward Snowden’s 2013 revelations and you can read The Intercept religiously, but what could be better than experiencing a full dramaturgical immersion in these issues? The process for

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Mapper’s Delight

dahi/ October 1, 2016/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

On September 29 we put out a call to all members of the DAHI community to gather and talk about mapping-related projects. In response we got a great cross-section of faculty and staff coming from English, the Library’s geospatial department, Pacific Island Studies, Information and Computer Sciences and a visitor from the University of Alberta, Canada. Using one project that

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Ice Cube 1964

dahi/ September 26, 2016/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

I have often wondered at the persistent relevance of “classic” records like Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On?” which was as significant for its technical achievements as it was for its social content and high levels of musicality. But what if the technical achievements, the very processes of virtualization that make modern music production and recording possible, are a part of what

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Scott Groeniger Goes Full META for DAHI

dahi/ October 2, 2015/ Events/ 0 comments

On Tuesday September 8, the members of the Digital Arts and Humanities Initiative gathered in the Art Department Gallery to hear faculty member Scott Groeniger discuss his solo exhibit: META (8/24 – 9/18).This set of works explore his engagement with issues of colonization, technological development, mapping, and ideology. Scott talked to attendees about his process, which involves a detailed and sometimes

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