SPRING 2017 (To Date)

JANUARY    |     FEBRUARY     |     MARCH     |     APRIL   


WEDNESDAYS, 12 NOON - Room 203, Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Avenue

September 2016- April 2017
Peabody Satellite Gallery,1 Broadway
10:00 am -9:00 pm
Sundays 12:00-6:00pm

PEABODY2:  “Identity, Difference, and Understanding: Lessons from Oceania and Southeast Asia”
Special ethnographic art exhibition - free and open to the public
*Watch for cultural demonstrations and performances throughout the year
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January 25
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar

“The Gardens of Tranquil Wisdom: Tuệ Tĩnh and the Medical Environment of 14th Century Ðai Việt”
Michele Thompson, Professor of History, Southern Connecticut State University
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February 1
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar

“Vietnamese Revolutionary Women, Misrecognition, and Global Solidarity”
Thy Phu, Whitney Bicentennial Visiting Associate Professor of Canadian Studies, Yale University
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Feb 7 -March 2
1 Broadway
Play Angklung at Peabody2 !
Instructor: Tricia Sumarijanto, House of Angklung, Washington DC
Join a series of lessons, or drop in for a one-time experience playing Angklung - See Information / schedule >>

February 15
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar

“Embedding Meanings in Text, Image and Context: The reclining Vishnu and Lakshmi carvings at Phnom Kulen”
Soumya James, Independent Art Historian; Visiting Fellow, Franke Program in Science and Humanities, Yale University
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February 22
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar

Transformations in the Relationships Between Identity and Cultural Performance in Singapore
Sarah Weiss, Associate Professor of Humanities (Music), and Rector, Saga Residential College, Yale-NUS College, Singapore 
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March 1
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar

“American Ships, Chinese Mutinies:  The Coolie Trade via Southeast Asia”
John Shufelt, Associate Professor, Department of World Languages and Literatures, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan
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March 3
2nd Floor Common Room, Luce Hall
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Southeast Asia Studies Spring Cultural Festival
Hosted by the CSEAS Language Studies faculty and students
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March 10
Room 203, Luce Hall
34 Hillhouse Avenue
8:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

“Religion and Public Policy in Southeast Asia”
Conference co-hosted with the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS), founded by Universitas Gadjah Mada, Universitas Islam Negeri Sunan Kalijaga, and Universitas Kristen Duta Wacana, Indonesia.
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April 5
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar

Taking life, unmaking killing and the everyday reproduction of impunity in Myanmar
Nick Cheesman, Fellow, Australian National University & Member, Institute for Advanced study
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April 12
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar
“Violence and Resistance in the Context of Land Grab in Present-day Cambodia”
Heng Sreang, Visiting Research Scholar, Southeast Asia Studies, Yale University
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April 19
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar
“Bones Around My Neck: The Life and Exile of Prince Provocateur”
Tamara Loos, Professor, Department of History, Cornell University
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April 21-22
Venues tba

“A Nation in Dysfunction: Discourses on Corruption in Indonesia”
The 16th Northeastern Conference (NEC) on Indonesia
April 21-22, 2017 – Yale University
Hosted by Yale Indonesia Forum (YIF) with Cornell Indonesian Association (CIA)
Program Information >>

April 26
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar
Vietnamese les (lesbian) gender, community, and space in the phantasmagoria of real life
Natalie Newton, Junior Fellow, Department of Anthropology, UC Irvine
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April 26
8:00 P.M.
HGS, 320 York Street
Room 211
(Reception preceding:
6:30 PM, Room 116)
Vietnamese Poetry Readings, commemorating the Fall of Saigon

Readings and conversations with Vietnamese American poets
Tô Thu Yên, Linh Dinh, and Phan Nhiên Ho
Co-Sponsored by the Yale Council on Southeast Asia Studies, the Undergraduate Organizations Committee (UOC), Yale Vietnamese Students Association (ViSA), and Yale Vietnamese Studies Group (YVSG)

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Talks & events will be added, updated throughout Semester.
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*Tea, coffee, juice & cookies provided at all Wednesday Brown Bag Seminars
B.Y.O. bag lunches welcome