ARCHIVE 2006-2007

ARCHIVE 2006-2007

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FALL 2006


September 13
David Reeve, University of New South Wales, Australia
“Becoming Indonesian: the Painful Journey of Ong Hok Ham”
October 10
Film Screening: Hanunóo (Mindoro, Philippines)
including Discussion with producer Hal Conklin, and Karl Heider
(Part of the Margaret Mead Film Festival at Yale, hosted by the Yale Department of Anthropology and the Peabody Museum)
September 20
Mary Callahan, University of Washington
“ ‘All Necessary Instructions’: State-Society Relations in Burma’s Ethnic Minority States”
October 31
Film Screening: The Story of Pao / Chuyen Cua Pao
with Director Screenwriter, Ngo Quang Hai
and actress, Do Thi Hai Yen
October 4
Ben Arps, Leiden University
“Shiva Teaching Bhima in Muslim Java: The Effects of a Scholarly Edition in a World of Performance”
October 11
Karl Heider, University of South Carolina
“Folk Psychology, Emotions, and Rasa Theory in West Sumatra”
November 1
Wynn Wilcox, Western Connecticut University
“Southern Sympathizers and Lost Causes in Vietnamese Historiography”
November 1
Sudjadnan Parnohadiningrat, Indonesian Ambassador to the U.S.
special luncheon talk -(rsvp seating only)
“U.S.-Indonesia Relations in the Current Context of East and Southeast Asia”
November 8
Christophe Robert, Yale University
“Forget the War? The Question of Everyday Life in Contemporary Saigon”
November 15
Le Thi Lien, Institute of Archaeology, Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences: Research Fellow, Harvard-Yenching Institute
“Vestiges of Early Buddhist and Hindu Art in the Cuu Long River Delta and Problems in the Study of Oc Eo Culture”
November 29
Kevin Heppner
“Sovereignty, Survival and Resistance: The position of rural Karen civilians within Burma’s conflict”
December 6
Edward Miller, Dartmouth University
“War Stories: The Taylor-Buzzanco Debate and the Future of Vietnam War Studies”




January 31
Patricia Spyer, Chair, Anthropology in Indonesia, University of Leiden; 2006-07 Senior Fellow, Center for Religion and Media, NYU
Blind Faith: Painting Christianity in Postconflict Ambon (Indonesia)
January 16
Raymond Burghardt, former U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam; Director of East-West SEminars, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii
“The U.S. and Vietnam: Old Enemies Become Friends”
(Co-sponsored with Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, International Affairs Council, and the MacMillan Center)
February 21
Robert K. Brigham, Department of History and International Relations, Vassar College
Is Iraq Another Vietnam?
(Co-sponsored with International Security Studies)
February 16
Southeast Asia Spring Cultural Festival
Hosted by the Southeast Asian Language Studies Faculty
February 28
Oanh Thi Hoang Duong, Postdoctoral Fellow/Fulbright Scholar, Yale University 2006-2007; Dean of International Studies, Hue University, Vietnam.
“The Era of Vietnamese Integration: Opportunities, Challenges and Action in Education
March 7  
Muhammad Haji Salleh, poet, editor, translator; Research Associate, Harvard Yenching Institute 2006-2007; Professor, School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Poetry Reading - works written in and about Malaysia and Southeast Asia
April 4
Goenawan Mohamad, Tempo Magazine, founding editor
“The call of the secular, or a Javanese ‘Kulturkampf’
March 2-3
“Islam, Regionalism, and New Institutions: A Decade of Radical Transformation in Indonesia”

Yale Indonesia Forum Conference
April 18
Carla Jones, University of Colorado
“Flexible Piety: Middle-Class Consumption and Islamic Value(s) in Urban Indonesia
April 25
Keat Gin Ooi, Asia-Pacific Research Unit (APRU), Universiti Sains Malaysia
Southeast Asian Studies and Globalization: Prospects in Southeast Asia