ARCHIVE 2007-2008

ARCHIVE 2007-2008

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FALL 2007


October 3
Huzir Sulaiman, Artistic Director, Checkpoint Theater, Singapore;
Fall 2007 Yale World Fellow
Democratic Space and the Performing Arts in Malaysia and Singapore
September 25
Film Screening: “Of Love and Eggs” (Rindu Kami Padamu) Discussant, Indriyo Sukmono, Yale Southeast Asia Studies
(Co-hosted with PIER Outreach Program)
October 10
Socheata Poeuv, Director of award-winning documentary film New Year Baby; Executive Director, Khmer Legacies
What Does it Take to Heal? Finding Love, Joy and Pardon after the Cambodian Genocide
November 6
Film Screening: “Journey from the Fall,” with discussion by director Ham Tran (Co-hosted with the Vietnamese Students Association)
October 15
Roland Fletcher, Director, Greater Angkor Project, Sydney University
“Angkor - urban landscape, economy and environment”
hosted by the Yale Center for Earth Observation
November 13
Play Reading: “Atomic Jaya” with writer/director Huzier Sulaiman (Yale World Fellow) and actress Claire Wong (Co-hosted with the Yale School of Drama)
October 17
Ben Kiernan, Department of History, Yale University
“Writing a History of Vietnam from Earliest Times”
November 13
Panel Discussion/Q.&A.
“What’s Really Happened in Burma”
James C. Scott (Political Science), Aung Win, Kevin Malseed (Agrarian Studies), Khin Maung Gyi and Viola Wu (Yale Nursing)
October 31
Penny Low,  Member of Parliament, Singapore; Yale World Fellow Fall 2007
“Global Power Shifts - Singapore 2.0 : survival of a small nation state”
November 14
Film Screening: “New Year Baby,” with writer/director Socheata Poeuv and producer Charles Vogel
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 7
Duncan McCargo, University of Leeds, U.K.
“Thailand’s Quiet Civil War: Why Southern Malay Muslims are Rebelling in Patani”
November 15
Andrew McWilliam, Australian National University
“East Timor after the Indonesian Occupation”

Hosted by the Genocide Studies Seminar Series
November 28
Tony Day
Wesleyan University
Time and Freedom in Contemporary Southeast Asian Film
December 5
Christian C. Lenz, Department of Sociology, Cornell University
Waving the Flag of Dien Bien Phu: State Formation in Modern Vietnam
December 12
C. Michelle Thompson, Department of History, Southern Connecticut State University
“Medical Exchanges Between the Han and the Viet c. 300 BCE-1389 CE”




January 23
Andrew Weintraub, Department of Music, University of Pittsburg
“ ‘Surrender’:Dangdut and the Spectacle of Consumption in 1980s Indonesia”

January 26
Yale Gamelan Suprabanggo 
Inaugural Concert

January 29
Tyrell Haberkorn, Colgate University
“A Disintegrating State: Assassination, Arbitrary Arrest, and the Failures of Law in Thailand”
March 1
featuring Guest Performers: Gamelan Dharma Swara and Balinese Dance Troupe from the Indonesian Consulate, New York City
February 6
Erick Danzer, University of Wisconsin
“From Farmers to Global Markets: The Politics of Commodity Supply Chains in Indonesia”
March 29
Film Screening: “Little Heart (Trai Tim Be Bong),” with director Nguyen Thanh Van, Actress Hong Anh and
Cinematographer Nguyen Huu Tuan
February 12
Christopher Goscha, University du Quebec a Montreal
“Reconfiguring the ‘Colonial Encounter’: Inter-Asian Connections inside and outside French Indochina”
April 12
Yale Indonesia Forum Conference
“Narrative, Memory and History in Indonesian Arts, Media and Culture”
February 13
Christopher Wilson, Independent Researcher
“Governance Issues and Collective Violence in Southeast Asia: the case of North Maluku, Indonesia”
April 18

Nom Studies Workshop:
“Traces of Identity: Vietnamese Language, Classical Chinese, and Chu Nom (Nom Script)”
Professor Nguyen Quang Hong, Hanoi, Vietnam; Professor Nugyen Kim Son, Hanoi National University

February 27
Nhung Tuyet Tran, University of Toronto
“Vietnamese Women at the Crossroads of Southeast Asia: Gender, State, and Society in the Early Modern Period”
February 28
Erik Harms, Duke University
“Vietnamese Power Inside Out”
March 5
Sonja van Wichelen, Cultural Sociology, Yale University
“ ‘Secrets to Happy Polygamy’:Shifting Masculinities in Indonesian Public Discourse”
April 9
Kaja McGowan, Department of Art History and Archeology, Cornell University
“ ‘Seeing… As if through a Sparse Shawl Unraveling’: Ritual Cloth, Commercial Canvas, or a Good Opportunity to Show a Nude in Bali Between the Wars (1930-1950)”