ARCHIVE 2011-2012

ARCHIVE 2011-2012

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FALL 2011


October 5
Philip Yampolsky, Director, Robert E. Brown Center for World Music, University of Illinois
“Performing Indonesia Abroad 195”Traditional Music in Timor, East and West”
November 7
Film Screening
“The Mother’s Heart (Tâm Hon Me)”
with Director, Pham Hue Giang
October 12
Sophie Quinn Judge, Associate Director, Center for Vietnamese Philosophy, Culture and Society, Temple University
“Le Duan and the Political Struggle for Peace in Vietnam”
November 16
Rough Cut Film Screening and Discussion
“Singing Sentiment”
with filmmaker, Lauren Meeker
October 19
Allison J. Truitt, Department of Anthropology, Tulane University
“Networks of Credit: The Middle Class Project in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
October 26
Nina Hien, John W. Draper Program in Humanities and Social Thought, New York University
“Reconfiguring the Dunes: The Story of a Vietnamese Heterotopia”
November 2
Christina Sunardi, School of Music, University of Washington
“Cultural Politics and Cross-Gender Dance: Redefining Senses of Masculinity and Femininity In Reformation Era East Java”
November 9
Kate Baldanza, Pennsylvania State University
“A De-civilizing Mission: Chinese Views of Vietnam”
November 16
Lauren Meeker, Department of Anthropology, SUNY New Paltz
“Learning Vietnamese Quan ho Folk Song in an Age of Intangible Cultural Heritage”
November 30
James C. Scott, Sterling Professor of Political Science and Anthropology, Yale University
“A Riverine Society: Burma and the Irrawaddy”




January 25
Richard Fox, Research Associate, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University
“Why do Balinese Make Offerings? Some Thoughts on History and Complexity”
February 10
10th Annual Southeast Asia Spring Cultural Festival, Hosted by the SEAS Language and Literature Faculty
February 8
David Del Testa, Department of History, Bucknell University
“Reevaluating the Nghe-Tinh Soviets of 1930-1931 using a Historical GIS: Refining Some Preliminary Observations”
February 18
“8th Annual YIF-CIA Conference on Indonesian Studies”
Organized and hosted by Yale Indonesia Forum (YIF) with Cornell Indonesia Association (CIA)


February 15
Brad Simpson, History and International Affairs, Princeton University; Director, Indonesia and East Timor Documentation Project
“ ‘Human Rights Are the Same as Coca Cola:’ Contested Human Rights Discourses in Suharto’s Indonesia, 1968-1980”
March 23
“Evolving Regional Architecture in Southeast Asia and Implications for the United States”
Nguyen Quoc Cuong
Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
to the United States of America
YIRA Lecture (CSEAS co-sponsored
February 15
Serhat Ünaldi, doctoral candidate, Department of Southeast Asian Studies, Humboldt-University of Berlin
“The Politics of P(a)lace: Royal Space in Downtown Bangkok”

March 30-31
Yale Indonesia Forum Spring Conference
Language Ideologies in Indonesia

February 24
R. Anderson Sutton, Professor School of Music, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“Two Takes on Musical Genre and Hybridity in Indonesia: Simfoni Kecapi and Campursari

“Adrift (Choi Voi)”
Followed by discussion with Director Bui Thac Chuyen
February 29
Ben Tran, Asian Studies and Department of English, Vanderbilt University
“Post-Mandarin Prose and Prostitution in Colonial Vietnam”


March 21
Gerry van Klinken, Senior Researcher, KITLV (Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies
“The Making of Middle Indonesia - Kupang in the 1950s”
April 4
Rachel Harrison, Reader in Thai Cultural Studies, SOAS, University of London
“Romancing the Nation, Reasserting Order: Post (Economic) Crisis Thai Cinema”
April 18
Wynn Gadkar-Wilcox, Department of History and Non-Western Cultures, Western Connecticut State University
“Understanding the Foreign Invaders: the 1862 Vietnamese Palace Examination”