ARCHIVE 2012-13

ARCHIVE 2012-13

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FALL 2012


October 3
Keith Foulcher, Department of Indonesian Studies, University of Sydney, and Brian Roberts, Department of English, Brigham Young University
“Indonesian Notebook: Richard Wright and Indonesian Cultural Modernism in the 1950s”
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
Discussion Forum following Chubb Lecture
Panelists: Ben Kiernan and Sarah Weiss
Moderator: Richard C. Levin
Chubb Lecture at Yale: Click to view >>
October 10
Alfred W. McCoy (History Department, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“Epistemology of Empire: Asian Wars, Information Regimes, and the future of U.S. Global Power”
Film Screening
with filmmakers Kian Tjong and Jim de Sève
October 17
Laurie Margot Ross, Southeast Asia Program Visiting Fellow, Cornell University
“Visualizing the Cirebon Mask through the Zahir / Batin Matrix “
Film Screening
“The River of Exchange”
with José S. Buenconsejo, filmmaker and Dean, College of Music, University of the Philippines, Diliman
November 7
Ian Baird, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Center for Southeast Asian Studies and the Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies
“Large Hydropower Dams, Fish Migrations, Environmental Change, Livelihoods, State Territorialization, and Geopolitics in the Mekong River Basin”
Film Screening
“Short Films From Vietnam “
with filmmakers Nguyen Anh Thu, Le My Cuong, Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong, and Nguyen Thi Tham
November 14
Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung,
Political Science Department, University of Massachusetts Lowell
“The Grassroots’ approach to Poverty Alleviation in Contemporary Burma/Myanmar”
“Singapore Today - Opposition Perspectives”
Dr. Chee Soon Juan, Secretary General of the Singapore Democratic Party; Mr. Kenneth Jeyaretnam, Secretary General of the Reform Party of Singapore
Commentator: Dr. Meredith Weiss, State University of New York Albany  
Click to view >>

November 28
Jayne Werner, Adjunct Research Scholar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
“Religion and Communism in Vietnam: A Post-Colonial Perspective”
December 5
Kimberly Kay Hoang, Program in Poverty, Justice and Human Capabilities, at the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality and the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Rice University
“Chasing the Dragon: Sex, Finance, and Masculinities in Vietnam’s New Global Economy”
December 12
Sylvia Tidey, Department of Anthropology, Universiteit van Amsterdam
“ ‘Making the books look good’ or how anti-corruption efforts enable corruption in Kupang, Eastern Indonesia”




January 30
Andrew Alan Johnson, Weatherhead EAst Asian Institute, Columbia University
“Naming Chaos: Accident, precariousness, and the spirits of wildness in urban Thai spirit cults”

February 23
Southeast Asia Spring Cultural Festival

Hosted by the SEAS Language and Literature Faculty

February 13
David Price, Department of Anthropology, St. Martin’s University
“Raymond Kennedy: Unanswered and Ignored Questions of Early Cold War Ethnography”

March 29-30
YIF Spring Conference
“Social Dynamics of Sustainable Development in Indonesia”
Hosted by the Yale Indonesia Forum
with the Cornell Indonesia Association

February 20
Michele Thompson, Department of History, Southern Connecticut State University
“A Pox on TuÐuc: the Social and Political Effects of Smallpox on the House of Nguyen”

February 27
Claudine Ang, Department of Humanities (History), Yale-NUS College
“Statecraft on the Margins: Drama, Poetry, and the Civilizing Mission in Eighteenth-Century Southern Vietnam”

March 6
Victor Lieberman, Marvin B. Becker Collegiate Professor of Southeast Asian History, University of Michigan
“Southeast Asia and Eurasia During A Thousand Years”

April 16
Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh, Senior Editor and Analyst, Economist Intelligence Unit, Singapore
“The Slow Road from Authoritarianism to Democracy: Where are Malaysia and Singapore?”

April 17
Olga Dror, Texas A&M University
“Ho Chi Minh and Children: (De)Constructing Narratives of Love and Devotion”

April 24
Doreen Lee, Northeastern University
“Domiciles: Activist Spaces and Archived Selves in Indonesia”