ARCHIVE 2016-17

ARCHIVE 2016-17

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FALL 2016


October 5
Murray Hiebert, Senior Adviser and Deputy Director, Southeast Asia Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington D.C.
“Is Myanmar En Route to a Democratic Future?”

PEABODY2:  “Identity, Difference, and Understanding: Lessons from Oceania and Southeast Asia”
Special ethnographic art exhibition 2016-2017 - free and open to the public
information >>

October 12
Anh Tran, Associate Professor, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Bloomington
“One Mandarin Benefits the Whole Clan: Hometown Favoritism in an Authoritarian Vietnam”
September 30
Film Screening:
with Director and Yale World Fellow, Daniel Ziv
co-sponsored with Yale Greenberg World Fellows
October 26
Daniel Ziv, documentary filmmaker; 2016 Yale World Fellow
“Capturing Indonesia: Documenting the Post-Reformasi Nation Through Magazine, Book & Film”
“Taming the Tiger, Charming the Commissar: Underground Interviews with the Other Vietnam Veterans”
Hai Thanh Nguyen, Doctoral Candidate, Department of History, Texas Tech University
YVSG - Abstract and speaker information >>
November 2
Pamela McElwee, Associate Professor, Department of Human Ecology, Rutgers University
“Thinking through the Anthropocene in Southeast Asia: Animals, People, Landscapes”
November 15

“Participatory Art Performance”
by Arahmaiani, one of Indonesia’s most respected and iconic contemporary artists

November 9
Mary Blair, Director, Biodiversity Informatics Research, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation at the American Museum of Natural History
“Illicit Wildlife Trade in Vietnam: exploring drivers, scales, and diverse knowledges in a social-ecological systems framework”

December 1

Indonesian Dance Workshop - Ratoeh Jaroe
Instructors: Novierela Minang Sari, Wesleyan University; Dinny Risri Aletheiani, Yale University
Information >>

November 16
Nur Amali Ibrahim, Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies and Department of International Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington
“Accounting for the Soul: Religious Improvisation in Democratic Indonesia”

December 4
Javanese Wayang Shadow Puppet Play
Dhalang: Professor Sumarsam
Yale Gamelan Ensemble: students of Music 232
Synopsis, Cast, additional information >>
November 30
Eve Zucker, Independent Scholar, 2016-2017 CSEAS Affiliate
“In the Realms of Ritual and Enchantment: Imagination and Recovery in the Aftermath of the Khmer Rouge”
December 7
Bradley Camp Davis, Assistant Professor of History, Eastern Connecticut State University
“Violence and Resistance: Imperial Bandits and the Echoes of Oral Tradition in the Uplands”




January 25
Michele Thompson, Professor of History, Southern Connecticut State University
“The Gardens of Tranquil Wisdom: Tuệ Tĩnh and the Medical Environment of 14th Century Ðai Việt”

Feb 7 -March 2
Angklung at Peabody2 !
Instructor: Tricia Sumarijanto, House of Angklung, Washington DC
Lesson series, demonstrations, drop-in sessions - Information >>
*Anglung at Yale >>

February 1
Thy Phu, Whitney Bicentennial Visiting Associate Professor of Canadian Studies, Yale University
“Vietnamese Revolutionary Women, Misrecognition, and Global Solidarity”

March 3
Southeast Asia Studies Spring Cultural Festival
Hosted by the CSEAS Language Studies faculty and students
information >>

February 15
Soumya James, Independent Art Historian; Visiting Fellow, Franke Program in Science and Humanities, Yale University
“Embedding Meanings in Text, Image and Context: The reclining Vishnu and Lakshmi carvings at Phnom Kulen”

March 10
“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.
information >>

February 22
Sarah Weiss, Associate Professor of Humanities (Music), and Rector, Saga Residential College, Yale-NUS College, Singapore 
“Transformations in the Relationships Between Identity and Cultural Performance in Singapore”

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

March 1
John Shufelt
, Associate Professor, Department of World Languages and Literatures, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan
“American Ships, Chinese Mutinies:  The Coolie Trade via Southeast Asia”

April 26
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 Yale Vietnamese Students Association (ViSA) - Information on the poets >>

April 5
Nick Cheesman, Fellow, Australian National University & Member, Institute for Advanced study
“Taking life, unmaking killing and the everyday reproduction of impunity in Myanmar”

April 12
Heng Sreang, Visiting Research Scholar, Southeast Asia Studies, Yale University
“Violence and Resistance in the Context of Land Grab in Present-day Cambodia”


April 19
Tamara Loos, Professor, Department of History, Cornell University
“Bones Around My Neck: The Life and Exile of Prince Provocateur”

April 26
Natalie Newton, Junior Fellow, Department of Anthropology, UC Irvine
“Vietnamese les (lesbian) gender, community, and space in the phantasmagoria of real life”