ARCHIVE 2017-18

ARCHIVE 2017-18

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FALL 2017


October 4
Gregg Huff, Senior Research Fellow, Pembroke College, Oxford University
“The Economics of World War II in Southeast Asia”

October 12-22
Oct 12 - Lecture: “Wayang Kulit as a Form of Visual Storytelling,” Matthew Cohen, Senior Visiting Fellow, Yale Art Gallery
Oct 12-22 - Workshop series on “Modern Shadow Theatre”
Oct 15 - Performance: Traditional Balinese Shadow Theatre, Larry Reed, ShadowLight Productions
Information and full schedule >>

October 11
Thuy Linh Nguyen, Assistant Professor of History, Mount Saint Mary College
“Dark Side of the Mines: Illicit acts and crimes at Tonkinese coal mines”
November 8
Peter Zinoman, Professor, Department of History, University of California, Berkeley; Co-editor, Journal of Vietnamese Studies
“Old Habits Die Hard: An Historian of Vietnam Watches the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick Documentary: The Vietnam War
October 16-May 24
Exhibit on Raymond Kennedy, the “founding father” of Southeast Asia Studies at Yale
Curated by Jun Yan Chua ’18, Saybrook College, part of an annual exhibition highlighting Yale students’ exceptional research at the Yale University Library
November 29
Matthew Isaac Cohen, Professor of International Theatre and Director of the Centre for Asian Theatre and Dance, Royal Holloway, University of London;
 Senior Visiting Fellow, Indo-Pacific Department, Yale University Art Gallery
“The Dr. Walter Angst and Sir Henry Angest Collection of Indonesian Puppets: The Structure of the Conjuncture”

“How do populists govern? Lessons from Rodrigo Duterte’s Philippines”
Lisandro E. Claudio, Associate Professor, Department of History, La Salle University
Nicole Curato, Research Council Fellow, Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, University of Canberra
Co-sponsored with Yale The Filipino Club (KASAMA)

December 6
J. Stephen Lansing, Director, Complexity Institute and Professor, Asian School of the Environment Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
“Islands of Order”
“Understanding the Rohingya Crisis: Race, Religion, and Violence in Burma”
Francis Wade, Independent Journalist, Author of “Myanmar’s Enemy Within: Buddhist Violence and the making of a Muslim ‘Other’ ” 
Wade joins a panel with James C Scott, Sterling Professor Political Science at Yale and Kyaw Hsan Hlaing, a Burmese peace activist working on Rohingya issues. (Co-sponsored by the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism and the Schell Center for International Human Rights)
*Full video recording on Yale YouTube >>
  December 12
“Barikan: A Wayang Ritual Drama with Gamelan and Shadow Puppets”
Performance will feature shadow puppets (wayang kulit) from the Dr. Walter Angst and Sir Henry Angest Collection recently donated to the Yale Art Gallery. 
Puppeteer, Matthew Isaac Cohen, (Senior Visiting Fellow, YUAG and Professor of International Theatre at Royal Holloway, University of London) with Yale Gamelan Suprabanggo, directed by Maho Ishiguru and Darsono Hadiraharjo, with special guest artist Anne Stebinger (vocalist).