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”

October 16
“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”

November 10
“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).





January 17
Zo Tum Hmung, Executive Director, Ethnic Nationalities Afairs Center (ENAC), Union of Burma
“Natural Resources of Myanmar”
March 2
Hosted by the CSEAS Language and Literature Faculty
Program >>
January 31
Trinh My Luu, PhD candidate, Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley; Managing Editor, Journal of Vietnamese Studies
“Vietism: Human Rights and the New Vietnamese”
March 27
Javanese Gamelan Klenèngan Concert
Performed by gadhon ensemble, Ngudi Raras: a group of master Javanese musicians, on tour Spring 2018
Information about the tour and the ensemble >>
February 7
Genevieve Clutario, Assistant Professor, Department of History and Literature, Harvard University
“Tension at the Seams: Embroidery, Filipina Labor, and Exploitation in American Colonial Schools and Prisons”
April 21
YIF Spring Dialogue and 17th Northeastern Conference (NEC) on Indonesia
“Escaping the Homeland: Contesting Diasporic Narratives”
Hosted by Yale Indonesia Forum (YIF) with Cornell Indonesian Association (CIA)
Program Information >>
February 14
Philip Holden, Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore
“Spaces of Autonomy, Spaces of Hope: the place of the university in postcolonial Singapore”
February 21
Claire-Marie Hefner, Visiting Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Manhattanville College
“Fun, Freedom, and Muslim Femininity: Islamic Education and Ethical Learning in Urban Indonesia”
February 28
Tran Duc Anh Son, Vice-director, Danang Institute for Socio-Economic Development
“Đồ Sứ Ký Kiểu, the Chinese Porcelains made for the Vietnamese Courts from the 17th Century to the Early 20th Century”
March 28
Anthony Reid, Emeritus Professor, School of Culture, History and Language, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
The Maleness of Southeast Asian Modernity
April 11
Caroline Herbelin, Assistant professor, University of Toulouse Jean-Jaurès
“Architecture and Hybridity in Colonial Vietnam”
April 25
Martha Kaplan, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Vassar College
“Insouciant Water? Water fetishism in Figi, New York, and especially Singapore”