SPRING 2019 (To Date)

JANUARY    |     FEBRUARY   |     MARCH   |     APRIL   


WEDNESDAYS, 12 NOON - Room 203, Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Avenue

January 23
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar
“Last Days of the Mighty Mekong: Navigating an Unstainable Development Pathway”
Brian Eyler, Director, Southeast Asia Program, The Stimson Center; Co-founder
Abstract and speaker information >>

February 15
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Luce Hall Common Room

Southeast Asia Spring Cultural Festival
Regional Food, Music, Dance and Art
Hosted by Faculty and Students of the Southeast Asia Studies Language and Literture Progams
Program description >>
February 25
(rescheduled from
Feb 20)

6:00 PM
Luce Hall, Room 202
Film Screening
The Cleaners”
Directors: Moritz Riesewieck and Hans Block; Gebrueder Beetz Films
Runtime: 88 minutes
Information / synopsis >>
February 27
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar
“Megaprojects and the National development Models in Timor-Leste”
Laura Meitzner Yoder, Director and John Stott Endowed Chair of Human Needs and Global Resources; Professor of Environmental Studies, Wheaton College
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March 2
8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect

“Global Climate Justice”
New Directions in Environmental Law 2019 Conference
Conference information >>

March 6
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar

“Biodiversity Conservation in Vietnam: Challenges in the 21st century”
Lê Đức Minh, Associate Professor of Vietnam National University and Research Associate of the American Museum of Natural History
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April 3
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar

Vietnam’s Relations with China: Domestic impact and international implications
Ngo Vinh Long, Professor of Asian Studies, Department of History, University of Maine
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April 10
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar
”’Little Hanois’” and ‘Little Saigons’: Cold War Polarities in Diasporic Vietnamese Temples
Janet Alison Hoskins, Professor of Anthropology and Religion, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
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April 12
2:00 - 5:00 PM
Rm B100, Dow Hall
370 Temple Street
Yale Indonesia Forum Spring Dialogue
“On Rising Fear, Anxiety, and Producing the “Other” in Indonesia”
hosted by Yale Indonesia Forum
Program information >>

April 13
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Rosenfeld Hall
109 Grove Street
19th Northeastern Conference (NEC) on Indonesia
“On Rising Fear, Anxiety, and Producing the “Other” in Indonesia”
hosted by Yale Indonesia Forum and Cornell Indonesia Association
Program information / Conference summary >>
April 17
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar
“Currencies of Imagination: Channeling Money and Chasing Mobility in Vietnam”
Ivan V. Small, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Central Connecticut State University
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April 20 (Saturday)
Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street
7:30 PM

Central Javanese Gamelan Music Concert
Yale Gamelan Suprabanggo
Director: Maho Ishiguro, Yale University
with students of Yale Central Javanese Gamelan Ensemble, MUSIC 232

April 21 (Sunday)
Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street
7:30 PM
Wayang Kulit (Shadow Puppetry) Performance
Lakon Babat Alas Mertani
Dalang/Puppeteer: Darsono Hadiraharjo
Yale Community Gamelan Ensemble and students of the Culture and Performing Arts MUSI 233
Guest musicians: Anne Stebinger and Phil Acimovic
Guest speakers: Michael R. Dove,
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April 24
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar


“Performing Sufism in Java: Wali Songo, Wayang, and Whirling in Indonesia”
Emily Jane O’Dell, Research Fellow in Islamic Law, Abdallah S. Kamel Center for the Study of Islamic Law and Civilization, Yale Law School

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