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Ghostly Meanings, Spectral Affects: Market Transformations and Possibilities in the Thai Spirit World

April 9th, 2020 - 12:00PM-1:30PM

Location: Kahin Center

3/11/2020 UPDATE: Cancelled and postponed to Fall 2020   Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty series Megan Sinnott, Associate Professor, Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Georgia State University In contemporary Thailand, new and transformed spiritual and religious practices are thriving within a capitalist market structure. The human body plays a cent...


CANCELLED - Tamils and State Urban Policies in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, by Delon Madavan

April 13th, 2020 - 12:15PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

THIS PRESENTATION IS CANCELLED. WE HOPE TO RESCHEDULE FOR LATER THIS YEAR. Post-colonial states realized their desire to promote Singapore and Kuala Lumpur to the status of international metropolises at the expense of slums, which were demolished. In the context of multi-ethnic countries, this urban politic is not without consequences for minorities. In this presentation, we will see the conseq...


CANCELED: Info Session: Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

April 15th, 2020 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

Find out about the Critical Language Scholarship Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. This fully funded study abroad opportunity allows U.S. students to spend the summer learning one of 15 "critical languages." Francine Barchett '20 and other recent Cornell alumni of CLS will lead this special Einaudi info session. Learn more about Einaudi Center s...


The Peasant and Her Smartphone: Agrarian Change and Land Politics in Myanmar

April 16th, 2020 - 12:00PM-1:30PM

Location: Mann Library

Room: 102

This event has been cancelled, and the paper will be released as an article in SEAP's Fall 2020 Bulletin. Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty series Hilary Oliva Faxon, PhD Candidate, Department of Development Sociology, Cornell University...


CANCELLED: The Affective Politics of Karma among Buddhist Cancer Charities in Vietnam

April 17th, 2020 - 4:00PM-5:30PM

Location: Rockefeller Hall

Room: 374

The Society for Buddhist Studies workshop series provides graduate students and faculty with an opportunity to present works-in-progress. Please join us to discuss a paper by Sara Ann Swenson, "The Affective Politics of Karma among Buddhist Cancer Charities in Vietnam." Light refreshments will be provided, and a copy of the paper will be available in advance at https://cornell.campu...


POSTPONED Cornell Gamelan Ensemble klenengan: CU Music

April 18th, 2020 - 3:00PM

Location: Lincoln Hall

Room: B20

This event will be postponed to the fall. Cornell Gamelan Ensemble will host a klenengan, a gathering around Javanese gamelan music. As well as honoring recently deceased leading musician Bapak Saguh Hadiraharjo's legacy, the event will celebrate the dedication to traditional Javanese gamelan music shared by American and Indonesian musicians.    ...


Beauty Regimens: Disciplining Filipina Labor Under U.S. Empire

April 23rd, 2020 - 12:00PM-1:30PM

Location: Kahin Center

3/11/2020 UPDATE: Cancelled and postponed to Fall 2020   Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty series Genevieve Clutario, Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of American Studies, Department of American Studies, Wellesley College This talk investigates the formation of a transpacific industry of Philippine embroidery during the early twentieth century and focuses on four locations...


CANCELED: Bartels World Affairs Lecture: Attacks on Democracy, by Amartya Sen

April 29th, 2020 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Klarman Hall

Room: Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium

Nobel laureate in economics Amartya Sen will deliver the Einaudi Center's flagship annual Bartels Lecture. He will address contemporary global challenges to democracy and how societies can respond to these threats. At the turn of the millennium, many people would have said that the understanding of the need for democracy was the most important change that had occurred in the world over the...


Tulisan Jawi: Decolonizing the “Modern” and the “Islamic” in Indonesian Art

April 30th, 2020 - 12:00PM-1:30PM

Location: Kahin Center

This event has been cancelled, and the paper will be released as an article in SEAP's Fall 2020 Bulletin. Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty series Anissa Rahadiningtyas, PhD Candidate, Department of History of Art, Cornell University On scattered, typed-up notes for an article or a talk in English, Ahmad Sadali (1924-1987) expressed his observation on the conditions that hindered t...


Southeast Asia Program 70th Anniversary Celebration

September 11th, 2020 - 12:00AM

Location: Kahin Center

Events to include symposium, music performance, museum exhibition, and more! Stay tuned for more information!...

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