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Fulbright U.S. Student Program Info Session for Undergraduates

March 27th, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:30PM

Location: G08 Uris Hall

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program supports college graduates conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. Applications are due in the fall of senior year; students who wish to begin the program immediately after graduation are encouraged to start the application process in their junior year....


Linguistics Colloquium Speaker: Uri Tadmor

March 27th, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Morrill Hall

Room: 111

The Department of Linguistics and the South East Asia Program will host a linguistics talk by Dr. Uri Tadmor, Editorial Director with De Gruyter Mouton Publishing.  The talk is titled "On the unusual origins of Betawi, the language of Jakarta."  Refreshements and conversation with the speaker will follow the talk....


Identity Crisis: Reflections on Public and Private Life in Contemporary Javanese Photography

March 28th, 2017 - 10:00AM-5:00PM

Location: Johnson Museum of Art

Organized by the Johnson Museum, this exhibition is the first in the United States to focus on the recent emergence of photography as an art form in Java, Indonesia. Guest curated by photographer Brian Arnold, Identity Crisis is the culmination of years of research and consultation with artists, curators, publishers, and educators in Java. The ten artists included pursue investigations of personal...


SEAP Gatty Lecture Series:“The Royal Proclamation (sắc phong) is like our Certificate of Praise (bằng khen)”: Culture as Local Historical Practice in a Northern Vietnamese Village"

March 30th, 2017 - 12:00PM-1:30PM

Location: Kahin Center

Lauren Meeker, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology,  SUNY New Paltz “The Royal Proclamation (sắc phong) is like our Certificate of Praise (bằng khen)”: Culture as Local Historical Practice in a Northern Vietnamese Village." This paper examines the local practice of history among elderly male villagers in a village in northern Vietnam who are s...


CMSP: “Guests and Hosts in the Highlands: Excerpts from Living in the Stone Age: Colonialism, Anthropology, and the Experience of Empire in Dutch New Guinea"

March 30th, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Morrill Hall

Room: 404

Danilyn Rutherford, Professor and Chair, Anthropology, UC Santa Cruz Colonialism in the Netherlands Indies was a matter of maps and censuses, plantations and planning documents, the control of land and labor, and the pursuit of national pride.  But it was also a matter of minor meetings — awkward encounters on lonely beaches and sleepy villages, stumbled into by disruptive strangers...


SEAP Gatty Lecture Series: "From Rite of Passage to Intangible Cultural Heritage: Incorporation of the Salak Yom Buddhist Ritual into Global Discourses of Heritage and Development"

April 13th, 2017 - 12:00PM-1:30PM

Location: Kahin Center

Dr. Alexandra Denes, Lecturer, Media Arts and Design, Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University "From Rite of Passage to Intangible Cultural Heritage: Incorporation of the Salak Yom Buddhist Ritual into Global Discourses of Heritage and Development" Over the past decade, leading international development organizations—including the United Nations and the World Bank—ha...

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