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Tamara Loos with cast of The King and I

Cornell Chronicle - Broadway comes calling for Tamara Loos' expert advice

For the cast and the directors, Loos’ talk fundamentally shifted their understanding of the play. Says Rafaeli: “Over the years, I’ve brought in various experts to talk about different productions,...

B. Anderson

Cornell Chronicle - Remembering Ben Anderson

“As a colleague, Ben was generous, particularly with those of us in the Southeast Asia Program. We – his students, his colleagues, his comrades – will miss him immensely." - Tamara Loos, M.A. ’94, Ph...

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2012 Golay Lecture by Benedict Anderson

Professor emeritus Benedict Anderson (international studies, government, and Asian studies), renowned scholar of Southeast Asian studies and author of Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origins...

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Ithaca Asian Girls on the Move: Reunited and Reinvigorated

Ithaca Asian Girls on the Move (IAGM) is an Ithaca-based community group that supports the needs of young Burmese refugees in the region. With a focus on education and community service, the members...

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Cultural Flows in Space and Time: Reimagining Asian Diaspora

A Community College Faculty Workshop will be held on February 5, 2016, 9:00-2:15 PM at Cornell University, ILR Conference Center 525, King-Shaw Hall, 140 Garden Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14853. In this...

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Online SEAP Fall Bulletin 2015 Now Available

The Fall 2015 SEAP Bulletin is out! Pick up a copy in Uris Hall or at the Kahin Center. The online version is also available. Huge thanks to all of the contributors!

Gamelan Winter Concert

CU Music: Cornell Gamelan Ensemble

Directed by Christopher J. Miller, the Cornell Gamelan Ensemble will be presenting an evening of traditional and new music from Central Javanese Gamelan. The concert is free and open to the public....

P. Abinales

Comparative Muslim Societies Program Presents: “Muslims, Americans, and the Contemporary Legacies of Colonial Rule in the Philippines”

Professor Patricio Abinales, Asian Studies, University of Hawaii, and SEAP alumnus, returns to Cornell to present a talk that argues that a history of relatively positive Muslim-American relations,...

Audrey Kahin's Historical Dictionary of Indonesia

The third edition of Audrey Kahin's 'Historical Dictionary of Indonesia' is now available

The third edition of Audrey Kahin's Historical Dictionary of Indonesia was recently released. It contains a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The...

Sustainable urban development must be accompanied with a focus on social justice to protect the welfare of cities’ most vulnerable citizens. Photo by Sthitaprajna Jena/Flickr

“Threading the Needle” of Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice for Cities" - a short blog written by Victoria Beard, SEAP professor from the Department of City and Regional Planning

This blog is part of our World Resources Report (WRR) series. The WRR looks at cities as drivers of economic and social opportunity, and simultaneously as areas with concentrations of poverty,...

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Olin Library's 'Chats in the Stacks' presents - Book Talk: Shi'ism in South East Asia: 'Alid Piety and Sectarian Constructions, Chiara Formichi, Asian Studies, Cornell

Olin Library's 'Chats in the Stacks' presents - Book Talk: Shi'ism in South East Asia: 'Alid Piety and Sectarian Constructions With SEAP faculty member, Chiara Formichi, assistant professor of...

Two men pass an Indian Immigration check-gate at Zokhawthar on their return to Chin State.

Southeast Asia Program and South Asia Program Photo Exhibit at Mann Library

The Southeast Asia Program and South Asia Program presents a Photography Exhibit held at Mann Library, entitled: "Borderline Existence: Burmese Chin Refugees in Mizoram, India." Photography by Steven...

Yu Yu Khaing 2015

A warm SEAP welcome to Yu Yu Khaing, the new Burmese lecturer at Cornell

Yu Yu Khaing joins the Department of Asian Studies as the new full-time Burmese lecturer. Khaing received her BA in English Language and Literature from Dagon University in 2004, and a Diploma in ELT...

G. Apostol

The Filipino-American War and the Writing of a Novel: Reflections on History and the Art of Fiction

University Lecture by Gina Apostol, Novelist and Essayist, with introduction by Benedict Anderson, Aaron L. Binenkorb Professor Emeritus of International Studies, Government and Asian Studies

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The Cornell Graduate History Association Presents: “A Dirty Half-Hidden War”: The United States, the Philippines, and the Making of Global Anti-Communism

A lecture by Professor Colleen Woods, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Maryland | Sponsored by the Cornell GHA, the Cornell GPSAFC, the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and...

2015 Numata Symposium

2015 Numata Symposium

SEAP faculty Anne Blackburn will be speaking at the 2015 Numata Symposium on October 24.

Anto Mohsin

Top scholars in media, film & technology join NU-Q faculty

SEAP alumnus Anto Mohsin is one of the five top scholars in media, film, and technology that have recently joined the faculty of Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q). His teaching and research...

Mourning Headband for Huế: a riveting account of the Tết Offensive

Mourning Headband for Huế: a riveting account of the Tết Offensive

The biannual Cornell Voices on Vietnam Speakers’ Series is delighted to announce our second event on Tuesday, October 27th, from 12-2PM, at 374 Rockefeller Hall, featuring journalist, essayist and...

Multiple Exposures: Towards a Visual Anthropology of Cham Muslims in Cambodia

Multiple Exposures: Towards a Visual Anthropology of Cham Muslims in Cambodia

SEAP PhD Candidate, Emiko Stock, gave a talk at the Anthropological Society of Iran in Tehran, Iran on September 22nd. Her research interests are in Cambodia, Chams, Muslims in Cambodia and...

Elephant Extravaganza

Elephant Extravaganza

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, NY, partnered with SEAP and the Syracuse University South Asia Center to present the Asian Elephant Extravaganza on August 22nd, 2015. It was a day-long...