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"Indonesia's Intricacies: Rhinos, Lorises, & a Dab of Dengue"

October 16th, 2019 - 4:00PM-5:00PM

Location: College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University

Room: LH3

To the Cornell Community-  Please join us at our weekly Conversations in Conservation presentation and lecture on October 16, 2019 from 4:00-5:00 PM at Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine in Lecture Hall 3 (LH3). The room is at the base of the veterinary research tower, not in the atrium.   Undergraduate student, Alex Levitskiy, will be presenting &...


Dr. Mark Sanchez, "The Guerilla as a Poet: Political Detainees Under Marcos"

October 16th, 2019 - 4:00PM-6:00PM

Location: Rockefeller Hall

Room: 429

During martial law in the Philippines (1972-1981), political opponents and other dissidents were often detained without charges. Though the Marcos government used this tactic as a means to silence opposition, political detainees still played a formative role in the anti-Marcos movement. Many participated in the formation of activist strategy and countless others produced a range of cultural work t...


The Guerilla as a Poet: Political Detainee Cultural Productions Under Marcos

October 16th, 2019 - 4:00PM-6:00PM

Location: Asian American Studies Program

Room: 4th floor conference room, Rockefeller Hall

During martial law in the Philippines (1972-1981), political opponents and other dissidents were often detained without charges. Though the Marcos government used this tactic as a means to silence opposition, political detainees still played a formative role in the anti-Marcos movement. Many participated in the formation of activist strategy and countless others produced a range of cultural work t...


Currencies of Imagination: Channeling Money and Chasing Mobility in Vietnam

October 17th, 2019 - 12:00PM-1:30PM

Location: Kahin Center

Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty series Ivan V. Small, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Central Connecticut State University Remittances from the Vietnamese diaspora have played an important role in  Vietnam’s post Cold War economic development, providing important inputs to a r ange of  household spending areas, from education to health care. In...


Indonesian Tobacco Agriculture and Contract Relations - Marina Welker

October 18th, 2019 - 3:00PM

Location: Warren Hall

Room: B73

Indonesian Tobacco Agriculture and Contract Relations Marina Welker, Department of Anthropology...


Lingua Mater Student Competition Deadline

October 18th, 2019 - 5:00PM

Location: Stimson Hall

Room: G04

The Lingua Mater competition invites students to translate Cornell's Alma Mater into a different language and submit a video of the performed translation. The inaugural Lingua Mater student competition took place in 2018 as part of Cornell's Global Grand Challenges Symposium. The top three videos received cash prizes. 2019 competition details Can you translate Cor...


The Rohingya: Statelessness, Refugeehood and a 'Subhuman' Life, by Nasir Uddin

October 21st, 2019 - 12:15PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

The Rohingyas, an ethno-linguistic and religious minority of Myanmar known as the most persecuted people in the world, experienced a brutal atrocity in 2017 perpetrated by Myanmar security forces and vigilantes what the United Nations Human Rights Council explained as “a textbook example of ethnic cleansing.” Following an attack made by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) on Augu...


IP-CALS Seminar Series: Fish and Farming: Cambodia's Rice Field Fisheries

October 23rd, 2019 - 12:20PM

Location: Emerson Hall

Room: 135

Katie Fiorella, MPH, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Science...


Spanish Manila and First American Chinatown

October 23rd, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: A.D. White house

Room: Guerlac Room

 "Spanish Manila:  A Transpacific Maritime Enterprise and First American Chinatown in the Ming Dynasty" to be given by Evelyn Hu-deHart, History, Brown University.  This talk is hosted by the East Asia Program (EAP) and co-hosted by the Society for the Humanities as well as the Latin American Studies Program (LASP) as part of their East-Asia-Latin-America lecture series....


Writing a Winning Fulbright Proposal

October 23rd, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

Primarily for undergraduates, this session offers guidance on how to write a winning proposal for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The session will be led by two Fulbright advisors with years of experience. Applying for a Fulbright? We encourage you to attend! Learn more about Einaudi Center student information sessions....


Colonial Development on the China-Burma Border

October 24th, 2019 - 12:00PM-1:30PM

Location: Kahin Center

Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty series Lau Ting Hui, PhD Candidate,  Anthropology,  Cornell University China’s rise has major geopolitical and economic implications for Southeast Asia. Among many issues, China’s policies and tactics in the South China Sea and its flagship Belt and Road Initiative have alarmed many countries in the region. This talk examines the on-...


For Whom are Southeast Asian Studies?

October 25th, 2019 - 4:30PM

Location: Physical Sciences Building

Room: 120

Carol Hau (Kyoto University) gives the 11th Frank H. Golay Memorial Lecture   Which audiences, publics, and peoples do Southeast Asianists address and serve? The question of “audience(s)”—real and imagined, intended and unintended—is arguably central to (re)conceptualizing the rationale, scope, efficacy, and limits of Southeast Asian Studies.  It has an...


Revisiting Japan's Asia Policy by Takashi Shiraishi

October 28th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Goldwin Smith Hall

Room: GS76

Takashi Shiraishi, Area Studies, Kyoto University is speaking on 'Revisiting Japan's Asia Policy.'   Summary: How has Japan's Asia policy evolved in the context of the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis, the 2008-2010 global financial crisis, the rise and fall of the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), and the rise of China? Japan's Asia policy is changing again over...


Reading and Conversation with R. Zamora Linmark, Author of "The Importance of Being Wilde at Heart"

October 29th, 2019 - 4:30PM

Location: Stimson Hall

Room: 206

Please join the Cornell Asian American Studies Program for a reading & conversation with R Zamora Linmark, author of Rollin' the R's, Leche, and the recently published The Importance of Being Wilde at Heart. It is co-sponsored with the Cornell Creative Writing Program, Cornell's Loving House, and Cornell Filipino Association. About the book: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING WILDE AT HEA...


I am a Whisper, My Dear (An ethnofiction film, in collaboration with Mizo LGBT activists)

October 31st, 2019 - 12:00PM-1:30PM

Location: Kahin Center

Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty series Mariangela Mihai, Department of Anthropology, Southeast Asia Program, South Asia Program at Cornell University  ...


Funan

October 31st, 2019 - 7:00PM-8:24PM

Location: Willard Straight Theatre

As she survives the grim work camps of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, Chou is determined to locate her missing 4-year-old son and reunite her family in this debut animation from France's Do, based on his family history. "Do and his team of animators fill Funan with striking imagery, its vibrant colors providing a vivid contrast to the dismal proceedings. Thousands of homeless people walk acr...


Lingua Mater Alumni Competition Deadline

November 3rd, 2019 - 5:00PM

Location: Alumni Affairs and Development, Ithaca

The Lingua Mater competition invites alumni to translate Cornell's Alma Mater into a different language and submit a video of the performed translation. The inaugural Lingua Mater alumni competition took place in 2018 as part of Cornell's Global Grand Challenges Symposium, with the Cornell Club of Thailand winning a $300 shopping spree at the Cornell Store. 2019 competition de...


“Islam and Labor: The Indonesian Experience,” by Michele Ford, CMS Seminar Series

November 4th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Morrill Hall

Room: 404

Indonesia has a long history of religiously oriented labor unionism. In the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, Muslim unions joined with their Christian counterparts in opposition to the dominant leftist unions of that period, arguing that a faith-based approach to industrial relations was both effective and ideologically defensible. Concepts of “Islamic” industrial relations again surfaced sever...


Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS)

November 6th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

FLAS Fellowships support undergraduate, graduate, and professional students studying modern foreign languages and related area or international studies. Funding is offered in collaboration with the Einaudi Center’s South Asia and Southeast Asia Programs. Learn more about Einaudi Center student information sessions....

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