Manoa International Education Week: West Sumatra Talks and Performances
Three West Sumatra events are happening in conjunction with Manoa International Eduation Week.
Minangkabau Arts PerformanceCSEAS, in collaboration with the UHM Department of Theatre and Dance, Manoa International Education Week, (MIEW), and the East-West-Center, is hosting the visit of a delegation of performing artists and cultural officials from West Sumatra from November 13-14, 2017. The ensemble of 8 dancers will perform traditional dances, songs, and silek (martial arts) of the Minangkabau ethnic group at Campus Center (main tent/courtyard) on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 from 11:30a to 12:30p. See event post for more information/venue address.
Talk: UH Manoa Tropsoils Project in West Sumatra, Indonesia: 30 years laterCSEAS is co-sponsoring this talk with CTAHR. Talk will be at Sherman Lab 103 at 4pm. More details on the event page.
The TropSoils Indonesia soil management project was conducted by University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa in the 1980s. Professor Ardi, Dean of Agricultural Faculty at Andalas University in West Sumatra, Indonesia, who was a UH grad student during the project, returns to UH to discuss the impacts of the project and provide and update on how the Sitiung project site has changed over the past 30 years.