Based on ethnographic fieldwork amongst Tai migrants from the Shan State in Burma/Myanmar, this talk attends to the micropolitics and staged authenticities of Tai dance (Fon Tai). (on 4/23)
James C. Scott takes on the narratives that states hold dear, engaging the stories we tell ourselves about agriculture & animal domestication.
A talk from a recent doctoral dissertation at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa on national identity in Timor-Leste. (on 3/12)
CSEAS will co-sponsor a talk by Dr. Scott, the Sterling Professor of Political Science and Professor of Anthropology at Yale University. (on 2/26)
This talk examines contemporary images in Thailand during the recent campaign to shutdown Bangkok, which began in 2013. (on 2/7)
Terminally Haunted: Aviation Ghosts, Hybrid Buddhist Practices, and Disaster Aversion Strategies Amongst Airport Workers in Myanmar and Thailand on 12/06.
A talk by PhD candidate, Keith Bettinger, about the strategies involved in creating a new province in Indonesia (on 11/01).
Join CSEAS and CPS for a film screening and lecture on 10/29.
Join us on 10/25 for a talk and book launch of Dr. Pierre Asselinʻs new book.
Join CSEAS and the Women's Studies Department as we celebrate a new book by Dr. Saraswati on 10/18.