Join us on 3/17 for a book release and talk by UH-M Professor Pia Arboleda.
Join us for Prof. Tran's talk on "Cultural Hybridity at the Margins of the Cham and Vietnamese States" on 3/16/2015.
Join us on February 17 for a talk with Jay Hartwell to discuss his year as a Fulbright Scholar in Viet Nam.
Join us on February 19 for a talk on capitalist relations among indigenous highlanders in Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Join us for a talk that explores the making of “companionable objects” and a “companionable conscience” in Indonesia’s art world. (on 12/09)
A talk about how frontier expansion brings into existence new social identities, and new assemblages of "nature" and "culture" (on 11/06)
Take a look at a review of the talks from our speakers series for this semester!
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)