Category: Thailand Talks
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)
This talk examines contemporary images in Thailand during the recent campaign to shutdown Bangkok, which began in 2013. (on 2/7)
Our Fall 2012 Speaker Series continues with a presentation titled, “Dancing Partners: The influence of Thai-style Ramayana masked-dance on the art and culture of 18th and 19th century Burma”
This panel discussion examines a crucial moment in Thailandâ€™s political history… (on 4/23)
This lecture explores shophouse communities and the origin of the â€˜Peranakanâ€™ culture/architecture.
This is a study of images of Thai women presented in a Thai TV drama series shown in 2004 entitled â€œSaloeybaabâ€. Broadly, the study explores how the drama presents its female antagonist as well as the protagonist.
As part of the Hawaii International Film Festival, the Center is bringing seven new Southeast Asian films to campus and is bringing to Hawaii seven filmmakers for a special discussion of politics and movies in the region.
This research aims at studying the status of performing arts in Thailand starting from the first year of the Accession of King Rama IX to the Throne in 1946 until the Celebration of His Majesty the King’s 72nd Birthday in 1999.
On an exciting combination of ethnographic and botanical research conducted in Thailand, exploring the question of whether cultural knowledge can serve as appropriate scale measures of biodiversity for within-hotspot distribution analysis.
Dr. Bererton discusses Thai Shadow Theatre of Northeast Thailand