This week we present a special summer session bookshelf spotlight featuring books that explore the impact of political theatre and dance.
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)
Bookshelf Spotlight featuring five books on Southeast Asian Theatre
Our first Bookshelf Spotlight of 2013 features five books on the politics/political history of Thailand
Bookshelf Spotlight: Women in Southeast Asian Politics
Bookshelf Spotlight highlights books pertaining to a special theme
Dr. Patricio "Jojo" Abinales grew up in the northern side of the Philippine island of Mindanao.
One Evening After the War is a love story that offers rare insights into Cambodian culture. (screening on 3/31)
A documentary screening followed by a discussion on international criminal law & national reconciliation.