Dr. Tania Murray Li gives a talk as part of the EWC Brown Bag Presentation
A CSEAS Talk about staging authenticity in Tai Yai 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)
A graduate student conference on “Pushing Boundaries, Shifting Perspectives: Remapping Asia and the Pacific Through a Transnational Interdisciplinary Lens”
Nation Building in Timor-Leste: National Identity Contests and Crises a talk by Jonathan Henick, Political Science Nation building has tended to focus on the role of political elites in constructing “hard” institutions to create a sense of national identity. Timor-Leste’s experience suggests, however, that when “soft” or cultural aspects of nationhood – including symbols, rituals […]
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)
by Lan Janet Krause, M.A. Candidate, University of Trier, Germany & Affiliate Scholar, East-West Center (on 4/19)