In the Fall 2017 semester, the UHM Department of Anthropology will be offering a colloquia series. Each will be held Thursday at 3:00PM in Crawford Hall 115 on the scheduled date unless otherwise noted. Reception to follow talks scheduled for Crawford Hall. This talk is co-sponsored by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies. On the […]
Check out these Center co-sponsored talks at the Dept. of Anthropology this fall.
Join the EWC for their Wednesday Evening Seminar featuring a talk by Dr. Paul Lavy on the multifaceted history and shifting significance of Angkor Wat as a symbol of French colonial power, an icon of Cambodian national identity, a marketing logo, and a major international tourist destination.
This talk explores such neglected intimacies of Indian coolie households in British Malaya. In doing so, it introduces the concept of “situational agency” and in the process contributes to ongoing discussions in fields of gender, migration and labour studies by problematizing the dichotomous understanding of “agent” and “victim” as mutually exclusive categories.