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This Week @ CSEAS
April 21, - April 26, 2014

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Friday Forum:

April 25, 2014 (NOTE ROOM CHANGE!)Room B19 Ingraham Hall. 12:00 pm.- Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick
Conversation with Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick
     UW-Madison Professor Alfred McCoy will lead a conversation with film director Oliver Stone and American University Professor Peter Kuznick on their collaborative work on their recent film, The Untold History of the United States, and on Mr. Stone's previous films and other projects.

For more information about the CSEAS's Friday Forum: Click here

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On Campus Events:

Film Series for History 246: Southeast Asian Refugees of the Cold War. All films are free and open to the public.
Documentary Film: Refugee (2003; 60 minutes)
Wednesday, April 23, 6:00 pm. 1111 Humanities Building

Thursday, April 24, 2014. 7:30 pm, Varsity Hall, Union South
Distinguished Lecture Series and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies present:
Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick
    Oliver Stone, an American screenwriter and director, came to public prominence for writing and directing a series of films about the Vietnam War. He is famed for his films, including JFK, Platoon, Natural Born Killers, and Nixon.
    Peter Kuznick is an associate professor at American University and the author of many books about the Vietnam War, the cold War, and the atomic bombings of Hirshima and Nagasaki.
    Together, Stone and Kuznick have created a Showtime series called The Untold History of the United States, a documentary that critically looks back at human events that crucially shaped American's history despite being under-reported in their time. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, April 25, 2014. 4:00 pm. Mosse Humanities Building, Room 1641
Special Lecture: "Complicating Senses of Gender and Islam in East Java through Music and Dance"
Christina Sunardi, Assistant Professor, Department of Ethnomusicology, University of Washington

    This talk explores some of the ways in which musicians and dancers in east Java, Indonesia have approached Islam and their professions as artists, in effect making and maintaining cultural space for cross-gender dance as well as diverse, complex, shifting senses of masculinity and femininity. This event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, April 26, 2014. 3:00 pm. Mosse Humanities Building, Mills Concert Hall
"Across Regional Boundaries: A Javanese Music and Dance Concert"
featuring students of the UW-Madison Javanese Gamelan Ensemble and students of Dance 321: Javanese Performance. Dance Director: Peggy Choy, Assistant Professor, Dance Dept. and Asian American Studies Program. Music Director: Steve Laronga, Doctoral Candidate, School of Music. Guest Artists: Christina Sunardi, Valerie Vetter and Roger Vetter. This event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, April 26, 2014. 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Ogg Hall Lounge, Ogg Residence Hall, 835 West Dayton Street.
Indonesia Night 2014.
PERMIAS Madison (Indonesian Student Associate) proudly invites you to join in their largest annual cultural event, Indonesia Night 2014.

This year, we will bring you to experience the joy of Indonesian traditional living in Pesta Rakyat (People’s Festival). Get ready to witness the uniqueness and celebration of Indonesian ethnic and cultural living, as you will experience our journey in tracing back the Indonesian traditional living across the archipelago through performance, games, and fare.
FREE ADMISSION AND FREE FOOD!!!
Please RSVP to this event through our facebook event : (https://www.facebook.com/events/444640099015989/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming)L

Conversation Tables:

Thai Conversation Table
Wednesday, April 23, 4:30-5:30 pm, Lakefront Cafeteria, Memorial Union.
For more information, contact Varangkana Pusiripinyo, yunarok@hotmail.com

Vietnamese Conversation Table
Thursday, April 24, 4:00-5:00 pm. 1244 Van Hise Hall.
For more information, contact Hong Thi Dinh, hdinh@wisc.edu

Filipino Language Table
Friday, April 25, 5:00 pm, Lakefront Cafeteria, Memorial Union.
For more information, contact Ma. Aurora (Mara) Joaquin, joaquin@wisc.edu


 

 

 

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Center for Southeast Asian Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
207 Ingraham Hall
1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1397
phone: (608) 263-1755
fax: (608) 263-3735
e-mail: seasia@intl-institute.wisc.edu