SEASSI Lecture Series: Kong P. Pha

Rethinking Equality: Legibility, Belonging, and the Politics of Marriage in Minnesota Presented by Kong P. Pha, PhD Candidate in American Studies, University of Minnesota. Abstract: In 2012, a ballot initiative was enacted in Minnesota in order …

SEASSI Lecture Series: Dr. Amelia Liwe

Combating Human Trafficking from a Southeast Asian Periphery Presented by Dr. Amelia Joan Liwe, Senior Lecturer, International Relations, Universitas Pelita Harapan (UPH), Karawaci, Indonesia and SEASSI Indonesian Language Coordinator. Abstract: Human trafficking is an extraordinary crime that …

SEASSI Film Series: 1985

When an adventurous Hmong teen discovers a secret map to a mythical dragon, he and his three best friends decide to go on a quest that leads them on a journey filled with danger, excitement, …

SEASSI Film Series: Heneral Luna

Join us for this showing of Heneral Luna (2016), the Philippines’ submission for the Best Foreign Film award at the 2016 Academy Awards. Set during the Philippine-American war, Heneral Luna follows the life of one …

Friday Forum: Dr. Kanjana Thepboriruk

“Mandating Modernity: The 12 Cultural Mandates and the New Thai Woman” Kanjana Thepboriruk Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures Center for Southeast Asian Studies Northern Illinois University This talk explores the nationalist campaign waged …

Friday Forum: Dr. James Thomas Collins

“Documentation and revitalization of Indonesia’s minority languages: A tale of two projects” Emeritus Professor James T. Collins Principle Research Fellow Institute of Ethnic Studies Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia In the last twenty years, …

Friday Forum: Dr. Alison Carter

“Looking Beyond the Temples: Exploring the Residences of the Ancient Angkorians” Alison Carter Assistant Professor of Anthropology University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign Angkor, centered in the modern nation of Cambodia, was one of the largest …

Friday Forum: Dr. Valerie Kozel

Has Vietnam ‘Made Poverty History’?  Dr. Valerie Kozel Adjunct Associate Professor La Follette School of Public Affairs Former World Bank Senior Economist UW-Madison The World Bank worked together with the Ministry of Labor and Invalids and …

Indonesian Night 2017

Permias Madison (Indonesian Student Association at UW-Madison) returns with its annual celebration of culture, heritage, and tradition! This year, we invite you to join us as we present traditional music and dance from all over Indonesia, …