Friday Forum and Asian Languages & Cultures Job Talk: Claire-Marie Hefner

206 Ingraham Hall 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI

"Religious Authority in Action: Women, Islamic Education, and Everyday Activism in Indonesia" Claire-Marie Hefner Visiting Assistant Professor Interdisciplinary Study of Religions Program Bard College Islamic schools are often imagined as spaces of restrictive rules and …

Friday Forum and Asian Languages & Cultures Job Talk: Lailatul Fitriyah

206 Ingraham Hall 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI

"Border Theologies: God and Resistance in a Southeast Asian Diaspora"   Lailatul Fitriyah Assistant Professor of Interreligious Education Claremont School of Theology This talk will examine Islamic and Christian theologies from the lives of Indonesian …

Friday Forum and Asian Languages & Cultures Job Talk: Courtney Wittekind

336 Ingraham Hall 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI

“Real Farmers, Dream Cities: Agrarian Change, Demonstration, and the Politics of Visibility in Myanmar” Courtney T. Wittekind Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University Program in Agrarian Studies, MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies This presentation examines …

Friday Forum: Tyrell Haberkorn

206 Ingraham Hall 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI

"A Jurisprudence Against Coups in Thailand" The People Rule on the Government Tyrell Haberkorn Professor of Southeast Asian Studies Department of Asian Languages and Cultures University of Wisconsin-Madison On the first anniversary of the coup …

Friday Forum – Alex Hopp

206 Ingraham Hall 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI

"Qhuab Ke as Method: Rethinking Southeast Asian History through the Historiography of the HMoob Diaspora" Alexander Hopp Ph.D. Candidate in History University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Lecturer in Asian American Studies University of Wisconsin-Madison …

University Lectures Committee Lecture and CSEAS Friday Forum: Kevin Fogg

206 Ingraham Hall 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI

The University Lectures Committee in partnership with The Center for Southeast Asian Studies The Department of History & The Southeast Asian Research Group presents... "Mainline Islam: Islamic Associational Life in Indonesia" Kevin W. Fogg Associate …

Friday Forum – Mai Na Lee

336 Ingraham Hall 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI

Details TBD. Mai Na M. Lee is an associate professor of history and Asian American studies at the University of Minnesota. She came to Minnesota as a refugee from Laos in 1981 and grew up …

Friday Forum – Paul Hutchcroft

206 Ingraham Hall 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI

"Mobilizing for Elections: Patronage and Political Machines in Southeast Asia" Paul D. Hutchcroft Professor of Political and Social Change Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs Australian National University Across Southeast Asia, as in many …

Friday Forum – Jonathan Pollack

206 Ingraham Hall 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI

"Challenges of Teaching Asian Studies at Community Colleges" Jonathan Pollack Chair of the Department of History Coordinator of the Arts and Humanities Pre-Major Madison Area Technical College Details TBD.

Friday Forum- Sera Koulabdara

336 Ingraham Hall 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI

"The Legacies of War: Physical Scars and Invisible Wounds, Past, Present & Future" Sera Koulabdara CEO of Legacies of War Sera will share a brief history of the Secret War in Laos and its lingering …