Spring 2017 Lecture Series
►All lectures take place Fridays at 12 noon in Room 100 Campus Life Building, unless otherwise noted.
►All lectures are free and open to the public.
Friday, January 27
Judy Ledgerwood, Anthropology, NIU
Lecture title: Research in Cambodia Across 50 Years: The Work of May Ebihara
Friday, February 3
Alan Potkin, CSEAS, NIU
Lecture title: Aesthetics Issues at the Don Sahong Hydropower Project
Friday, February 10
Kristy Tuttle, Ph.D. candidate, Biology, NIU
Lecture title: Phylogeography of White-toothed Rats (Berylmys) in Pleistocene Indochina
Friday, February 17
Rungsima Kullapat, Carolina Asia Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Lecture title: Pachit-Oraphim: From Local Legend to International Cultural Routes
Friday, February 24
Albert Agha, Ph.D. candidate, Ethnomusicology, UCLA
Lecture title: Dawah through Musicking: Al-Mizan Music Group and the State Islamic University in Yogyakarta
Friday, March 3
John D. Ciorciari, Gerald D. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan
Lecture title: Sharing Sovereignty: Peacebuilding and the UN's Joint Venture
Friday, March 24
Clara M. Chu, Mortensen Center for International Library Programs, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Lecture title: Information Needs and Barriers of Southeast Asian Refugee Undergraduates
Friday, March 31
Kanjana Thepboriruk, Foreign Languages and Literatures, NIU
Lecture title: Mandating Modernity: The 12 Cultural Mandates and the Construction of the Modern Thai Woman"
Friday, April 7
Nico Ravanilla, School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California, San Diego
Lecture title: Brokers, Social Networks, Reciprocity and Clientelism
Friday, April 14
Alison Carter, Anthropology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Lecture title: Looking Beyond the Temples: Exploring the Residences of the Ancient Angkorians
Friday, April 21
Mary McCoy, Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Lecture title: The Power of Scandal and Uncertainty in a New Democracy
Friday, April 28
Bradley C. Davis, History, East Connecticut State University
Lecture title: Violence and Resistance: Imperial Bandits and the Echoes of Oral Tradition in the Uplands
Lunch with us!
Feed body and mind at the weekly CSEAS brownbag series. Order an Indonesian lunch online by 6 p.m. Thursday at Lecture Lunch Order, Pay for it in cash or check at the lecture. Cost is $5 for students and $6 for faculty, staff and others. Orders must be cancelled online by 10 a.m. Friday; otherwise you are responsible for paying. For lunch details or questions, email email@example.com. You are welcome to bring a lunch and beverage if not ordering a lunch.