Fall 2015 Lecture Series 


►All lectures take place Fridays at 12 noon in Room 100 Campus Life Building, unless otherwise noted (see listings below).

►All lectures are free and open to the public.

Friday, September 4

Jennifer Goodlander, Theatre, Drama and Contemporary Dance, Indiana University

Lecture title: Female Characters/Female Selves: Gender and Tradition in Balinese Shadow Play

Friday, September 11

Laura Junker, Anthropology, University of Illinois, Chicago

Lecture title: Ecological Changes Wrought by Economic Choices During the Development of a Philippine Chiefdom at Tanjay

Friday, September 18

Helene Siebrits, Theatre, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign  

Lecture title: An Artistic Odyssey: A Look at the Role of One Family in Revival of the Performing Arts in Cambodia Since the Fall of the Khmer Rouge

Friday, September 25


Lecture title: TBA

Friday, October 2

Shane Strate, History, Kent State University

Lecture title: TBA

Friday, October 9

Kenton Clymer and Trude Jacobsen, History, Northern Illinois University

Lecture title: Researching and Teaching in Vietnam

Friday, October 16


Lecture title: TBA

Friday, October 23

          Sonja Downing, Music, Lawrence University  

          Lecture title: Flirting with Kebyar: The Intrigue of Dynamic Gender in Balinese Dance

Friday, October 30


Lecture title: TBA

Friday, November 6

Susan Russell, Anthropology, and Rhodalyne Gallo-Crail, Foreign Languages and Literatures, Northern Illinois University

Lecture title: Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad to the Philippines

Friday, November 13

Thomas Rhoden, Doctoral Candidate, Political Science, Northern Illinois University

Lecture: A Boren Year in Burma

Friday, November 20

Ingrid Jordt, Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Lecture: Aspirational State politics and Buddhist Collective Imaginaries in Newly 'Democratic' Myanmar: Salvation and Burmese Buddhist Theories of Social Order


Weekly lecture series ends November 20.