2005

"The Splendor of Burmese Textiles"
10/25/05
5:00pm, Rm 110
Northern Illinois University
School of Art, Arends Building
DeKalb IL

Sylvia Fraser-Lu,
independent scholar and author

Supported by:
Division of Art History, School of Art

2004

Burma Studies Conference
10/22/04 to 10/24/04
Center for Burma Studies
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb IL

Burma Cultural Night
10/23/04
Southeast Asia Club
Center for Burma Studies
Northern Illinois University
Altgeld Auditorium, Altgeld Hall
DeKalb IL

Co-sponsored by
Burma Interest Group (BIG-NIU)

"Inventing a Myanma Music"
03/19/2004
12:00 to 1:00pm
Brown Bag at Campus Life Building
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb IL

Chris Miller, presenter

A special issue for the JBS will be in honour of U Pe Maung Tin.

"Burmese Art Collection at Denison"
02/05/04
5:00 to 6:30 pm, Rm 103
Northern Illinois University
School of Art, Arends Building
DeKalb IL

Dr. Alexandra Green, Curator
Denison University

"Tiny Fists: Interviews with Four Forcibly Conscripted Boy Soldiers of the Burmese Army"
02/06/2004
12:00 to 1:00pm
Brown Bag at Campus Life Building
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb IL

Hamilton Walters

2003

"Nat Festival in Central Burma"
04/14/03
12:00-1:00pm, AB 111
School of Art, Arends Building
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb IL

Video and Lecture by Dr. Benedicte Brac de la perriere

"Reclining Buddha Images in Asia" lecture
04/12/03
2:00-5:00pm
Buddhism & Art Symposium
NIU Chicago Art Gallery
Chicago IL

Catherine Raymond, lecturer
Director, Center for Burma Studies

In conjunction with the exhibition: Paranirvana (self-portrait) by Lewis Desoto at NIU Art Museum Chicago gallery.

"A Lacquered History of the Kings of Pagan: According to the Glass Palace Chronicle" and "Burmese Wooden Monasteries: Local Variations to the Class Model"
03/21/03

Sylvia Fraser-Lu, guest lecturer
Independent Researcher/Writer on Asian Art was invited to be a at Northern Illinois University Spring, 2003

"Religious Accommodation and Conflict in Southeast Asia: From An Indenious Belief to Zealotry."
03/01/03

The 2003 NIU student conference on Southeast Asian Affairs. The theme of the papers was "Religious Accommodation and Conflict in Southeast Asia: From An Indenious Belief to Zealotry." Six lectures were given by graduate students. Among them two students presented papers focusing on Burma.

"Performing Masculinity in Mandalay"
02/21/03
Ward Keeler, lecturer
Department of Anthropology
University of Texas Austin

"Burma Travel Dairy: On the Fun, Frolic and Politics of Thingyan"
02/07/03
Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Brown Bag Lecture Series
Northern Illinois University
School of Art, Arends Building
DeKalb IL

Lecture by Cindy Kleinmeyer, Graduate Student, Political Science

"Burma Collection at NIU" for the University Collects Art Exhibit in the School of Art
01/31/03
Northern Illinois University
School of Art, Arends Building
DeKalb IL

Catherine Raymond, lecturer
Director, Center for Burma Studies