2010

NIU Burma Art Collection Showcases
1/10 to 5/10
School of Art, Jack Arends Hall
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb IL

Exhibits over Fall semester highlighting the NIU Burma Art Collection
• The Emergence of Tourist Art in Colonial Burma: Style, Form and Usage
• Colonial Woodcarving
• Ivory Carving Collectibles
• Silver Souvenirs.

These exhibits together highlight the use of the Burma Art Collection at NIU as a teaching tool for teaching Asian art, culture, and civilizations.

International Burma Studies Conference
7/6/10 to 7/10/10
Marseille-Provence University
Marseille, France
http://www.burma.niu.edu/burma/conferences/2010/index.asp

"Burmese Influence in the Depictions of Buddhist Cosmology in Thailand, Lanna, and Lan Xang"
7/6/10
International Burma Studies Conference
Marseille, France

Catherine Raymond, presenter

"Paintings of Europeans in Lao and Isan Buddhist Temple Murals"
7/14-16/09
Third International Conference on Lao Studies
Kon Khaen University
Thailand

Catherine Raymond, presenter

"Legacy in Lacquer: A Living Art from Burma"
8/24/10 to 11/3/10
Art Museum, North Gallery
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb IL

"The Sacred Sites in Burma"
9/8-10/10
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb IL

Donald Stadtner, presenter

Co-sponsored by the School of Art, the Allen Lecture Speaker series of the Art  History Division (College of V&PA), the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (College of LA&S) and the Center for Burma Studies (Graduate School).

"Narratives in Burmese Lacquer"
9/18/10
Art Museum, Altgeld Hall
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb IL

"Are Depictions of Stories from the Ramayana Still Popular Today in Buddhist Mainland Southeast Asia?"
9/19/10
Third International Ramayana Conference
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb IL

"The Kengtung Wars: Kig Mongkut’s Military Misadventures in the Shan States of Northern Burma"
10/29/10
Brown Bag Lecture Series
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb IL

Ratanaporn Sethakhul, Payap University, Chiang Mai, Thailand, presenter

Co-sponsored the Center for Southeast Asia Studies and the Center for Burma Studies.

"Hanoi Eclipse, the Music of Dai Lam Linh"
11/8/10
University of London 

Barley Norton, presenter

Co-sponsored by the School of the Art Institute Chicago, the College of V&PA, the Center for Southeast Asia Studies and the Center for Burma Studies.