Spring 2011 Lecture Series

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Thursday, January 20, 4 p.m., Illinois Room, Holmes Student Center,
Special film screening and discussion with Paul Rausch, Associate Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Hawai'i in Indonesian with English subtitles

January 21: Paul Rausch, Associate Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Hawai'i
Subtitle It! Access to Southeast Asian Cinema Resources

January 28: Maria 'Rai' Hancock, MA candidate, Department of History, Northern Illinois University
Connecting Globally, Locally: NIU, Southeast Asia, and the Peace Corps

February 4: Kenton J. Clymer, Presidential Research Professor, Department of History, Northern Illinois University and Judy Ledgerwood, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Northern Illinois University
The Khmer Rouge Tribunal's First Verdict

February 11: Dr. Gini Gorlinski, Associate Editor, Arts and Culture (Music and Dance), Encyclopaedia Britannica
The Sampé' of Sarawak: Shifting Sex Appeal?

February 18: Michael Buehler, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Northern Illinois University
Indonesia's Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) in National and Local Politics

February 25: Laura Iandola, Ph.D. candidate, History and Graduate Assistant, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Northern Illinois University
Malcolm X, Sukarno's Indonesia, and the Politics of Bandung

March 4: Trude Jacobsen, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Northern Illinois University
The Curious Case of Mr. Sherlock Hare: Race, Class, and Mental Health in British Burma

March 11: Lisa Brooten, Associate Professor, Department of Radio-Television, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Politics, Gender, and Celebrity in the U.S. Campaign for Burma's 'Burma: It Can't Wait' Campaign

March 25: Michael Hawkins, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Creighton University
Managing a Massacre: Savagery, Civility, and Gender in Moro Province in the Wake of Bud Dajo (Southern Philippines)

April 8: Ian Baird, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin, Madison
A Golden Age?: The Rise of the Brao in Northeastern Cambodia During the Period of Vietnamese Occupation, 1979-1989

April 15: Victor Friedman, Director, Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies and Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Balkan and Slavic Linguistics, The Univerity of Chicago
From the Balkans to Bahasa: Comparative Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Southeast Europe and Southeast Asia