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March 13, 2015
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What interest does Southeast Asia have in the vast frozen Arctic? 


The answer may surprise you! This week in the SEAC blog, grad student Linda Cuadra explains why Singapore joined the Arctic Council. Linda received an Arctic Research Fellowship in 2013-14.
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The Department of Anthropology and the Southeast Asia Center are hiring for an assistant professor in Cultural Anthropology with a focus on mainland Southeast Asia. Four candidates have been invited to present their research on campus.

The fourth and final presentation is today, Friday, March 13, 2015 from 3:30-5:00 pm in Denny Hall room 401.

Boreth Ly is Assistant Professor of Southeast Asian Art History and Visual Culture at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He has published numerous articles on both ancient and contemporary arts and visual culture of mainland Southeast Asia. He coedited a book, Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art (Ithaca: SEAP 2012). One of the book projects that he is currently working on is an ethnographic approach to understanding queer art and cinema in mainland Southeast Asia. His presentation is titled "Situating Trauma in the Arts and Culture of Post Khmer Rouge Genocide Cambodia and Its Diaspora."
Upcoming Events

Forbidden Love Film Series

Starts Tuesday, April 7, 6:00 pm

UW Thomson Hall, Room 101

Relax with the Southeast Asia language programs as we explore the theme of "Forbidden Love" in films from Indonesia,  the Philippines, Malaysia and Viet Nam.

This film series will run:
 

April 7 - Indonesia
April 9 - The Philippines
April 14 - Malaysia
April 16 - Viet Nam


Films TBA

All films will be shown at 6 pm in Thomson 101.

Snacks and English subtitles provided!

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Bradley Davis: Under the Black Flag: Violence and Oral Tradition in the China-Vietnam Borderlands

Monday, April 13, 4:30-6:30 pm

UW Thomson Hall, Room 317 

Bradley Davis is an Assistant Professor of History at Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) in Willimantic, CT.  He received his Master of Arts in International Studies, China Studies (2002) from the Jackson School of International Studies, and Ph.D. (2008) in History from the University of Washington.  Currently, Davis is completing a book manuscript on the China-Vietnam borderlands during the nineteenth century, with a particular emphasis on borderlands powerbrokers and transregional groups; and a second manuscript project concerns productions of ethnographic knowledge in Qing China and Nguyen Vietnam, specifically the role of ethnography as an imperial repertoire and Vietnamese notions of Empire before French colonialism.

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These events are not sponsored by the Southeast Asia Center.

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Fellowships and Funding

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Job Opportunities 

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Study Abroad and Summer Programs

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Opportunities for Educators

Educators are encouraged to sign up for SEAC's new educator email list. We will use the educator list to send occasional announcements about events specifically geared to K16 educators.


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