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Korean-Southeast Asian Interconnections featuring Doobo Shim

Korean-Southeast Asian Interconnections featuring Doobo Shim

Korean-Southeast Asian Interconnections featuring a public lecture on “The Korean Wave in Singapore” Doobo Shim, Associate Professor of Media and Communication Sungshin Women’s University, Seoul Followed by Plenary Session with Paul Michael Leonardo Atienza (Ph.D. student, Anthropology, UIUC) Anthony Yooshin Kim (Doctoral candidate, Ethnic Studies, UCSD) Sylvia Nam (Postdoctoral scholar, Anthropology, UCR) Doobo Shim, discussant […]

Te tua xơ mướp: Concerning Risk and the Future in the Vietnamese Coffee Industry

Te tua xơ mướp: Concerning Risk and the Future in the Vietnamese Coffee Industry

Sarah G. Grant, doctoral candidate Department of Anthropology UC Riverside Friday, May 17, 2013 12:10 PM INTERDISCIPLINARY BLDG SOUTH (INTS) 1113 SymposiumRoom As the second largest coffee producer in the world, Vietnam plays a significant role in influencing the global coffee industry while simultaneously piloting global market prices. Actors within the Vietnamese coffee industry navigate […]

House of Natural Fiber (HONF) founder Venzha Christ presents history, new project

House of Natural Fiber (HONF) founder Venzha Christ presents history, new project

House Of Natural Fiber (HONF): Local Initiatives in the Time of Globalizing Digital Technologies Venzha Christ, founder of HONF (Yogyakarta, Indonesia) Monday, April 29, 2013 CHASS INTERDISCIPLINARY SOUTH SYMPOSIUM ROOM (INTS) 1113 12:10 PM The House of Natural Fiber (HONF) was founded in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, in 1999 as a new media art laboratory. Yogyakarta is […]

Imaginative Channels: Networks of Migration, Money and Gifts in Vietnam

Imaginative Channels: Networks of Migration, Money and Gifts in Vietnam

Ivan Small, Postdoctoral Scholar Department of Anthropology and the Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion UC Irvine Friday, April 26, 2013 2:10 PM INTERDISCIPLINARY BLDG SOUTH (INTS) 1128 Screening Room This talk explores sociocultural, material, historical, and geographic dynamics of international migration and remittance flows in Vietnam, examining in particular the changing nature of […]

“It is not with sentiment that one builds a city”: Planning and protesting urban development in colonial and contemporary Hanoi

“It is not with sentiment that one builds a city”: Planning and protesting urban development in colonial and contemporary Hanoi

Lisa Drummond Friday, April 12, 2013 1210-200 PM CHASS Interdisciplinary South (INTS) 1113 Symposium Room In the late 1930s, colonial Hanoi’s mayor attempted to implement an urban development project involving a French catholic graveyard and a Vietnamese pagoda. In the early 2000s, socialist Hanoi’s People’s Committee attempted several urban development projects in high-profile locations around […]

A reading with Andrew Lam from his new work “Birds of Paradise Lost”

A reading with Andrew Lam from his new work “Birds of Paradise Lost”

Andrew Lam Tuesday, April 2, 2013 A reading from his new work Birds of Paradise Lost 1240-200 PM CHASS Interdisciplinary South (INTS) 1113 Symposium Room The thirteen stories in Birds of Paradise Lost shimmer with humor and pathos as they chronicle the anguish and joy and bravery of America’s newest Americans, the troubled lives of those […]

Wastelands & Wonderlands: Crititques of Development in Southeast Asia

Wastelands & Wonderlands: Crititques of Development in Southeast Asia

Wastelands & Wonderlands Critiques of Development in Southeast Asia Tuesday, March 19, 2013 CHASS Interdisciplinary South (INTS) 1111 Round Lab From Vietnam’s market reforms in 1986 to Myanmar’s democratic reforms in 2012, the forests, fields and cities of Southeast Asia have hosted a wide array of development schemes. New urban centers, sprawling industrial parks, and […]

War, Genocide and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work, A Book Talk with Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

War, Genocide and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work, A Book Talk with Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

Cathy J. Schlund-Vials Friday, March 8, 2013 A Book Talk: War, Genocide and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work 1210-200 PM CHASS Interdisciplinary South (INTS) 1113 Symposium Room In the three years, eight months, and twenty days of the Khmer Rouge’s deadly reign, over Cambodia, an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians perished as a result of forced […]

Puro Arte: Filipinos on the Stages of Empire with LMSP Burns, associate professor of Asian American Studies at UCLA

Puro Arte: Filipinos on the Stages of Empire with LMSP Burns, associate professor of Asian American Studies at UCLA

Puro Arte: Filipinos on the Stages of Empire LMSP Burns, Associate Professor Asian American Studies, UCLA Followed by a conversation with Priya Srinivasan, associate professor of dance, UCR author of Sweating Saris: Indian Dance as Transnational Labor (2011)   FRIDAY, March 1, 2013 12:10 PM INTERDISCIPLINARY BLDG SOUTH (INTS) 1113 Symposium Room   Puro Arte explores […]

“Vietnamese People Don’t Die”: Discourses about undocumented Vietnamese immigrants in Poland

“Vietnamese People Don’t Die”: Discourses about undocumented Vietnamese immigrants in Poland

Anh Thang Dao, PhD University of Southern California WEDNESDAY, February 20, 2013 3:40 PM INTERDISCIPLINARY BLDG SOUTH (INTS) 1113 Symposium Room  The presence of Vietnamese people in Poland is the result of a number of socio-historical events, such as the Cold War and the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Since the last decade, a new […]