The Filipino Primitive: Accumulation and Resistance in the American Museum Sarita See argues that collections of stolen artifacts form the foundation of American knowledge production. Nowhere can we appreciate more easily the triple forces of knowledge accumulation—capitalist, colonial, and racial—than in the imperial museum, where the objects of accumulation remain materially, visibly preserved. The Filipino Primitive takes […]
Please join us for a talk with: Celia Lowe Professor of Anthropology and International Studies Director of the Southeast Asia Center at the University of Washington
Professor Tania Murray Li Professor, Department of Anthropology Director, Centre for Southeast Asian Studies University of Toronto
Professor Ann Marie Leshkowich Professor of Anthropology Director of Asian Studies at College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA).
Presented by: Prof. Bradley C. Davis, Eastern Connecticut Based largely on nineteenth century archives but informed by a broad environmental humanities perspective, this presentation considers the category of animals in imperial Vietnam. As an element of a sedentary agricultural empire, buffalo (bubalus bubalis) received legal protections that befitted their collective status as biotic farm machines, […]
Presented Dr. Angie Ngọc Trần, CSU Monterey Bay Migrant workers from Vietnam going to work overseas are not just the Kinh (the majority), but also from the other 53 ethnic groups in Vietnam. I focus on five ethnic groups:theKinh,theHoa(ethnicChinese),theKhmer,theChămMuslimsandtheHrê, who engage in different migration patterns and forms of resistance and empowerment. The transnational labor brokerage […]