Join us in celebrating the work of graduating M.A. and Ph.D. students in Southeast Asian Studies at the University of California, Riverside. Presentation topics include performance, religion, transnational migration, and more.
Keynote Address 3:30 – 5:00 PM Dr. Panivong Norindr, USC: “The Force of the Image: History, Trauma, and Filmwork in Rithy Panh’s Movies”
June 5, 2015
10:00-10:15am Registration and opening remarks
Panel A: 10:15 am-12:15 pm
Russ Skelchy, UCR: “If There are Stars in the Sky: Waldjinah and Keroncong in Postcolonial Indonesia” (10:15-10:45)
Astara Light, UCR: “The Power of ‘Visual Movement:’ Re-shaping and Re-affirming Religious Practices in Modern Balinese Paintings” (10:45-11:15)
Casey Avaunt, UCR: “Multicultural Lions: Performing Lion Dances at the Asian Garden Mall in Little Saigon” (11:15-11:45)
Minh Nguyen, UCR: “Queerness in Vietnamese Popular Music” (11:45-12:15)
Panel B: 1:15-3:15 pm
Trangđài Glassey-Trầnguyễn, UCR: “Vietnamese Undocumented Mobilities in Berlin: Narratives of a Transnational Legal Limbo” (1:15-1:45)
Stephen James, UCR: “Monuments and Memory: Appropriating the Westminster Vietnam War Memorial” (1:45-2:15)
Amy Rothschild, UCSD: “Transitional Justice in Southeast Asia: A Study of Timor-Leste” (2:15-2:45)
Katie Stahl-Kovell, UCR: “Transgressing Tradition?: The Politics of Diasporic Choreography in Cambodian Classical Dance” (2:45-3:15)
Free and open to the public!
Sponsored by UCR Center for Ideas and Society and UCR SEATRiP