The Yale Indonesia Forum and the Cornell Indonesian Association
are proud to present


The 6th BIANNUAL NORTHEAST CONFERENCE ON
INDONESIAN STUDIES


February 19th, 2011
9:30 A.M.- 6:00 P.M., Yale University
Henry R. Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Avenue,
New Haven, CT

 
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We invite you to join us for the 6th Biannual Northeast Conference on Indonesian Studies. NCIS is a one-day conference for the presentation of new research relating to religion, politics, economy, language, culture, and the environment in Indonesia.

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. J. Joseph Errington
Professor of Anthropology, Yale University

"Other Indonesians: The National Language in Some Out-of-the-Way Places"


CONFERENCE PROGRAM AND SCHEDULE

9:30 - 10:00 Registration and light breakfast
   
10:00 - 10:15 Welcome
   
SESSION I: POLITICS
 
10:15 - 10:45 Eve Warburton (Columbia University) and Sebastian Dettman (University of Michigan)
"When Religion Trumps Ethnicity: A Regional Election Case Study from Indonesia"
   
10:45 - 11:15 Eunsook Jung (Fairfield University)
"'Persistent but not Confrontational: Women's Movements under the Suharto Regime in Indonesia"'
   
11:15 - 11:45 Julie Hwang (Goucher College)
"The Normalization of Islamist Parties and the Mainstreaming of Political Islam in Indonesia"
   
11:45 - 12:00 Coffee Break
   
12:00 - 1:00 Keynote Address: Joe Errington
   
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch (provided)
   
POSTER SESSION:
1:00 - 2:00 Wyatt Gordon (American University): 'Indonesia in Flames: The Effect of Structural Adjustment on Deforestation'
Kevin Fogg (Yale): 'Ready-Made for Politics: Muhammadiyah and NU become Political Bodies in Revolutionary South Sumatra'
Jochem van dem Boogert: 'What's so Christian about the debate on Javanese Islam?'
Henry Wijaya (Columbia University): 'Integrated Performance Assessment for Indonesian Class: Like? Comment? Share?'
   
SESSION II: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
 
2:00 - 2:30 Kankan Xie (Cornell University)
"'China's National Image in Indonesia: Youth's Perspective"
   
2:30 - 3:00 Nuning S. Purwaningrum (SUNY Buffalo)
"Exceptions to Sovereignty: Indonesian Women as Migrants-For-Marriage"
   
3:00 - 3:15 Coffee Break
   
SESSION III: LANGUAGE
   
3:15 - 3:45 Emily Gasser (Yale University)
"Linguistic Subgrouping in Nusa Tenggara: The Case of Bima-Sumba"
   
3:45 - 4:15 Rama Munajat (Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center)
"On-Going Linguistic Change: Pragmatic Information Marking Shift in Sundanese"
   
4:15 - 4:45 Andrew Carruthers (Yale University)
"On How to Speak Locally: The Social Semiotics of 'Local Language' and the Politics of Preservation in South Sulawesi, Indonesia"
   
4:45 - 5:00 Coffee Break
   
SESSION IV: CULTURE
   
5:00 - 5:30 Marzanna Poplawska (UNC Chapel Hill)
"Christianity and Inculturated Music in Indonesia"
   
5:30 - 6:00 Annette Damayanti Lienau (Yale University)
"Hamka and the Specter of Arabic"
   
6:00 Dinner

 
Sponsored by the Council on Southeast Asia Studies, Yale University
Hosted and organized by the Yale Indonesia Forum (YIF) with Cornell University Indonesian Association (CIA)

Conference Co-Coordinators: Emily Gasser, Zhipeng Huang, and Weixin Ng

Please contact the organizers at YIFconference@gmail.com with any questions.