The 8th BIANNUAL NORTHEAST CONFERENCE ON
INDONESIAN STUDIES


February 18th, 2012
Yale University
 

The Yale Indonesia Forum and the Cornell Indonesian Association invite you to join us for the 8th Biannual Northeast Conference on Indonesian Studies (NCIS). The NCIS is a one-day conference for the presentation of original research relating to religion, politics, economy, language, culture, and the environment in Indonesia.

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Sarah Weiss, Department of Music, Yale University

"Expectations and Authenticities: Sanggar Çudamani's Odalan Bali"


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE



9:30 - 10:00 Registration and light breakfast
   
10:00 - 10:15 Welcome remarks
  Vanessa Hongsathavij, NCIS Coordinator (Yale Indonesia Forum)
   
10:15 - 11:15 PANEL 1: POLITICS
 
Faizah Zakaria (Yale University)
"Between Killings and Detentions in the Aftermath of Gerakan 30 September"
 
Stephanie Tangkilisan (University of Chicago)
"May 1998 and the Indonesian Army"
 
Chair: André Rivier, International Relations (Yale University)
   
11:15 - 11:30 Coffee Break
   
11:30 - 12:30 Keynote Address: Sarah Weiss (Yale University)
"Expectations and Authenticities: Sanggar Çudamani's Odalan Bali"
   
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch
   
1:30 - 2:30 PANEL 2: ANTHROPOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY
 
Kristian Tamtomo (University of Albany, SUNY)
"Multilingual Youth, Literacy Practices, and Globalization in an Indonesian City: A Preliminary Exploration"
 
Jean-François Bissonnette (University of Toronto)
"Labour mobility and immobility in oil palm agribusiness in Indonesia"
 
Chair: Andrew Carruthers, Anthropology (Yale University)
   
2:30 - 2:45 Coffee Break
   
2:45 - 3:45 PANEL 3: LANGUAGE
 
Christopher Miller (independent scholar)
"The Nagari origin of the Sumatran and Sulawesi scripts: the Philippine connection"
 
Ika Nurhayani (Cornell University)
"The Indonesian Suffix -kan: A Diachronic and Comparative Review"
 
Chair: Emily Gasser, Linguistics (Yale University)
   
3:45 - 4:00 Coffee Break
   
4:00 - 5:00 PANEL 4: CULTURE AND RELIGION
 
Setefanus Suprajitno (Cornell University)
"Negotiating the Cultural and the Religious: The Recasting of Chinese Indonesian Buddhists"
 
Yuyun Sri Wahyuni (Ohio University)
"Dayak Islam: A New Dayak Identity in East Kalimantan, Indonesia"
 
Chair: Kevin Fogg, History (Yale University)
   
5:00 - 5:15 Concluding remarks
  Indriyo Sukmono (Yale University)
  Jolanda Pandin (Cornell University)
   

 

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Sponsored by the COUNCIL ON SOUTHEAST ASIA STUDIES, YALE UNIVERSITY
Hosted and organized by the YALE INDONESIA FORUM (YIF) in cooperation with the
CORNELL UNIVERSITY INDONESIAN ASSOCIATION (CIA)

Conference Co-Coordinators:
Vanessa Hongsathavij, Taylor Purvis, and André Rivier, Yale University

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