Center for Southeast Asia Studies
Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | September 18 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library | Note change in time
Valerie Francisco-Menchavez, Assistant Professor of Sociology, San Francisco State University
Prof. Valerie Francisco-Menchavez (Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center) will discuss her new book, which explores the dynamics of gender and technology of care work in Filipino transnational families in the Philippines and the U.S.
Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | September 27 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
Patrick Winn, Public Radio International
Mass media and Hollywood fixate on stories of Mexican cartels, Sicilian mafioso and Russian gangsters. But they've largely overlooked the growing power of Southeast Asian organized crime. Within the next decade, the region's booming black markets will be worth $375 billion more than the legit output of many Asian countries.
These crime syndicates can corrupt governments, skew policy and... More >
Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | October 10 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Katya Cengel, journalist
Journalist Katya Cengel will discuss her new book, Exiled: From the Killing Fields of Cambodia to California and Back (Potomac Books, 2018) which follows the stories of four Cambodian families, as they confront criminal deportation 40 years after their resettlement in the U.S.
Lecture: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | October 23 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library | Note change in time
Sebastian Dettman, Postdoctoral Fellow in Contemporary Asia, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University