The Center for Southeast Asian Studies organizes and sponsors a number of events such as lectures, film screening, workshops, symposia, conferences, exhibits, and performances throughout the year. Several of these events are in collaboration with other U-M units, and are often free and open to the public. To see what we have planned for this semester, please visit our 2020 Lecture Series page.
CSEAS Lecture Series. "Save the Thai Temple”: Wat Mongkolratanaram, the Heteronormative Logics of South Berkeley, and Queering Thai/America
Pahole Sookkasikon, Ph.D. received his doctorate from the Department of American Studies at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. His work focuses on the ways that contemporary Thai popular culture and performance queer notions of Thainess informed by Western economies of desire and nation-state practices of respectability. He holds a M.A. in Asian American Studies from San Francisco State University and has helped cultivate and has fought for the necessity of Thai America within the field and scope of Southeast Asian American Studies. He currently works as a content researcher for Paramount Streaming.
Register at http://myumi.ch/DwNy5
|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||American Culture, Asian Languages And Cultures, center for southeast asian studies, Cseas Lecture Series, Discussion, Lecture, Southeast Asia, thailand|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for Southeast Asian Studies, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures|