Past Events

PUBLIC READING: Public/Scholarship: A Reading of Translations in, of, and from Southeast Asia

November 18, 2020, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison CSEAS.

Since September, approximately thirty graduate students working inside and outside the university around the world met virtually every other week in a GETSEA mini-course to read and think critically and politically about translation and movement in language in and in critical opposition to Southeast Asian Studies. In this reading, members of the workshop shared their translations across Thai, Burmese, Indonesian, Tagalog, Balinese, Vietnamese, and Hokkien.

Uprising in Thailand

October 28, 2020, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison CSEAS.

A roundtable of experts from across the GETSEA consortium which discussed the current unrest in Thailand.

A Thousand Cuts: On Media, Policing, and Authoritarian Brutality

October 1, 2020, hosted by the Cornell Southeast Asia Program.

Part of a GETSEA Consortium series on press freedom in the Philippines, this post-screening panel focused on policing, state violence, and how the media and ideological landscapes enable populism and authoritarianism across the Philippines, U.S., and India. The discussion also served as the staging ground for transnational forms of creativity, solidarity, and resistance.

Press Freedom and the Pandemic in Duterte’s Philippines: Views from the Ground Up

September 18, 2020, hosted by the University of Michigan CSEAS.

Part of a GETSEA Consortium series on press freedom in the Philippines, this virtual roundtable discussion sought to make sense of the many overlaps from the ground up between the state of press freedom in the Philippines and the ongoing efforts of the Duterte administration to control the pandemic.