The Center
for Southeast Asian Studies
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Aug. 27, 2008
Issue: 41

Welcome to the Weekly Announcements e-blast from the Center. These messages are sent in HTML format (e.g., as a web page) with an option to view the message as text if you have any problems. Feel free to forward the email to friends using the links below. Share and enjoy!

Open Positions and Fellowships 

Tenure-track Faculty Position in Art History
University of Chicago

more info | Application Review Starts: October 17, 2008

Tenure-track Faculty Position in Asian Modernities
Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto

more info | Deadline: October 15, 2008

Assistant/Associate Professor of Asian History
North Dakota State University

more info | Application Review Starts: November 10, 2008

Assistant Professor in Asian History
Siena College, NY

more info | Deadline: October 31, 2008

Florence Tan Moeson Fellowship 2009
Library of Congress Asian Division

The purpose of the fellowship is to provide individuals with the opportunity to pursue research on East, Southeast, and/or South Asia (including the overseas Asian communities), using the unparalleled collections of the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.

The grants are for a minimum of five business days of research and are to be used to cover travel to and from Washington D.C., overnight accommodations, and photocopying; or, to cover expenses incurred while traveling to the Library of Congress to engage in scholastic research in the area of Asian studies. Up to 15 awards are available from $300 to $2,500.

more info | Deadline: September 30, 2008

Call for Papers 

In Celebration of 175 Years of U.S.-Thai Diplomatic Relations
Council on Thai Studies Program, Northern Illinois University
October 24-25, 2008

more info | Deadline: September 1, 2008

Standing at the Crossroads: 21st Century Challenges in Ethics, Religion and Social Justice

Buddhist Studies, Religious Studies Department, Arizona State University

more info | Deadline: October 1, 2008

North American Graduate Student Conference in Buddhist Studies
University of California, Berkeley
April 17-19, 2009

more info | Deadline: October 15, 2008
Call for Contributions 

Philippine Studies is now accepting contributions for its future issues, which come out regularly every March, June, September and December.

Philippine Studies is an internationally referreed journal that publishes a wide variety of scholarly and original articles by younger as well as established scholars.  It is a forum for the dissemination of research in the humanities and social sciences, the expression fo scholarly views on various aspects of Philippine life, and the pursuit of friendly and constructive debate, interdisiciplinary, comparative, transnational, and global perspectives. 

Welcoming contributions in a readable and lively form, the journal seeks to reach an audience of specialists and nonspecialists, in the Philippines and across the world.  Founded in 1953, Philippine Studies (ISSN 0031-7837) is published quarterly by the Ateneo de Manila University.

more info | Contact:
SEA Publications
Singapore: The Unexpected Nation
By Edwin Lee Siew Cheng
Singapore, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2008, 708 pp.

more info

Emerging Voices: Experiences of Underrepresented Asian Americans
By Huping Ling
Piscataway, Rutgers University Press, 2008, 288 pp.

more info

Biodiversity and Human Livelihood in Protected Areas: Case Studies from the Malay Archipelago

By Navjot S. Sodhi et. al (Editors)
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2007, 540 pp.

more info

To Plead Our Own Cause: Personal Stories by Today's Slaves
By Kevin Bales and Zoe Todd (Editors)
Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 2008, 264 pp.

more info

The New Asian Hemisphere: The Irresistible Shift of Global Power to the East
By Kishore Mahbubani
New York, Public Affairs, 2008, 336 pp.

more info
New Additions UH SEA Library Collection

These items are now available at the AV Center, Sinclair Library, University of Hawaii-Manoa.

Shattered Dreams
Produced by International Organization for Migration
Director: Sompradthana Nawong
Indonesia, 2006, 45 min.
Indonesian with English subtitles
Call Number: DVD 7084

This is an animated short film produced to raise awareness among young people of the risks and consequences of becoming involved with people trafficking and exploitation.
Journalism at the Crossroads Media and Democracy in Southeast Asia
Director: Cris Sevilla
Philippines, 2006, 42 min.
Call Number: DVD 6477

This profiles the work of three Southeast Asian journalists: Howie Severino in the Philippines, Rosiana Silalahi in Indonesia and Sanitsuda Ekachai in Thailand.

Ayutthaya Rediscovered
(Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya)
2002, 55 min.
Publisher: Bangkok: Create Media Studio
Narrations and Subtitles in English, French, German, Japanese, Thai     
Call Number: DVD 7173

People inside the frontier viewing culture and environment
of the Ammatoa people in South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Author:Sapril Akhmady
2007, 60 min.
Interviews in Makasar; subtitles and narration in English.
Call Number: DVD 5751
In This Issue
Open Positions and Fellowships
Call for Papers
Call for Contributions
SEA Publications
SEA Library New Additions

SEA Film Series

We had a successful year in which we screened 35 films in our weekly Wednesday series. We look forward to an exciting slate of films beginning in September, 2008. See you at the movies!
The Center for Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa is one of nine National Resource Centers (NRCs) for the study of Southeast Asia as designated and funded by the United States Department of Education.