2021 Conference Videos

Please enjoy these videos of presentations from our 2021 conference: Making and Unmaking Southeast Asian Spaces. Note: at the request of some presenters, not all presentations are included here.

Panel 1:

Code of Conduct in South China Sea: Positions of Southeast Asian Non-claimant States, Jim Colandog Duran (he/him/his), PhD Candidate, Southeast Asian Studies, Centro Escolar University (Philippines)

“Heaven and hell embraced in the belly of our boat:” Water and Ghostliness in Vietnamese Diaspora Literature, Alan Yeh (he/him/his), PhD Student, French, University of California, Berkeley (USA)

The Complexity of Transnational Spaces of Migration in South East Asia, Shahanaz Parven (she), PhD Candidate, Political Processes, Institutions, and Technology, RUDN University (Russia)

La Punta: Navigations on the Liminal and Aquatic Space of Iloilo City, Ram Paulo Agduma Anayan (he/him/his), MA Student, Literary and Cultural Studies, Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines)

Panel 2:

Experts in the Production of Nature: Indonesian Forest Fire Policy and the ‘Issues’ of Documents, Umar Al Faruq (he/him), MA Graduate, MPhil in Human Geography, University of Oslo (Norway)

Examining the Soundscapes of Children’s Play Spaces in a Filipino Urban Poor Neighborhood, Aireen Grace Tomagan Andal (she/her), PhD Student, Philosophy and Geography, Ural Federal University (host) and Macquarie University (partner university) (Russia/Australia)

Panel 3:

Sattha, Money and Fandoms:  Intersections Between Capitalist Commodification of Thai K-pop and Buddhist Fandoms, Pornpailin Meklalit, MA Student, Asia Pacific Studies, University of San Francisco (USA)

Elephant Commemoration: Place-Based Aura, Agency,  and the Making of Places for Commemoration in Vietnam, Chari Hamratanaphon, PhD Student, Anthropology, University of California, Riverside (USA)

Sacred Spaces, Musicking, and Representation of Thai Communities in Chicagoland, Matthew Allen Werstler (he/him/his), MA Student, MM in World Music and Southeast Asian Studies, Northern Illinois University (USA)

Panel 4:

Filipinx Transnationalism: the Diasporic Gaze and the Spatial Un-making of Filipinx America, Tiffany Marie Sloan (she/her/hers), BA Student, Asian Studies and Political Science, Minor in Poverty, Justice, and Human Capabilities, Rice University (USA)

Panel 5:

Kinamaret: Whimsical Playfulness and Cultural Habituation in Contemporary Festival Binanog Performances in Panay Island, Philippines, Jose Rabara Taton, Jr. (Mr.), PhD Candidate, Music, Major in Ethnomusicology, University of the Philippines Visayas

Panel 7:

A comparative analysis of the production of space in Bangkok and Tokyo: reinterpreting Freedom and  Constraint in mobility and its role on Spatial practice, Chai Skulchokchai (he), BA Student, Language and Culture, Chulalongkorn University (Thailand)

On the Edge of Bolsa Avenue – Đại Lộ Trần Hưng Đạo: Frictional Spaces in the Vietnamese Diasporas, Trangdai T Glassey-Tranguyen (she/her/hers), Ph.D. Graduate, Anthropology, MA in Southeast Asian Studies, University of California, Riverside (USA)

The Coloniality of Infrastructure: Modernizing the Jeepney, Angela Mallari Romea (she/her/hers),  PhD Student, Anthropology, The Graduate Center, City University of New York (USA)

Panel 8:

Uncorking Colonial Struggles through the Indigenous Lens: A Literary Analysis on F. Sionil Jose’s The God Stealer, Felisa Francesca Navarro Foronda (she/her/hers), AB Student, Political Science, Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines)

Panel 9:

When Trauma Transcends Borders and Generations: Examining Transgenerational Trauma and Healing Among Second Generation Cambodian Americans, Amira Noeuv (she/her/hers), PhD Student, Ethnic Studies, University of California, San Diego (USA)

Investigating Collective-Based Coping Strategies among Vietnamese Boat Refugees, Tiffany Jennifer Nhan, BA Student, Psychology and Sociology, Clark University (USA)

Searching For Má: Motherhood and Dis/Inheritance in On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, Victoria Thanh Nguyen Huynh (she/her), PhD Student, Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley (USA)

Panel 10:

A Preliminary Spatial Analysis and Social Landscape of Early Temples in Chiang Saen, Northern Thailand, Piyawit Moonkham (he/him/his), PhD Candidate, Anthropology, Washington State University (USA)

Monumentalizing Memories, Memorializing Monuments: Luneta Park and American Colonial Philippines, 1898-1946, Jefferson Robles Mendez, MA Student, History in the Public Sphere, Central European University (Austria)