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Indonesia in Global and Transnational Perspective

UCLA Indonesian Studies Conference 2012, Day 2

Saturday, April 28, 2012
9:15 AM - 5:00 PM
Young Research Library
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Photo: Kampung resident on Indonesian Independence Day, 2009, Surabaya, East Java; photo credit: Dahlia Setiyawan


9:15 – 9:30


9:30 - 11:30

Panel 4: Religious Politics and Discourses

Chair: Dr. Azyumardi Azra, Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University

Najib Burhani, U.C. Santa Barbara
Arabization and Pakistanization: A Study of the Treatment of the Ahmaddiya in Indonesia

Saskia Schaefer, Freie University & Humboldt University, Berlin
Debating Religious Freedom, Blasphemy and Morality: The Situation of the Indonesian Ahmadiyah and Other ‘Deviant Sects’

Melissa Teetzel, Pepperdine University
Attitudes Towards Plurality Among Muslim S-1 Level Students

Alex Arifianto, Arizona State University
Globalization and the Propagation of Progressive Islam in Indonesia: The Role of Moral Authority Leadership in NU and Muhhamadiyah

11:30 - 12:30

Film Screening of "Memory of my Face" plus Q&A with Dr. Robert Lemelson, UCLA

12:30 – 1:15


1:15 – 3:00

Panel 5: Gender and Sexuality

Chair: Rachel Rinaldo, University of Virginia

Mohamad Nasir, Emory University
The Pesantren Discourses on Gender and Sexuality in Indonesia

En-Chieh Chao, Boston University
Not Fanatik: The Feminization of Public Rituals and the Muslim Counter Politics

Nuning Purwaningrum, U. Buffalo, NY
Marriage Migration Post LIFE Act 2000

3:00 - 3:15


3:15 – 5:00

Panel 6: Arts, Literature, and Performance

Chair: Sylvia Tiwon, U.C. Berkeley

James Edwards, UCLA
Myth and the Emergence of Postnational Consciousness in Indonesian Theater

Nor Ismah, U. Hawaii
The Formation of Islamic Popular Culture: Forum Lingkar Pena and Komunitas Matapena Movements in Indonesia

Megan Hewitt, U.C. Berkeley
Realism in The Story of Oey Se: The Intersection of History and Fiction

The UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies is particularly grateful to Dr. Robert Lemelson for his commitment to funding the Indonesian Studies Program, now in its fourth year.  This Program not only supports conferences, and brings experts on Indonesia to UCLA, but it also provides Lemelson Fellowships to a cohort of UCLA graduate students to pursue research on Indonesia.

Cost : Free and open to the public.


Sponsor(s): Center for Southeast Asian Studies

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