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Lecture: “Blackness in Malaysia and Indonesia: Stories from the Field” with Professor Timothy Daniels
October 22, 2020 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daniels is Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at Hofstra University. Before joining the faculty at Hofstra, he completed his Ph.D. in cultural anthropology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He teaches anthropology, religious studies, linguistic anthropology, and urban studies. His research has spanned multiple field sites in Malaysia and Indonesia. His research interests include urban space and ethnicity, globalization and culture, traditional arts and cultural performances, and Islamic law and ethics. His initial field research projects concentrated on urbanization in South Sumatra, Indonesia and Muslim weddings across this Asian archipelago. Moderated by Kevin Fogg, Associate Director, Carolina Asia Center. This event is part of the 2020-21 Speaker Series, “Blackness in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.” Registration required: https://go.unc.edu/Cm7o5.
Organized by the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Co-sponsored by the UNC Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies.