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U-M Center for Southeast Asian Studies Lecture Series.
Mar. 24 & 31. Talks by visiting scholars. Mar. 24: Harvard University Islamic studies professor Teren Sevea discusses stories of Islamic miracle workers in Singapore in “History in Ruins: Keramat and Stories of Singapore Islam.” Mar. 31: Vanderbilt University Asian studies professor Ben Tran discusses the work of contemporary Vietnamese artist Tuan Andrew Nguyen, and how it exposes the way that the effects of aerial bombings continue to affect and harm Vietnamese communities in “Reincarnation and Recursivity as Politics of Atmosphere.” Noon, 110 Weiser Hall, 500 Church. For livestream preregister at ii.umich.edu/cseas. Free. 615–4059.