U-M Center for Southeast Asian Studies Lecture Series.:
Oct. 4 & 21. Talks by national and global scholars. Oct. 4: University of Southern California American studies and ethnicity professor Adrian De Leon discusses the relationship between indigenous Filipinos and colonialists in “The Conditional Commonwealth: Becoming Filipino in the Shadow of Counterinsurgency.” Oct. 21: Australian National University Asian history and culture professor Jane Ferguson explores how Western media glosses over South East Asian ethnic identity in “Four of the Thirteen Lives Are Stateless: The Cave Rescue, Hollywood Heroism, and Ethnonational Traps at the Thai-Burma Border.” Noon–1 p.m., 110 Weiser Hall, 500 Church. For livestream preregister at events.umich.edu/group/1044. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org, 615–4059., . . . . . .