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Shutting Down Bangkok: Street Life & the Cinema of Violence

February 7, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Tokioka Room, Moore Hall 319

Dr. Noah Viernes
Assistant Professor
Akita International University, Japan

Professor Viernes looks at the politics of contemporary images in Thailand, especially during the recent campaign to shut down Bangkok, as a means of connecting storytelling with the politics of everyday life in the Thai capital. A short film that replays several scenes from the ongoing protests will accompany the presentation.


Ticket Information
Free and open to the public

Event Sponsor
Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Mānoa Campus

More Information
808-956-2688, cseashawaii.edu, http://cseashawaii.org

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