Contemporary Indonesia: Social, Political, and Cultural Conversations

Mary Zurbuchen, Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 3:30pm
THO 317

Dr. Zurbuchen is a Director at the Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program. She oversees all aspects of program implementation for Asia and Russia. Dr. Zurbuchen lived and worked in Asia for two decades, including assignment as the Ford Foundation Representative in Jakarta, and two assignments as Program Officer in Education and Culture. She recently taught in and directed the Southeast Asian Studies Center at the University of California, Los Angeles, and has also taught at the University of California, Berkeley. She holds a PhD in linguistics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Her research interests include Southeast Asian humanities, the study of historical memory, and social justice in international education. She is the author of The Language of Balinese Shadow Theater (Princeton 1987), and her edited works include Beginning to Remember: The Past in the Indonesian Present (Washington/Singapore 2005), as well as Origins, Journeys and Returns: Social Justice in International Higher Education (Social Science Research Council 2009).


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