University of Madison, Wisonsin
Katherine Bowie is the Vilas Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received a BA with Distinction from Stanford University and her MA and PhD from the University of Chicago. She has conducted extended fieldwork in Thailand, with primary interests in historical anthropology, political anthropology, gender and Theravada Buddhism. She has served as Eisenhower Fellow to Thailand, Fulbright Scholar, President of the Midwest Conference of Asian Affairs (MCAA), and multiple years on the organizing committees for the Council of Thai Studies (COTS). She twice served as Director of UW-Madison’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies, receiving an International Institute Outstanding Service Award in 2009.
Saturday, March 23
7:15 PM – 8:15 PM