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Asian Studies at Cornell comprises a university-wide faculty who, together, present a highly inter-disciplinary approach to the complex civilizations of Asia. Forty-five members of the Asian Studies Department specialize in languages, linguistics, literatures and religions, while thirty-five associated faculty throughout the university teach courses on Asia in their own disciplines, from art history and government to rural sociology. For more information go to Asian Studies Home Page.


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    Performing Prowess: Essays on Localized Hindu Elements in Southeast Asian Art from Past to Present
    Noonsuk, Wannasarn (Art History Program, Department of Art, Design and Art History, California State University, Fresno, 2023-05-30)
    This book explores the localized Hindu elements in Southeast Asian art from past to present. Chapters include: Hindu Forms/Material Returns: Advocating for a Water-Centered Approach; Crossed Destinies: The Early Relationship between Tamil Nadu and Thailand with Special Reference to Hindu Artistic and Cultural Elements; Localization of Indic Heritage in Southeast Asia: Some Observations; Hindu Art in the Straits of Melaka; Of Myth and Message: “Hindu” Forms in Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia; Rethinking the Modern and the Islamic through Hindu Forms in Haryadi Suadi and Arahmaiani Works; Crossing Lines: Locating Power, Prowess, and Spiritual Energy in Works by Contemporary Balinese Artists; and Some Hindu Heritage in Modern-Day Thailand