AFFILIATIONS (Cornell University):
Department of Asian Studies
Department of Comparative Literature
Southeast Asia Program
Religious Studies Program
Member of Graduate Fields: Asian Studies; Asian Literature, Religion and Culture; Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Performing and Media Arts; LGBTQ Studies; Theatre Arts
PROSPECTIVE GRADUATE STUDENTS
I accept applications from graduate students both at the Ph.D. and M.A. levels. I am particularly interested in guiding innovative projects in the areas of cultural studies, cinema and media, gender studies, and literature in Southeast Asia. I am delighted to guide research with comparative, transregional content, at Cornell and beyond. Please contact me early with your queries, through my work email.
If you are applying to Cornell, please review carefully the information for graduate applications provided here.
I am happy to guide the research of a number of exceptional undergraduate students at Cornell with wide-ranging interests in the fields of Asian studies, cinema studies, gender studies, and literature. I am also happy to serve as your advisor for the minor in Southeast Asian Studies. Please contact me early with your queries, through my work email.
Keep in mind Cornell’s support and prizes for undergraduate research, including for undergraduates in the humanities and social sciences (see, for instance, commitment.cornell.edu/rawlings-research-scholars).
COURSES TAUGHT AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY
Flux Navigations: Biopolitics and Urban Aesthetics in the Contemporary Southeast Asian City (Mellon Collaborative Studies in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities, Expanded Practices Seminar, with Jeremy Foster, Architecture)
Representing Eros: Thailand
Graduate/Upper Level Undergraduate (combined)
Temporalities of the City: Asia Syllabus
Sexuality, Power, Belief: Thailand in Contrast Syllabus
The City: Asia
Gender and Sexuality in Southeast Asian Cinema Syllabus
Introduction to Southeast Asia (individually taught version) Syllabus