Indonesian Debate

May 10, 2017

This week in TWISEA we feature an article written by our MA student Kasey Rackowitz about her Indonesian language debate at the Embassy of Indonesia in D.C. “Now when you see your island’s hand sign, shake your angklung as much as you can.” Playful karaoke music started playing from the speakers. The woman in the

Bainbridge – The Island School: The Month of Indonesia

April 12, 2017

This week we are featuring an article written by our Managing Director Rebakah Daro Minarchek. The Island School on Bainbridge Island, just west of Seattle, annually plans and implements a month of K-5 curriculum focused on a single country. This year, the school’s planning team chose Indonesia to highlight across all subjects and requested the

A Weekend with Ki Midiyanto (Part 2 of SEAC Outreach)

March 3, 2017

This week we are featuring an article written by our affiliated graduate student from the Department of History, Katia Chaterji.   [Singing in Javanese] – Speak English, Hanuman. – Oh, I should speak English? – Ya, you are in front of your children who only know English. So you should speak English.   — Midiyanto,

SEAC Outreach: View Ridge Elementary School (Part 1)

February 24, 2017

This week in TWISEA we are featuring our managing director Rebakah Daro Minarchek and Tikka Sears and their Indonesian culture outreach event at View Ridge Elementary School. One of SEAC’s missions is to do outreach with the Greater Seattle community, in particular K-12 schools. Our most recent project was an Indonesian culture curriculum at View

Letter From the Director

November 18, 2016

This week we are featuring a letter from our new director Celia Lowe. We’ve gotten off to a great start this academic year. We’ve hosted Ko Ko Thet, a writer of Burmese poetry; an amazing conference organized by Pauli Sandjaya and sponsored by the Consulate of Indonesia, Approaches to Religious Violence, Radicalism, and Deradicalization: Perspectives