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DATE:                                    January 30, 2012

NAME:                                   Patricia B. Henry                      RANK:       Associate Professor

DEPARTMENT:                    Foreign Languages and Literatures, Northern Illinois University

DATE OF BIRTH:                 January 25, 1945       

CURRENT ADDRESS:          6 Moraine Terrace,  DeKalb, Illinois  60115

                                                Telephone:  (815) 756-8992; e-mail: phenry@niu.edu

 

EDUCATION:

            Date                Degree                                    Institution                   Location

            1981                 Ph.D.   Linguistics         U. of Michigan              Ann Arbor, MI

            1973                 M.A.    Linguistics         U. of Michigan              Ann Arbor, MI

            1968                 B.A.     Anthropology    U. of Michigan              Ann Arbor, MI

 

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION AND PRESENT RESEARCH INTERESTS:

            Indonesian language and literature

            Southeast Asian literature in translation

            Computer-aided language instruction

            Javanese literature

            Austronesian linguistics

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Date                            Institution                               Location                      Rank/Title

July 1988 - present        Northern Illinois University         DeKalb, IL                   Associate Professor

August ‘79 -June ‘88     Northern Illinois University         DeKalb, IL                   Assistant Professor

January - May 1979       Northern Illinois University         DeKalb, IL                   Temporary Instructor

           

COURSES TAUGHT:

 

            FLIN 103-104   Beginning Indonesian

            FLIN 203-204   Intermediate Indonesian

            FLIN 421          Introduction to Indonesian Literature

            FLST 381-382   Special Topics/3rd year Indonesian

            FLST 481-482   Special Topics/4th year Indonesian

            FLIS 481-482    Independent Study/Advanced Indonesian

 

Additional Teaching (NIU)

 

Fall 2004 & Spring 2005:  FLST 381, s. 8 – Translation with internet resources

 

Spring 2002 & 2004: (with Rhodalyne Crail):  ILAS 490 – Southeast Asian Literature in Translation

 

Spring 2000:  (with Judy Ledgerwood):  ILAS 490 – Southeast Asian Literature in Translation

 

Spring 1992:  (with John Hartmann and Saw Tun) FLST 482 - Southeast Asian Literature in Translation

 

Two - three lectures each semester in ILAS 225G:  "Southeast Asia: Crossroads of the World", on Javanese Shadow Theatre; Javanese Gamelan Music; Bali as a Hindu Culture; The Indian Epic, the Mahabharata.

 

Other Lectures and Outreach:

 

November 6 – 8, 2008: Presentation: Traveling Tales and Spicy Stories:  The Ramayana and the Mahabharata in Southeast Asia, at a workshop supported by the Asian Studies Development Program at the East-West Center: Trading Tastes: Islam, the Indian Ocean, and the Asia-Africa Interchange, held at Trident Technical College, Charleston, South Carolina

 

June 22 – 25, 2005:  Presentation:  India’s Cultural Influence: The Ramayana and the Mahabharata, at an NEH seminar, Southeast Asia: The Interplay of Indigenous Cultures and Outside Influences, at the East-West Center at the University of Hawai’i.

 

June 16 – 20, 2003:  Summer Teachers’ Institute: Teaching East and Southeast Asia: Resources for the Classroom.  Funded by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Northern Illinois University and Beloit College, Wisconsin

 

April 1, 2003:  Featured speaker at annual Asia Week at Austin College, Sherman, TX, on Javanese Wayang Kulit.

 

August 1-2, 2002:  Presentation on traditional and modern uses of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, at the Institute on Infusing Asian Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum given by the Asian Studies Development Program at the East-West Center at the University of Hawai’i.

 

I have also given lectures at Elderhostel and at teacher-training workshops at NIU on Indonesian arts and culture, as well as guest lectures in other professors’ classes, especially on Javanese wayang shadow theatre and modern Indonesian literature.

 

THESIS COMMITTEES:

 

2008-2009         Daniel Harris, Ziarah in the Javanese Context.  Master of Arts, Anthropology, NIU.


2007-2008         Sarah Belcarz, Waria Show:  Social Prestation in Transgendered Indonesia.  Master of Arts, Anthropology, NIU.

 

2002-2003         Ayu Wijaya, The Changing of Balinese Caste System:  Modern Contestations of Commoners’ Status in the Social Heirarchy.  Master of Arts, Anthropology, NIU.

 

1993-1994         Will Leggett, Hegemony and National Indentity in Indonesia. Master of Arts, Anthropology, NIU.

 

1989 - 1990       Holly M. Smith, Agricultural and Funeral Chants in Indonesia. Masters of Arts, Anthropology, NIU.

 

1984 - 1985       Allen G. Balaz, The Javanese Gamelan as a Southeast Asian Phenomenon.  Master of Arts, Anthropology, NIU.

 

1982                 Stephanie L. Everhart, A Cultural Approach to Translation: Indonesian and English.  Master of Arts, Anthropology, NIU.

 

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

            Association for Asian Studies

            Consortium of Teachers of Indonesian and Malaysian - Executive Board

                       

GRANTS AND AWARDS:

 

8/15/09  8/14/12
            Co-director, "On-line Dictionary for Malay,"
U.S. Department of Education International Research and Studies Program.

            $157,372.00 for the period 08/15/2009 through 08/14/2010.

 

8/16/03 – 8/15/06

"Title VI National Undergraduate Resource Center, U.S. Department of Education." Co-director, SEAsite and translation component. 3 year budget: $237,804. 

 

Co-director, “A Web-based Advanced Translation Course for Thai, Indonesian, and Tagalog”, 2003- 2006, funded by U.S. Department of Education International Research and Studies Program, 3 year budget: $237,075

.

8/16/00 – 8/15/03

Co-director: "SEAsite: Language Learning and Research over the World Wide Web", U.S. Department of Education International Research and Studies Program, Year 2, $98,431.

 

8/16/00 – 8/15/03

"Title VI National Undergraduate Resource Center, U.S. Department of Education", Year 2, $190,291 overall; $83,000 for SEAsite.  Co-director, SEAsite component.

 

1/1/98 - 12/31/00

            Co-director (with Clark Neher, George M. Henry, John F. Hartmann, and Robert Zerwekh):  “SEAsite:  Southeast Asian Language Instruction for All Over the World Wide Web,” 1998-2000, funded by National Security Education Program, U.S. Department of Defense. ($332,000)

 

8/16/97 - 8/15/00 

            Co-director (with George M. Henry, John F. Hartmann, and Robert Zerwekh):  “SEAsite:  A World Wide Web Site for the Languages of Southeast Asia,” 1997-2000, funded by U.S. Department of Education. ($289,977)

 

8/16/97 - 8/15/00

            Indonesian language materials specialist (Clark Neher, director):  Title VI National Resource Center, 1997-2000, funded by U.S. Department of Education.  ($750,000)

 

8/16/94 - 8/15/95

            Co-director (with George M. Henry, John F. Hartmann, and Robert Zerwekh):  “Computer-based Learning for Thai and Indonesian:  System Development and Dissemination of a Multimedia Dictionary and CALL Software,” 1994-1995, funded by U.S. Education Department. ($80,279)

 

8/16/92 - 8/15/94

            Co-director (with George M. Henry, John F. Hartmann, and Robert Zerwekh): “Computerized dictionaries for Thai and Indonesian,” 1992-1994, funded by U.S. Department of Education. ($121,180)

 

10/01/92 - 9/30/93

            Indonesian language materials specialist (George M. Henry and Robert Zerwekh, co-directors): "WinFLIS Ver. 1.0:  Phase I of Windows-based Audible CALL for Thai and Indonesian,” 1992-1993, funded by National Security Agency. ($66,585)

 

6/15/92 - 7/25/92

            National Endowment for the Humanities grant for attending a summer institute on Southeast Asian Literature in Translation, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

 

8/16/92 - 12/31/92

            Sabbatical Leave from Northern Illinois University,  Fall 1992:  research on Modern Indonesian literature

 

8/16/91 - 8/15/92

            Co-director (with George M. Henry and John F. Hartmann): “FLIS Courseware Development,” 1991-1992, funded by U.S. Department of Education. ($83,269)

 

8/15/89 - 8/14/91

            Co-director (with George M. Henry and John F. Hartmann): “Interactive Direct-Access Audio Computer-Aided Instruction for the Less Commonly Taught Languages,” 1989-91, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.  ($109,000)

 

1/1/88 - 12/31/89

            Co-director (with George M. Henry and John F. Hartmann): Grant for lesson and IBM compatible software development for CAI in Indonesia and Thai, 1988-1989, funded by the Henry Luce Foundation. ($65,000)

 

8/15/86 - 8/14/87

            Co-director (with George M. Henry and John F. Hartmann): “Comprehensive-based CAI, for Thai and Indonesian,” 1986-1987, funded by the U.S. Department of Education. ($58,205)

 

3/1/85 - 8/14/85

            Co-director (with George M. Henry and John F. Hartmann):  “Hardware/Software System for Computer-Aided Instruction,” 1985, funded by the Technology Commercialization Center, NIU. ($14,257)

 

7/15/83 - 2/28/85

            (with George M. Henry and John F. Hartmann):  "Computer-Aided Instruction for Indonesian and Thai Language”, 1983-1985, funded by the National Security Agency. ($151,299)

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Books and Monographs

 

1986     The Arjuna Wiwaha, Sargas I-XIII, Text and Annotated Translation. The Center for South East Asian Studies, Gaya (India), as Vol. X, No. 1-2 of The South East Asian Review.

 

Translations
 

2010    “The Cracked Boat,” by Emha Ainun Nadjib, in The Lontar Anthology of Indonesian Drama: Volume 3, New Directions, 1965-1998, Cobina Gillitt and John H. McGlynn, eds.  Jakarta, Indonesia: Lontar, 2010

 

 

2002     “Interview with Ravana” by Yudhistira ANM Massardi and “The Mysterious Shooter Trilogy” by Seno Gumira Ajidarma, in Virtual Lotus: Modern Fiction of Southeast Asia, Teri Shaffer Yamada, ed. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002.

  

Refereed Articles

 

2011    The Poetics of the Old Javanese Ramayana: A Comparison with the Sanskrit Bhattikavya, " in Tracing Transactions: An Anthology of Critical Essays on India and Southeast Asia.

            Suchorita Chattopadhyay & Soma Mulherjee, eds.  Worldview Publications, New Delhi, 2011.  pp. 34-57.  Refereed.

 

1992     (with George M. Henry and John F. Hartmann). "FLIS:  Audible computer - aided  language learning for Southeast Asian Languages:  observations after a year of use."  In  Papers from the First Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society 1991, Martha Ratliff and Eric Schiller, eds.  Tempe, AZ:  Arizona State University Program for Southeast Asian Studies Monograph Series, pp. 187-203.

 

1991      "The Writer's Responsibility:  A Preliminary Look at the Depiction and Construction of Indonesia in the Works of Pramoedya Ananta Toer."  In Crossroads:  An Interdisciplinary Journal of  Southeast Asian Studies, Volume 6, Number 2, pp. 59-72.

 

1988     (with George M. Henry and John F. Hartmann).  "FLIS: Random-Access Audio and Innovative Lesson Types."  In Modern Technology in Foreign Language Education: Applications and Projects.  William Flint Smith, ed., in conjunction with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.  Lincolnwood: National Textbook Company,  pp. 227-234.

 

1987     (with George M. Henry and John F. Hartmann).  "Computer-Controlled Random Access Audio in the Comprehension Approach to Second-Language Learning." In Foreign Language Annals, 20, No.3, May, pp. 255-265.

 

1987     "The Religion of Balance:  Trance and Meditation in an 11th Century Javanese Poem."  In Indonesian Religions in Transition, Rita Kipp and Susan Rogers, eds.  University of Arizona Press, Tucson, pp. 98-112.

 

1981     (with Robbins Burling, Alton Becker, and Joyce Tomasowa).  "Machine-Aided Instruction in Bahasa Indonesia."  In The Comprehension Approach to Foreign Language Teaching, Harris Winitz, ed. Rowley, Mass.:  Newbury House, pp. 154-169.

 

Reviews:

 

1997     Review of Shadows of Empire: Colonial Discourse and Javanese Tales. By Laurie J.

Sears. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1996, for Indonesia No. 63, April 1997

 

1995     Review of In the Shadow of Change:  Images of Women in Indonesian Literature.  By  Tineke  Hellwig.  Centers for South and Southeast Asia Studies, University of California           at Berkeley, Monograph No. 35, 1994, for Antara Kita No. 44, Newsletter of the  Indonesian Studies Committee.

 

1983     Review of Reflections on Rebellion:  Stories from the Indonesian Upheavals of 1948 and  1965, by William H. Frederick and John H. McGlynn.  Athens, OH:  Ohio Center for  International Studies, Southeast Asia Program, for The Journal of Asian Studies, Vol.  XLIV, No. 2, February.

 

 

PAPERS READ AND PRESENTATIONS AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

 

2006     "Islam in Java: Emha Ainun Nadjib's 'The Cracked Boat.'" Presented at 55th Annual    Meeting of the Midwest Conference on  Asian Affairs, Madison, WI  October 20, 2006.

 

2001     “The poetics of the Old Javanese Ramayana: a comparison with the Sanskrit Bhattikavya.” Presented at International Ramayana Conference 2001, Sept 21- 22, 200l, at Northern Illinois University.

 

1996     “WinFLIS and MBI Dict:  Two CALL Systems for Thai and Indonesian” (with Robert  Zerwekh and George Henry).  Presented at the Symposium on New Technologies and Less Commonly Taught Languages at the National Foreign Language Resource Center Summer  Institutute, The University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI,  July 9, 1996.

 

1995     "Constructing Indonesian Identity:  Controversial Directions by Pramoedya Ananta Toer  and N. Riantiarno."  Presented at 44th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on  Asian Affairs, the University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, October 15.

 

1995     "Computererized Dictionary for Thai and Indonesian" (with John Hartmann, George Henry and Robert Zerwekh).  Presented at the Consortium for Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages (COTSEAL) Conference, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, July.

 

1994     Presentation (with G. Henry and R. Zerwekh) of computerized dictionary of Indonesian for annual meeting of the Consortium for Teachers of Indonesian, Chicago, IL, October 15.

 

1990     "Marginality and Responsibility in the Works of Pramoedya Ananta Toer."  Presented at the Third Conference of the Northwest Regional Consortium for Southeast Asian Studies, University of  Washington, Seattle, WA, October 19.

 

1988     "Yudhistira ANM Massardi's Arjuna Wiwahahaha" (Earlier title: "Contextualizing Authority: 'Arjuna's Marriage' in 11th Century Java and Modern Indonesia").  Presented at the 40th  Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, San Francisco, California, March 25-27.

 

1985     "The Poetics of the Old Javanese Ramayana:  A Comparison with the Sanskrit Battikavya." Presented at the 37th  Annual Meeting of  the Association for Asian Studies, Franklin Plaza Hotel, Philadelphia, PA, March.

 

1984     "Origins and Interruptions:  A Case Study of the Control of Power in Javanese Wayang." Presented at the 12th  Annual Indonesian Studies Conference, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI,  August.

 

1983     "The Mountain and the River in the Organization of Sacred Space."  Presented at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, San Francisco Hilton Hotel, San Francisco, CA, March.

 

1982     "Text and Prior Text in Old Javanese Kakawin."  Presented at the 11th  Annual  Conference on South Asia, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, November.

 

1982     "The Participating Audience:  Multiple Views of an Old Javanese Poem."  Presented at the 31st  Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, The University of  Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, October.

 

1982     "The Religion of Balance."  Presented at the 10th Annual Indonesian Studies Conference, Ohio University, Athens, OH, August.

 

1982     "On Contextualizing Kings."  Presented at the 3rd  Annual Michigan Conference on South & Southeast Asia, the University of Michigan, May.

 

1981     Nature Imagery in Old Javanese Poetry."  Presented at the Second Annual Michigan Conference on South and Southeast Asia, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, April.

 

1980     "Structural and Functional Similarities Between Javanese Shadow Drama and Old Javanese  Poetry."  Workshop, 9th  Annual Conference on South Asia, University of  Wisconsin, Madison, November.

 

 

 

ORGANIZING OR CHAIRING OF PANELS AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS:

 

2002     Chair: Censorship and Culture in Modern Southeast Asia. At the 54th Annual Meeting of  the Association for Asian Studies, Washington, D.C. April 4 – 7.

 

1991     Chair and organizer of panel: "Endangered Languages":  The Problems and Perils of Southeast Asian Language Instruction in the U.S.  At the 43rd  Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, New Orleans, LA, April 11-14.

 

1990     Chair:  Plenary session on "The Problems of Southeast Asian Language Instruction."  At the Wingspread Conference on Southeast Asian Studies and the Social and Human Sciences, Sponsored by the Southeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies and the Social Science Research Council.  Racine, WI,  July 19-22.

 

1988     Chair and organizer of panel: Textual Strategies in Indonesian Literature.  At the 40th  Annual Meeting of  the Association for Asian Studies, San Francisco, California, March 25-27.

 

1985     Organizer:  Indonesian Studies Summer Conference at the Southeast Asian Studies Conference, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, August 1-3.

 

1984     Chair and organizer:  Audience/Performer Relations in Ritual, Politics, and Society.  At the Southeast Asian Studies Conference, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, August 2-4.

 

1983     Organizer:  Sacred Geography and Social Space in Indonesia. At the 35th Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, The San Francisco Hilton Hotel, San Francisco, CA, March 25-27.

 

1982     Organizer and chair: Interpreting the Literature of Indonesia.  At the 31st  Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 15-16.

 

 

OTHER PROFESSIONALLY SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENTS (Service to the Profession):

 

1979 -present    Member, executive Board of the Consortium of Teachers of Indonesian

 

1983 -present    Member of the Indonesian Studies Group, The Association for Asian Studies.

 

1997 -2000        Member,  Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute Executive Board.

 

1990 -1991        Member, Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute Executive Committee.

 

Summer, 1989   In-Country Director for the Advanced Indonesian Abroad program in Malang, Indonesia, for the Consortium of Teachers of Indonesian.  (program funded by the U.S. Department of Education)

 

1987 -1989        Chair, Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute Board.

 

1985 -1987        Director, Southeast Asia Studies Summer Institute, Northern Illinois University.

 

1983 -1986        Member (for Indonesian language) of the Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute Board.

 

BOOKS and ARTICLES REFEREED:

 

2010               Colony, Nation, and Globalization: Not at Home in Singaporean and Malaysian Literature, by Eddie Tay. ( Hong Kong University Press)

 

2005          Between Tongues: Translation and/of/in Performance in Asia, by Jennifer Lindsay. (Singapore University Press)

 

2003           Durga/Umayi by Y.B. Mangunwijaya, Translation by Ward Keeler.  (University of Washington Press)

 

1983            "Cara Tengger:  Speaking Javanese the Tengger Way," for the Proceedings of the Third Eastern Conference on Austronesian Languages (Ohio University, Department  of Linguistics).

 

1981     Translations (from Indonesian) of two plays by W.S. Rendra, Provsek (The Provincial Secretary) and Perampok (Bandit) for Ohio University Press Papers in International Studies.

 

 

UNIVERSITY SERVICE:

 

Committees:

2010-2011         College Representative, University and Faculty Senate, Alan Rosenbaum, Executive Secretary/President

2010-2011         UC representative to University Council Personnel Committee, Raymond Aldon, Chair
2010                 Member, Strategic Plan for Enrollment Management Task Force, Brian Hemphill, Chair

2009                 Chair search committee, Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures
2009                 Evaluation committee, for the Director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies

2008 - 2009       College Representative, Graduate Council, James Erman, ex officio chair
2008 - 2009   College Representative, University Council and Faculty Senate, Paul Stoddard, Executive Secretary/President.

2007                 Departmental Steering Committee (Spring 2007), College Curriculum Committee (Fall 2007)

2000 – 2006      College Representative, University Council & Faculty Senate, Dan Griffiths (2000-2001), Sue Willis (2001-2003), Paul Stoddard (2003-2006), Executive Secretary/President.

2002 – 2006      University representative to the University Council Personnel Committee, Ivan Legg, Chair.

2001 – 2005      NIU Representative, The Faculty Advisory Council to the Illinois Board of Higher Education, Ken Andersen, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, (2001-2003), Alan Karnes, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, (2004 - 2005), Chair

1999 – 2000      College Representative, University Council, James Norris, Executive Secretary/President.

1997-99            Department Representative, College Council, Liberal Arts & Sciences, Dean Frederick Kitterle, Chair

1997-present     Member,  Center for Southeast Asian Studies fellowship (FLAS, Luce, SEASSI FLAS) evaluation committee, Clark Neher (1997-1999), Susan Russell (1999-present) Chair

1994-96            Chair, Departmental Personnel Committee

1995                 Center for Southeast Asian Studies -- Search Committee/Screening Committee

1994                 Departmental Chair Search Committee, Francis Valette, Chair

1994                 Departmental Personnel Committee, John Hartmann, Chair

1992                 Library Advisory Committee for Southeast Asian Studies Collection; Ron Provencher, Chair

1991-92            Departmental Personnel Committee; Mary Lee Cozad, Chair.

1991-92            Departmental Steering Committee; Fred Murray, Chair.

1992                 Evaluation of director for Center of Southeast Asian Studies; Brantly Womack , Chair.

1990-92            Departmental Personnel Committee, John Hartmann, Chair.

1990-92            Departmental Steering Committee, Marilyn Skinner, Chair.

1989-90            University Council Personnel Committee, Provost Kendall Baker, Chair.

1991                 Chaired Departmental Chair Search Committee

1989-91            LA&S College Council, Dean James Norris, Chair.

1989-91            University Judicial Advisory Board Member, Larry Bolles, Chair.

1988-91            University Judicial Hearing Board Member.

1988-92            Luce Fellowship selection committee, Michael Aung-Thwin, Chair.

1987-92            SEASSI FLAS selection committee, Michael Aung-Thwin, Chair.

1981-92            Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship selection committee, Center for Southeast Asian Studies.

1988-89            Departmental Personnel Committee, Heinz Osterle, Chair.

1988-89            Departmental Chair Evaluation Committee, John Hartmann, Chair.

1979-88            Participant Selection Committee, Advanced Indonesian Abroad Program, John U. Wolff, Chair.

1985-86            Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Chair Selection Committee, Dean James Norris, Chair.

1985-86            Head Search Committee, Office of Sponsored Projects, Dean Jerrold Zar, Chair.

1982-83            Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Steering Committee, Secretary, Francis Valette, Chair.

 

PUBLIC SERVICE

 

Sept 13 – 22, 2005:  Member of  The Carter Center’s International Observation Mission to the Republic of Indonesia’s  2nd round presidential election, September 20, 2005. 

June 1 – 10, 1999:   Member of the International Observation Mission to the Republic of Indonesia                

                              Legislative Elections, June 7, 1999.  The mission was jointly sponsored by the   

                              National Democratic Institute for International Affairs and The Carter Center.