DATE: January 24, 2013
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: email@example.com
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
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
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:
October 18-20, 2012: Presentation at the University of Central Arkansas, as part of"Colonial Legacies in Asia: Perspectives from History, Literature, Philosophy, Religion and Politics," a Freeman Foundation-funded workshop sponsored by the East-West Center’s Asian Studies Development Program. The program addressed the legacies of European and Asia colonialism, with an emphasis on China, Korea, Vietnam and Indonesia.
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: Indias 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 Hawaii.
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 Hawaii.
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.
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:
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.
"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
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.
"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)
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.
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.
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.
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
"Texts within Texts: Translation Issues in Old Javanese and Early Indonesian
Literature." as part of the panel
Leading ‘Beyond Translation’: A.L. Becker
and the Interpretation of Southeast Asian Literature and Performance. Sponsored by the Southeast Asia Council (SEAC). Presented at the 2012 Annual
Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, Toronto, Canada, March 15-18.
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 Hawaii 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.
2010-2011 College Representative, University and Faculty Senate, Alan Rosenbaum, Executive Secretary/President
UC representative to University Council Personnel Committee, Raymond Aldon,
2010 Member, Strategic Plan for Enrollment Management Task Force, Brian Hemphill, Chair
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.
Sept 13 22, 2005: Member of The Carter Centers International Observation Mission to the Republic of Indonesias 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.