About the Ohio University Southeast Asia Collection
The Southeast Asia Collection at Ohio University is among the largest collections of research materials on Southeast Asia in North America. Ohio University Libraries acquires materials on all the countries of Southeast Asia. However, the library holdings on Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Brunei are particularly strong. The Collection houses a number of special sub-collections including the Malaysian Resource Center, the Marion Alden Southeast Asia Fine Arts Collection, and the David K. Wyatt Thai Collection.
An interdisciplinary collection with an emphasis on Southeast Asia culture, history, language, literature, politics, popular culture and religion.
Strengths include large holdings of Chinese, Indonesian, Malay and Thai vernacular materials.
Approximately 325,000 books, 300+ journal titles, 63,000 microfilm titles and 2,000 feature and documentary films.
Extensive newspaper holdings from the region and other specialized microfilm sets.
Bowers interviews two prominent dancers, translating their discussions of dancing techniques and symbolism and the role of dance in their culture. The dances performed are Djuak, Oleg tambulilingam, Kebyar terompong, and Legong kraton.