Ward W Keeler


Ward W Keeler
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
Associate Professor, Center for Women's and Gender Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Phone: +1 512 471 8520
Email: ward.keeler@gmail.com

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Ward Keeler researches the performing arts, language and culture in Burma. He has written about Javanese shadow plays (wayang kulit) and music, the Javanese language and Burmese music. He translated a contemporary Indonesian novel, and has recorded classical Burmese singing.

Keeler's most recent fieldwork focused on Buddhist monks living in two monasteries in Mandalay, Burma and the nature of the relationships they had among themselves and with lay people.He also researches the mass meditation movement in Burma, while continuing to do research among male-to-female transvestites.

Media Rep Contact

Rachel Griess (primary)
512-471-2689
email

David Ochsner (primary)
512-475-9712
email