Dr. William B. NoseworthyHistory of Religion, Southeast Asia, Islam, Hinduism, Syncretism
In 2014, Dr. Noseworthy was a co-author with Sakaya et al. of the first Cham-Vietnamese-English dictionary to be published with Cham script in Vietnam [Tri Thuc Publishing House]. He has also authored several articles and book chapters including a recent article on Islamic Modernisms in twentieth-century Cambodia and Vietnam in SUVANNABHUMI (2017). His current research and teaching examines Hip Hop & Social Activism as a Global Phenomenon, Vietnamese Literature in Country & in Diaspora, the Politics of Populism & Protest in the 20th century, and the History of Asian Religions. At Goettingen, he will be working on a book manuscript, tentatively titled Gods of the Soil: Religion & the State in the Gulf of Thailand Zone.