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Ellen M. Rafferty

Ellen Rafferty, a professor in the Department of Languages and Cultures of Asia, specializes in Indonesian language and culture, sociolinguistics, national language development, and language teaching materials and methods. Currently, her research focuses on Malay varieties in late 19th and early 20th century Netherlands Indies.  She has also been awarded several Department of Education grants to create materials for the acquisition of the Indonesian language. In addition to textbooks, She developed the interactive website Warung Sinema, that offers multimedia, listening comprehension lessons based on clips from popular Indonesian films. Currently, she is developing a second interactive website, Ayo Membaca, that offers multimedia, reading lessons based on texts selected from the mass media.
     For more information please visit Professor Rafferty's Department of Languages and Cultures of Asia homepage.

Lit in Trans 379:            Modern Indonesian Literature in Translation
Lang 430, Anthro 430:    Language and Culture
Lang 755                      Seminar in Indonesian Literature
** Professor Rafferty also teaches and supervises Indonesian language instruction
-- Ayo Berbahasa Indonesia: An Oral Proficiency Text (forthcoming 2012), two-volume reader.
-- Asyik Berbahasa Indonesia: A Grammar Practice Text (forthcoming 2012), three-volume reader.
-- Nah Baca! Authentic Indonesian Readings (1998), two-volume reader.
-- Putu Wijaya in Performance: An Approach to Indonesian Theater (1989)
-- Discourse Structures of Chinese Indonesians of Malang (1982)
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How to contact Professor Rafferty:
Email:  emraffer@wisc.edu
Phone:  608-263-2789  
6313 Social Science
(Mail to: 1242 Van Hise)
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI  53706 


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Center for Southeast Asian Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
207 Ingraham Hall
1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1397
phone: (608) 263-1755
fax: (608) 263-3735
e-mail: seasia@intl-institute.wisc.edu