Professor Matthew Isaac Cohen

  1. 2019
  2. Forthcoming

    Three Eras of Indonesian Arts Diplomacy

    Cohen, M., 12 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. E-pub ahead of print

    Wayang in Jaman Now: Reflexive Traditionalization and Local, National, and Global Networks of Javanese Shadow Puppet Theatre

    Cohen, M., 3 Apr 2019, In : Theatre Research International. 44, 1, p. 40-57 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. 2018
  5. Published

    The Dr. Walter Angst and Sir Henry Angest Collection of Indonesian Puppets: The Structure of the Conjuncture

    Cohen, M., 14 Sep 2018, In : Asian Theatre Journal. 35, 2, p. 300-328 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Forthcoming

    Gamelanesque effects: Musical impressions of Java and Bali inter war America

    Cohen, M. I., 2018, (Accepted/In press) Global Perspectives on Orchestras: Collective Creativity and Social Agency . Ramnarine, T. K. (ed.). Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  7. Published

    Worlds of Wayang: The Dr. Walter Angst and Sir Henry Angest Collection of Indonesian Puppets

    Cohen, M., 2018, In : Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin. p. 40-47 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. 2017
  9. Published

    Wayang in Museums: The Reverse Repatriation of Javanese Puppets

    Cohen, M., 19 Sep 2017, In : Theatre Journal. 69, 3, p. 361-381 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. E-pub ahead of print

    Puppets, Puppeteers, and Puppet Spectators: A Response to the Volkenburg Puppetry Symposium

    Cohen, M., 18 Jul 2017, In : Contemporary Theatre Review. 27, 2, p. 275-280 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Global Modernities and Post-Traditional Shadow Puppetry in Contemporary Southeast Asia

    Cohen, M., 20 Mar 2017, In : Third Text. 30, 3-4, p. 188-206 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Playing with shadows in the dark: Shadow theatre and performance in flux

    Cohen, M., 2017, Theatre in the Dark: Shadow, Gloom and Blackout in Contemporary Theatre. Alston, A. & Welton, M. (eds.). Bloomsbury Academic

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  13. 2016
  14. Published

    Shadow Puppet Theatre from Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand

    Cohen, M. & Green, A., 8 Sep 2016

    Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

  15. Published

    Review of Purbo Asmoro and Kathryn Emerson, Makutharama: Rama’s Crown and The Grand Offering of the Kings: Sesaji Raja Suya (Wayang Educational Package)

    Cohen, M., 11 Mar 2016, In : Asian Theatre Journal. 33, 1, p. 206-213 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  16. Published

    Inventing the Performing Arts: Modernity and Tradition in Colonial Indonesia

    Cohen, M., 2016, University of Hawaii Press. 344 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  17. Published

    The Beginning of Spoken Theatre: Colonialism and Colonial Modernity

    Cohen, M. I., Singh, A., Isaka, M. & Liu, S., 2016, Routledge Handbook of Asian Theatre. Liu, S. (ed.). 1st ed. Routledge, p. 393-412 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  18. Published

    Theatre in Indonesia under occupation

    Cohen, M. I., 2016, A History of Japanese Theatre. Salz, J. (ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 260 1 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  19. 2015
  20. Published

    Performing Wayang Internationally

    Cohen, M., 2015, In : Puppetry International. 2015, 38

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    Representing Java and Bali in Popular Film, 1919-1954: Sites of Performance, Extra-Daily Bodies, Enduring Stories

    Cohen, M. I., 2015, Sites, Bodies and Stories: Imagining Indonesian History. Legêne, S., Purwanto, B. & Schulte Nordholt, H. (eds.). Singapore: NUS Press, p. 132-156 25 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  22. 2014
  23. Published

    Introduction: Global encounters in Southeast Asian performing arts

    Cohen, M. I., 2014, In : Asian Theatre Journal. 31, 2, p. 353-368

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    Traditional and Post-Traditional Wayang Kulit in Java Today

    Cohen, M. I., 2014, The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance. Posner, D., Orenstein, C. & Bell, J. (eds.). Routledge, p. 178-191

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  25. 2013
  26. Published

    Anthologizing Indonesian Popular Theatre

    Cohen, M. I., 2013, In : Asian Theatre Journal. 30, 1, p. 506-519

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    Concerning a certain komedi stambul actress

    Cohen, M. I., 2013, In : Indonesia and the Malay World. 42, 122, p. 113-119

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Published

    Indonesian performing arts in the Netherlands, 1913-1944

    Cohen, M. I., 2013, Recollecting Resonances: Indonesian-Dutch Musical Encounters. Barendregt, B. & Bogaerts, E. (eds.). Brill, p. 231-258

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  29. Published

    Indonesian theatre: New North American scholarship on modern and traditional performance practices

    Cohen, M. I., 2013, In : Theatre Journal. 65, 1, p. 127-135

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. 2012
  31. Published

    Review of Henry Spiller, Erotic Triangles: Sundanese Dance and Masculinity in West Java

    Cohen, M. I., 2012, In : Asian Theatre Journal. 29 , 1, p. 313-316

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  32. Published

    Suluk Wujil and Javanese performance theory

    Cohen, M. I., 2012, In : Performing Islam. 1., 1, p. 13-34

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. 2011
  34. Published

    A Dalang in Search of Wayang

    Cohen, M. I., 2011

    Research output: Non-textual formPerformance

  35. Published

    Brai in performance: religious ecstasy and art in Java

    Cohen, M. I., 2011, Divine Inspiration: Music and Islam in Indonesia. Harnish, D. D. & Rasmussen, A. K. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 132-160

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  36. Published

    Review of Rudolph Mrázek, A Certain Age

    Cohen, M. I., 2011, In : Journal of Asian Studies. 70, 1, p. 309-310

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  37. 2010
  38. Published

    Contemporary Southeast Asian Performance: Transnational Perspectives

    Noszlopy, L. (ed.) & Cohen, M. I. (ed.), 1 Dec 2010, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars. 206 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  39. Published

    A Chinese pujangga from Surabaya? Yap Gwan Thay in an age of translation

    Cohen, M., 2010, Sadur: Sejarah Terjemahan di Indonesia dan Malaysia. Chambert-Loir, H. (ed.). Jakarta: Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia, p. 877-894

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  40. Published

    Introduction: The Transnational Dynamic in Southeast Asian Performance

    Cohen, M. I. & Noszlopy, L., 2010, Contemporary Southeast Asian Performance: Transnational Perspectives. Noszlopy, L. & Cohen, M. I. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars, p. 1-23 23 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  41. Published

    Longitudinal studies in Javanese performing arts

    Cohen, M., 2010, In : Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde. 166, 1, p. 158-167

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. Published

    Performing Otherness: Java and Bali on International Stages, 1905-1952

    Cohen, M. I., 2010, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 285 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  43. Published

    Review of Leonard Retel Helmrich (director), Promised Paradise

    Cohen, M., 2010, In : Asian Theatre Journal. 27, 2, p. 400-402

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  44. Published

    Review of M.C. Ricklefs, Polarising Javanese Society: Islamic and Other Visions (c. 1830-1930)

    Cohen, M., 2010, In : Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde. 166, 1, p. 143-146

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  45. 2009
  46. Published

    British performances of Java, 1811-1822

    Cohen, M., 2009, In : South East Asia Research. 17, 1, p. 87-110

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Published

    Hybridity in Komedi Stambul

    Cohen, M., 2009, Chewing Over the West: Occidental Narratives in Non-Western Readings. Jedamski, D. (ed.). Amsterdam & Atlanta GA: Editions Rodopi BV, p. 275-301

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  48. 2008
  49. Published

    Eva Gauthier, Java to Jazz

    Cohen, M., 2008, In : Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde. 164, 1, p. 39-73

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. Published

    Review of Jan Mrázek, Phenomenology of a Puppet Theatre: Contemplations on the Art of Javanese Wayang kulit

    Cohen, M., 2008, In : Crossroads. 19, 1, p. 200-203

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  51. Published

    Review of Leon Rubin and I Nyoman Sedana, Performance in Bali

    Cohen, M., 2008, In : New Theatre Quarterly. 24, 4, p. 396

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. 2007
  53. Published

    Contemporary wayang in global contexts

    Cohen, M., 2007, In : Asian Theatre Journal. 24, 2, p. 338-369

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  54. Published

    Dancing the subject of ‘Java’: international modernism and traditional performance, 1899-1952

    Cohen, M., 2007, In : Indonesia and the Malay World. 35, 101, p. 9-29

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  55. Published

    Indonesian performing arts across borders

    Cohen, M., Lopez y Royo, A. & Noszlopy, L., 2007, In : Indonesia and the Malay World. 35, 101, p. 1-7

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  56. Published

    Puppetry and the destruction of the object

    Cohen, M., 2007, In : Performance Research. 12, 4, p. 119-27

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  57. Published

    Special issue on Indonesian performing arts across borders: Indonesia and the Malay World 35, no. 101

    Cohen, M. (ed.), Lopez y Royo, A. (ed.) & Noszlopy, L. (ed.), 2007, Unkown Publisher.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  58. 2006
  59. Published

    Postscript: inner life

    Cohen, M., 2006, Life is with Others: Selected Writings on Child Psychiatry by Donald J. Cohen. Martin, A. & King, R. A. (eds.). New Haven: Yale University Press, p. 242-248

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  60. Published

    Psychopathic characters on the stage of Stephen Sondheim

    Cohen, M. & Cohen, P. M., 2006, In : Psychoanalytic Study of the Child. 61, p. 308-319

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  61. Published

    The Komedie Stamboel: Popular Theater in Colonial Indonesia, 1891-1903

    Cohen, M., 2006, Athens, OH, and Leiden: Ohio University Press and KITLV Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  62. Published

    Transnational and postcolonial gamelan

    Cohen, M., 2006, In : Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde. 162, 4, p. 576-588

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  63. Published

    Wayang Kulit and Islam: Perspectives from Cirebon

    Cohen, M., 2006, Dimensions of Shadow Play in Malay Civilisation. Noor, F. N. M. (ed.). Kuala Lumpur: Centre for Civilisational Dialogue, University of Malaya, p. 39-61

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  64. 2005
  65. Published

    I La Galigo

    Cohen, M., 2005, In : Asian Theatre Journal. 22, 1, p. 138-149

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  66. Published

    Review of Andrew N. Weintraub, Power Plays: Wayang Golek Puppet Theater of West Java

    Cohen, M., 2005, In : Asian Theatre Journal. 25, 2, p. 366-368

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  67. Published

    Review of Henry Spiller, Gamelan: The Traditional Sounds of Indonesia

    Cohen, M., 2005, In : Asian Theatre Journal. 25, 2, p. 365-366

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  68. Published

    Traditional and popular painting in modern Java

    Cohen, M., 2005, In : Archipel. 69, p. 5-38

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  69. Published

    Wayang kulit as a contact zone: tradition in global flux

    Cohen, M., 2005, Ethnicity and Identity: Global Performance. Chaturvedi, R. & Singleton, B. (eds.). Jaipur, India: Rawat, p. 423-441

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  70. 2004
  71. Published

    Review of Sean Williams, The Sound of the Ancestral Ship: Highland Music of West Java

    Cohen, M., 2004, In : Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde. 160, 4, p. 575-578

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  72. Published

    Review of Stuart Robson (ed.), The Kraton

    Cohen, M., 2004, In : Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde. 160, 2 and 3, p. 371-373

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  73. Published

    Thousand and one nights at the Komedie Stamboel: popular theatre and travelling stories in colonial Southeast Asia

    Cohen, M., 2004, In : Middle Eastern Literatures. 7, 2, p. 235-246

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  74. Published

    Wayang kulit as contact zone

    Cohen, M., 2004, Performing Objects: Museums, Material Culture and Performance in Southeast Asia. Kerlogue, F. (ed.). London: The Horniman Museum and Gardens, p. 135-152

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  75. 2003
  76. Published
  77. Published

    Look at the clouds: Migration and West Sumatran ‘popular’ theatre

    Cohen, M., 2003, In : New Theatre Quarterly. 19, 3, p. 214-229

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  78. Published

    The performing arts

    Cohen, M., 2003, Malaysia: Riches from the Golden Land. Biswas, R. K. (ed.). Vienna: Springer, p. 120-127

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  79. 2002
  80. Published

    Reading “Suluk Wayang”: Javanese Shadow Puppets, “Nala”-Vision, Private Self, Bodily Self

    Cohen, M., Jul 2002, In : Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society. 12, 2, p. 167-186 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  81. Published

    ‘Multiculturalism’ and performance in colonial Cirebon

    Cohen, M., 2002, The Indonesian Town Revisited. Nas, P. J. M. (ed.). Berlin: LIT Verlag, p. 348-373

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  82. Published

    Border crossings: bangsawan in the Netherlands Indies in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries

    Cohen, M., 2002, In : Indonesia and the Malay World. 30, 87, p. 101-115

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  83. Published

    Entrusting the scriptures: wayang kulit, cultural politics, and truly popular art in New Order West Java

    Cohen, M., 2002, Puppet Theater in Contemporary Indonesia: New Approaches to Performance Events. Mrazek, J. (ed.). Ann Arbor: Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies, The University of Michigan, p. 109-123

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  84. Published

    Review of Mimi Herbert, Voices of the Puppet Masters: The Wayang Golek Theater of Indonesia

    Cohen, M., 2002, In : Journal of Asian Studies. 6, 4, p. 1436-1438

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  85. Published

    Review of Philip Kitley, Television, Nation, and Culture in Indonesia

    Cohen, M., 2002, In : Journal of Southeast Asian Studies. 33, 1, p. 178-180

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  86. 2001
  87. Published

    On the origin of the Komedie Stamboel: popular culture, colonial society, and the Parsi theatre movement

    Cohen, M., 2001, In : Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde. 157, 2, p. 313-357

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  88. Published

    Reading for performance: a Cirebonese romance as a narrative model for wayang

    Cohen, M., 2001, Reading Asia: New Research in Asian Studies. Hüsken, F. & van der Meij, D. (eds.). Richmond: Curzon Press, p. 197-218

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  89. Published

    Review of Rustom Bharucha, The Politics of Cultural Practice: Thinking Through Theatre in an Age of Globalization

    Cohen, M., 2001, In : Theatre Research International. 27, 1, p. 119

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  90. Published

    Review of Stephen C. Headley, From Cosmogony to Exorcism in a Javanese Genesis

    Cohen, M., 2001, In : Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde. 157, 4, p. 915-917

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  91. 2000
  92. Published

    Review of Andrew Beatty, Varieties of Javanese Religion: An Anthropological Account

    Cohen, M., 2000, In : Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde. 156, 4, p. 818-821

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  93. Published

    Review of Sylvia Tiwon, Breaking the Spell: Colonialism and Literary Renaissance in Indonesia

    Cohen, M., 2000, In : Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde. 156, 4, p. 821-824

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  94. Published

    State of the arts, arts of the state: a review essay

    Cohen, M., 2000, In : Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde. 156, 3, p. 347-355

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  95. Published

    The Barikan banner of Gegesik: ritual and history in a village painting from Colonial Java

    Cohen, M., Behrend, T. E. & Cooper, T. L., 2000, In : Archipel. 59, p. 97-144

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  96. Published

    The big man and the puppeteer: a transcultural morality tale from West Java, Indonesia

    Cohen, M., 2000, In : Puppetry Yearbook. 4, p. 103-156

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  97. 1999
  98. Published

    Review of Bambang Widoyo Sp., Gapit, 4 Naskah Drama Berbahasa Jawa [Gapit, 4 Playscripts in Javanese]

    Cohen, M., 1999, In : Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde. 155, 2, p. 268-271

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  99. Published

    The Incantation of Semar Smiles: a tarling musical drama by Pepen Effendi

    Cohen, M., 1999, In : Asian Theatre Journal. 16, 2, p. 139-193

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  100. 1998
  101. Published

    Demon Abduction: A Wayang Ritual Drama from West Java

    Cohen, M. (ed.), 1998, Jakarta: The Lontar Foundation.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  102. Published

    Review of Craig A. Lockard, Dance of Life: Popular Music and Politics in Southeast Asia

    Cohen, M., 1998, In : Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde. 154, 4, p. 649-652

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  103. 1997
  104. Published

    Review of Laurie J. Sears, Shadows of Empire: Colonial Discourse and Javanese Tales

    Cohen, M., 1997, In : Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde. 153, 3, p. 442-445

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  105. Published

    Review of Stephen C. Headley (ed.), Towards an Anthropology of Prayer: Javanese Ethnolinguistic Studies

    Cohen, M., 1997, In : Journal of Asian Studies. 56, 4, p. 1165-1167

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  106. 1993
  107. Published

    Conceptual worlds: play and theater in child psychoanalysis

    Cohen, M. & Cohen, P. M., 1993, The Many Meanings of Play: A Psychoanalytic Perspective. Solnit, A. J., Cohen, D. J. & Neubauer, P. B. (eds.). New Haven: Yale University Press, p. 75-98

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  108. 1987
  109. Published

    Chimeric objects and playthings

    Cohen, M., 1987, In : Psychoanalytic Study of the Child. 42, p. 85-103

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle