Dr. Bernard Glenn Neff took part in the International Conference on Languages, Society, and Cultures in Asian Contexts held jointly by the University of Hyderabad, India and Mahasarakham University, Thailand during January 6-7, 2010 in Thailand. One of the main events of this conference was a panel discussion, The Role of Scholars in Preserving and Promoting Asian Languages and Cultures, during which Dr. Neff delivered a presentation where he made a case for the importance of teaching and studying the humanities as a significant means of advancing multi-cultural understanding in the 21st century’s global community.
During his stay in Thailand, Dr. Neff also lectured to students at Mahasarakham University on American film and the American novel. Professor Neff has been a visiting lecturer at Mahasarakham University in 2007 and 2008. In 2006, he lectured at Silapkorn University located in Bangkok Thailand. His specializations include American films of the 1960s and 70s and American literature, in particular the American Transcendentalists.