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Summer at CSEAS

Meet a Burmese librarian: Four university librarians from Myanmar will be on campus June 28-July 9 to train at Founders Memorial Library with CSEAS associates Chalermsee Olson and Hao Phan. They'll be here as part of a four-university collaboration. Funded by an endowment established in honor of the late May Kyi Win, curator of the Donn V. Hart Southeast Asia Collection.

Get into the garden: NIU's new Communiversity Garden is looking for people interested in raising their favorite regional vegetables in the international section of the 22,000-square-foot plot east of Anderson Hall.

Donate a book: Stop by with books to donate to Books for Indonesia, a nonprofit organization gathering used or new children's books, novels and/or textbooks to needy schools and libraries throughout Indonesia.

Register for fall: A new POLS class on political Islam, a graduate-level Southeast Asia survey seminar and beginning Vietnamese lead off our fall 2014 course listings.

Come to the fall semester open house: Re-connect with friends, play some gamelan and enjoy a little area studies hospitality with the centers for Burma Studies and Latino and Latin American Studies. Thursday, Sept. 4, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., College View Court.   



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Sandwich scholars return

For the fifth year, Indonesian universities will be sending another group of doctoral students to NIU during fall semester to work under the supervision of selected NIU professors and advance their research. Learn more about the Sandwich Program here


SEAsite back up

The current version of SEAsite with Unicode fonts is now back up on the website with most, but not all, sections functioning. Work is continuing to restore full functionality of the site as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.  Posted June 17, 2014

Center News


Center Bulletin

May 5, 2014

  • Farewell to good colleagues, good friends, p. 2
  • Title VI, CSEAS staff changes ahead, p. 2
  • Scott Abel named Neher Fellow, p. 3
  • Center associates update, p. 4

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Mandala summer 2013

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Spring/Summer 2013

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