Center for Southeast Asian Studies

Center Events

Call for papers

The Southeast Asia Club's Spring Student Conference has issued its call for papers. The theme of this year's conference, which will take place April 25, is "Identity Narratives." Abstracts are due March 6. For information, email . or see the weekly bulletin for more details.

FLAS, Neher fellowships

Tiime to apply for summer and academic-year Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships, and the Clark and Arlene Neher Graduate Fellowship for the Study of Southeast Asia. See the Student Funding page. Summer FLAS applications are due Jan. 1; applications for the academic-year FLAS and the Neher fellowship are due Feb. 1

Spring 2015 courses

Peace and conflict issues in the region. Protectors, magical spells and hungry ghosts in Southeast Asian art. Asian American families. See what courses are being offered for spring 2015.  

Teaching World Music Symposium April 9-11

This upcoming spring symposium at NIU will feature a one-day forum April 11 on Southeast Asian performing arts, including a keynote speech by ethnomusicologist and Balinese gamelan specialist Michael Bakan, teaching workshops, and a world music and dance concert. See symposium website for details.   





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Fulbright-Hays Philippines study tour

The Center announces a summer 2015 study tour for 12 community college educators and high school social and global studies teachers. Applications are due by Feb. 1. All expenses, including international air travel, will be paid for participants. Learn more here

A fond farewell

The Center bids farewell to the fifth group of Indonesian graduate scholars, 10 in all, who spent fall semester at NIU to work under the supervision of selected NIU professors and advance their research. We wish them well in their academic endeavors. Learn more about the Sandwich Program here

CSEAS receives Title VI 

The Center has received word from the US Department of Education that it has been named a Title VI National Resource Center for the fifth time, and will receive approximately $2 million in federal funding through 2018. This includes funding for Foreign Language and Area studies (FLAS) fellowships.

Center News

Center Bulletin

December 1, 2014

  • Center associates update: Goodbye to colleagues, p. 2
  • Art class added to spring courses,  p. 3
  • Apply for Neher graduate fellowship, p. 3

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