Center for Southeast Asian Studies
This week's lecture
Northern Illinois community college educators Paul Edelman, Willie Morris and Kathleen Westman will present "Reflections from the 2016 Community College Study Tour to Cambodia" at noon Sept. 30 in Room 100 Campus Life. To order an Indonesian lunch, submit an online request by 6 p.m. Thursday at Lecture Lunch Order. Orders must be cancelled online by 10 a.m. Friday. Cost is $5 for students and $6 for faculty, staff and others. Cash or check. See the entire Friday lecture schedule here.
CSEAS podcast series debuts
Learn more about our new podcast series, Southeast Asia Crossroads, in the bulletin this week. Take a listen to our first two installments, an interview with political scientist Duncan McCargo and a conversation with art historian Catherine Raymond.
A feast for the eyes
Six exhibits of Burma art, from the traditional to the modern, are on display at NIU this semester, four at the NIU Art Museum and two at the Jack Arends School of Art. Join us at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, in 315 Altgeld for a talk by CSEAS associate and exhibit curator Catherine Raymond before heading to the Altgeld galleries for the opening of these extraordinary exhibits at 5:30.
Southeast Asia scholars converge
Register now for two Southeast Asia conferences taking place at NIU this fall. The biennial International Burma Studies Conference will draw Burma scholars from around the world Oct. 6-9. The Council on Thai Studies annual meeting will take place Oct. 28-29.
Join the CSEAS donor family
Be a Southeast Asian Studies benefactor through the NIU Foundation
YSEALI in the air
On Sept. 19, CSEAS in collaboration with the Center for Black Studies will welcome 21 college-age leaders from Southeast Asia participating in the US Department of State's Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) program. The focus of NIU's program, Leading and Organizing for Change in Southeast Asia (LOCSEA), is rights movements in the US and civic engagement.
Two NIU study abroad programs in SEA, p. 3
Thai music to meet steel pan, p. 4
Exercise your grantsmanship, p. 5
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