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This week's lecture 

Historian Bradley Camp Davis, Eastern Connecticut State University, will present "Violence and Resistance: Imperial Bandits and the Echoes of Oral Tradition in the Uplands" at noon Friday, April 28, in Room 100, Campus Life. This will be the last lecture in the Friday Brownbag Series for spring. To order an Indonesian lunch, go to Lecture Lunch Order; $5 for students, $6 for others.

CSEAS podcast series 

Thai music for steel pan is the topic of our latest conversation topic on our Southeast Asia Crossroads podcast series. Hear also conversations with political scientist Duncan McCargo, art historian Catherine Raymond (with graduate assistant Carmin Berchiolly),and historian Shane Strate, Vietnamese American poet Hai-Dang Phan and more. Stay tuned every two weeks for more interviews with SEA experts, writers, artists and musicians from around the world.   

Welcome SEAYLP

The Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program is in the house! Welcome the 51 students and nine adult leaders here on this State Department program to learn about civic engagement, community involvement and more. The program runs April 5-28.




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Be a Southeast Asian Studies benefactor through the NIU Foundation

 Why SEA Studies? 

Let some of our students tell you why they are studying Southeast Asia at NIU. And learn more about funding and study abroad opportunities from our experienced staff. It's all SEA all the time at CSEAS

PKPI program

Learn more about this program for Indonesian graduate students, which is supported by DIKTI, Indonesia's Directorate of Higher Education of the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education. 




Center Bulletin

April 24, 2017

  • Catherine Raymond joins the PEP club, p. 2
  • Student news, p. 3
  • SEAYLP Culture Night this week, p. 3

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