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Area Studies Open House Aug. 31

Catch up with friends and colleagues at the 2017 Area Studies Open House, set for 11:30 to 1:30, Thursday, Aug. 31, in Room 100 Campus Life. Food, music and more. Co-hosted with the Center for Burma Studies, Center for Latino and Latin American Studies and the Center for Black Studies. 

CSEAS podcast series 

Join us for a second year of insightful conversation with SEA experts, writers, artists and musicians on our podcast series, Southeast Asia Crossroads

Indonesian, Tagalog new distance offerings

NIU External Programming, in collaboration with CSEAS, now offers three non-credit SEA distance language courses: Burmese, Indonesian and Tagalog. These online courses are designed for students, professionals or others interested in learning a beginning SEA language. Students will learn basic everyday speaking, reading and writing skills, including essential language for travel. Classes will be taught in both English and Burmese, Indonesian or Tagalog and are limited to 15 students. Start times range from Aug. 31 to Sept. 14. Email LASEP@niu.edu or call External Programming at 815-753-5200 for details.




Join the CSEAS donor family
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

May 1, 2017

  • Catching up with Center associates, p. 2
  • Agoes awarded Neher fellowship, p. 2
  • Student news, p. 3

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