Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Statement of Purpose workshop
Thinking about applying for a FLAS? Come for advice and tips on applying for graduate programs, grants and fellowships at 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at CSEAS in Pottenger House. Assistant Director Eric Jones will lead the workshop.
CSEAS podcast series
Check out Southeast Asia Crossroads, our new podcast series where you'll find conversations with political scientist Duncan McCargo, art historian Catherine Raymond (with graduate assistant Carmin Berchiolly),and historian Shane Strate and Vietnamese American poet Hai-Dang Phan. Stay tuned every two weeks for more interviews with SEA experts, writers, artists and musicians from around the world.
What's new for spring
There's lots to like on our spring 2017 roster of SEA studies courses. Learn about mainland peoples and cultures, the history of the CIA in the region, the politics of developing areas, to name just a few topics. And gamelan, of course.
Learn Burmese from anywhere in the world with Burmese language professor Tharaphi Than's distance Burmese class through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' External Programming Department. This non-credit course is designed for business professionals and community college students. The next module starts Dec. 1. Learn more here.
Join the CSEAS donor family
Be a Southeast Asian Studies benefactor through the NIU Foundation
Apply for FLAS online
It's easier than ever to apply for Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) awards. Check out our new online application! The deadline to apply for summer 2017 FLAS grants is Jan. 1; the deadline for 2017-18 FLAS awards is Feb. 1.
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 on campus
Welcome to the 2016 contingent of PKPI Scholars, who have now all arrived at NIU for fall semester. Learn more here 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.
Outtakes from a busy fall, p. 2
Call for papers; spring student conference, p. 5
Summer study abroad, p. 5
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