Center for Southeast Asian Studies

Center Events

Thomas Rhoden to speak April 18

Thomas RhodenThomas Rhoden, PhD candidate, Political Science, NIU, will present "Asian Oligarchy and 'Political Carnival': Thailand Case Study" at noon Friday, April 18, in Room 110 (Honors) of the Campus Life Building. This is the final lecture in the CSEAS weekly lecture series. A Cambodian lunch is available, but MUST be ordered online through the website, CSEAS Brown Bag Lunch Order, by 6 p.m. Thursday. Orders must be cancelled by 10 a.m. Friday online. Cost is $6 for faculty, $5 for students. Payment may be paid by cash or check. For all inquiries, please email All are welcome to bring a lunch and beverage if not ordering a lunch.

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Southeast Asia Culture Fest!

Join us Saturday, April 26, from at 4 to 6 PM in the North Gym of the Evans Field House for the Southeast Asia Club's spring SEA culture festival. This family-friendly event features Southeast Asian snacks, music and dance performances. Admission is free and open to all. Bring a book to donate to Books for Indonesia, a nonprofit organization gathering used or new children's books, novels and/or textbooks to needy schools and libraries throughout Indonesia. Free parking east of the Field House. Co-sponsored by the NIU Burma Interest Group and CSEAS. Contact for more information. 

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Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program

Fifty high school students. Eleven adult leaders. Ten Southeast Asian countries. Three weeks in the U.S. to learn about leadership. Learn more about this innovative U.S. State Department program the Center and NIU welcome to campus this week.

Interim SEAsite up

An older version of SEAsite is temporarily up and running while repairs to the current SEAsite are being made. Some functions may not work in the older version, but most will. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank SEAsite users for their patience.  Posted Jan. 10, 2014

Center News

Center Bulletin

April 14, 2014

  • Catching up with Center associates, p. 2
  • Southeast Asia Club hosts SEA Culture Fest April 26, p. 2
  • SEAYLP week two, p. 3
  • Internship in Sugar Grove, p. 5

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