Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Spring lecture series
No lecture this week. CSEAS associate Susan Russell (Anthropology) will present "Clan Politics and Criime: Challenges for the Bangasamoro Region's Transition to a Post-Conflict Zone" at noon Friday, April 3, Room 110 (Honors office), Campus Life Building. No Indonesian lunch for this lecture. Lunches will resume April 10. To order, submit an online request by 6 p.m. at CSEAS Brown Bag Lunch Order. Orders must be cancelled online by 10 a.m. Friday. Cost is $5 for students and $6 for faculty, staff and others. Payments may be made in cash or by check. Email email@example.com. See Lecture Series page for full spring schedule.
Get your paper on
Mark your calendar for the Southeast Asia Club's April 25 Spring Student Conference. The conference theme is "Identity Narratives;" papers may be submitted on any Southeast Asia topic. The keynote speaker will be UC-Berkeley historian Penny Edwards. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or see the CSEAS weekly bulletin.
A week of hosting? Sure!
Twenty-two area families have signed up; CSEAS is now seeking just 5 more to open their homes to a pair of high school students or an adult leader April 5-13 for the homestay portion of this spring's Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEAYLP), April 1-26. Learn more about this US State Department program and share the American experience.
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Be a Southeast Asian Studies benefactor through the NIU Foundation
Teaching World Music Symposium April 9-11
This upcoming spring symposium at NIU will feature a one-day forum Sunday, April 11, on Southeast Asian performing arts, including a keynote speech by Balinese gamelan specialist Michael Bakan, teaching workshops, and a world music and dance concert. See symposium website for details.
Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad to the Philippines
The participants have been chosen for this summer's Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad program to the Philippines. Learn more here.
CSEAS receives Title VI
The Center has been named a US Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center for the fifth time, and will receive approximately $2 million in federal funding through 2018. This includes funding for Foreign Language and Area studies (FLAS) fellowships. Learn more here.
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