Center for Southeast Asian Studies
This week's lecture
Johan Fischer, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Roskilde, Denmark, will present “Global Halal Zones: Islam, Regulation and Technoscience" at noon, Friday, Oct. 31, in Room 110 (Honors) Campus Life. To order a Filipino lunch, submit an online request by 6 p.m. Thursday before the lecture at CSEAS Brown Bag Lunch Order. Orders must be cancelled online by 10 a.m. Friday. Cost is $5 for students; $6 for faculty, staff and others. Payments may be made in cash or by check.
Burma lecture Oct. 30
Professor Chaw Chaw Sein, head of Yangon University's International Relations Department, will give a lecture about Myanmar/Burma from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in Room 506, Holmes Student Center. Sponsored by CSEAS and the Center for Burma Studies, Burma Interest Group-NIU, and the Department of Political Science.
Spring 2015 courses posted
Peoples and cultures of Mainland SEA. Peace and conflict issues in the region. Protectors, magical spells and hungry ghosts in Southeast Asian art. Asian American families. See what courses are being offered for spring.
CSEAS receives Title VI
The Center has received word from the US Department of Education that it has been named a 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.
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Fulbright-Hays Philippines study tour
The Center announces a summer 2015 study tour for 12 community college educators and high school social and global studies teachers. Applications are due by Feb. 1. All expenses, including international air travel, will be paid for participants. Learn more here.
Sandwich scholars return
The Center welcomes the fifth group of Indonesian graduate scholars to NIU for three months to work under the supervision of selected NIU professors and advance their research. Learn more about the Sandwich Program here.
SEAsite back up
The current version of SEAsite with Unicode fonts is back up on the website with most, but not all, sections functioning. Work is continuing to restore full functionality of the site as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience. Posted August 25, 2014
Be a Critical Language Scholar, p. 2
Center associates update, p. 2
Alumnus named education minister in Indonesia, p. 3
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