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This week's lecture 

The spring Friday series resumes Feb. 19 with Center for Burma Studies Director Catherine Raymond and graduate student Carmin Berchiolly discussing the vanishing art of reverse glass painting in Myanmar. Order an Indonesian lunch online by 6 p.m. Thursday at CSEAS Brown Bag Lunch Order. Pay for it in cash or check at the lecture. Cost is $5 for students and $6 for faculty, staff and others. Orders must be cancelled online by 10 a.m. Friday. See the complete spring schedule here.  

Call for papers

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit papers for the Spring 2016 Southeast Asian Student Conference, set for March 26 in Room 100 Campus Life. Abstracts due Feb. 25. University of Leeds political scientist Duncan McCargo will be the keynote speaker.

The next best thing to being there 

What is it like to study abroad in SEA? See and hear in this video made by NIU senior Brandon Woodhouse, who went on Center associate and music professor Jui-Ching Wang's Experiencing the Arts in Bali study abroad last summer. 




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PKPI program

Learn more here about the PKPI program for Indonesian graduate students. The PKPI program is supported by DIKTI, Indonesia's Directorate of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education and Culture. 

Alumni Connect 

Why Southeast Asian studies? CSEAS alumni share their career experience on our new Careers page in progress.  



Center Bulletin

February 8, 2016

  • Outreach goes to elementary school, p. 2
  • International Burma Studies Conference set for October, p. 2
  • Money for study: go for the green, p. 5

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