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DeKalb middle-schooler Tony Un learns how to play the drum in the Balinese gamelan from NIU Gamelan Ensemble member Manuel Montalvo at Culture Fest 2013.
NIU’s Southeast Asia Club will celebrate Southeast Asia in music, dance, martial arts, finger foods and cultural activities from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the club’s spring Southeast Asia Culture Fest, which will be held in Chick Evans Field House North Gym. The festival theme, “Bridging Ties and Celebrating Diversity,” celebrates the...
Southeast Asia’s eleven country flags decorate the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at last year’s annual Area Studies Open House while Victor Mendoza, left, graduate assistant for the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies (CLLAS), runs a Guess the Flags of Latin America game at the CLLAS tent.
Country flags from Latin America and Southeast Asia will be flying Wednesday, Aug. 28, on College View Court. NIU’s three area studies centers – the Center for Burma Studies (CBS), the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) – host their fourth annual Area Studies Open...
President Barack Obama holds a bilateral meeting Monday, Nov. 19, with President Thein Sein of Burma at the Burma Parliament Building in Rangoon, Burma. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Following on the heels of President Obama’s historic trip to Myanmar this week and his stated commitment to advance education, the Institute of International Education has launched an institute-wide initiative involving the participation of nine U.S. higher education institutions in a strategic planning process for developing institutional partnerships with universities in Myanmar and to assist...
Photo of diverse hands holding globe
NIU’s centers for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Burma Studies (CBS) and Latino and Latin America Studies (CLLAS) will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, on College View Court, east of the Newman Center. The event welcomes students and faculty back to campus and introduces them to the facilities...