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The NIU Alumni Association’s travel program is featured in the May/June issue of the national magazine Select Traveler for going the extra mile to connect travelers to NIU and each other. Pat Anderson, director of alumni relations, emphasizes in the magazine that the travel program is a way for alumni to reconnect with the university,...
J.D. Bowers
Community members, students, and faculty are invited to attend the latest Travel with a Professor Series event Saturday, April 27, co-sponsored by Liberal Arts & Sciences External Programming and the University Honors Program. Participants will travel to the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center and the Cambodian American Heritage Museum with NIU professor J.D. Bowers,...
Imagining Cambodia: Cambodia Studies Conference 2012
Scholars and artists from around the world will convene Thursday through Sunday at NIU for Imagining Cambodia, the first international Cambodia Studies Conference to be held in the United States. The conference will: welcome eminent Cambodia historian David Chandler as keynote speaker Friday, Sept. 14; introduce Cambodian filmmaker Chhay Bora that same night at a...
Center for Southeast Asian Studies 50th Anniversary logo
NIU’s first international Cambodia Studies Conference, scheduled from Thursday, Sept. 13, through Sunday, Sept. 16, tops a Center for Southeast Asian Studies calendar of special Southeast Asia-related events set to take place on campus throughout the 2012-13 academic year. The calendar lists conferences, exhibits, films, lectures, performances and several events organized around the center’s 50th...
Robert Gerhardt’s “Young Girl in the Market, Mae Sot, Thailand” (2006)
Offered in conjunction with the NIU Art Museum’s upcoming Southeast Asian Exhibition Suite, “Karen: A People on the Border” chronicles the lives of the Karen people as they have struggled to survive on the Thai-Burma border since 1962 and cope with the repercussions of a 60-year civil war. This exhibition featuring the documentary photography of...
Khvay Samnang’s “Human Nature Series” (2011)
As a part of the NIU Art Museum’s upcoming Southeast Asian Exhibition Suite, “Current Views and Actions: Photography and Performance Documentation from Phnom Penh” showcases contemporary work from young Cambodian artists Khvay Samnang and Lim Sokchanlina. This exhibition will be held from Tuesday, Aug. 28, to Saturday, Nov. 17, in the NIU Art Museum’s Rotunda...
The Institute of International Education has announced that NIU doctoral student Matthew Jagel has received a Student Fulbright Fellowship for the academic year 2011-2012. A student in NIU’s Department of History, Jagel will be conducting research in Cambodia during his fellowship year. His research focuses on the story of Son Ngoc Thanh, one of Cambodia’s...