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Three NIU art history graduate students from the School of Art and Design will travel overseas this summer to pursue research on Southeast Asia as it relates to their master’s program. Carmin Berchiolly was selected by Oxford University and SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) University of London to attend a three-day workshop in Oxford, England,...
On Saturday, Oct. 22, as a recording of Mozart played softly at his bedside, M. Ladd Thomas, 87, died peacefully at Oak Crest Retirement Center in DeKalb. The word spread among the Thai Studies community worldwide as NIU’s Thai Studies Group prepared for the 44th Council on Thai Studies (COTS) conference. As NIU’s first Thai...
On Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 7-8 p.m., in the Rare Books and Special Collections section on the fourth floor at the Founders Memorial Library, join Dr. Tin Naing Win, associate professor of History, from Mandalay University for a public lecture on the “Art of Cartography in Ancient Burma.” Come celebrate Halloween early on Sunday, Oct. 23, from 1-3 p.m., by...
NIU’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies is enlarging its global footprint with a new educational podcast, “Southeast Asia Crossroads,” a twice-monthly series that will showcase Southeast Asian expertise from around the world. Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) Assistant Director and Associate History Professor Eric Jones will moderate the series with other CSEAS associates occasionally...
Twenty-one young leaders from nine Southeast Asian countries shortly after their arrival on campus Sept. 30 to study human rights and civil rights.
NIU’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) and the Center for Non-Governmental Organization Leadership and Development (NGOLD) bid farewell Wednesday, Nov. 4, to 21 young Southeast Asian leaders participating in the Leading and Organizing for Change in Southeast Asia (LOCSEA) institute. Beginning Sept. 30, the trip concluded with a five-day study tour of the South...
James C. Scott
Influential Yale University scholar James C. Scott, who has been described as “the last of a breed of wide-angled 20th-century social theorists … to marry the insights of social science to the broad sweep of history,” will give two public lectures at NIU this week on Friday, April 4, and Saturday, April 5. Scott, Sterling...
Amirah Ali, an NIU alumna and award-winning Malaysian pop singer and songwriter, returned to campus to headline a performance celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS). A native of Kuala Lumpur, Ali earned a master’s degree in music at NIU in 2009, and is known for fusing aspects of traditional...