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Welcome to the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies! Our Center has been critical to sustaining and expanding Southeast Asian Studies at UCLA for 20 years, serving to strengthen the discussion and dissemination of scholarly work on this important region.

COVID-19 Update: UCLA CSEAS faculty and staff are currently working from home. We will transition all our programs and events to virtual platforms for Winter 2021 quarter.

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 CSEAS Announcements 1/11/21 


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History of UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies

This timeline details the major milestones in the history of the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies since its founding in 1999.

Thursday, October 1, 2020

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Southeast Asia Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

FLAS Fellowships support UCLA graduate and undergraduate students who commit to studying Southeast Asian languages and area studies courses. Deadline: February 24, 2021

Monday, November 4, 2019

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Indonesian film cast honors teachers through new Netflix movie

The team behind Netflix's Crazy Awesome Teachers share their insights and experiences from production in the final event for the 2020 Los Angeles Indonesian Film Festival.

Monday, December 14, 2020

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Cambodian American identity through the eyes of Jolie Chea

UCLA Professor Jolie Chea tells the story of their upbringing and political activation in Los Angeles and how they came to ethnic and Asian American studies.

Monday, November 30, 2020

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