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Professor Kian Goh gets new role at UCLA to foreground climate justice


As associate faculty director of UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy, Goh, who also serves on the CSEAS FAC, will bring a global perspective on environmental issues.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

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Tracing global convergence and interconnection from Malacca & Ottoman Empire


The 2021 Sites of Encounter K-12 teacher workshop showcases these two major trade centers as prominent drivers of global integration and cultural diffusion.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

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Engaging with environmental research in early modern Southeast Asia


A webinar series invites scholars to share collaborative approaches to studying ecological change in the region and how community-engaged research can reshape disciplinary boundaries.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

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Registration for GETSEA Fall 2021 Mini-Courses is now open!


The consortium for Graduate Education and Training in Southeast Asian Studies is offering two free virtual mini-courses, open to all graduate students studying Southeast Asia. Application deadline: September 24, 2021

Monday, August 2, 2021

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CFP: Graduate Student Dissertation Workshop for Southeast Asian Studies


This two-day dissertation writing workshop for UC students will be held January 28-29, 2022 at UC Berkeley. The deadline to submit applications is September 13, 2021.

Thursday, July 1, 2021

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UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies receives $740,000 grant from Luce Foundation


The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded a five-year grant to CSEAS to support interdisciplinary research and student training programs on the Early Modern Period in Southeast Asia.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

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Institute welcomes new center directors


The Institute welcomes a new cohort of center directors and extends its heartfelt gratitude to faculty members who have served with distinction.

Monday, June 21, 2021

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Complicating ideas of identity and gender through the art by Southeast Asian women


Editors of "Troubling Borders: An Anthology of Art and Literature by Southeast Asian Women in the Diaspora" discuss the origins of this project and its impact in the current moment.

Friday, June 18, 2021

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Reclaiming Filipino musical identity and tradition against U.S. empire


Mary Talusan Lacanlale (CSU Dominguez Hills) urges for a reexamination of Filipino banda (brass band) music under U.S. colonial rule not just as instruments of empire, but also reflecting a continuity of Filipino traditions.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

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Giving practices embedded in Filipino diaspora's relationship to homeland


Joyce Mariano (University of Hawai'i at Mānoa) analyzes how giving practices in the Filipino diaspora are used by the Philippine state to reinforce structures of inequality.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

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Expanding heritage & project-based teaching of Southeast Asian languages


Southeast Asian language instructors from across the U.S. are trained on the principles and practices of Project-Based Learning and how it could complement heritage language teaching.

Friday, June 11, 2021

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Voices of Asian Americans at the UCLA International Institute


A few of the two dozen Asian Americans who work at the UCLA International Institute shared their reflections on being Asian American and working at the institute.

Friday, May 28, 2021

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Radical storytelling to transform lived and inherited pasts into strength


Vietnamese American playwright and performer Susan Lieu discusses the stages of traumatic healing and how to set free personal and family stories for empowerment.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

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Asian American faculty book projects show wide-ranging cultural expertise


Jasmine Nadua Trice, associate professor of cinema and media studies at UCLA, publishes “City of Screens: Imagining Audiences in Manila's Alternative Film Culture” (Duke University Press, 2021).

Thursday, May 20, 2021

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UCLA Chancellor's Arts Initiative supports faculty's arts-based research


Supeena Adler receives a 2021 grant to document the Poonglaang folk tradition from northeast Thailand and acquire new instruments and costumes for instruction in her course “Music of Thailand Ensemble.”

Thursday, May 6, 2021

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