Outreach

The Center is dedicated to enhancing Southeast Asian Studies on campus and serving as an important resource on Southeast Asia for students, teachers, and community members through its outreach programs and initiatives.


UCLA Title VI Outreach Impact Academic Year 2018-2019

As a National Resource Center designated by the Title VI grant under the U.S. Department of Education, UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies is committed to expanding foreign language instruction on campus, improving K-12 and post-secondary teaching and promoting community outreach.

  • 34 language courses and 75 area studies courses offered during the academic year
  • $168,465 awarded in FLAS Fellowships
  • 276 teachers trained from dozens of school districts in California 
  • 3 teacher training pedagogy workshops and heritage language workshops coordinated
  • 18 public events and 2 international conferences hosted

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National Resource Center for Southeast Asian Studies

UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies and UC Berkeley Center for Southeast Asia Studies have worked together as a consortium National Resource Center for Southeast Asian Studies since 2000.

Our primary mandate under the Title VI grant for 2018-2022 is to further expand our impact by:

 

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Upcoming Workshops:

Sites of Encounter - Southwestern Asia, 300-1200: Baghdad and Nishapur
This free two-day teacher training workshop will focus on Southwestern Asia, 300-1200 to align with the new CA History Social Science Framework for 6th and 7th grades.
Days of Instruction: Thursday, June 18 to Friday, June 19, 2020
Free Registration: https://ucla.in/2Rcjio7


K-12 Teacher Resources:

Sites of Encounter in World History Resources
This workshop series provides area studies content and pedagogy training to K-12 public school educators that aligns with the CA History-Social Science Framework. The workshops give teachers an opportunity to hear lectures from scholars, gain exposure to new curricular materials, and practice pedagogical skills for designing new lessons units to expand the study of world regions and civilizations in their classrooms.

UCLA K-12 Outreach Online Portal
The website serves as a valuable resource to provide students, parents and educators with a simple and accessible way to find out about the numerous programs that UCLA offers to complement K-12 education.

UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies Podcasts (2008-2013)

 

Curriculum Development:

K-12 Arts Education Study Guide for Cudamani: Balinese Gamelan and Dance
Watch: K-12 Arts Education Video for Balinese Gamelan

 

Past Teacher Training Workshops:

Sites of Encounter in World History: Gupta Empire and Srivijaya Kingdom, 300-1200 (June 2019)
Free two-day teacher training pedagogy workshop focused on South and Southeast Asia to align with the CA History Social Science Framework for 7th grade.

Teaching History Conference at UCLA (May 2019)
This conference explored the question: What can culturally relevant and inclusive teaching look like in history and social studies classrooms across the K-16 continuum?

The Future of Southeast Asia: Exploring Issues of Religion, Politics, and Territories (March 2018)
UCLA CSEAS Director George Dutton joined the Indonesian General Consul 
and other international affairs experts on a panel at a workshop for 100+ students and educators at Polytechnic High School in Pasadena. 

Cudamani: Balinese Gamelan and Dance (February 2018)
In partnership with the UCLA Center for the Art of Performance’s Design for Sharing Program, UCLA CSEAS brought Cudamani, a Balinese gamelan and dance group, to campus for a performance and workshop for 1500 K-12 students and teachers. 

Bringing Balinese Gamelan to K-12 students and educators in LA (April 2017)
UCLA CSEAS collaborated with UCLA Center for the Art of Performance’s Design for Sharing Program to cosponsor a lecture demonstration on Balinese gamelan for a group of 80 music students and their teachers from Porter Middle School.

Integrating Human Rights into the Curriculum: Case Studies from Asia (2004)
This teacher workshop explored the global, national, and local dimensions of human rights issues with case studies from Asia to enhance understanding of contemporary Asian cultures and regimes, international human rights standards and the human rights work of governmental and non-governmental entities.

 

The Center is committed to providing opportunities for community college instructors to receive training on incorporating more Southeast Asian language and area studies into their curriculum and instruction. For more information on how you can attend these workshops, please contact cseas@international.ucla.edu.

Opportunities for Community College instructors:

Council of Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages Workshops and Conferences
COTSEAL encourages new language instructors to join as members and attend upcoming workshops and conferences on Southeast Asian language teaching and pedagogy.

STARTALK Heritage Language Teacher Workshops at UCLA
Since 2009, the National Heritage Language Resource Center has held annual week-long summer workshops at UCLA campus focused on training cohorts of K-16 and community school instructors of heritage languages in the development of innovative heritage curricula to address the challenge of teaching heritage language students. These workshops require participants to complete three weeks of online assignments beforehand.

UC Berkeley ORIAS Summer Institutes for Community College Teachers
The Office of Resources for International and Area Studies hosts a Community College Summer Institute every year designed primarily for community college and AP-level history and social studies teachers, particularly those who teach World History or regional histories. Summer programs explore unique themes in World History and train teachers to incorporate new content into classroom lessons.



Past Community College Workshops:

STARTALK Heritage Language Teacher Workshops at UCLA

Summer 2019
Summer 2018

UC Berkeley ORIAS Online World History Cohort (2018)

UC Berkeley ORIAS Summer Institutes for Community College Teachers

The Global Rise of National Populism (2019)
Migration & Diaspora (2018)

 

 

 

Photo for Renewing Ifugao history and cultural
Friday, February 21, 2020
Renewing Ifugao history and cultural heritage through visual storytelling
A new animated film about a village in Ifugao, Philippines brings together many institutions and local organizations in an effort to invigorate highland archaeology and community engagement.

Photo for Refugee Worlds, Refugee Lives: Southeast
Friday, January 31, 2020
Refugee Worlds, Refugee Lives: Southeast Asia
In partnership with the UCLA African Studies Center and Refugee Worlds, Refugee Lives: In & Out of Africa

Photo for Ethnomusicology Archive publishes 58 historical
Monday, December 2, 2019
Ethnomusicology Archive publishes 58 historical field collections online
The project is a collaboration between the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music and Adam Matthew Digital. Visitors can listen to field recordings to gain a view into the cultural and social lives of communities around the world.

Photo for LA Indonesian Film Festival returns
Thursday, October 31, 2019
LA Indonesian Film Festival returns to UCLA for 3rd consecutive year
The Los Angeles Indonesian Film Festival and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies co-hosted an evening at UCLA that combined Indonesian food, dance and cinema to celebrate the country's growing film industry.

Photo for New workshop series encourages K-12
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
New workshop series encourages K-12 teachers to explore historical sites around the world
The workshops will provide area studies knowledge and pedagogy training to CA public school educators to expand the study of world regions and civilizations in K-12 curriculum.

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