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  • Center for Southeast Asian Studies
    The Center for Southeast Asian Studies promotes independent research and innovative teaching about the histories, languages, societies, and cultures of Southeast Asia and its peoples. To this end, it supports expanded course offerings, hosts visiting
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  • National Heritage Language Resource Center
    The National Heritage Language Resource Center is one of 15 Language Resource Centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The Center's mission is to develop effective pedagogical approaches to teaching heritage language learners, first
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  • Center for Buddhist Studies
    As U.S. ties with Asia become increasingly important and as East and Southeast Asian immigrants, many of whom are practicing Buddhists, come to rival other minorities in size and influence, the need grows for specialists
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  • Center for Near Eastern Studies
    The Gustav E. von Grunebaum Center for Near Eastern Studies at UCLA encourages, coordinates and integrates instruction and research in the humanities and the social sciences, business, law, medicine and the media, and in all
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  • Center for India and South Asia
    The Center for India and South Asia is the newest center in the Asia Institute. It promotes dialogue between humanists who focus on the region's rich past, social scientists concerned with its dynamic present, and
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