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Applications for 2020-2021 Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships for Southeast Asian Language are now open!


FLAS fellowships are designed to support graduate and undergraduate students who are studying Southeast Asian languages and area studies courses at Intermediate level or higher. The deadline is February 24, 2020.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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Vietnamese language lecturer sends his love


Quyen Di Chuc Bui from Asian Languages and Cultures gives out stuffed animals to students in his introductory Vietnamese class to encourage them and show that he cares.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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Apply to the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship program


Academic-year and summer fellowships to support undergraduate and graduate students with training in modern foreign languages and related area or international studies.

Monday, November 11, 2019

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Call for Papers: Ethnic and Community Identity in Southeast Asia


The deadline for abstract submission for the UC Berkeley-UCLA Southeast Asian Studies Conference is January 20, 2020. The conference will take place April 24-25, 2020 at UCLA campus.

Monday, November 4, 2019

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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.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

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Study abroad students in Bali engage with new sights and experiences


UCLA undergraduate students participated in an immersive summer program to gain exposure to Balinese culture and history as part of the Julia and Ken Gouw Centennial Scholarship for Study Abroad in Indonesia.

Monday, October 21, 2019

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Gouw scholar showcases the beauty of Bali in photo series


Kitty Hu, Class of 2020, received a Gouw Scholarship from the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies to attend a study abroad and volunteer program at Ngurah Rai University this summer.

Monday, October 7, 2019

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FLAS Fellowship student examines gibbon conservation in Indonesia


Tyler Yamin conducts his PhD fieldwork on the auditory dimensions of gibbon conservation by interacting with this endangered species of apes at sites in California and Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Friday, October 4, 2019

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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.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

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Southeast Asian Deportation Forum caps week of action


Southeast Asian student groups and centers at UCLA worked together to organize a community forum on the hill on May 23 to address the issue of deportation affecting Southeast Asian American communities.

Friday, May 31, 2019

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Distance Learning Introductory Burmese will soon be offered at UCLA


UC Berkeley Burmese instructor, Kenneth Wong, will expand access to his Introductory Burmese course to UCLA students through video conferencing starting Fall 2019.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

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International conference highlights women's issues in contemporary Indonesia


The conference featured keynote addresses by the female CEO of OCBC NISP Bank and a HP Executive and dozens of speakers from the U.S., Australia, Europe and Southeast Asia.

Friday, May 17, 2019

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Cambodian human rights activist discusses modern slavery in Southeast Asia


Vannak Anan Prum, author of “The Dead Eye and the Deep Blue Sea," shares his own extraordinary story as a victim and witness of human trafficking in Southeast Asia.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

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U.S. archives on Vietnamese refugees fail to tell a balanced history


Speaking at CSEAS in winter 2019, Long T. Bui contended that archives are not simply repositories of historical documents, but political institutions that can reinforce racist discourses.

Friday, March 1, 2019

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CSEAS undergraduate grant recipient publishes article on evictions in Jakarta


Tassaya Charupatanapongse spent summer 2017 in Jakarta on a Indonesian Studies Travel Grant to develop her research on evictions and recently published the paper with the UCLA Undergraduate Research Journal.

Friday, February 22, 2019

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