Regional Programs

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) at the University of Michigan has resources on all of the regions of Southeast Asia. Please see below for region-specific information.

ASEAN Studies

Faculty:
John Ciorciari, Linda Lim

Librarian: 
Fe Susan Go

Support:
We have a number of funds and endowments to support learning and research on Southeast Asia. For more details, visit Support CSEAS »

Burmese Studies

Ford School of Public Policy students will travel to Myanmar in 2014 on the annual International Development (IEDP) course.

Faculty:
Judith Becker, Linda Lim, Henry Wright

Librarian:
Fe Susan Go

Funding: 
CSEAS can offer summer Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships awards for Burmese language study. Details are available on the FLAS website »

Web Resources:
Online Burma/Myanmar Library
- Classified and annotated links to more than 30,000 full text documents on Burma/Myanmar.

Support:
We have a number of funds and endowments to support learning and research on Southeast Asia. For more details, visit Support CSEAS »

Indonesian, Malay, and East Timorese Studies

Guest artist Midiyanto (University of California-Berkeley) will be in residence Winter 2014 to teach Javanese Gamelan. Arrangements are currently being made for an April 2014 gamelan concert.

Faculty:
Arun Agrawal, Agustini, Judith Becker, James Diana, Nancy Florida, Webb Keane, Linda Lim, Sharon Maccini, Meredith Miller, Rudolf Mrazek, Gunalan Nadarajan, Lois Verbrugge, Susan Pratt Walton

Librarian: Fe Susan Go

Center Associate: Loren Ryter

Funding:
CSEAS offers a Southeast Asian Language Award for one year of language study. For more details, visit the Southeast Asian Language Scholarship website »

CSEAS offers Indonesian FLAS awards. Details are available on the FLAS website »

Study Abroad:
CSEAS runs an annual study abroad trip to Indonesia. Contact cseas@umich.edu for more information.  In addition, other opportunities for study abroad can be found on the Center for Global and Intercultural Study (CGIS) website »

Web Resources:
University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology | Batak Exhibit »

Southeast Asian Music and Culture: Gamelan Education Project »

Support:
We have a number of funds and endowments to support learning and research on Southeast Asia, including endowments to support Indonesian language instruction, our Javanese Gamelan program, and undergraduate and graduate education. For more details, visit Support CSEAS »

Philippine Studies

To help with the human tragedy of Typhoon Haiyan, CSEAS is helping the Filipino American Students Association collect funds to send to the Philippine Red Cross.

Faculty:
Christi-Anne Castro, Deirdre de la Cruz, Zenaida Fulgencio, Allen Hicken, Sharon Maccini, Victor Mendoza, Carla Sinopoli, Dean Yang

Librarian: Fe Susan Go

Funding:
CSEAS offers a Southeast Asian Language Award for one year of language study. For more details, visit the Southeast Asian Language Scholarship website »

CSEAS offers Filipino FLAS awards. Details are available on the FLAS website »

Web Resources:
The Dean C. Worcester Photographic Collection »

Support:
We have a number of funds and endowments to support learning and research on Southeast Asia, including endowments to support Filipino language instruction and undergraduate and graduate education. For more details, visit Support CSEAS »

Papua New Guinea and Pacific Islands Studies

Faculty: 
Stuart Kirsch, Emily Lawsin, Susan Najita, Sela Panapasa

Librarian: Fe Susan Go

Support:
We have a number of funds and endowments to support learning and research on Southeast Asia, including initiatives to support undergraduate and graduate education. For more details, visit Support CSEAS »

Thai/Cambodia/Lao Studies

Faculty: Arun Agrawal, Irina Aristarkhova, April Bigelow, John Ciorciari, James Diana, Kathleen Ford, Allen Hicken, Berit Ingersoll-Dayton, Joan Kee, Montatip Krishnamra, Meredith Miller, Victor Lieberman, Linda Lim, Gunalan Nadarajan, Steve Ratner, Nick Rine, Henry Wright

Librarian: Fe Susan Go

Funding: CSEAS offers a Southeast Asian Language Award for one year of language study. For more details, visit the Southeast Asian Language Scholarship website »

CSEAS offers FLAS awards for Thai language and summer FLAS awards for Thai, Lao, and Khmer language study. Details are available on the FLAS website »

CSEAS offers grants in Thai studies to undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. Details are available on the CSEAS Thai Studies Faculty Research Grants pageDecisions on funding through the Thai Studies Endowment is made by a committee of faculty members in the field. 

Study Abroad:
LSA offers an exchange program in Development and Globalization in Khon Kaen, Thailand. See the M-Compass website for more information.

Web Resources:
Fifteen Thai Women

Mouth of the Mekong

Support: 
We have a number of funds and endowments to support learning and research on Southeast Asia, including endowments to support Thai language instruction, research, curriculum development, internship and study abroad to Thailand, as well as undergraduate and graduate education. For more details, visit Support CSEAS »

Singaporean Studies

Faculty:
Linda Lim, Aneel Karnani, Joan Kee, Gunalan Nadarajan, Priscilla Rodgers, Lois Verbrugge

Librarian: Fe Susan Go

Study Abroad:
LSA offers an exchange program for undergraduates at the National University of Singapore. See the M-Compass website for more information.

The Michigan Engineering offers an exchange program for undergraduates at Nanyang Technological University.

Support: We have a number of funds and endowments to support learning and research on Southeast Asia, including initiatives to support undergraduate and graduate education. For more details, visit Support CSEAS »

Southeast Asian Studies

Faculty:
Yuen Yuen Ang, John Ciorciari, Allen Hicken, Linda Lim, Victor Lieberman, Don Lopez, Rudolf Mrazek, Carla Sinopoli, Dean Yang

Librarian: Fe Susan Go

Web Resources:
Mouth of the Mekong

Support:
We have a number of funds and endowments to support learning and research on Southeast Asia, including initiatives to support undergraduate and graduate education. For more details, visit Support CSEAS »

Vietnamese Studies

Our lecture by Dr. Alexander Cannon (WMU) on Vietnamese music has been rescheduled for January 17, 2014.

Faculty: ThuyAnh Nguyen

Center Associate: John Whitmore

Librarian: Fe Susan Go

Funding
CSEAS offers a Southeast Asian Language Award for one year of language study. For more details, visit the Southeast Asian Language Scholarship website »

CSEAS offers FLAS awards for Vietnamese language study. Details are available on the FLAS website »

Web Resources:
Mouth of the Mekong

Support: 
We have a number of funds and endowments to support learning and research on Southeast Asia, including the Miller-Tran Endowment for Vietnamese Language Instruction and initiatives to support undergraduate and graduate education. For more details, visit Support CSEAS »