Welcome to CSAMES to the University of Illinois

Indian Ocean Conference and Teacher Workshop

Oct. 16-18, 2014

Click here for conference details and workshop poster.
Click here for conference poster.

Join us for our Brown Bag Lectures!
Mondays at 12:00 PM in Lucy Ellis Lounge
Foreign Languages Building
707 S. Mathews, Urbana
Pizza and soda will be served!

News & Announcements

CSAMES receives two-year grant (Oct.1, 2014-Sept. 31, 2016) from the U.S. Department of Education’s Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language program to promote South Asian studies on our campus.

To read about the new grant, click here.

Posted Wed, 19 Nov 2014

Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi receives Conrad Humanities Scholar award

Click here for details.


Posted Tue, 09 Sep 2014

New book by Professor Linda Herrera--Revolution in the Age of Social Media: The Egyptian Popular Insurrection and the Internet. Published by Verso, 2014.

Click here for details.


Posted Tue, 12 Aug 2014

Statement from the CSAMES Executive Committee on the firing of Dr. Steven Salaita

Click here to view statement.



Posted Mon, 11 Aug 2014

Varanasi ghats report

Amita Sinha and her students in Landscape Architecture did a site workshop in Varanasi in January 2014 on the restoration of ghats and developed their proposals in the spring semester studio. The goals of the project are to assess the cultural heritage of the ghats and to develop a socially and environmentally sustainable vision for their landscape conservation.

For the complete report, click here


Posted Fri, 01 Aug 2014

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