Welcome to CSAMES to the University of Illinois

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

Dr. Mark Dressman, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
"A Nation of Linguists: The Politics, Pedagogy, and Practice of English Education in Morocco"
Monday, March 30, 2015, 12:00 PM
Lucy Ellis Lounge
1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana

Dr. Madhu Viswanathan, Professor of Business Administration
"Subsistence Marketplaces in India and Beyond"
Monday April 6, 2015 12:00 PM
Lucy Ellis Lounge
1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana

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 Mon, 30 Mar 2015

CSAMES-affiliated Faculty win Sheth Award

Two CSAMES-affiliated faculty members have won the Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement: Dr. Prasanta Kalita, Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, and Dr. Mohammad Babadoost, Professor of Crop Sciences.

"The work that these two scholars have done is tremendously important, and we are proud to call them our colleagues. Please join me in congratulating Professors Kalita and Babadoost on this award, which recognizes the international significance of their endeavors," said Dr. Valerie Hoffman, CSAMES Director.

For more information, click here.


Posted Wed, 25 Mar 2015

CSAMES affiliate Rini Bhattacharya Mehta, Assistant Professor of Comparative and World Literature and of Religion, publishes new book

 For more information, click here.

Posted Fri, 23 Jan 2015

Asef Bayat, Professor of Sociology, Catherine C. and Bruce A. Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies, has published an article titled “Revolution and Despair” in Mada Masr

Posted Thu, 08 Jan 2015

Why the US Threatened to Cut Off Aid to the Palestinians if They Pursued and Were Granted Observer Status at the UN--An Interview With Professor Francis Boyle

Posted Thu, 08 Jan 2015

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