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SEAP Grad Conference 2017


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SEAP Student Committee

The Student Committee is dedicated to enhancing the quality of the academic and social environment of the Southeast Asia Program. The Committee is made up of graduate students from the SEAP Program.

The Committee's primary responsibilities are to plan the weekly Gatty Lecture Series, the annual Graduate Student Symposium, and the annual SEAP Spring Banquet. In addition, the Committee organizes other lectures, films, and special events and assists faculty and staff with special programs throughout the academic year.

All graduate students in SEAP are eligible to join the Committee. Interested parties are invited to contact the committee chairperson(s) for more information. The co-chairs for 2018-2019 are:


The Ronald and Janette Gatty Lecture Series

The Gatty Lecture Series is a well-known Thursday lunchtime tradition. Every Thursday during the Fall and Spring semesters (except university holidays), the Committee invites a Southeast Asia scholar from Cornell or another institution to present an informal lecture. The lectures usually take place in the Kahin Center, 640 Stewart Ave, at 12:15 p.m. A light luncheon is provided. To suggest speakers or for more information, please email

The Graduate Student Conference

This is an annual conference that provides opportunities for all students of Southeast Asian Studies to submit and present their ideas. The symposium takes place at the Kahin Center around March or April of every year. For more information, please email