[Soasiastudents] NWSA Net Bulletin 12.03.2007
antaara at u.washington.edu
Mon Dec 3 13:32:40 PST 2007
1. Performing Arts of Asia Educators Workshop. January 23, Seattle Times Building Auditorium
Join Professor of History Laurie Sears as she talks about Modern Day Puppeteers at the Seattle Times Building Auditorium as part of the Performing Arts of Asia Educators Workshop 2008. Also speaking will be Sarah Lin Bhatia and Sarah Loudon.
The workshop cost is $20.00. Seattle Times Building Auditorium, January 23, 2008. 4:30-7:30 pm. For registration and inquiry, call the East Asia Center, University of Washington, at (206) 543-6938.
1. India Association of Western Washington Fellowships
For the Study of South Asia
for 2008-2009 academic year
The South Asia Center is pleased to announce the sixth annual competition for the awarding of the India Association of Western Washington Scholarships.
This competition is open to all University of Washington students who are South Asia majors or who have demonstrated an interest in South Asia as defined below.
Two awards will be made, each in the amount of $1000, for support of the awardee's studies during the 2008-2009 academic year. For more information visit http://jsis.washington.edu/soasia/IAWWSchol.shtml
2. Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship:
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS) available for the study of Hindi, Urdu, and Bengali. These fellowships are awarded by the United States Department of Education under the Title VI Program for International Studies. The South Asia Center of the Jackson School of International Studies will be offering these fellowships.FLAS Summer awards pay tuition up to $4,000, plus a $2,500 stipend. Graduate appointee health insurance is paid out of the tuition amount. Travel money up to $1,000 is usually available, but is not guaranteed.
Academic year awards grant tuition up to $12,000, plus a $15,000 stipend. Graduate appointee health insurance is paid out of the tuition amount.
For more information visit http://jsis.washington.edu/advise/catalog/flasapp.html
3. The American Institute of Indian Studies welcomes applications for its Summer 2008 and academic year 2008-2009 language programs in India. All academic year applicants should have the equivalent of two years of prior language study.The second-year summer Hindi program will be geared to both undergraduates and graduates, and will be appropriate for students who may not necessarily be interested in an academic career.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2008.
Applications are available at the AIIS office, Foster 412, 1130 E. 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637. Phone: 773-702-8638.
Email: aiis at uchicago.edu. Applications can also be downloaded from the AIIS web site at http://www.indiastudies.org.
4. American Institute of Pakistant Studies Fellowships 2008-2009
Fellowships are now available.
Application deadline on February 1, 2008.Applications are invited for research fellowships at the pre- or post-doctoral level for projects lasting two to nine months. The amount of the stipends will be comparable to Fulbright Awards and will be determined by the Fellowships Committee based on availability of funds and current rates as defined by the U S State Department.
See http://www.pakistanstudies-aips.org/English/fellowships.htm for more details.
1. Stanford University - Sociocultural Anthropology
The Department of Anthropology at Stanford University invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty appointment in sociocultural anthropology. The appointment is open as to rank. Applicants with a broad range of interests will be considered, but preference will be given to applicants with strength in the geographical area of South Asia. The term of appointment will begin on September 1, 2008.
Stanford University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We actively encourage applications from women and minorities. The deadline for applications is December 7, 2007, but we strongly urge candidates to apply before November 9, 2007, so they can be screened for possible interviews at the AAA Meetings in Washington, DC, November 28 - December 2, 2007. Send vita, letter describing qualifications and interests, and one example of written work to Professor James Ferguson, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Building 50, Main Quad, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2034. Assistant Professor candidates should also submit the names of three referees.
4. South Asia Program Coordinator, University of Michigan
https://umich.cp.aspdeploy.com/cp/seeker.html The job posting number is 13147. Contact Prof. William Glover wglover at umich.edu for more information.
Visiting Scholar Announcement
Short Term Visiting Scholars for 2008 to UW Invited to Apply. Details at http://jsis.washington.edu/soasia/employ.shtml
1. Study Abroad Program :
South Asia Program & Program on the Environment is sponsoring a study abroad program: Ecology & Society in the Indian Himalayas in Spring, 2008.
This program was inaugurated in Autumn 2006 with 18 students traveling to the state of Uttaranchal in North India, to learn about development, sustainability, forest ecology and local culture.
Initial application for preferred review is November 9, 2007. Final application deadline for the program is Dec. 15, 2007. The program website provides much more detail on what to expect in the student living environment as well as extensive information on all aspects of this study abroad program.
for more information see http://jsis.washington.edu/soasia/ecologyprogram/Nainitaldesc.html
2. New Perspectives in South Asian Research
The Fifth Annual South Asia Graduate Student Conference
The University of Chicago
The fifth annual South Asia Graduate Student Conference at the University of Chicago will be held on April 11th and
Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes in length. Please
send abstracts and/or proposals of no longer than 250 words
to Dwaipayan Sen (sen at uchicago.edu) by November 15th, 2007.
3. Diaspora Reporting:
The Hindustan Times has asked Priyanka Joshi- local Indian-American journalist- to send them a story on the diaspora each month. Priyanka is inviting people to pitch her stories about their accomplishments, their lives in Seattle, issues that matter to their families, humor, art, culture, food, and social sciences. Topical issues will be given priority.
Pls contact her at: quantumjourno at gmail.com or through her Seattle PI blog: Monsoon Masala @ http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/monsoonmasala/
The South Asia Center Bulletin is published by the South Asia Center, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington.
For more information please write to sascuw at u.washington.edu or Keith Snodgrass at snodgras at u.washington.edu
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