[Soasiastudents] NWSA Net Bulletin 03.31.2008
antaara at u.washington.edu
Mon Mar 31 15:23:44 PDT 2008
1. Friday, April 25, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm, India's New Economy. Bank of America Executive Education Center - Douglas Forum - View Map
Contact: Keith Snodgrass, snodgras at u.washington.edu, 206-543-4800
The Foster School of Business and the South Asia Center of the Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, present The New Economy in India. This event will offer diverse viewpoints on recent economic developments in this dynamic country, views on its position within the global economy, and information on activities currently being undertaken in relation to India by UW faculty, staff and students. We will open the session with a presentation by UW Business Professor Suresh Kotha on The Macro Perspective: Why Talk About India in this Context? Also on the program is The View from the Ground: Multiple Perspectives on India's New Economic Position by entrepreneurs and others directly involved in India's economy. With Dinesh Keskar of Boeing and Pradeep Singh.
In between the two sessions, there will be refreshments and the opportunity to attend a poster session and meet students and faculty on the topic of The UW in India and India in the UW
2. April 11, First South Asia Chai, Spring Quarter, Thomson 317, 3:30 pm
Save the Date! The first South Asia Chai for the Spring Quarter will be held on April 11 in Thomson 317, at 3:30 pm. This first chai on April 11 will be devoted to developing themes for the following chais, and to forming an organizing group for these and the AY 2008-2009 chais.
3. April 15, 2008, Seattle University, 4:00 pm. Lecture on experiences in Pakistan.
The Center for Global Justice invites you to a presentation by Nicholas Schmidle "Watching Pakistan: Two Years Inside the World's Most Dangerous Country"
Nick Schmidle is a writer interested in the intersection of culture, religion, and politics in Asia . He was in Pakistan as an ICWA fellow examining issues of ethnic, sectarian, and national identity. Previously, he reported from Central Asia and Iran . His work has been published in major publications such as the Washington Post, the Weekly Standard, Foreign Policy, and the Christian Science Monitor. He holds a master's degree in International Affairs from American University.
The talk is at Seattle University School of Law, Sullivan Hall, Room 110.
1. UW Fellowship to Pembroke College, Cambridge, UK
Students at any level in a graduate degree program in the social sciences or the humanities at the University of Washington
are eligible to apply for the University of Washington Fellowship to Pembroke College, Cambridge (England).
This $20,000 fellowship is designed to permit a student to study at Cambridge in the UK. For further information contact Dianne Zimmer
Graduate School Fund for Excellence and Innovation (GSFEI) Box 353770 206-685-2628
2. Seattle Public Schools Startalk Program has funding from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (civilian section) to help 2 Hindi or Urdu speakers start on the road to teacher certification this summer from about July 14-end of August. Candidates must have a BA degree from an accredited university , be fluent in Hindi and/or Urd u, and take the state's WEST B exam of reading, English, and math in May. Startalk is on the University of Maryland website. The National Foreign Language Center oversees the grant, given under the National Security Language Initiative. The Dept. of Education, State, and Defense are also co-sponsors of the NSLI.
For more information, contact Betty Lau, Seattle Public Schools Startalk Director
206-252-6211 11:10 AM-12:45 PM and 2:35-4:00 at Franklin HS
1. Full time lecturer in Hindi, University of California, Berkeley.
The Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a one year appointment as a full time lecturer in Hindi. The appointment will begin on 7/1/2008 and may be renewed annually thereafter. The appointee will be required to teach three undergraduate courses per semester, namely Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced Hindi.
Applicants must possess native or near-native fluency in Hindi. An M.A. or Ph.D. degree in an appropriate field is desired, but not necessary.
A cover letter with the names and address of three referees, a C.V., samples of any relevant teaching materials authored by the applicant, and evaluations of past teaching should be directed to: the Chair of the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies, 7233 Dwinelle Hall # 2540, University of California, Berkeley, CA94720-2540.
Applications must be postmarked by April 5, 2008.
Visiting Scholar Announcement
Short Term Visiting Scholars for 2008 to UW Invited to Apply. Details at http://jsis.washington.edu/soasia/employ.shtml
1. Texas Asia Conference: - Closing Days for Submission!
The Texas Asia Conference at the University of Texas at Austin invites students working on original research projects and across disciplines of Asia to present their work. All areas of study are invited: communication, ethnomusicology, history, literature, women's studies, political science, religion, anthropology, philology and other related fields. Work which crosses disciplinary boundaries is encouraged. The last day for abstract submission is April 3rd.
Please send abstracts to texasasiaconference at gmail.com
2. Call for papers for the Western Conference of the Association for Asian Studies (WCAAS) meeting to be held at the University of
Colorado at Boulder, September 12-14, 2008. Send panel or individual paper proposals to Program Committee, Center fo r Asian Studies,
Campus Box 279, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0279. Proposals should be received by May 1, 2008. Partial support will be
available for graduate students traveling to the conference to present papers. Indicate graduate student status and whether or not
you would like to be considered for an award when submitting your proposal. Proposals may be submitted electronically in PDF file
format to: cas at colorado.edu. For additional information, please see the conference website at: www.colorado.edu/cas/wcaas.html.
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
Soasiastudents mailing list
Soasiastudents at u.washington.edu
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 22934 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://mailman1.u.washington.edu/pipermail/soasiastudents/attachments/20080331/755d1aa0/attachment-0001.gif
More information about the Soasiastudents