[Soasiastudents] Bulletin 6.23.08
snodgras at u.washington.edu
Tue Jun 24 11:03:08 PDT 2008
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*JSIS Alumni Survey : Are you a Jackson School South Asia Alumnus? Please
take a few minutes to complete our survey, which you can find on the
Center's webpage at **http://jsis.washington.edu/soasia/** *
*1**. June 25-26.* *"Life Cycle Rituals and Traditions across Cultures: 2008
Jackson School of International Studies, Summer Seminar for Educators."
Location tbd (Seattle campus).*
This two-day workshop for educators will focus on the major rites and
rituals that underpin cultures around the world. Registration fee: $95
(includes 16 WA State clock hours, and lunches). *Registration Deadline*:
June 16, 2008. *Please note that the registration fee is non-refundable*.
Transportation stipends are available. For more information, contact:
Felicia Hecker: email:
fhecker at u.washington.edu<fhecker at u.washington.edu?subject=2008%20JSIS%20Summer%20Seminar%20Inquiry>;
tel: (206) 543-4227. Downloadable registration form:
*2. **Film Screening: An Islamic Conscience
* "The Aga Khan And The Ismailis"
Host: Tasveer ISAFF 2008 & Chaya's Peaceful Families Project
When: Sunday, August 3 at 1:00pm
Where: Central Cinema
To see more details and RSVP, follow the link below:
1. *Sardar Patel Award 2008: Submissions Invited*
The UCLA Center for India and South Asia, and the Department of History,
UCLA announce the Sardar Patel Award for the best dissertation submitted at
any American university on the subject of modern India in 2008.
Dissertations submitted for consideration will have been completed during
the 2007-2008 academic year within the fields of History, Social Sciences,
Humanities, Education, or Fine Arts. The amount of the award is
October 17, 2008. Attached please find competition details and submission
instructions (MS Word format). Information is also available on the CISA
*2. 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
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
*1*. *TEA English Teaching Opportunity*
As part A US State Department-funded program, the Eurasia/South Asia
Teaching Excellence & Achievement Program (TEA) is seeking applicants for
the US Teachers reciprocal visit component of the program. The
applicants sought are US, secondary-level teachers of English as a Foreign
Language and Social Sciences to participate in a two-week professional
exchange program in one of the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan,
Bangladesh, Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan,
Turkmenistan, or Ukraine. Eligible applicants must be secondary-level
(middle or high school), teaching professionals with five or more years of
classroom experience in disciplines including English as a Foreign Language,
English Language or Literature, and social sciences (including social
studies, civics, and history), U.S. citizens, and able to travel in April
The program is fully funded and provides visa support, round-trip domestic
airfare, lodging and meals to attend the TEA U.S. Conference, round-trip
airfare from the U.S. to the assigned country in Eurasia or South Asia,
emergency medical evacuation plan, recommended vaccinations, and lodging and
a daily stipend in host country. The U.S Teacher International Travel Grant
application is available for download at
* 4675BR: Assistant Director, South Asia Studies Council, Yale University
*Note: This position is under the supervision of former UW South Asia Center
Director K. Sivaramakrishnan.
Manage and perform a range of administrative, financial, research,
educational and outreach activities for the South Asia Studies Council
(SASC) within the overall policies of MacMillan Center and Yale University.
Support the Chair, South Asia Studies Council, in all matters relating to
the work of the South Asia Studies Council, including any special
initiatives that may be launched.
Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply
online at www.Yale.edu/jobs <http://www.yale.edu/jobs> - the STARS req ID
for this position is 4675BR. Please be sure to reference source code IMBXX
when applying for this position.
*3. India Study Director Position Opening*
Project Parivartan is a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) funded
project awarded to Duke University (USA) to conduct research and evaluation
of structural interventions for HIV prevention among female sex workers
(FSW) in India (http://cira.med.yale.edu/parivartan/index.html). The
project involves collaboration with CARE-India, Hindustan Latex Family
Planning Promotion Trust (HLFPPT), and other partners in the BMGF-funded
Avahan: India's AIDS Initiative. The India Study Director will direct and
manage all administrative and research related activities in India
associated with Project Parivartan. S/he will be based at the Central
Project Office in Chennai or Hyderabad, with visits to study sites in Andhra
Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. The India Study Director will report directly to the
Principal Investigator (PI) located at Duke University.
To assure full consideration, please email resume/CV, and cover letter
describing interest in the position to alana.rosenberg at yale.edu by July 15.
Applicants must include the names and full contact information (postal
address, telephone numbers, email address) of at least three references who
are familiar with the candidate's professional work. Salary commensurate
*4. Hindi Language Internship in Biosurveillance.*
Veratect Corporation is seeking public health interns to participate in the
development of an exciting new biosurveillance program focusing on
infectious human and animal disease. Tasks range from infectious disease
research and analysis to data entry.
Multiple language fluency is desirable. Priority languages include Chinese,
Indonesian, French, Spanish, German, Arabic, Farsi, and Hindi. Pay is
$12-15 per hour.
To apply, direct your Resume/CV to jim at veratect.com with subject line
*5.* *Lecturer in Punjabi : The Department of South and Southeast Asian
Studies, UC Berkeley*, invites applications for the position of a Punjabi
language lecturer for the academic year 08/09 (from August 08 through to May
09). The appointee will teach an advanced course (4 units) with a focus on
Literary Punjabi to students who will have had at least one year of
intensive Punjabi instruction at a UC campus or a comparable institution.
The salary will commensurate with degree and teaching experience.
The applicant must have a minimum of a M.A. degree from an accredited
university in any discipline, learned Punjabi formally through high school,
and be able to demonstrate native command of Punjabi and English. For
information about our program, please visit our web site at:
*http://ls.berkeley.edu/dept/sseas/*. For information about the Center for
South Asia Studies, please see *http://ias.berkeley.edu/southasia/*
All documents should be sent to: Prof. Raka Ray, Chair, Center for South
10 Stephens Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 94720-2310.
*6. University of Chicago Library - Assistant to the Bibliographer for *
Under the general supervision and direction of the Bibliographer for
Southern Asia, the Assistant to the Bibliographer manages department
operations, including supervising Department staff, providing reference
services to readers, coordinating cataloging and other technical services,
selecting titles for acquisitions, and assisting in preparation of grant
proposals for external funding.
A full description can be found at
*2. UW South Asian Student Group wants to hear from community members!*
The group organizes events to engage the South Asian community on issues
related to violence, social justice, and health. They want to hear your
thoughts on community engagement. Share your thoughts to impact future
programming by clicking on following link:
The South Asia Center Bulletin is published by the South Asia Center,
Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington.
This is the final bulletin of the Spring Quarter.
For more information please write to sascuw at u.washington.edu or Keith
Snodgrass at snodgras at u.washington.edu
Associate Director and Outreach Coordinator
South Asia Center
Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
University of Washington
e: snodgras at u.washington.edu
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