[Soasiastudents] Bulletin 1/15/09 South Asia Center
lizbrady at u.washington.edu
lizbrady at u.washington.edu
Thu Jan 15 11:35:32 PST 2009
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/students.shtml
Month of January in Suzzallo Library: Display for South Asian Studies’ Faculty Publications is in the display case close to the reference desk on the first floor. Included authors are Dr Priti Ramamurthy, Dr Christian Novetzke, Dr Craig J Jeffrey, Dr Heidi Pauwels and Dr Sanjeev Khagram.
Saturday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Elliot Bay Book Company presents a staged reading of “Girls for Sale/ Kanyasulkam.” First staged in 1892, this play is perhaps the greatest modern work of Telugu literature and was the first major drama critiquing British colonialism's effects on Indian society to be written in an Indian language. Translator Velcheru Narayana Rao will attend this evening's program and will make some remarks about the context and continuing significance. http://www.elliottbaybook.com/events/jan09/indexfull.jsp
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, 7 pm Seattle Asian Art Museum, Stimson Auditorium
Playing with Power: States, Art, and Patronage in Jodhpur "Rasa Theory," Michael Shapiro, Professor of Hindi, Chair, Department of Asian Languages and Literature "Krishna and the Naths: Eroticism and Asceticism," Heidi Pauwels, Associate Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Literature "Patronage and Power," Purnima Dhavan, Assistant Professor, Department of History "Princely and Colonial States," Anand Yang, Golub Professor of International Studies and History and Director, Jackson School of International Studies.
Wed, Feb 25, 4:30-7:30 pm UW Communications Building, Auditorium 120
UW Anthropology Professor Cabeiri Robinson will be delivering a brief historical and cultural overview of Afghanistan. This evening will also feature guest speakers from Afghanistan and/or Americans who have worked there. Also included is: Afghan food, three clock hours, and up-to-date teaching resources. Don’t miss this! To register or for more information: http://wwwdev.jsis2.washington.edu/soasia//file/Afghan%20flyer.pdf
March 6-7 SACPAN South Asia Conference of the Pacific Northwest
1. Foreign Language Area Studies Applications for 2009 (eligible South Asian languages include Hindi, Urdu and Bengali) are now available in Jackson School office, or may be downloaded at http://jsis.washington.edu/advise/catalog/flasapp.html.
2. Teaching fellowship for 4-6 doctoral students who have been advanced to candidacy and are interested in the theory and practice of interdisciplinarity and interdisciplinary pedagogy. Fellows will be compensated at the appropriate annual Graduate Student Service Appointment rate, including tuition waivers, and will receive an additional stipend of $750 for their participation in the early fall and quarterly workshops. For more information about eligibility and application procedures and the program itself, please go to the PIP website: http://www.uwb.edu/IAS/about/pip.xhtml.
3. American Institute of Pakistan Studies has announced its 2009-10 fellowship competition: Applications are invited for research fellowships at the pre- or post-doctoral level for projects lasting two to nine months. Awards will include international travel expenses and stipends (subject to availability of funds). 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. (Total fellowship support can range from $3000 to $25,000). Funds may be used for research on materials relating to the history and culture of Pakistan in any country EXCEPT Pakistan and the US.
For non University of Washington Employment Opportunities, or more information please see the South Asia Center Employment web page. http://jsis.washington.edu/soasia/employ.shtml
Full details at http://jsis.washington.edu/soasia/employ.shtml
Assistant Professor (UW)
Division of Art History
Full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in South Asian art history, to begin September 2009. Salary commensurate with qualifications. Applications invited in any area of South Asian art and architectural history. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses, seminars; supervise M.A. and Ph.D. students. Candidate should have Ph.D. in art history; however, candidates in the final stages of completing their dissertation may be appointed on an acting basis.
Contact Info: South Asian Art Search Committee Chair, School of Art Box 353440
102 Art Building Stevens Way, Seattle, Washington 98195-3440
Assistant Professor (UW)
1. Call for prize submissions: Gita Chaudhuri Prize (new in 2009)
The Western Association of Women Historians (WAWH) welcomes submissions for the Gita Chaudhuri Prize for the best monograph on rural women, from any era and any place in the world, published by a WAWH member. The book must be published in 2008 for consideration for the 2009 prize.
Deadline for the award application is January 15, 2009. Please visit the WAWH website at http://www.wawh.org for the prize application and other details.
2. Call for papers for the 3rd SSEASR Conference with the main theme Waters in South and Southeast Asia: Interaction of Culture and Religion June 2009, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia.
3. Nirman, Varanasi Academic Semester abroad in India program
4.Call for Papers for the 7th Annual mAAN conference
on Asian Cities – Legacies of Modernity http://www.m-aan.org/
7. Pre Conference Call for Papers: International Communication Association 2009
on the topic of "India & Communication Studies. Please Ranjeeta Pal, at rpal at asc.upenn.edu>rpal at asc.upenn.edu with any questions or concerns you may have.
8. NSLI-Y is a new merit-based US Government overseas language program for American high school students that will fund approximately 550 students to study languages not traditionally taught in U.S. high schools. In 2009/2010, there will be summer programs in Arabic, Farsi, Hindi, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Russian and Turkish. There will also be semester and academic year programs for Arabic, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Russian and Turkish. The application deadline is February 2, 2009.
For more information and to apply online, visit www.NSLIforYouth.org. or http://exchanges.state.gov/youth/programs/nsli.html
9. SACPAN: Call for graduate student papers
The South Asia Conference of the Pacific Northwest is coming March 6-7, 2009. On Friday, March 5, graduate students will have the opportunity to present their work. To be considered, please submit a 200-500 word abstract by January 31st. The presentations will be divided into panels of three to four students. Each presentation will be followed with time for questions. The conference is open to anyone with regional interests and includes but is not limited to students of business, public affairs, anthropolgy, literature and women's and international studies. In addition to submitting abstracts, please let me know if you are interested in chairing one of the panels.
10. Applications now being accepted: Autumn 2009 Environment and Development in the Indian Himalayas Study Abroad Program
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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