[Soasiastudents] 1.28.2009 South Asia Bulletin
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lizbrady at u.washington.edu
Wed Jan 28 13:33:22 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
Thursday, Jan. 29 UW campus. HUB, room # 304 D 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Asha for Education, Seattle Chapter is having its general meeting this Thursday at
Date: 29th January, Thursday. Everyone is welcomed.
Friday, January 30th, Mary Gates Hall, 254, 2:30-4:00PM - Joyojeet Pal
Technology as Savior: Computers and Development in Indian Popular Cinema.
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.
January 29–April 26, 2009 Seattle Asian Art Museum
Garden and Cosmos: The Royal Paintings of Jodhpur: This groundbreaking exhibition of 58 artworks will present new facets of Indian painting that flourished in the royal courts of Rajasthan from the 17th to the 19th century.
February 4, 2009 6–8 pm Seattle Asian Art Museum
Educator Preview Evening: Garden and Cosmos: The Royal Paintings of Jodhpur, a special evening just for educators! K–12 educators/administrators, college professors and community educators are invited to enjoy art making, live music, a raffle, resources from
community and educational organizations, refreshments and light eats. Free admission.
Saturday Feb. 7th, 9pm Northwest Film Forum 1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98122. Featuring the films Fire Under The Snow (1pm), The Sari Soldiers (7pm), Shame (9pm). For more info: www.tasveer.org
February 11 4:30 – 7:30 pm.Communications Building, Room 120.
Newspapers in Education Teacher Workshop "Global Health: Asia in the 21st Century" Are you subscribing to the Newspapers In Education series "Global Health: Asia in the 21st Century" or interested in using the performing arts in your classroom to teach about the world? If so, get an edge on teaching these issues by attending the Educator Workshop! To register for the free Newspapers in Education series for the 2008 - 2009 school year contact NIE at (206) 652-6290 or email nie at seattletimes.com. The program, which includes dinner, three clock hours, materials and parking is $30.00. To register, please mail the completed form
http://jsis.washington.edu/ellison/Global%20Health_workshop_web.pdf and a check for $30.00 payable to the University of Washington to: Ellison
Center, University of Washington, Box 353650, Seattle, WA 98195.
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, 7 pm Seattle Asian Art Museum, Stimson Auditorium
Playing with Power: States, Art, and Patronage in Jodhpur
Presentations include: "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, Director, Jackson School of International Studies.
Wed, Feb 25, 4:30-7:30 pm UW Communications Building, Auditorium 120
Global Classroom: Afghanistan on our Minds and in the Classroom.
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://jsis.washington.edu/soasia//file/Afghan%20flyer.pdf or register
online at http://www.world-affairs.org/calendar.cfm?eventID=1084&action=eventDetails
March 6-7 SACPAN South Asia Conference of the Pacific Northwest
March 6 afternoon: Graduate Student Conference, Thomson 317. There is a current call for papers. 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.
May 15-16 University of Washington Conference on Metropolis and Micropolitics: South Asia’s Sutured Cities
2. 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. Application deadline on February 2, 2009.
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. Submission deadline February 15, 2009.
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.
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
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.
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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