[Soasiastudents] South Asia Center Bulletin 2.11.09
lizbrady at u.washington.edu
lizbrady at u.washington.edu
Wed Feb 11 14:42:17 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
A Matter of Rust: Maoist Conflict in Nepal and its Influence on Youth. 12:30-1:30 Parrington Hall Forum. Dyuti Baral is a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow in the Evans School of Public Affairs at UW. She is Human Resources and Organizational Development Manager, ActionAid Nepal.
Info Session for Autumn 2009 Environment and Development in the Indian Himalayas Study Abroad Program. 3:30pm Thomson 317. http://jsis.washington.edu/soasia/ecologyprogram/index.shtml
Digital StudyHall, 3-4pm, UW Mary Gates Hall Rm. 420. Richard Anderson of the Computer Science Department will be presenting a panel on this innovative education project in Lucknow, India that aims to link together strong urban schools with poor rural schools through facilitated video instruction. Additional information about Digital StudyHall is available at http://dsh.cs.washington.edu/
Playing with Power: States, Art, and Patronage in Jodhpur
7 pm Seattle Asian Art Museum, Stimson Auditorium
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. For more information visit Seattle Asian Art Museum. Registration required: http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/calendar/eventDetail.asp?eventID=16113&sxTitle=&WHEN=&month=1&day=19&year=2009&sxID=
‘Dil Ne Kaha’, 6pm Sammamish High School, 100 140th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98005. A musical show with Bollywood’s most romantic songs for your valentine. Details and contact information www.pratidhwani.org/valentine09
Global Classroom: Afghanistan on our Minds and in the Classroom. 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. 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
SACPAN South Asia Conference of the Pacific Northwest: Graduate Conference. Thomson 317. Graduate Students will be presenting work related to the region, followed by an informal Chai. Contact: lizbrady at u.washington.edu.
SACPAN South Asia Conference of the Pacific Northwest. Walker Ames Room, Kane Hall. Faculty will be presenting work related to the region. Contact: SASCUW at u.washington.edu.
University of Washington Conference on Metropolis and Micropolitics: South Asia’s Sutured Cities
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.
Applications now being accepted: Autumn 2009 Environment and Development in the Indian Himalayas Study Abroad Program
South Asia Summer Language Institute SASLI is the nationally coordinated effort to ensure that less commonly taught South Asian languages are available to students for intensive study during the summer. This year, SASLI intends to offer 14 languages at both beginning and intermediate levels. Graduate students are eligible for FLAS funding both through their home institution and through SASLI itself (deadline: Feb 20th, see the Funding link at our website). Undergraduates and graduates are also eligible for fee remission (partial or full). http://sasli.wisc.edu/index.htm
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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