CMES Graduate Digest

Aggregated opportunities for graduate students interested in the Middle East and North Africa

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New & Upcoming Courses

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Funding Opportunities

Townsend Conference & Lecture Grants

Townsend Working Groups

Fellowship & Job Opportunities

One-year post-doctoral research associate in Palestine and Palestinian Studies

Full-Time Position in Turkish at Northwestern’s MENA Program

Middle Eastern & Near Eastern Studies Librarian/Research Specialist - Library

Daniel E. Koshland, Jr. Art of Teaching Writing Fellowships

Calls for Papers

Fictions of History Conference

Tenth Annual ASMEA Conference :

The Middle East and Africa: Assessing the Regions Ten Years On

“Muslims and the City”, 46th Annual Conference of the North American Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (NAAIMS)

Other

Al-Quds Bard Summer Language Intensive (AQB SLI)

Summer Language Workshop at Indiana University

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Funding Opportunities

Townsend Conference & Lecture Grants

The Townsend Center provides small grants for partial funding of public conferences, lectures, and symposia taking place at UC Berkeley. Events that are closed to the public, require an admission fee, take place off of the UC Berkeley campus, or occur before the deadline for application will not be considered for funding. Ongoing/recurring activities and named lecture series are not funded by this program. The Center will fund meetings of professional organizations that take place in Berkeley on a one-time basis only.

Deadlines:

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 | 5:00 pm
Friday, Feb 10, 2017 | 5:00 pm
Monday, May 1, 2017 | 5:00 pm

More information can be found at: http://townsendcenter.berkeley.edu/funding/conference-lecture-grants

Townsend Working Groups

The Townsend Center Working Groups program sponsors research in the humanities and the humanities-related social sciences. The Townsend Center funds nearly 60 groups per year ranging across a wide spectrum of subjects and disciplines. The aim of these working groups is to bring together faculty and graduate students at Berkeley in an effort to create scholarly dialogue and to foster the free exchange of ideas on shared research interests.

Groups that have been in existence for 10 or more continuous years are invited to apply for a multi-year award (three years).

Deadline: Friday, May 5, 2017 | 5:00 pm

More information can be found at: http://townsendcenter.berkeley.edu/funding/working-groups

Call for Proposals: GRANTS IN CRITICAL REFUGEE STUDIES

The UC Critical Refugee Studies Collective (CRSC) announces three funding initiatives for AY 2017-2018. We invite applications from ladder-rank faculty, graduate and undergraduate students from any campus in the University of California system, as well as community organizations and artists working in the field of Critical Refugee Studies for projects connected to refugee populations in California to be undertaken in the academic year of 2017-18.

Grants for UC graduate students and faculty: https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/420279d7-b8b4-4209-a47f-638cb86e561d

AIA and Hilton offer Site Preservation Grant

The AIA and Hilton are pleased to offer a special Site Preservation Grant for projects operating in Egypt (focus on Cairo, Sharm, and Alexandria), Turkey, Jordan (focus on Aqaba and Dead Sea locations), and Lebanon (focus on Beirut).

The grant carries a maximum value of $25,000 and is intended to fund one-year projects that seek not only to directly preserve archaeological sites, but also emphasize outreach and education and create a positive impact on the local community.

Eligible projects include:
1.      Carrying out conservation: physical hands-on treatments, materials and labor
2.      Protection of sites: shelters, fences, walkways
3.      Monitoring and maintenance of sites

Requirements for the grant:
·         Project outcomes must be achievable in one year.
·         Projects should include benefits for the wider community (education, outreach, training, etc.).
·         Preference will be given to sites and projects that are close to or easily accessible from Hilton hotels.
·         Any materials (print or digital) produced with grant funds should include the logos of both the AIA and Hilton (further to approval) and should acknowledge the grant.
·         Awardees are required to provide the AIA with an interim report midway through the project and a final report with statement of expenses

PLEASE NOTE: If feasible, projects should be willing to work with Hilton to organize "light volunteering" opportunities for Hilton team members.

If you are interested in applying for this grant, please contact Ben Thomas at
bthomas@aia.bu.edu for an application. All applications are due by April 28, 2017 and decisions will be made approximately 4 to 6 weeks after the submission deadline. Any questions regarding the application process or the site preservation grants should be directed to bthomas@aia.bu.edu.

The Afaf Kanafani Prize

The Afaf Kanafani Prize is awarded to UC Berkeley students whose academic work focuses on women in the Arab World. One prize of $500 will be awarded to the best paper dealing with any topic related to the subject of women in the Arab world. The paper must have been produced in a UC Berkeley class.

The Kanafani Prize is made possible through a generous donation by Fay Afaf Kanafani from the proceeds of her autobiography, Nadia, Captive of Hope: Memoir of an Arab Woman.

UC Berkeley undergraduate and graduate students registered for the academic year in which they are applying.

The application deadline is Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Results will be announced in early summer.

Applications must include a cover letter introducing the applicant and three copies of the applicant’s submission paper. Applicants must include his or her name, UC Berkeley identification number, email address, phone number, year in school, major, and the class in which he or she produced the paper. The applicant’s name should appear on every page of the application.

Please email applications as a single PDF to
cmes@berkeley.edu with “Afaf Kanafani Prize” in the subject line.

The Archaeological Institute of America and Hilton are pleased to offer a special Site Preservation Grant

This grant is for projects operating in Egypt (focus on Cairo, Sharm, and Alexandria), Turkey, Jordan (focus on Aqaba and Dead Sea locations), and Lebanon (focus on Beirut).

The grant carries a maximum value of $25,000 and is intended to fund one-year projects that seek not only to directly preserve archaeological sites, but also emphasize outreach and education and create a positive impact on the local community.

 

Eligible projects include:

1.      Carrying out conservation: physical hands-on treatments, materials and labor

2.      Protection of sites: shelters, fences, walkways

3.      Monitoring and maintenance of sites

 

Requirements for the grant:

·         Project outcomes must be achievable in one year.

·         Projects should include benefits for the wider community (education, outreach, training, etc.).

·         Preference will be given to sites and projects that are close to or easily accessible from Hilton hotels.

·         Any materials (print or digital) produced with grant funds should include the logos of both the AIA and Hilton (further to approval) and should acknowledge the grant.

·         Awardees are required to provide the AIA with an interim report midway through the project and a final report with statement of expenses

 

PLEASE NOTE: If feasible, projects should be willing to work with Hilton to organize "light volunteering" opportunities for Hilton team members.

If you are interested in applying for this grant, please contact Ben Thomas at bthomas@aia.bu.edu for an application. All applications are due by April 28, 2017 and decisions will be made approximately 4 to 6 weeks after the submission deadline. Any questions regarding the application process or the site preservation grants should be directed to bthomas@aia.bu.edu.  

Thank you!

 

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Fellowship & Job Opportunities

One-year post-doctoral research associate in Palestine and Palestinian Studies

Middle East Studies at Brown University invites applications for a one-year post-doctoral research associate in Palestine and Palestinian Studies with a possibility of renewal for a second year. The position is part of the ongoing initiative, New Directions in Palestinian Studies, which seeks to critically explore and facilitate innovative lines of academic inquiry in this field. We especially welcome candidates who thrive in an interdisciplinary environment and whose work is informed by comparative and global perspectives.

Qualifications

The position is open to all the humanities and social science disciplines. Scholars who received PhDs within five years of the application deadline are eligible to apply. Residence in the Providence area is required for most of the one-year appointment, unless approval for research-related travel is obtained in advance. Associates will teach one class a year, take a leadership role in organizing the annual New Directions in Palestinian Studies Symposium, advise students, and participate in research-related programming on campus. The annual stipend is $57,000, plus a health insurance subsidy. Additional funding for conference-related travel and other research expenses is available.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin March 1, 2017. The following materials should be submitted via Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/40394) prior to that date:

1. A brief cover letter stating the applicant's academic field, area of specialization, and a short summary of the proposed work during the appointment period.

2. A Curriculum vitae.

3. A Research statement: Summary of the research questions, goals, and methodological approaches of current and future projects. The statement should not exceed 2,000 words, including all bibliographic references and supplementary material.

4. Teaching statement: experience in and approaches to undergraduate teaching.

5. Three letters of recommendation

6. Writing sample

7. A proposed class syllabus suitable for a Middle East Studies course.

8. An official copy of each graduate transcript

We will conduct Skype interviews with short-listed candidates in mid-March. Awards will be announced thereafter. For further information, please visit the Middle East Studies website (http://watson.brown.edu/mes/) or contact:

Beshara Doumani

Director, Middle East Studies

Brown University

111 Thayer Street Providence, RI 02912

 +1 401.863.6924

email: palestinianstudies@brown.edu

The William Ze'ev Brinner Graduate Student Fellowship

Background

The William Ze'ev Brinner Fellowship for graduate students was established in the spring of 2014. Professor Brinner received his BA in Near Eastern Studies in 1948 and his PhD in Near Eastern Studies in 1956. He taught Arabic and Islamic studies in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Berkeley from 1956 until his retirement in 1991, and served as Chair of the Department several times.

Eligibility

Recipients of the William Ze'ev Brinner Graduate Student Fellowship must be enrolled in the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Berkeley, and have a focus on one or a combination of the following fields of study: Jewish studies; Islamic studies; Middle Eastern history and/or history of religions; Arabic, Hebrew, and/or Judeo-Arabic literature and translation studies. In keeping with the Brinner Family's preference, the strongest candidates will have an intercultural or interfaith focus to their work. This year the fellowship winner will receive $2,500.

Applying

Applicants should submit the following materials for consideration:

1)  A completed fellowship application (see attached)

2)  A curriculum vita

3)  A short statement of current research interests

4)  A letter of recommendation from a UC Berkeley faculty member

Application materials are due by May 1, 2017, and should be sent in digital format to Deanna Kiser-Go, Graduate Student Affairs Officer at the Department of Near Eastern Studies (dkisergo@berkeley.edu). Letters of recommendation can arrive separately, directly from faculty. For more information please contact Deanna at dkisergo@berkeley.edu, or 642-4915.

Seeking TA/Activity Coordinator: Summer Intensive Language Program at the Middlebury Institute

JOB TITLE: SILP Tutor/Activity Guide - Russian
DEPARTMENT: Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP)
LOCATION: MIIS at Monterey Main Campus
DATES: June 11 – August 9, 2017

POSITION SUMMARY
Under the direct supervision of Language Program Coordinators, Tutors/Activity Guides assist Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP) students in their academic coursework outside of class (10+ hours/week) and facilitate co-curricular activities (5-10 hours/week). We are looking for qualified candidates to perform the combined role of Tutor/Activity Guide in all five SILP languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish.

QUALIFICATIONS
Education
B.A. with a foreign language major or equivalent; M.A. in foreign language teaching or equivalent (in progress or completed) preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Advanced-level fluency in the target language

Experience
• One to three years experience tutoring and/or working with foreign language learners
• Experience organizing and facilitating group events

Physical Demands
The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey maintains a smoke-free workplace and complies with the Federal Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act and Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Essential job functions require ability to sit for extended periods of time, walk, bend, climb, push/pull, lift and carry up to 25 pounds occasionally. Also requires fine dexterity and ability to grasp, i.e. for writing and word processing/data entry.

TO APPLY
Submit CV and cover letter:
https://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/14913

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Calls for Papers

Fictions of History Conference

An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical Theory

May 5th-6th, 2017

The Graduate Center, CUNY and the New York Public Library

Keynote Roundtable: Mark Anderson, Daniel Kehlmann, and Judith Ryan

Keynote Talk: Stephen Greenblatt

The “Fictions of History” conference being given by the Critical Theory Certificate Program at the Graduate Center, CUNY and the New York Public Library is devoting several special sessions to the work of W.G. Sebald.

 

Sebald situates his work in the gray zone between fiction and history, positioning himself with both proximity and distance to his subject matter, alternating between first-hand victim and third-hand witness. At the center of Sebald’s writing is the taboo of the “wrongful trespass:” a fear that either he will falsely identify with events he himself has not experienced or that his objectivity will dilute the emotional impact of what he describes. In response to this concern, Sebald creates works that straddle the boundary between fact and fiction in order to portray and grapple with historical events.  

 

These special sessions will examine the relationship between fiction and history in Sebald’s work. Possible topics include: theoretical and philosophical approaches to Sebald; Sebald’s inclusion of documents, pictures, and other media in his novels; the place of the Holocaust in Sebald’s thinking and artistry; Sebald’s use of fictional testimony; Sebald’s style as a way of examining memory and enduring trauma; Sebald’s work and collective memory; techniques of dislocated narration; Sebald’s reimagination/reconstruction of time and space; and Sebald’s engagement with other writers, artists, and thinkers.

Please submit a 300-word abstract for a 15 minute paper by March 1st, 2017 to fictionsofhistoryconference@gmail.com Proposals should include the title of the paper, the presenter’s name, any technology requests, and a 50-word bio including institutional and departmental affiliation, as well as current position.

Tenth Annual ASMEA Conference :

The Middle East and Africa: Assessing the Regions Ten Years On

October 19 - 21, 2017

Key Bridge Marriott Hotel * Washington, D.C.

ASMEA is currently seeking proposals for paper and panel presentations for its Tenth Annual Conference. Scholars from any discipline, tenured or untenured faculty, or those otherwise affiliated with a recognized research institution, may submit proposals to present at the Conference. Unique proposals from senior graduate students (ABD) will also be considered. Proposals on topics related to the Middle East and Africa should consist of a one-page summary outline of new and unpublished research. A recent C.V. with all contact data also must be included with name, e-mail, phone number, and affiliation. SUBMIT your PAPER and PANEL Proposals. The deadline for proposals is April 15, 2016.  

In conjunction with the Tenth Annual Conference, the following GRANT OPPORTUNITIES are available to ASMEA Members:

ASMEA Research Grants

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa is pleased to offer research grants up to $2500 to qualified scholars and students engaged in the study of the Middle East and Africa. Application deadline is March 31, 2017. Find out more information, HERE.

Conference Travel Grant

ASMEA is offering travel grants up to $750 to qualified scholars and students to present their research at the Tenth Annual Conference. Application deadline is March 31, 2017. Find out more information, HERE.

 “Muslims and the City”, 46th Annual Conference of the North American Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (NAAIMS)

Friday, September 29, 2017

Deadlines:

Abstracts: February 20, 2017

Final Papers: August 25, 2017

The spread of Islam from its advent in the 7th century had an irreversible impact on the

development of the city throughout the Muslim world from the Arabian Peninsula to Asia, Africa and Southern Europe. Since Islam covers religious, social, economic and legal aspects of life, the

logic behind the design of the traditional Islamic city was influenced by Qur’anic principles.

These principles highlighted religious practices, Shari’ah (Islamic law), social principles, and

the science behind natural universal laws.

Since an integral part of the teachings of Islam include the concepts of authority, family structures and community relations, and social organizations, the  traditional Islamic city reflected the socio- economic and religious needs of the Muslim community. During medieval times, the mosque, for example, became the single most important institution in the traditional Islamic city. The schools (madrasas) which provided religious instruction about Islam and the Qur’an were built in the courtyard next to the mosque, and the markets (suqs) which were bustling with trade provided the backdrop to an urban religion. The call to prayer (adhan) and Friday prayers (Juma’a) provided the component parts which further reinforced the development of an Islamic city. Inscriptions of Qur’anic verses became the main motif in architectural design on mosques, fountains, and madrasas in early Islamic towns because Qur’anic calligraphy reflected the living philosophy of Islam.

The design and layout of the city (7th century - 13th centuries) also assumed a functional role for

physical defense during times of unrest, and environmental conditions, not only religious

practices. For example, public fountains were found everywhere due to communal worship for

performing ritual ablutions (wudu), and relieving heat due to weather conditions. Fountains in

gardens, courtyards, town squares and even on the facades of Mosques also exemplified the central role water played in the construction of early Islamic cities in hot climates from the

Arabian Peninsula to the Maghreb (Tunis and Rabat) and southern Europe (Cordoba in Muslim Spain).

How might a “traditional” Islamic city function in today’s digital age and address issues from

natural and social science perspectives? Can it be instrumental in addressing the socio-economic

and cultural identity crises in the modern Muslim world of the 21st century? What role can Islamic

ideals of the in addressing the destruction brought on by wars?

We  invite  a  diverse  range  of  papers  from  professors  and  advanced  Ph.D.

candidates in the humanities and social sciences. Questions the papers might address include, but

are not limited to the following:

•    Art and Architecture

•    Calligraphy and Qur’anic Inscriptions on Buildings

•    Social Hierarchies

•    The Virtuous City

•   Interrelations between Communities

•   Physical Design and Defense

•    The Impact of Political Motives on the Virtuous City

•   The Islamic Golden Age: Contributions to the West

•    Early Islamic City Design Principles vs Modern Islamic Design

•    Modern Urban Development and Social Identity Crisis

•   Early Shura (consultative) Political Power System vs Ottoman Empire: Impact on Traditional

Islamic City Design

•    Modern Urban Development Strategy and the Islamic City

•   Role of Architectural Design in Modern Islamic Cities

•    Environmental Concerns

•   Ethics of Deconstruction and Reconstruction

•    Islamic Support for Green Cities

•    Preservation of Heritage

Abstracts (250 words) Due by February 20, 2017: ONLY Abstracts from Professors and Advanced Ph.D. Candidates will be Considered

•    Abstracts will be evaluated according to following criteria: clear data & methodology used,

relevance & contribution of proposal to conference theme. Abstracts must include a title, author’s

full name, contact information, and university position (Professor or Ph.D. Candidate)

•   Panelists required to pre-register & pay non-refundable fees by May 12, 2017. Online

registration will be available

•   Final papers must be submitted by August 25, 2017

•    Send abstracts & final papers to Layla Sein, NAAIMS Executive Director, and Director of

Academic Affairs at conferences@naaims.org

•   Direct all questions to Layla Sein

Program Chair:

Prof. Kathleen Bailey, Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA

Narratives of Progress: Global and Local Perspectives

The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute is calling for proposals.

We invite interested participants to send proposals that deal with these or related questions. We also encourage approaching these questions by examining specific case studies, or by examining specific figures relevant to either of these dimensions (e.g., Hegel, Franz Fanon, Muhammad Abduh, to name but a few).
We suggest three formats of proposals:
Round-table discussions of an article or book chapter related to one of the above topics
Panel discussions
20-minute papers

More information can be found here.

Deadline: April 30,2017

Volume VI, Issue 2 of LIGHTS: The MESSA Journal (From the University of Chicago)

We invite graduate students from all departments to submit academic papers related to Middle Eastern Studies. Submissions from all relevant disciplinary approaches and subject areas are encouraged. Book reviews, critical and analytic pieces, and photography submissions related to the Middle East are welcome.

Submissions must be in Microsoft word .doc(x) format or PDF form for photographs.We also request that submissions be limited to 6,000 words or 17 pages double spaced.

The extended submission deadline is 5pm on Friday, April 7, 2017.

Please send submissions to: uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

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CFP Brecht in the Middle East (Modern Language Association, New York, 4-7 January 2018)

4-7 January 2018

Modern Language Association Convention  * New York City

This panel seeks to examine and discuss the legacy of Bertolt Brecht in the Middle East. What are specificities in the translation, appropriation, and staging of Brecht’s work? How did dramatists introduce, implement, adopt and transform Brechtian dramaturgical concepts in relation to existing theatrical practices and traditions? How did dramatists draw on Brecht to develop new theatrical forms while addressing and responding to national issues, politics, and histories? How did Brecht’s theory and practice of theater translate into the multi-lingual, multi-ethnic, multi-religious, transcontinental, geo-political region referred to as Middle East, defined by never-ending conflict, upheaval and uprisings? What are differences, divergences, and/or intersections in the interpretation of Brecht within the Middle East? How have Brecht’s methods possibly influenced the role of theater in and against oppressive regimes?

Please submit 200-word abstracts by March 10, 2017 to Ela Gezen, egezen[at]german.umass.edu and Hatem Akil, hatem[at]akil.org. Presenters whose papers are chosen for the MLA convention must become members by 7 April 2017.

Call for proposals for International Conference on Gender and Politics in an Age of Uncertainty: The Road to Sustainable Democracy and Democratization

Organized by: Polydisciplinary Faculty of Ouarzazate, IbnZohr University (Morocco); In collaboration with: University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA)
Proposals due: April 20, 2017
Venue: Kenzy, Farah Azghor. Ouarzazate

The Conference is hosted and organized by the Polydisciplinary Faculty of Ouarzazate, Ibn Zohr University in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
        The conference venue, which is Kenzy, Farah Azghor in the city of Ouarzazate Morocco, is located in a charming town in southeastern Morocco, 205 kilometers from Marrakech and at the edge of the Sahara. Referred to as the “door of the Desert,” Ouarzazate is known internationally for its historic kasbah fortresses and its studios, where many Hollywood films were made.
This conference is unique in three ways. First, its cutting-edge content deals with the prospects of sustaining women’s rights and empowerment in an age of uncertainty, where more nations in many parts of the world seem to be rolling back hard fought democratic freedoms. It provokes many new challenging research questions which clearly show that the old boundaries of concepts dissolve and that new approaches and fresh thinking are needed. Second, its international scope aims to provide an interdisciplinary platform and a stimulating international academic forum including all sorts of stakeholders, create many opportunities for networking and socializing with the participants. Third, it is being held in a charming location called Ouarzazate; a city in southeastern Morocco, known internationally for its historic kasbah fortresses and its studios, where many Hollywood films have been made.
        Additionally, the conference affords spaces and times for less formal discussions, which are an important factor supporting the transfer of knowledge and the exchange of experiences so needed in one’s academic life. Our esteemed keynote speakers are well-known for their dynamic, informative and thought provoking speeches. ICGP’17proudly presents the following keynote speakers: Professor Fatima Sadiqi from the University of Fez in Morocco, Professor Dahlerup Drude from University of Stockholm in Sweden; Professor miriam cooke from the Duke University in USA and Professor Aili Mari Tripp from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in USA. ICGP’17 welcomes young researchers, the next generation of experts in our field, and invites them to contribute and meet with the seniors.
Please examine our call for papers and consider joining us in Ouarzazate October 24-26, 2017. ICGP’17 is a very promising international meeting place and a stimulating venue for presenting research on the future of women’s rights.

http://www.icgp.fpo.ma/

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2017 LEFFELL SEMINAR ON THE IMPACT OF ISRAEL UPON AMERICAN JEWRY (AUGUST 7-9, 2017)

Call for Applications - Due Friday, April 21, 2017

 

How has Israel shaped the culture, religious expression, political and organizational life, and self- understanding of American Jews between 1948 and the present? This subject will be explored at a three- day seminar sponsored by The Lisa and Michael Leffell Foundation, August 7-9, 2017 in White Plains, New York.

 

Facilitated by senior academic faculty and leading opinion-makers, the seminar invites applicants from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds in the humanities and social sciences. All transportation and lodging expenses will be provided by the Foundation. Seminar presenters will receive a $2,500 stipend for their participation. Early and mid-career academics, advanced graduate students, and thought leaders are invited to submit an application by April 21, 2017, with notification of acceptance to write a paper for the seminar by May 12, 2017.

 

For more information, visit israeled.org/leffell-seminar or contact spopovsky@leffellfoundation.org, (646) 532-2445.

 

Lisa and Michael Leffell

Ken Stein, Emory University and Center for Israel Education

Jack Wertheimer, Jewish Theological Seminary

 Summer Language Workshop at Indiana University

The Indiana University Summer Language Workshop continues to accept applications for intensive study of Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian (BCS), Chinese, Estonian, Haitian Creole, Hungarian, Japanese, Kurdish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mongolian, Pashto (online), Persian, Russian, Turkish, and Ukrainian.

The proficiency-based Workshop curriculum features 20-25 contact hours weekly and a rich co-curricular program, including language tables, films, clubs, cooking demonstrations, and lectures with area studies specialists.

All participants pay in-state tuition rates for Summer Language Workshop courses. Program participants earn 4-10 transferable IU credits and have access to university libraries, recreational facilities, and public transit. On-campus housing is available.

Program Dates: June 5 - July 28, 2017

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017

To apply to the Summer Language Workshop, visit http://indiana.edu/~swseel/apply/start.

For more information on the funding opportunities described above and to apply for one or more of them, visit http://indiana.edu/~swseel/funding-costs/fellowships.

Questions? Contact swseel@indiana.edu or 812-855-2889.

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