Announcements

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Application Deadline Extended for Intermediate Punjabi

SASLI is excited to announce that we have extended the application deadline for Intermediate Punjabi! Those interested in applying should get in touch with the SASLI office at sasli@southasia.wisc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Journal of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages

The Journal of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (JNCOLCTL) is soliciting articles for publication. Our general editorial focus is on policy, education, programs, advocacy, and research in the field of Less commonly Taught Languages (LCTLs). Please click here for more information.
The Journal will be available on the DOAJ website at: https://doaj.org/toc/1930-9031
The envisioned coverage of the journal is as follows:
Methodology and Technology
Academia
Beyond Academia
Social embeddedness
The deadline to submit is June 1, 2021.

Call for Papers: 2021 Special Focus—Voices from the Edge: Negotiating the Local in the Global

The Sixteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society calls for research addressing the following annual themes and special focus:

  • 2021 Special Focus – Voices from the Edge: Negotiating the Local in the Global 
  • Theme 1: Pedagogies of the Arts
  • Theme 2: Arts Histories and Theories
  • Theme 3: New Media, Technology, and the Arts
  • Theme 4: The Arts in Social, Political, and Community Life

Interested applicants should submit their proposals by May 16, 2021. For more information and to submit your papers, click here.

Call for Papers: 2021 Special Focus—What Museums Post Pandemic?

We are pleased to share with you the Call for Papers for the Fourteenth International Conference on the Inclusive Museum, Museum of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, 8–10 September 2021.

The Inclusive Museum Research Network is brought together by a shared concern for the future role of the museum and how it can become more inclusive. We seek to build an epistemic community where we can make linkages across disciplinary, geographic, and cultural boundaries. As a Research Network, we are defined by our scope and concerns and motivated to build strategies for action framed by our shared themes and tensions.

Submit your proposal by May 8, 2021 to be considered. Applications can be submitted here.

AIIS: Application Extended!

AIIS has extended their program application deadline to April 30, 2021. This eight-week program – running from June 14 – August 6 – has instruction in Bangla, Gujarati Hindi, Kangri, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Mughal Persian, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan, and Urdu. Students have three options of course study: a 140-hour program ($1,820), a 120-hour program ($1,560), and a 72-hour program ($936). Decisions about admissions will be made by May 10.
To apply, go to www.indiastudies.org and register on the portal. Be sure to upload only one pdf containing two items: the two-page main application form and the one-page statement of purpose. You will also need to pay the $25.00 application fee through the link on the AIIS website. You are not required to submit any additional materials nor letters of recommendation.

UNM Call for Proposals: 14th Annual Mentoring Conference

The Mentoring Institute at UNM is pleased to announce its 14th Annual Mentoring Conference, Mentoring in an Interconnected World.

We invite faculty, staff, and students of higher education, researchers, K-12 educators, community leaders, administrators, non-profit partners, government agencies, and other professionals to participate in this five-day event, which will be held from Monday, October 18th, 2021, through Friday, October 22nd, 2021, at The University of New Mexico’s Student Union Building in Albuquerque, New Mexico*.

Together, we will develop dynamic conversations and networking opportunities through hands-on workshops, individual/panel presentations, and plenary sessions. We aim to foster engagement among scholars and professionals in the fields of mentoring, coaching, and leadership.

*In the event of a virtual conference due to COVID-19 restrictions, a one-year membership to the Mentoring Institute will be included in the conference registration.

For more information, click here. Apply by May 15, 2021 to be considered.

Call For Papers: Life after Pandemic: Towards a New Global Biopolitics?

We are pleased to share with you the Call for Papers for the Fourteenth Global Studies Conference Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, 5–6 June 2021.

The Global Studies Research Network is devoted to mapping and interpreting past and emerging trends and patterns in globalization. We seek to build an epistemic community where we can make linkages across disciplinary, geographic, and cultural boundaries. As a Research Network, we are defined by our scope and concerns and motivated to build strategies for action framed by our shared themes and tensions.

Submit your application by May 5, 2021 to be considered. Applications can be submitted here.

SASLI 2021 to be offered remotely

To maintain the safety and health of our faculty, staff, and students, we have decided to offer SASLI 2021 remotely. SASLI 2021 will consist of four hours of synchronous class time per day. All synchronous hours will be held via blackboard or zoom, at the discretion of the instructor.

We understand this is not how we all hoped the Summer 2021 program would look, but we have every intention to bring us all back together for in-person language learning the Summer of 2022.

Summer Language & Funding Info Session

On January 21, 2021, the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures and staff from the Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes held a virtual info session on summer language institutes at UW-Madison as well as other opportunities that support language study, like: Project GO, flagship initiatives, and Boren Awards.

Check out the video here.

New WISLI Summer Program

In addition to its five summer language institutes, WISLI is proud to be hosting a new FLAS-eligible online program in Summer 2021: the Intensive Summer Multilanguage Seminar.  The Intensive Summer Multilanguage Seminar, developed by Professor Katrina Daly Thompson and led by Dr. Adeola Agoke, allows students engage in supported, self-directed language study. Please visit the WISLI website for additional information.

UW-Madison Awarded Grant to Study Proficiency in Virtual and In-Person Learning Environments

We are incredibly honored and excited to share that the University of Wisconsin – Madison has been awarded a grant through the Department of Education’s Title VI International Research and Studies Program to investigate students achievements in virtual and in-person learning environments. To learn more about this grant and our goals, check out this article.