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International Division Budget Manager

The Budget Manager will direct and oversee financial and grant management for the International Division, design and maintain processes and systems to develop budgets, monitor budgetary performance, and anticipate budgetary adjustments to maintain a position of fiduciary responsibility. The Budget Manager will also supervise the financial staff of the Dean’s Office and provide leadership for financial personnel in the units of the ID. This position will also manage Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA) funds and UW System Trust Funds.

For more details on the position and the guidelines to the application, visit here.

Language Program Office Hiring WISLI Coordinator

The Language Program Office is a member of the International Division, serving communities engaged in learning, teaching, and researching Less Commonly Taught Languages. The LPO is the home of the Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes (WISLI); Project GO at UW-Madison; the American Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS); the Regional Flagship Languages Initiatives (RFLI) for Hindi, Indonesian, Turkish, and Urdu; and the RFLI Culture Initiatives grant. LPO is currently seeking 2 Program Coordinators to work across WISLI programs, which currently include the following, and may expand to include others:
– APTLI (Arabic, Persian, and Turkish Language Institute)
– CESSI (Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute)
– MULTI (Intensive Summer Multilanguage Seminar)
– SASLI (South Asia Summer Language Institute)
– SEASSI (Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute)
– SIPI (Summer Intensive Portuguese Institute)

The WISLI Program Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating all activities related to the preparation for and delivery of one or more WISLI programs and will be cross trained to help coordinate other WISLI programs along with other WISLI staff.

Apply by September 6, 2022 for full consideration. More information and link to the application is available here: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/514920/wisli-coordinator

Coming Together: Culturally Inspired Collection

Coming Together: Culturally Inspired Creation was a collaboration between traditional textile artisan designers in the Kutch district in northwest India and students at the University of Wisconsin – Madison enrolled in Judy Frater’s Interdisciplinary Arts Residency course this spring. This exhibition features the work of 15 co-designer pairs, one student and one artisan, located across the world. Now made digital! 

Select UW-Madison ALC Classes Open to Non-UW Students

Some of the LCTL instructors at the department of Asian Languages and Cultures have agreed to allow non-UW students to join the language classes remotely in Fall 2022, enrolling as Special Student.  As Special Student, you will pay a much less tuition rate than the regular non-resident tuition rate.  For the language courses, the Special Student tuition is $500/credit.

Below is a guideline for the procedure:

1.      Any interested student* must apply to become an online-only university Special Student (UNOL): https://acsss.wisc.edu/online-only/

2.      Once a student is formally admitted as UNOL they can work with our department to inquire about the possibility of joining any of our online courses.

3.    Permission to join a course is entirely up to each language instructor.

4.    Once an instructor gives permission, they can inform Rachel Weiss to enter permission or issue a permission number to the student.

For further information, please contact: Dr. Erlin Barnard, esbarnard@wisc.edu

*Any WISLI student enrolled Summer 2022 who wants to enroll for fall in our new online only special student category to take a course for credit/grade should simply complete this form—no new application needed:

https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5dxbhZkzmMkIOai

Recruitment Opportunity: Professor of Practice in the Social Sciences of Russia (CREECA)

The Wisconsin Russia Project at UW-Madison seeks candidates for up to two appointments as Professor of Practice in the social sciences (anthropology, economics, geography, law/legal studies, political science, public policy, or sociology) who will conduct research and teach courses on contemporary Russian society. The positions will start on September 1, 2022, and last through August 31, 2024, with the possibility of extension through August 31, 2025.

For more information, visit: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/514612/professor-of-practice-in-the-social-sciences-of-russia

CAORC-AIIS Faculty Development Seminar

Seminar to take place from January 1-16, 2023 in India. For information and application instructions, click here.Deadline: September 7, 2022.

Remote Research Assistant - Dr. p.s. kehal with Jakara Movement

Dr. p.s. kehal (Brown University) is conducting an oral history project on LGBTQIA+ Sikhs living in California. In conjuction with Jakara Movement, they are hiring two Research Assistants to assist in conducting interviews remotely. Find more information about the project and apply here.Deadline: August 31, 2022

India Associate Country Director - Harvard Global Research Support Center, Harvard University

Position based in Delhi, IndiaFind more information and apply here

Distinguished Chair on Democracy and the History of South Asia - History Department, The University of Virginia

Application review starts: September 15Find more information and apply here

Postdoctoral Scholar in Indology - The Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Deadline: September 30See flyer here

Assistant Professor in Modern Britain/Britain and the World since 1750 - Department of History, Brown University

Application review starts: October 3Read posting and apply here

Program Administrator - Asian American Center, Tufts University

COSAS Fellow in Critical Caste Studies, Instructor Rank, 2-Year Term - Social Sciences Division, The University of Chicago

Application review begins: October 15, 2022Read job description and apply here

2022 Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC) Conference: Cultures and Languages in a Changing World

December 2-3, 2022, virtualProposal Deadline: August 30, 2022More information here

International Division Budget Manager

The International Division leads campus efforts to cultivate international scholarship and engagement, promote global awareness, and prepare students for a diverse and interconnected world. We accomplish this by supporting international academics, internships, research, and partnerships on campus and abroad. The division is a resource for campus, the city of Madison, and the state reinforcing the university’s position as a top global institution and ensuring students are prepared to engage an increasingly diverse and interconnected world.

The Budget Manager will direct and oversee financial and grant management for the International Division, design and maintain processes and systems to develop budgets, monitor budgetary performance, and anticipate budgetary adjustments to maintain a position of fiduciary responsibility. The Budget Manager will also supervise the financial staff of the Dean’s Office and provide leadership for financial personnel in the units of the ID. This position will also manage Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA) funds and UW System Trust Funds.

For more information and to apply, visit this link: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/514753/international-division-budget-manager. Applications will be accepted through August 31, 2022 11:55pm CST.

2023 Special Focus—Agency in an Era of Displacement and Social Change

The Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Research Network is pleased to share with you the Call for Papers for the Eighteenth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, to be hosted by Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK, 19-21 July 2023.The Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Research Network is brought together by a common interest in disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches, within and across the various social sciences, and between the social, natural and applied sciences. We seek to build an epistemic community where we can make linkages across disciplinary, geographic, and cultural boundaries.

For more details, please visit: https://thesocialsciences.com/2023-conference

New Aesthetic Expressions: The Social Role of Art

The Arts in Society Research Network is pleased to share with you the Call for Papers for the Eighteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society, to be hosted by Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland, July 5-7, 2023.

The Arts in Society Research Network offers an interdisciplinary forum for discussion of the role of the arts in society. It is a place for critical engagement, examination and experimentation, developing ideas that connect the arts to their contexts in the world – on stage, in studios and theaters, in classrooms, in museums and galleries, on the streets and in communities. We seek to build an epistemic community where we can make linkages across disciplinary, geographic, and cultural boundaries.

For more information about the 18th International Conference on the Arts in Society, visit their website here.

Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellowship Program 

The U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program provides opportunities for faculty to conduct research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. The program is designed to deepen research knowledge and increase the study of modern foreign languages, cultural engagement, and area studies not generally included in U.S. curricula.

Faculty may request funding to support overseas research for a period of no less than three months and no more than 12 months. Funds support travel expenses to and from the residence of the fellow and the country or countries of research; maintenance based on the academic year salary of the applicant; and an allowance for research-related expenses overseas. Projects may focus on one or more of the following geographic areas: Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, South Asia, the Near East, Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, and the Western Hemisphere (excluding the United States and its territories).

For more details on how to apply and the eligibility requirements, visit the link highlighted above, or click here!

Rocher Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Classical Indology

The Rocher Foundation offers an in-residence teaching and research fellowship in classical Indology for new PhD holders. Persons eligible to apply for a Rocher Post-doctoral Fellowship must have completed a doctoral degree or equivalent (typically PhD or DPhil) in a relevant field of Classical Indology at an accredited university in any country within five years before the beginning date of the fellowship. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the PhD degree not later than January 15 of the year in which the fellowship is to begin.

For more information, visit: https://rocherfoundation.org/postdoctoral-fellowships-in-classical-indology/

American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowship

The American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) invites applications from scholars from all disciplines who wish to conduct their research in India. Junior fellowships are given to doctoral candidates at universities in the U.S. to conduct research for their dissertations in India for up to eleven months.

Senior long-term (six to nine months) and short-term (four months or less) fellowships are available for scholars who hold the Ph.D. degree. Scholarly/Professional development fellowships are available to scholars and professionals who have not previously worked in India. Creative and Performing Arts fellowships are available to practitioners of the arts of India. Eligible applicants include 1) U.S. citizens; and 2) citizens of other countries who are students or faculty members at U.S. colleges and universities (this rule does not apply to U.S. citizens).

Applications can be downloaded from the web site www.indiastudies.org.
For more information please contact the American Institute of Indian Studies  (773) 702-8638. Email: aiis@uchicago.edu. Web site: www.indiastudies.org.

The Database of Printed Modern Drama in India is now live!

Professor Aparna Dharwadker of the University of Wisconsin – Madison launched the Database of Printed Modern Drama in India! The Database of Printed Modern Drama in India is the first digital resource to offer bibliographic information about plays published in sixteen Indian languages, from the 1840s to the present. In alphabetical order, the languages are: Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Panjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu. Consisting of about 17,000 entries, this database fulfills several functions for scholars, students, and general readers interested in modern Indian theatre. It establishes the monumental scope and rich multilingualism of modern drama in India, and confirms the intimate connection of this performative genre with the culture of print.The Database of Printed Modern Drama in India can be accessed at this link: https://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/IndianTheaterDb.

2023-2024 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program in South and Central Asia

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 academic year! The application deadline is September 15, 2022. Note that awards are only open to U.S. citizens. Interested faculty and professionals are encouraged to learn more about these opportunities through the following resources:

To receive news and updates about the competition, please register your interest.
Find the award website here.