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The Center for the Study of Global Change is pleased to announce the first meeting of our Graduate Student Study Group in Global Studies for the 2016-2017 academic year. The purpose of this group is to provide a platform for IUB graduate students whose research is concerned with global phenomena and who seek a collaborative and interdisciplinary working group that supports their global research and scholarship.

The Religious Studies Program and College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invite applications for two tenure-track positions in Islamic Studies: one in Qur'an and one in Muslim/Islam in America.

For details about both positions, please visit:

IU CIBER is looking to hire 1 or 2 graduate students to write a piece on our October 3rd conference Business and Peace: Roles in Peace-Making, Peace-Building and Peace Keeping, and I would appreciate it if you could share this with your graduate students. This will be a great opportunity for them to get some non-academic writing experience, and their briefs will be shared with the CIBER, IIB, and Business Fights Poverty networks!

MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY, Department of Religious Studies, anticipates an August 2017 opening for an assistant professor specializing in Islam, tenure eligible. Candidates are required to have the Ph.D. in Religious Studies or a related field completed by August 1, 2018, and must demonstrate successful experience in teaching and strong potential in research. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and M.A. courses in Islam and will regularly teach the department’s world religions survey course.

The Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREES) and Copernicus Program in Polish Studies (CPPS) are seeking an Academic Program Specialist to administer these renowned programs at the University of Michigan. Applications will be accepted until September 20, 2016.

For more about CREES and CPPS, please visit their respective websites. Inquiries about the position can be directed to Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia Program Manager Marysia Ostafin (

The Collins Living-Learning Center is calling upon graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences to submit course proposals for the following year.

The proposal deadline for classes to be taught in Fall 2017, is Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 5:00pm.

Graduate student instructors receive $7,875 for a 3-credit course, plus fee remission and health insurance. In addition, there is $400 to spend on materials and meal points for dining with students.

The Bridges: Children, Languages, World project is looking for student volunteer instructors and assistants for a weekly Turkish class for Fall, 2016.

If you are a native speaker or learner of Turkish interested in teaching young learners from the Bloomington community through culture, games, and stories, please contact Rebecca Mueller at by Wednesday, August 31, 2016!

Each year at the annual conference of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, the Walton Award is presented to an individual whose career has been distinguished by selfless service and noteworthy contributions to the fostering of less commonly taught language initiatives. Named after the late A.

The Middle East Outreach Council (MEOC) is delighted to announce the availability of a limited number of $500 travel awards to provide support for MEOC members to attend the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) and the MEOC teacher workshop and business meeting on November 17-20, 2016, in Boston.

We have a very full schedule of events at MESA! Information about the workshop is coming soon.

Fall Semester 2016

EDUC-J655: Seminar in Multicultural and Global Education

Wednesdays, 1:00-3:45pm

Education Bldg. (Room 3004)

Professor: Patricia Kubow


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Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant Spotlight
Nyamsuren Dorjpalam

Recently the IAUNRC sat down to speak with Nyamsuren Dorjpalam, the 2016-2017 FLTA from Mongolia. Nyamsuren Dorjpalam will assist the Mongolian instructor, Tserenchunt Legden, with Mongolian classes for the 2016-2017 Academic Year. These classes are offered through the Department of Central Eurasian Studies. For more information please contact


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