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Tenth annual collaborative conference of The Ohio State University Folklore
Student Association and the Folklore & Ethnomusicology Student Associations at Indiana
University. This conference is a space for graduate and undergraduate students to share their
research in folklore, ethnomusicology, anthropology, cultural studies, material culture, literary
studies, performance studies, and related disciplines connected to the study of academic and
vernacular interpretations of everyday life. All materials must be submitted by January 15th

University Graduate School deadline for the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund Fellowship
Awarded annually and covers tuition plus an $18,000 stipend. Fellowships are available to
students who are currently pursuing a graduate degree in the humanities, social sciences, or
natural sciences (including law, medicine, engineering, architecture or other formal
professional training). In addition, candidates must demonstrate a need for financial assistance
and must be U.S. citizens.

The Buffett Institute for Global Studies at Northwestern University invites applications for two-year
postdoctoral fellowships in the study of global, comparative or international affairs. Up to three
Fellows will be selected. Applications are welcome from scholars from any range of social
science or interdisciplinary perspectives whose research addresses global, international, or
transnational social processes, problems, governance, or conflicts. Fellowships will run
from September 1, 2017, to August 31, 2019.

The Fellowship will be given to a student who has been admitted to the University Graduate
School at Indiana University-Bloomington and is primarily engaged in research falling within
the field of Hungarian language and area studies, including but not limited to Hungarian culture
and history. Indiana University is a research university with world-class programs in both area
studies and the disciplines; its libraries hold the richest university-based Hungarian collections

Learn a South Asian language this summer!
The South Asia Summer Language Institute (SASLI) based at the University of Wisconsin – Madison is offering intensive summer courses in the following South Asian languages:
Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Pashto, Sanskrit, Sinhala, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan and Urdu
SASLI will be offering Third-Year Hindi and Third-Year Urdu in addition to the elementary and intermediate level courses. All other classes will be offered at the elementary and intermediate levels only.

Uses of the Past: Cultural Memory in and of the Middle Ages; The Twenty-Ninth Annual Spring Symposium of the Medieval Studies on March 3-4, 2017

CFP: Words Matter: Politics, Rhetoric, and Social Justice March 24-25, 2017 hosted by
the English Department at IU. This conference aims to interrogate politics, rhetoric, and social
justice in moments of national and international upheaval. We aim to address these terms
individually, but also their entanglements across historical moments and geographical
locations. For more information iugradconference@gmail.com. Call for Paper deadline
December 16.

The University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Russian and East European Studies (REES) will award up to two Language Teaching and Learning Research (LTLR) Grants for scholars to conduct research projects on-site at the Slavic, East European, and Near Eastern Summer Language Institute (SLI) in June – July 2017. Funded projects must focus on the teaching and learning of one or more of the following priority languages: Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Polish, Russian, Turkish, and Ukrainian.

Under the auspices of the Hutton International Experiences Program (HIEP) and in view of “Many Worlds, One Globe,” its multi-year series leading to the IU Bicentennial, the Hutton Honors College is pleased to announce the availability of $5,000 course development grants for HON-H courses (for Fall 2018, Summer 2018 or Spring 2019) that will incorporate an international travel component to enrich student understanding of the course topic.

Under the auspices of the Hutton International Experiences Program (HIEP) and in view of “Many Worlds, One Globe,” its multi-year series leading to the IU Bicentennial, the Hutton Honors College is pleased to announce the availability of $5,000 course development grants for HON-H courses (for Fall 2018, Summer 2018 or Spring 2019) that will utilize the resources of the IU Global Gateway Offices to allow students to gain in-depth knowledge about topics related to globalism and its effects on societies across the world.

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Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant Spotlight
Alisher Khamidov

On September 1, 2017, the IAUNRC sat down to speak with Alisher, the 2017-2018 FLTA from Uzbekistan. Alisher will assist Dr. Hodjaev with teaching Uzbek language classes for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. These classes are offered through the Department of Central Eurasian Studies. For more information please contact ceus@indiana.edu