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International Partnership Luncheon

Come join the International Committee at our sponsored events at the Los Angeles, CA ASA Meeting! 

We would like to draw your attention in particular to the International Partnership Luncheon on Thursday, November 7, 2014, 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm, Westin Bonaventure, Lobby Level Lakeview Bistro (On-site Restaurant). 

You can sign up for this wonderful networking event at which you will meet many international scholars or U.S. colleagues involved in international exchanges. In addition to giving you a good meal for a very modest price, the meeting will open networking perspectives for you and your institution.  Come have lunch with us and discover the International Initiative, which will enable you and your university to effectively connect with international scholars and institutions abroad.

To reserve a space, click here

Come and see what happens in American studies around the world and see how current issues in American studies travel beyond U.S. borders by participating in the ASA International Committee Talkshops.

The ASA International Committee is pleased to offer the talkshop feature pioneered several years ago and successfully carried out during the last nine ASA annual meetings. Each talkshop event begins with a very brief frame-setting presentation by international panelists, each of whom will then facilitate parallel discussions among participants gathered at small roundtables. Toward the end of the session, each group will report briefly on the discussion and present comments on each table’s dialogue by the facilitator or a selected reporter.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2014, 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
ASA International Committee and ASA Women’s Committee: Teaching American Studies Transnationally

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2014, 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
ASA International Committee: Promoting New Dialectics of Pleasure and Pain in the Americas

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2014, 8:00 am - 9:45 am
ASA International Committee: Egyptian Universities Beyond Crisis

We look forward to seeing you at one of our events at the conference in Los Angeles.  Kindly consult the program for details.

By Udo Hebel, Thu, October 02, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Postdocs in the Humanities at German Universities for US Scholars

Dear Colleagues,

I want to bring to your attention a program of the Volkswagen and Mellon Foundations that provides opportunities for recent PhDs from US universities to be affiliated for one year with universities and research institutes in Germany:  http://www.volkswagenstiftung.de/en/funding/international-focus/post-doctoral-fellowships-in-the-humanities.html.  The institutions participating seek applications in a number of fields, including archaeology, history, literature, bibliography, Asian studies, Middle Eastern studies, African studies, religion, art history, cultural studies, history of science, medieval studies and the humanities generally.

The deadline for applications is October 15th.

By John F Stephens, Tue, August 05, 2014 - 3:25 am

[CIES Fulbright] Opportunities in American Studies

This year, the Fulbright Scholar Program is offering over 60 awards in the field of American Studies. Exciting opportunities are available in many countries and regions.

Please visit our new Opportunities in American Studies webpage. There you will find award highlights and examples of successful projects in the discipline.

For eligibility factors, detailed application guidelines and review criteria, please follow the link http://cies.org/program/core-fulbright-us-scholar-program. You may also wish to register for one of our webinars at here or join our online community, My Fulbright, a resource center for applicants interested in the program.

By ASASTAFF, Fri, August 01, 2014 - 9:40 am

[CIES Fulbright] A Word of Advice from CIES

A word of advice from CIES - the deadline for Fulbright Core applications for Academic Year 2015-2016 is August 1st. Less than a month away.

This year’s competition includes 584 awards.  Of these,  419 are All Discipline awards and are open to applicants from virtually any discipline - from Computer Science to Art.  Scholars and professionals from post-docs to emeriti are able to apply for programs all over the globe.

For information about awards offered in specific disciplines or areas of the world and about the application, see our archived Webinars or register for an upcoming one.

Upcoming webinars include:

08 July - Fulbright Opportunities in Europe: A Second Look at Central and Eastern Europe

09 July - Fulbright Distinguished Awards

11 July - All Discipline Awards - What Are They?

14 July - Have You Thought About? - Some Hidden Gems

17 July - Fulbright Flex Awards

18 July - How to Craft a Successful Project Statement

23 July - Reviewing Your Fulbright Application Package

30 July - Reviewing Your Fulbright Application Package 2

By ASASTAFF, Fri, July 04, 2014 - 1:40 pm

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