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Academic Year 2012-2013: Issue No. 9 | Friday, October 26th, 2012
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The weekly CEAS Newsletter notifies East Asianists in our region of events and opportunities of interest. Notices appear under eight headings:
CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections - featuring U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke, and Douglas Spelman of the Kissinger Institute - "US-China Relations: Challenges Ahead"
* Timothy Wai Keung Chan, Hong Kong Baptist University - "Magical Food and Spatiotemporal Displacement in Early Medieval Chinese Narratives"
* "Nausicä of the Valley of the Winds"/風の谷のナウシカ - Film Screening (in Japanese with English Subtitles)
* Sharon Yoon, Korea Foundation Post-doctoral Fellow, James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies at Penn - "Finding a Way to Co-exist: Co-ethnic Relations and Mobility in the Korean Enclave in Beijing"
Institute for Global Interdisciplinary Studies, Villanova University - “IN MY LIFETIME- The Nuclear War Project”
* Philadelphia Museum of Art – “Japan Night”
Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia - 2012 Trans Pacific Partnership Series | Moving Forward: Japan Post 3/11
* Research Assistant on Korean Entrepreneurs in Beijing - deadline: no longer accepting applications
* Haverford College, Japanese Language Instructor - deadline: open until filled
Haverford College seeks an instructor to take responsibility for a one-time replacement course in the Spring of 2013. The course will be taught at the Advanced level (4th Yr.), and will aim at developing students’ mastery of all four language skills in Japanese, through the study of current events and literature. The successful candidate will hold the MA/MS degree or higher. Please send a resume, a sample syllabus for the course, and, if possible, a DVD or MP4 of classroom teaching. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and conclude the search when we have hired someone.
Please send materials by email or hard copy to Japanese Language Replacement Search, Ms. Karla Alfaro-Urias. (email@example.com). Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Ave. Haverford, PA 19087. Please address any questions to her as well.
Haverford is an AA/EO employer. For more details on the college’s thinking on diversity, see here.
University of Pittsburgh, Chinese and Japanese Lecturer, Korean Lecturer - deadline to apply: November 5, 2012
Chinese and Japanese Lecturer - The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures of the University of Pittsburgh seeks applications for the position of Lecturer, pending budgetary approval. The position is non-tenure track and renewable with successful performance review. The successful candidate will be academic advisor to the Department’s Chinese and Japanese majors, and will teach courses in his/her field. The proposed start-date for this position is August 25, 2013. The qualification is be a PhD degree (or an ABD) in a field relating to East Asia, such as literature (modern or premodern), pedagogy, linguistics, cultural studies, trans-regional studies, etc.
The candidate should possess at least three years of teaching experience at the college level. He/she may have a record of published research, but an active research agenda is not necessary. The candidate should have near-native or native ability in all skill areas (writing, reading, speaking, and listening) in English as well as in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean (depending on the person’s specialty), as well as cultural competency in the target culture. The candidate should possess demonstrated commitment to contribute substantially to students’ academic life at Pitt through advising and good interpersonal skills to deal with a variety of students and units of the University community.
Korean Lecturer - The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures of the University of Pittsburgh seeks applications for the position of Lecturer of Korean, pending budgetary approval. This is a non-tenure track position and renewable with successful performance review. The ideal candidate will have a recent PhD (or be an ABD) in the relevant area of expertise, such as Korean linguistics, Korean language pedagogy, foreign language teaching, second language acquisition, etc. and have at least three years of teaching experience at the college level in North America. The start date for this position is August 25, 2013. The successful candidate may have a record of research, which is welcome especially if it deals with aspects of teaching Korean as a foreign language, although the candidate need not have an active research agenda. The candidate should subscribe to outcome-based language training, where students’ competence is quantified through a national benchmark. The candidate should have near-native or native ability in all skill areas (writing, reading, speaking, and listening) in Korean and English, as well as cultural competency. The candidate should possess good interpersonal skills and promote Korean studies energetically.
Association of School Teachers (AST), South Korea: Teaching English Program 2013-2014 - deadline to apply: November 10, 2012
University of California at Davis - Assistant Professor in Japanese Linguistics and Language Pedagogy - deadline to apply: November 15, 2012
The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California at Davis is conducting a national search for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Japanese linguistics and language pedagogy to lead and coordinate our Japanese language program.
The appointee is expected to teach courses on Japanese language on all levels and Japanese linguistics and culture in a large undergraduate program to meet programmatic needs. Ph.D. in hand by the first day of classes (September 23, 2013).
Applicants should possess native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English, a strong commitment to undergraduate education, demonstrated excellence in research, and the ability to contribute to the curriculum, shared governance, and intellectual life of the department and the larger scholarly community at UC Davis. Ph.D. in hand by the first day of class.
Screening to begin November 15, 2012. Position open until filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a short writing sample, teaching evaluations, and three confidential references at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/
The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.
University of Toronto - Assistant Professor – Contemporary Chinese Culture and Cultural Theory - deadline to apply: November 16, 2012
The Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Contemporary Chinese Culture and Cultural Theory, including, but not limited to, contemporary thought, cities, film, media studies, and popular culture. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2013.
Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree by July 1, 2013 or soon thereafter. We seek candidates with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and research. Applicants should be able frame their work in terms of broader theoretical questions and within wider Asian and/or global contexts.
Bi-College Department of East Asian Studies at Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges - Assistant Professor position in Chinese Literature and Culture - deadline to apply: November 30, 2012
The Bi-College Department of East Asian Studies at Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges invites applications for a full time, beginning tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Chinese literature and culture at Bryn Mawr College to begin July 1, 2013. A Ph.D. prior to the appointment start date is required. We seek candidates with excellence in teaching and scholarship. The successful candidate will teach Chinese literature and culture and will teach annually an advanced Chinese language course. The ability to teach the visual culture of China is desirable. Teaching load is 5 courses per year at the undergraduate level on a two-semester system.
Submit as a single pdf document a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a research statement, and a writing sample to East Asian Studies Search Committee c/o Billie Jo Ember, firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent via email. Applications received by November 30, 2012, will receive full consideration.
Council for International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Programs - East Asia and the Pacific--Korea--U.S.-Korea International Education Administrators Program - deadline to apply: November 1, 2012
The sponsor provides support for approximately eight international education administrators to attend meetings with representatives of Korean universities, private-sector agencies and organizations and selected government agencies at various institutions in Korea. Applicants must be international education administrators (for example, foreign student advisors, study abroad advisors or foreign student admissions) or senior-level university administrators with substantial (at least 60 percent of their time) responsibility for enhancing the international dimension of their institutions. Applicants must be affiliated with a two- or four-year college or
Council for International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Programs - East Asia and the Pacific--Japan--US-Japan International Education Administrators Program - deadline to apply: November 1, 2012
The sponsor provides seminar awards for the U.S.-Japan International Education Administrators Program to visit various institutions in Japan. Applicants must be international education
Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, Fung Global Fellows Program - deadline to apply: November 1, 2012
The Fung Global Fellows Program, a year-long program for visiting scholars administered by the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, was launched by Princeton University in June 2012. Scholars working in the social sciences and humanities at institutions in any region of the world outside the United States who have received their PhD within the past ten years are invited to apply. The theme for the academic year 2013–14, the program’s first year, is “Languages and Authority.” Applications are due on November 1, 2012.
* Japan Foundation: Japanese Studies Fellowship Program -- Scholars & Researchers (Short Term) - deadline to apply: November 1 (for US citizens), December 3 (for non-US citizens)
The Japan Foundation Japanese Studies Fellowship Program provides support for scholars and researchers conducting short-term (21 to 59 days) research related to Japan (comparative research included) in the humanities and social sciences.
* Japan Foundation: Japanese Studies Fellowship Program -- Scholars & Researchers (Long Term) - deadline to apply: November 1 (for US citizens), December 3 (for non-US citizens)
The application deadline for applicants who hold U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is November 1, 2012. The application deadline for all other applicants is December 3, 2012. Applicants located outside Japan are requested to submit applications to their local Japan Foundation office. When there is no Japan Foundation office located in the applicant's country of residence, the applicant should make contact with the nearest Embassy or Consulate-General of Japan.
* Japan Foundation: Japanese Studies Fellowship Program -- Doctoral Candidates - deadline to apply: November 1 (for US citizens), December 3 (for non-US citizens)
The Japan Foundation Japanese Studies Fellowship Program provides support to Ph.D. candidates, conducting research related to Japan (comparative research included) in the humanities and social sciences, who, in principle, have completed (or will have completed by the beginning of the Fellowship) the necessary course work, and find it necessary to visit Japan to complete their dissertations.
Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies - deadline to apply: November 15, 2012
The Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies seeks to maintain the vitality of China Studies in the U.S. through fellowships and grants designed primarily for scholars early in their careers. Studies on and in China have developed over the last 30 years in the United States into a robust field, but current conditions pose daunting problems, especially for scholars just before and just after the dissertation. To address this situation, the program will offer three competitions:
Applications in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences are welcome.
* Center for Historical Studies, Twentieth-Century Japan Research Award - deadline to apply: November 16, 2012
The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies and McKeldin Library, University of Maryland invite applications for one $1,500 grant to support research in the library’s Prange Collection and East Asia Collection on topics related to the period of the Allied Occupation of Japan and its aftermath, 1945-1960.
The Anne van Biema Fellowship - deadline to apply: December 15, 2012
The Anne van Biema Fellowship was established by bequest to promote excellence in research and publication on the Japanese visual arts. Fellowships support research at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. Research proposals are evaluated in terms of merit, originality, methodology, and potential for significant publication that will advance scholarly and public understanding of the Japanese visual arts. Interdisciplinary proposals with a primary focus on Japanese visual arts are considered.
Awards are made to scholars at the post-doctoral or equivalent professional level for periods of two to nine months, and are not renewable. The maximum stipend of $33,750 for nine months will be prorated for shorter terms. The fellowship includes round-trip travel at US government rates from the fellow's residence to Washington, DC. Additional support not to exceed $2,500 may be provided for approved research and travel expenses. Research space, a networked computer, and access to art collections, archives, and Smithsonian Institution libraries are provided.
The Anne van Biema Fellowship is intended to provide an environment conducive to research, writing, and collegial discourse. Fellows are expected to devote themselves full-time to the proposed project, to participate in the scholarly community and programs of the museums, and to present a research-in-progress seminar during the period of the appointment.
The fellowship is open to scholars of all nationalities. Meeting requirements for and obtaining required visas for residence and research in the United States is the responsibility of the applicant. Upon request, the museums will supply documentation of the award of the fellowship, dates of appointment, and financial support.
Fellowship applications are reviewed annually. Applications must be received by December 15. Notification of awards is sent on February 15. Appointments begin between April 1 and December 1 of the same calendar year.
Website with Application Information: http://www.asia.si.edu/research/vanBiemaFellowship.asp
Blakemore Freeman Fellowships & Refresher Grants for Advanced Study of Asian Languages - deadline to apply: December 31, 2012
Blakemore language grants are awarded to individuals pursuing professional careers in fields such as business, academia, journalism, science, law, medicine, architecture, engineering, the fine arts, public service, etc. who would benefit from improved fluency in an East or Southeast Asian language.
The Blakemore Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2013 Blakemore Freeman Fellowships and Blakemore Refresher Grants. The postmark deadline for applications is December 31, 2012. For application forms, eligibility requirements, grant guidelines and instructions see the Foundation's website at www.blakemorefoundation.org.
Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore: Research Fellowship Grant 2013-14 - deadline to apply: January 1, 2013
Call for Applications:
The research fellowships support in-depth original study and writing on specialised aspects of Asian culture. Applications will be screened by a committee of curators and scholars.
To learn more about the ACM collection, check out www.sgcool.sg, which presents over 12,000 objects from the collection.
For enquiries, please contact email@example.com. Applications close on 1 January 2013.
Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project - The Sixth National Essay Contest - deadline to apply: January 15, 2013
To foster the understanding and appreciation of Korean history and culture, KSCPP is hosting its 6th national essay contest. The Essay Contest is open to students at junior high school, high school, and college/university, and to the general public (ages 18 and older). The entrants are required to read one of the books published by KSCPP (available online for free at www.kscpp.net). First Place prize for college students and the general public is $1,000!
* Program on U.S.-Japan Relations (Weatherhead Center for International Affairs), Harvard University: Post-doctoral Fellowships - deadline to apply: January 15, 2013
During the 2013-14 academic year, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations (Weatherhead Center for International Affairs) at Harvard University will offer postdoctoral fellowships for social scientists in a broad range of fields, including anthropology, economics, education, history, law, political science, public health, public policy, and sociology. Projects that focus on Japan or Japan’s international role from a comparative, historical, or global perspective are welcome. The postdoctoral fellow teaches one course in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. A knowledge of the Japanese language is not required. The annual stipend is $50,000, disbursed over 10 months.
The application deadline is January 15, 2013; and recipients must hold a doctoral degree by August 1, 2013.
For application forms and more details, please visit the website below.
* Institute of International Education: NSEP David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships - deadline to apply: January 31, 2013
Boren Fellowships provide U.S. graduate students the opportunity to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency.
Critical Language Scholarships for Intensive Summer Institutes - deadline to apply: November 15, 2012
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program offers intensive summer language institutes in thirteen critical foreign languages for summer 2013. The selection process is administered by
41st Annual Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies Conference Theme: “(Re)Defining Asia” - November 2-4, 2012
West Chester University is proud to host the 2012 Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies (MARAAS) Annual Conference. The theme of this year's conference is "(Re)Defining Asia."
The Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies (MAR/AAS) is a nonpolitical, nonprofit scholarly organization dedicated to improving understanding between Asia and America. Since 1971, the MAR/AAS has offered conferences, publications and outreach activities to an increasingly large public in the mid-Atlantic region. Membership is open to all individuals and institutions interested in Asia and relations between Asia and the United States. Membership in the MAR/AAS entitles individuals and institutions to participate in the MAR/AAS activities, to receive news about Asia-related educational opportunities, and to gain access to a network of scholars and experts on Asia in the region.
Conference Website: http://maraas.org/provisional-program/
* China as a Global Power: Contending Views from China - November 15, 2012
November 15, 2012
Overview of the day:
Registration Website: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dE9jdVRkTVg3R0JoZDZ6NlFnNnNnY1E6MA
Woodenfish Project: Platform Sutra Workshop in China led by Peter Gregory- December 28 - January 6, 2013
The Platform Sutra Workshop will begin with a five day intensive workshop on the Platform Sutra led by the Eminent Buddhist Scholar, Professor Peter N. Gregory, followed by a three day tour to the temples related to the Sixth Patriarch Huineng. The five day intensive will include a monastic life practicum consisting of daily meditation. Nanhua temple where Huineng’s full body relic has been enshrined will be a part of the tour as well as Guangxiao, Baoguang, Liurong and Liuzu Temple. The Workshop is coordinated with Professor Gong Jun from Zhongshan University in Guangzhou and sponsored by Chan Base Association in Guangzhou.
The Platform Sutra Workshop accepts applications from faculty, graduate level and advanced undergraduate students, and those who have already completed their degrees from any country. Applicants from diverse academic disciplines are encouraged to apply with preference given to those in the field of East Asian and Buddhist Studies. Applications will be reviewed by a panel including Buddhist clergy, scholars and alumni. Approximately 25 applicants will be offered admission to this program, ten of which will be fielded from post-doctoral scholars from China.
Applications will be reviewed on a ROLLING BASIS, and decisions will be made within two weeks after submission. Selection is quite competitive; applicants are encouraged to apply early to insure a better chance of admission into the workshop.
For further information, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Conference and Application Website: http://www.woodenfish.org/platform-sutra-workshop-guangzhou
tiresias: writings in gender and sexuality - deadline to submit: November 9, 2012
Spring 2013 Issue
Types of Submissions: We accept three kinds: original research articles, analytical essays, and book reviews. Papers are welcome from all departments, such as (but not excluded to): English, Comparative Literature, Classics, Women’s and Gender Studies, Anthropology, History, Linguistics, Psychology, Political Science and Philosophy. We encourage research literature from all fields of natural science as well.
Format: Submissions should follow the author-date system of documentation, with limited footnotes, as outlined in the Chicago Manual of Style (15th ed.). Articles should not exceed a maximum length of 5,000 words, including references and footnotes. An abstract of no more than 250 words should accompany your submission. A separate title page should have the following: your name, e-mail address, university, major and year of graduation.
Deadline: November 9, 2012
Email submissions to: RUTPjournal@gmail.com with the subject title as “Submission- Spring 2013- [your name].”
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Tenth Biennial Conference: "CHANGING NATURE: MIGRATIONS, ENERGIES, LIMITS"; May 28-June 1, 2013, University of Kansas, Lawrence - deadline to submit: November 15, 2012
The ASLE decennial conference theme is intended to reflect some of the most engaging current conversations within the environmental humanities and across disciplines, and to link those discussions to the transnational nexus of energy, labor, borders, and human and nonhuman environments that are so fundamentally "changing nature," and with it the widely varied kinds of environmental critique we practice, art we make, and politics we advocate. Migrations--of humans, of non-human creatures, of "invasive species," of industrial toxins across aquifers and cellular membranes, of disease across species and nations, of transgenic pollen and GM fish-have changed the meanings of place, bodies, nations, and have lent new urgency to the old adage that "everything is connected to everything." Energies--fossil, renewable, human, spiritual, aesthetic, organic-radically empower our species for good and for ill, and make our individual and collective choices into the Anthropocene. And those choices are profoundly about Limits on resources, climate, soil, and water; about voluntary and involuntary curbs on individual and collective consumption and waste; about the often porous and often violently marked borders of empire, class, race, and gender.
We seek proposals for papers, panels, roundtables, workshops, and other public presentations that address the intersections between representation, nature, and culture, and that are connected to the conference's deliberately broad and, we hope, provocative theme. As always, we emphatically welcome interdisciplinary approaches; readings of environmentally inflected fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and film; and proposals from outside the academic humanities, including submissions from artists, writers, practitioners, activists, and colleagues in the social and natural sciences.
All proposals must be submitted by November 15, 2012. We will evaluate your proposal carefully, and notify you of its final status by January 31, 2013. For questions about the program, please contact Paul Outka, at email@example.com.
Call for Papers: 4th Annual Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference in Modern Chinese Humanities - deadline to submit: November 16, 2012
The joint organizing committee of the Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Conference Modern Chinese Humanities invites currently enrolled graduate students to submit paper proposals for its meeting on April 26-27, 2013 at Stanford University.
The conference will bring together a keynote speaker and approximately twelve graduate students to present innovative research on any aspect of modern Chinese cultural production in any humanistic discipline. We encourage interdisciplinary scholarship within and between literary and cultural studies, cultural history, art history, film and media studies, musicology and sound studies, as well as the interpretative social sciences.
Conference registration is free; lodging at Stanford will be provided by the Berkeley-Stanford organizing committee for all conference presenters. Please submit a 300-word paper proposal and a short bio via our online submission form [http://ceas.stanford.edu/resources/chinese_humanities_Form.php] by November 16, 2012.
Call for Papers: GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE ON EAST ASIA at Columbia University - deadline to submit: November 20, 2012
Graduate students are invited to submit papers for the Twenty-Second Annual Graduate Student Conference on East Asia. This two-day conference provides a forum for students from institutions around the world to meet and share ideas and research with their peers. Participants will have the opportunity to use this year’s conference as a forum for the promotion and circulation of new ideas within East Asian Studies. In addition, participants will gain valuable experience in presenting their work for discussion with other graduate students as well as Columbia faculty.
We welcome applications from graduate students engaged in research on all fields in East Asian Studies, including history, literature, political science, economics, art history, religion, sociology, archaeology, law, environmental studies and anthropology.
Additionally, this year’s committee is willing to consider applications from pre-arranged panels of three to four presenters organized around a specific research topic, such as a region, discipline or theme.
*Your full name as you would like it to appear in the abstract booklet and conference schedule
*Applicants who have not submitted papers will not be permitted to participate in the conference
Call for Papers: 2013 Asian Studies Undergraduate Regional Conference at Indiana University of Pennsylvania - deadline to submit: December 1, 2012
2013 Asian Studies Undergraduate Regional Conference
The Asian Studies Committee at Indiana University of Pennsylvania welcomes undergraduate students enrolled at institutions in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio to present, as a talk or a poster, the results of their field or coursework based research in the field of Asian Studies. Presentations can range broadly both topically and regionally. In keeping with the scope of Asian Studies course offerings at IUP, Asia is here defined as consisting of Northeast, East, Southeast, South, and Central Asia, as well as the Middle East.
Those wishing to attend the conference should note the following:
Note that these two forms can be submitted separately. Because the conference can only accommodate a limited number of presentations, student presenters are encouraged to submit their Registration Form as early as possible in order to ensure their participation.
All Non-presenting Attendees must submit a completed Registration Form by no later than Friday, February 1, 2013.
Forms and other relevant information are available on the conference website: http://www.ch-review.org/ASURC/
Completed forms and requests for further information must be emailed to:
Call for Papers: THE ASIAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION OF HONG KONG (ASAHK): Eighth Annual Conference - deadline to submit: December 25, 2012
Theme and Sub-themes
Delaware Valley Teachers of Japanese (DVTJ) 20th Anniversary Lecture by Prof. Seiichi Makino - “How to Teach Difficult Basic Grammar” and “How and Why Do We Repeat?”
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) Teacher Workshop: "Labor & Migration in China"- deadline to apply: October 29, 2012
Third Annual Global Education Conference - Free week-long event!
We are pleased to announce the third annual Global Education Conference, a free week-long online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world, will be held Monday, November 12 through Friday, November 16, 2012 (Saturday, November 17th in some time zones). The entire conference will be held online using the Blackboard Collaborate platform (formerly known as Elluminate/Wimba) with the support of iEARN worldwide as the conference founding sponsor, who will be running their annual international conference in conjunction with this event.
The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. It is designed to significantly increase opportunities for building education-related connections around the globe while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity. Last year’s conference featured 340 general sessions and 18 keynote addresses from all over the world with over 10,000 participant logins. To attend this year's conference and to be kept informed of the latest conference news and updates, please join this network.
* Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program, Summer 2013: History, Culture and Economic Development in China - deadline to apply: December 10, 2012
Seminar Title: History, Culture and Economic Development in China
Duration: Four Weeks; exact dates to be determined (typically beginning in late June)
Participants: U.S. K-12 educators, administrators, and media resource specialists who have responsibility for curriculum and instruction in the social sciences, humanities, foreign languages and area studies
Program Content: China’s increasing global influence presents a need for U.S. educators to fully understand its transformation into a worldwide economic powerhouse and related challenges. This Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program will provide a unique in-country study experience for U.S. educators and administrators to examine China’s history, culture, society, and economy.
The awards include: round-trip economy airfare, room and board, program-related travel within the host country. Participants are responsible for a cost share of $450, travel insurance and personal passports.
Sino-American Bridge for Education and Health - Teach and Travel in China during Summer 2013- deadline to apply: December 31, 2012
Next summer SABEH is offering a five-week opportunity to experience Chinese culture, schools, teaching, and travel with eager Chinese teachers of English while sharing American methods of teaching English based heavily on oral interchange.
Teaching - four weeks /Traveling - one week: July - August 2013
United States-Japan Foundation: Elgin Heinz Outstanding Teacher Award for 2013 - deadline to apply: February 1, 2013
Recognizing Teachers Who Further Mutual Understanding Between Americans and Japanese
Deadline for 2013 - Complete applications must be received by the Foundation on or prior to February 1, 2013 to be considered for the 2013 award.
Review and Selection
Website for more information and application information: http://www.us-jf.org/elginHeinz.html