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Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Information Session
Wednesday December 4, 2013
Time: 2.30 - 3.30
Location: Parrington 313
FLAS Fellowships support undergraduate, graduate and professional students in acquiring modern foreign languages and area or international studies competencies. Students from all UW departments and professional schools are encouraged to apply. FLAS Fellowships are available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Contingent on funding from the U.S. Department of Education, the eight National Resource Centers of the University of Washington's Jackson School of International Studies will offer Academic Year 2014-15 and Summer 2014 FLAS Fellowships in these languages.
FLAS Fellowship Information Sessions will cover FLAS benefits and requirements, the application process, and the use of FLAS awards abroad.
For more information, please visit: http://www.jsis.washington.edu/advise/flas/ return to top
The Canadian-Arctic: An Emerging Actor on the World Stage
Monday December 2, 2013 to Monday December 9, 2013
Canadian Studies Center
The Arctic is a region not only of tremendous complexity but also one that is experiencing a period of change remarkable in both degree and timescale. This course focuses on the Canadian and American Arctic and provides an introductory overview of topics including history, policy, environment, culture, climate change, and the human experience, all of which help to put present-day debates about the Arctic in context.
Ross Coen is a second-year PhD student in History at the University of Washington. His research focuses on the social, political, and technological history of Alaska and the Arctic.return to top