Letter from the Center
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We are proud to announce this summer's Foreign Language and Area
Studies (FLAS) recipients: Nicole Burgund (English, Russian); Charles
Cange (Interdisciplinary Studies, Arabic); Deena Faruki
(Interdisciplinary Studies, Hebrew, Modern); Sofia Harwell (MAIS/MPA,
Serbian); Stefan Kamola (History, Persian); Daniel Koski-Karell
(Sociology, Arabic); Austin Malloy (International Studies, Russian);
Kelly Voss (International Studies and International Business, Korean).
The FLAS Fellowships funds students for intensive language study either
at their home institution or abroad. During their time abroad, many of
the students have the opportunities to conduct research in their areas of
study for their Masters and Ph.D degrees.
Besides upcoming events, every e-news issue includes conference,
scholarship, fellowship and employment announcements. Please scroll
down to see what may be there for you. As always, please send us
your news, announcements and ideas for e-news. Thanks!
Sara R. Curran
Associate Professor of International Studies & Public Affairs
Director, Center for Global Studies &
Chair, International Studies Program - Henry M. Jackson School
Associate Director, Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology
Center for Global Studies
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June 28-29, 2010
2010 Summer Seminar for Educators, Grade 6 and Up -- A World of Food: Growing it, Shipping it, Selling it
University of Washington, Seattle Campus
The Outreach Centers at The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
invite you to attend the annual Summer Seminar for Educators, June 28-29, 2010. This year’s seminar will
focus on the international history and economics of food. Issues to be explored include the ethics of
food production, food supply, food as a commodity and more. Attendees will walk away with the confidence,
knowledge and strategies to implement curriculum on this topic and to use this theme to increase interest
in global studies. This two-day seminar is designed for middle school, high school and community college
educators. For more information and to register, please visit
July 15, 16, and 17, 2010
2010 Community College Master Teacher Summer Institute: Global Human Security
Douglas Forum, UW Campus
Please join your colleagues at this curriculum development
summer institute sponsored by the Center for Global Studies and the
Northwest International Education Association. Faculty from the
University of Washington, local practitioners, graduate students,
and security experts will facilitate this three-day workshop on a
variety of international topics related to global human security.
Topics may include but are not limited to the seven dimensions of
security: food, economic, health, environmental, personal,
community, and political. We expect lively discussions and
informative lectures. Community college participants will be paid a
stipend of $150.00 if they are selected to participate and attend
all three days of the workshop. Additional limited travel stipends
are available for those coming from East of the Cascades. For more information please email Tamara Leonard at email@example.com.
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Scholarship, Research & Travel
Woodrow Wilson Rockefeller Brothers Fund (WW-RBF) Fellowships
Deadline: July 21, 2010
The University of Washington has very recently been accepted as one of
the participating universities for the Woodrow Wilson Rockefeller Brothers Fund
(WW-RBF) Fellowships for Aspiring Teachers of Color. The Fellowship
prepares and supports outstanding prospective teachers of color into
the teaching profession and into high-needs urban and rural school.
The WW-RBF Fellowships provides selected candidates with:
-A $30,000 stipend to apply towards the cost of the master's degree;
-Preparation in a high-needs public school;
-Guidance towards teacher certification;
-Support and mentorship throughout the three-year teaching commitment; and
-Lifelong membership in a network of Woodrow Wilson Fellows.
To participate, you must complete and submit the campus nomination
application by Wednesday, July 21, 2010. (National applications have
an October 15, 2010 deadline.) Interested candidates can obtain
additional information on the attached flyer, by contacting the
following individuals, and linking to the following website
Consider applying for this exciting and prestigious fellowship.
Fulbright Grants for the Western Hemisphere
Campus Deadline: September 15, 2010
Approximately 100 grants will be available under the Fulbright Program during the 2011-2012
academic year. Applications will be accepted from well-qualified students in most fields of study.
Candidates must be U.S. citizens who will hold a bachelor's degree or the equivalent by the
beginning date of the grant, but who do not hold the Ph.D. at the time of application. Depending
upon the country of application, a good command of French, Spanish or Portuguese may be required
at the time of application. Specific eligibility requirements, information on benefits, etc., may be
accessed on IIE's website at
www.us.fulbrightonline.org. Fulbright English
Teaching Assistantships are also available to Argentina, Brazil, Colombia,
Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
German Chancellor Fellowship 2011-2012
Deadline: October 15, 2010
The German Chancellor Fellowship provides for a stay of one year in Germany for professional
development, study, or research. Applicants design individual projects and decide at which
institutions or organizations to pursue them. A bachelor's degree is required and candidates
must have received their degree after September 1, 1998. Successful candidates have come from
such fields as government, social and policy sciences, law, journalism, communications, management,
finance, economics, architecture, public service, the humanities, the arts, and environmental
affairs. The program begins September 1, 2011 and lasts twelve months. It is preceded by language
classes in Germany. Monthly stipends range from 2,000 to 3,000 EUR, and allowances are available
for accompanying family members, travel expenses, and introductory German language instruction in
the United States. Applications and additional information are available on the Alexander von Humboldt webpage:
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Jackson School Student Association (JSSA)
Keep informed during the school year and summer
To stay posted on the most current JSSA events be sure to visit & join:
1. Our Facebook group: search JSSA or find it through my page
2. Visit our website:
3. Sign-up on our listserve: on our website it's under "Links" on the right hand side under "Contact Info" in fairly small text or visit:
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Call for Extended Abstracts
Deadline July 26, 2010
The Fertility and Empowerment Network (F&E Network)* is soliciting papers exploring
the impact of fertility declines on women’s empowerment and gender relations in countries
that have experienced significant fertility declines within the past three decades.
Selected authors will be asked to participate in two meetings in 2011, where they will have
the opportunity to receive feedback from F&E Network members and members of its senior
advisory committee. A subset of the completed papers will be included in an edited volume
on the topic.
Submissions should be sent to FandEnetwork@icrw.org by July 26, 2010.
Call for Proposals: Race, Radicalism, and Repression Conference, Seattle, May 12-14, 2011
Deadline September 30, 2010
From the Industrial Workers of the World and the International Longshore and Warehouse
Union to the Black Panthers and the Third World Liberation Front strikes, radical movements
embracing and demanding racial justice have figured prominently in the history of the "left
coast" of the United States. They have also generated violent responses, including state
repression, that reverberated across the United States and around the world.
The Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest and the Harry Bridges Center for Labor
Studies at the University of Washington invite panel and paper proposals on any aspect of race,
radicalism, and repression within or somehow related to the Pacific Coast of North America,
including linkages to peoples, ideas, and movements across the oceans and continents. We are
especially interested in proposals that seek to reorient the study of race and politics in U.S.
and world history.
In addition to the conference, the University of Washington Press will publish a collection
of essays selected and revised from the conference presentations. George Lipsitz of the University
of California, Santa Barbara, will deliver the keynote address. All proposals must include a title
and an abstract of each presentation (no more than 300 words) and a brief CV of each presenter
(no more than two pages). Panel proposals must also include a title and a description of the session
(no more than 250 words). Please submit all materials as email attachments (Microsoft Word or pdf)
to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 30, 2010.
Native Peoples of the World seeking contributors
Native Peoples of the World, to be published by the acclaimed academic
reference publishing house, M.E. Sharpe, will be a first-of-its-kind
global look at the Indigenous people groups of the world, the nations
where they live, and the issues that impact their lives.
This three-volume work, edited by Steven L. Danver and associate editors
Marc Becker, Patit Mishra, Barbara Bennett Peterson, Hakeem Tijani, and
Harald Haarmann; will examine the complex relationships between the
world's indigenous groups and the societies that surround them. Of
particular interest will be borderlands issues that arise when
indigenous groups are either migratory across international borders or
have territories that span international borders. It will serve both as
a primer for people wishing to learn about indigenous relations
worldwide, and a ready-reference resource for people wishing to easily
locate information on specific groups, nations, and topics. Because of
its organization and different types of entries, it will provide both a
depth and a breadth of information, making it an indispensable resource
on the topic. They are currently looking for contributors to write many of the entries
for this work, many of which have to do with Central and South America.
Please send a copy of your c.v. to
if you are possibly interested in participating in this reference work, and we will be happy
to forward you a copy of the entry list.
Social Science Research Council (SSRC)--Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF)
Deadline: October 1, 2010
The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) is designed to help early-stage
graduate students in the humanities and social sciences formulate more effective doctoral
dissertation proposals. Senior tenured faculty serve as research directors who identify research
fields for groups of 12 graduate students. The faculty research directors design two workshops:
one to prepare students to undertake summer research that will inform the design of their
dissertation proposal, held in spring; the other to help students apply their summer research
experiences to writing dissertation and funding proposals, held in the fall. Working together,
research directors and graduate students help shape emerging fields in the humanities and social
sciences. For more information or to view the application please go to
Manuscript Solicitation for a Special Issue of the Comparative Education Review
Deadline June 30, 2011
This special issue of the Comparative Education Review will bring together scholarship
that examines how and why teacher education reform ideas circulate globally, how and why
they inform policy, and how and why they influence practice. Of particular interest are
multi-country comparative studies, which analyze how ideas regarding policy and practice
flow (and/or are filtered) between these countries or from another source, and how those
ideas are shaped to fit the unique contexts into which they are introduced.
Manuscripts (prepared according to CER guidelines) should be submitted to the CER
Editorial Manager system (http://www.editorialmanager.com/cer)
for consideration by June 30, 2011. Prior submission or communication with the Guest
Editors (Lynn Paine (Michigan State University) and Ken Zeichner (University of Washington))
is strongly encouraged. The Guest Editors will assume first-cut responsibility for deciding
whether a submitted manuscript fits the theme of the special issue and is sufficiently
developed to warrant double-blind external review.
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