Study Abroad: Summer 2020 in St. Petersburg and Moscow

Deadlines: February 14; March, 1; April 1

The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) is now accepting applications for summer 2020 study abroad programs in St. Petersburg and Moscow.

All CIEE summer programs in Russia feature:

  • 24/7 on-site support 
  • Comprehensive pre-departure and onsite orientations: an introduction to Russian culture, practical matters of living in the city and being in the program 
  • Carefully vetted housing: host families (St. Petersburg); centrally-located hostel (St. Petersburg); on campus dormitory (Moscow)
  • Diverse activities with Russian students to facilitate language and cultural immersion 
  • Co-curricular activities and excursions to enhance classroom learning, including an overnight trip
  • US academic record administered through Tulane University
  • Medical insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
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Prof. Dev: Literary Translation Summer School (University of Warwick)

Deadline: April 17, 2020

Warwick Translates is the first literary translation summer school to be held at the University of Warwick. It offers the opportunity to translate texts across the literary genres into English, working with leading professional translators. Groups will be limited to a maximum of 20 students to allow for individual attention, and places will be allocated on a strictly “first-come-first-served” basis.

The course will be taught in an all-day workshop environment using a variety of texts including non-fiction (essays, journalism, academic) and fiction (poetry, fantasy, children’s literature and crime writing etc.). There will be plenty of opportunities for networking with publishers, agents, Warwick staff and one another. Lunch time and evening events will be organised: more details to follow soon.

Attendees can choose to work in one language or to split their time between two languages by attending morning workshops in one language and afternoon workshops in the other language. To see timings of workshops and events download the programme (coming soon).

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Call for Proposals: 52nd Annual ASEEES Convention: Anxiety and Rebellion

Deadline: February 15, 2020

Call for Proposals  – 52nd Annual ASEEES Convention
Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington DC

Thursday, November 5 – Sunday, November 8, 2020 [Please note the dates are earlier than than usual]Convention Theme: Anxiety and Rebellion

www.aseees.org/convention

The Proposal Submission is now openwww.aseees.org/convention/cfpALL  panel, roundtable, individual paper, lightning round presentation submissions are due by February 15, 2020.

All film screening submissions and meeting requests are due by April 1, 2020.

  • The 2020 session categories are the same as 2019.
  • Panel proposals may have minimum of 3 to maximum of 4 paper presentations.
  • Gender diversity on panels and roundtables is strongly encouraged.
  • If your individual paper submission was accepted in 2019, you cannot submit another individual paper proposal in 2020. Please form/join a panel.
  • Starting in 2020, we are accepting film screening submissions online (deadline April 1, 2020)
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Internship: US Russia Foundation (Washington, DC)

Deadline: (Spring) December 1; (Summer) April 30; (Fall) September 13

U.S. Russia Foundation
Internship Program
Washington DC
Spring, Summer and Fall Semesters

The U.S. Russia Foundation invites applications for its internship program in the Foundation’s Washington DC office for Spring, Summer and Fall semesters. USRF interns will have responsibilities in two areas: (1) supporting USRF staff in grant administration and management, and in the operation of the Washington office; and (2) researching, writing, and producing an in-house report for USRF Board members and staff on current trends in Russia and U.S.-Russia relations.

USRF interns will also participate in a program of seminars, discussions, and events to develop their expertise on Russia and knowledge of careers and professions in government, the private sector, and education.

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Study Abroad: International Summer University (HSE, Moscow)

Deadline: April 20, 2020

All classes are taught in English.  

Summer is the best time in Moscow, when there is a lot of sun, weather is rather cool and it will not interfere with the regular studies. Participants can choose to stay up to two months or just two weeks, according to their interest, schedule and travel plans. Students from all over the globe live in HSE affordable and safe dorms and enjoy various activities together. 

Leaflet: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0BV_Mo3aWJNcUh3cF9hMlowUDg/view?usp=sharing

Last year report:  https://www.hse.ru/en/news/300426035.html

Video by HKUST study abroad office:  https://www.facebook.com/hkuststudyabroad/videos/888576604639901/ 

Applications online: https://www.hse.ru/international/summer/expresspolls/poll/138989281.html

More Info

Should you have any questions please address to Oxana Budjko obudjko@hse.ru

Funding: Jerry D. Wilcox Community Engagement Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2020

The Jerry D. Wilcox Community Engagement Scholarship is a $2,500 fall tuition award that recognizes an undergraduate international student who has demonstrated leadership in their undergraduate program through academic achievement; participation in campus and community organizations – particularly in leadership roles, and has made positive contributions to the campus community.

Thank you letters are required upon being selected for the Jerry D. Wilcox Community Engagement Scholarship. Awards will not be applied to recipients’ accounts until a thank you letter is received.

Application Details

The application for the fall 2020 Jerry D. Wilcox Community Engagement Scholarship will be available March 1, 2020. The application deadline is April 1, 2020 by 5 pm.

In addition to the online application, the following documents are required for your application to be considered complete:

Applicants will need to provide an Essay of Involvement (500-1500 words, typed, double-spaced) that addresses all of the following points:

  • Discuss the importance of leadership and community engagement as it relates to your own involvement
  • Describe, with specific examples, the positive impact that your involvement has had on yourself, others, and the community
  • Summarize the significant lessons that you have learned by participating in your listed activities (ex: how your experiences have helped you better understand U.S. culture, how your experiences have impacted the way you view issues in your home country, etc.)

Funding: International Education Fee Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2020

The International Education Fee (IEF) Scholarship was initially established in 1989 by a student referendum. The IEF Scholarship supports scholarships for both incoming international students and outbound students studying abroad. This specific scholarship application will benefit first-time incoming undergraduate UT international students and covers tuition and required fees on your tuition and fee bill for up to 4 years.

Application Details

The application for the 2020-2021 International Education Fee Scholarship will be available March 1, 2020. The deadline for application is April 1, 2020 by 5 pm.

In addition to the online application, the following documents are required for your application to be considered complete:

  • Personal Statement: Provide a typed statement (maximum 3 pages) that addresses all of the following topics:
    • What challenges have you experienced in accessing education in your country and how did you overcome these challenges?
    • How do you plan on positively impacting your home community as a result of completing a degree at UT Austin?
    • What contributions will you make to the university as a UT Austin student?
    • Discuss your financial need. If you are not awarded this scholarship, how will you fund your education at UT Austin?
  • Letters of Recommendation: You must provide at least 2 letters of recommendation. The letters of recommendation must be in English.
  • Special documentation (if applicable): Submit any special documentation you feel necessary to support your personal statement.

Conference: The 5th Annual CLIC Conference: Diversity Across Settings of Language Use & Learning: Identity, Culture, and Gender

Deadline: (submissions) December 1, 2019
Event Date: April 17-29, 2020

The Center for Languages and Intercultural Communication at Rice University would like to invite you to the 5th CLIC Conference “Diversity Across Settings of Language Use & Learning: Identity, Culture, and Gender” that will be held in April 17-19, 2020

The 5th Annual CLIC Conference focuses on analysis of a multidimensional definition of language and language acquisition shaped by the diversity of social settings in which language is used. It further focuses on the various aspects of diversity prompted by bilingual, multilingual and translingual interactions happening in a variety of environments such as: classroom and study abroad educational settings, workplace and office communication, personal interactions and internet-based communication through social media and related technologies.

Your submission should be sent to CLIC-conferences@rice.edu as an email attachment by December 1, 2019.

More details and call for papers can be found at the following link http://languagediversity.rice.edu/

If you happen to be in Houston this semester, we also offer CLIC Research Workshops that a leading to the 5th CLIC Conference.