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The Library of Congress Junior Fellows program for summer 2012

The Library of Congress Junior Fellows program for summer 2012 has been posted at http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/308129000


Applications may be submitted through midnight, February 27, 2012. The internship period will begin May 29, 2012 and end on August 3, 2012.

At least two of the selected Junior Fellows will be involved in processing primarily 19th and early 20th-century Russian books. These are paid internships as part of the Library’s Junior Fellows/ Summer Interns program. The 10-week program involves full-time work, to run from May 29, 2011, through August 3, 2011. The pay is $300/week with a local transit subsidy.

Applicants must be U. S. citizens who are currently enrolled in a degree-granting program of study at an accredited institution of higher learning at the undergraduate level (college, university, or tribal college), or graduate level, or have graduated since August 2011 from an undergraduate or graduate program

Junior Fellows/Summer Interns will work full-…

PROG. INFO.- Central European University (Budapest), Summer University 2012

Central European University (Budapest), Summer University 2012

Central European University is a US-style, internationally recognized institution of post-graduate education in the social sciences and humanities. The summer school draws its student body of around 500
participants annually from more than 68 countries and its faculty from over 30 countries.

In 2012 the summer school offers 18 high-level, research-oriented, interdisciplinary academic courses as well as workshops on policy issues for professional development, taught by internationally renowned scholars and policy experts (including CEU faculty). Application from all over the world is encouraged. Financial aid is available.

The general application deadline is February 15, 2012. More information about the application process is available at www.summer.ceu.hu and the relevant course web sites.

Source:
Eva Gedeon
Executive Director
Summer University Office
1051 Budapest, Nador u. 9.
Hungary
Tel.: (36-1) 327-3069 
Fax: (36-1) …

JOB posting: Faculty Positions at American University of Central Asia, Bishkek

JOBS- Faculty Positions at American University of Central Asia, Bishkek

Source: Salkyn Ibraimova

American University of Central Asia is calling for applications for teaching positions in 2012-2013. We seek faculty with a deep appreciation of the liberal arts and a willingness to contribute to  the development of our inter-disciplinary, interactive and student-oriented learning environment. Faculty members at AUCA will be 
expected to teach three courses per semester and be actively engaged in scholarly research as well as student mentoring, supervision of senior projects and university-wide activities. The language of instruction is English.

American University of Central Asia is an international, multi-disciplinary learning community in the American liberal arts tradition that develops enlightened and impassioned leaders for the democratic transformation of Central Asia. It is located in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, and hosts about 1200 students from about 20 countries. From June 2011, in …

Call For Papers: JOURNAL OF EDUCATION FOR LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

CALL FOR PAPERS
JOURNAL OF EDUCATION FOR LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

SPECIAL SECTION: TEACHING AND LEARNING IN iSCHOOLS

Extended Deadline: February 1st, 2012 This special section of JELIS focuses on what is taught and how it is taught, both in courses and in professional development programs, and on evaluation, as we continue towards our shared goal of providing the best possible lifelong learning experiences for future Information Professionals. We encourage researchers and educators to discuss the development, implementation, or evaluation of entire curricula, individual courses, or professional development programs to meet these educational goals, in the Summer 2012 issue of JELIS (Volume 53, no. 3). We are particularly interested in discussions of interdisciplinary and inter-institutional programs, such as informatics programs, collaboration with other cultural institutions (e.g., archives, museums, historical societies, etc.), and partnerships with for-profit and n…

Call for Papers: The Anthropology of East Europe Review (AEER) is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2012 issue.

Serguei A. OushakineCall for Papers: The Anthropology of East Europe Review (AEER) is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2012 issue. The Special Issue section theme for the Spring 2012 issue is “The ‘Chernobyl Syndrome’. The Disaster’s legacies in Postsocialist Eastern Europe

Source: Professor Serguei A. Oushakine [oushakin@princeton.edu]

Call for Papers: The Anthropology of East Europe Review (AEER) is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2012 issue.

The Special Issue section theme for the Spring 2012 issue is “The ‘Chernobyl Syndrome’. The Disaster’s legacies in Postsocialist Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.”
Deadlines: February 5, 2012 (abstracts due); March 16, 2012 (drafts of selected papers due)

Chernobyl has become a buzzword in 2011 – not only because of the 25th anniversary of the disaster, but even more due to the international focus on the recent damage to the Japanese nuclear power plants in Fukushima. As early as the 10th anniversary of the disaster, …

Kyrgyz Literature Online- Open Access Model

I found today an interesting site on Kyrgyz Literature. The title of the site is Novaia literatura Kyrgyzstana. The title can be translated as -The New Literature of Kyrgyzstan. The site is bi-lingual, i.e., in Kyrgyz and Russian. It can be accessed here.

The web-site's self description is under the title, "О проекте". There are currently 1251 full-text titles in this database. The landing page of the web-site looked like this on January 9, 2011 when I took the snapshot below.