CEAPS News & Announcement

CEAPS News & Announcement

  • NTU Summer+ Scholarships
    4/30/2016National Taiwan University writer National Taiwan University by National Taiwan University published by National Taiwan University
    Greetings from National Taiwan University!
    We are pleased to introduce our NTU Summer+ Chinese Studies and offer scholarships toUIUCstudents.
     
    Please refer to the following section for more information on fees and scholarships.
    Program
    Period
    Original Fees
    Discount/ Waivers dedicated for your university
    Session I:
    7/3-7/30, 2016
    Session II:
    8/1-8/30, 2016
    USD3,450
    USD400 discount for prospective applicants
    Session I:
    6/19-7/23, 2016
    Session II:
    7/25-8/30, 2016
    USD3,950
    Full fee-waivers for 2 students
    (students can choose the session preferred)
    7/3-7/23, 2016
    USD2,950
    Full fee-waivers for 1 student
    l Full fee waivers include tuition, accommodation, study materials, excursions, cultural events and accident insurance.
     
    For full fee waivers, prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:
    Competitive selections require that the applicant should have a strong background of East Asian studies and a good command (upper-intermediate level or above) of Mandarin. Classes are taught mainly in Mandarin.
     
    Competitive selections require that the applicant should have a strong background of East Asian studies and a good command (intermediate level or above) of Mandarin. Classes are taught mainly in English.
     
    Please feel free to refer to the flyer and our website for more details about our Summer+ programs: http://www.oia.ntu.edu.tw/short-term-programs/ntu-summerplus
     
    We would appreciate it if you kindly pass this message to your students or nominate your students to us.
    The application deadline is April 30, 2016. Thank you.
     
    Should you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us at ntucie@ntu.edu.tw.
  • Undergraduate International Area Studies Research Workshop-May 16-20, 2016
    3/25/2016Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) writer Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) by Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) published by Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS)

    Undergraduate International Area Studies Research Workshop

    ·Do you have a research paper on an international, global, or regionally focused topic you’d like to develop further?
    ·Or are you planning or working on a thesis on a topic involving a foreign country or region?

     

    APPLY today to join the Undergraduate International Area Studies Workshop, May 16-20, 2016

    What you’ll get:

    ·Close mentoring by an Illinois faculty member and librarians.
    ·An insider’s view of scholarly publishing.
    ·An introduction to interdisciplinary area studies research, which means,
          oAccess to new sources and data from other disciplines to address your research problem,
          oA broader and more diverse perspective on your research,
          oThe chance to advance your project and make it appeal to a wider audience,
          oEnhanced research skills and experience with vernacular language sources.
    ·The opportunity to produce a better writing sample for grad school or a thesis that stands out from the crowd.

    To apply, send the following information and materials to reec@illinois.edu:

    ·A completed copy of the application cover sheet.
    ·Proposal. A description (200-400 words) of the project you will work on at the workshop: title, topic, discipline (history, sociology, literary studies, etc.), methodology if relevant, course original paper was written for and instructor (if you are revising a course paper), major and advisor for thesis (if the project is a thesis project), and an indication of the current state of the project and any ideas for its further development.
    ·One letter of recommendation from a professor or instructor (sent directly by the instructor).
    ·An unofficial copy of your UIUC transcript.


    Deadline: 5 pm CT, Friday, March 25, 2016.

    ***To apply, please download and submit the attached application form here.

  • Dissertation Workshop on Early Modern East Asia at UCLA-June 2016
    3/20/2016Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) writer Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) by Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) published by Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS)

    UCLA/USC and Illinois/Indiana National Dissertation Workshop-Call for Proposals

    "Early Modern East Asia"

    Date: June 3-4, 2016
    Location: University of California, Los Angeles

    The University of California, Los Angeles/University of Southern California National Resource Center Consortium (UCLA/USC NRC) in cooperation with the Illinois/Indiana East Asia National Resource Center Consortium (IL/IN East Asia NRC) is pleased to announce the second Joint Consortium National Dissertation Workshop in the field of Early Modern East Asian Studies. The workshop will be held June 3-4, 2016 on the campus of UCLA. Doctoral students in the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts whose dissertation projects concern early modern topics broadly conceived are invited to apply. Areas of interest include history, literature, visual arts, performing arts, and philosophy of Imperial China, Tokugawa Japan, and Joseon Korea.

    Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a doctoral program and must have begun to draft a dissertation research proposal, although they need not have advanced to candidacy. Those in the early phases of writing are also encouraged to apply.

    Application Deadline: March 20, 2016

    Application materials consist of three items:
    1. a current CV
    2. a 4-6-page double-spaced preliminary dissertation proposal (including a description of the specific issues being addressed, the intellectual approach, and the materials being studied).
    3. a letter of support from a faculty member

    For more information and to apply online, visit http://international.ucla.edu/asia/article/161442

  • International Workshop Climate Change and Its Impact: Risks and Inequalities
    3/10/2016Initiative on Inequality writer Initiative on Inequality by Initiative on Inequality published by Initiative on Inequality

    International Workshop "Climate Change and Its Impact: Risks and Inequalities"

    Date: March 10-11, 2016
    Location: I Hotel Confrence Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    ** For registration and additional information, please see the workshop flyer attached or visit http://inequalityinitiative.illinois.edu/climatechange.

    _________________________________________________________________


    Keynote Lecture by Hon. Mary Robinson (Former President of Ireland, Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Current UN Special Envoy for Climate change)

    Date/Time: Thursday, March 10, 4:00 pm

    ** For more information of this keynote lecture, please see the flyer attached.

  • Hmong Memory at the Crossroads (Screening and panel discussion)
    3/2/2016Humanities Without Walls writer Humanities Without Walls by Humanities Without Walls published by Humanities Without Walls

    Hmong Memory at the Crossroads (Screening and panel discussion)

    Date/Time: Wednesday, March 2, 3:00-5:30 p.m.
    Location: Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum (600 S. Gregory St., Urbana)

     

    Hmong Memory at the Crossroads is a documentary that weaves the stories of three generations of Hmong refugees in the US Midwest and France.

    There will be an introduction by director Safoi Babana-Hampton (Michigan State) and a panel discussion featuring Fiona Ngô (Asian American Studies/GWS), Jean-Jacques Poucel (French and Italian), and Michael Rothberg (English/HGMS).

    Free and open to the public!

    ** For more information, please see the flyer attached.