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Resources and Announcements for Scholars

This page has the latest deadlines and updates on call for papers/proposals , scholarships, grants, & fellowships, job opportunities, and featured resources relating to South Asian studies. Scroll down for more!

Call for Papers/Proposals:

Call for Book Chapters – “Indian Popular Culture”

“Rethinking Migrant Trajectories & Transnational Lifestyles in the Asian Context” – February 26-7, Singapore (*new)

AIIS Book Prize – Unpublished 1st Manuscripts on an Indian subject

Pacific Waves: Reverberations from Oceania – November 6-7, University of Sussex (*new)

CIES (Comp. & Int’l Education Society) Conference, South Asia Interest Group -  March 6-10, Vancouver

Sociology Special Issue – “Global Futures and Epistemologies of the South: New Challenges for Sociology”

Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference – June 24-27, Kyoto (*new)

British Association of South Asian Studies – April 6-7, Cambridge (*new)

Transregional Filmscapes in South Asia – January 6-7, Dhaka (*new)

Call for Papers – “Jewish-Muslim Relations in South Asia” (for journal Cafe Dissensus)

Call for Papers – “Mediated Intimacies: Relationships, Bodies and Technology” (special issue of Journal of Gender Studies)

Scholarships, Grants & Fellowships:

University of Pennsylvania, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (*new)

Critical Language Scholarship (*new)

American Institute of Sri Lankan Studies Fellowship Program (*new)

S.S. Pirzada Dissertation Prize on Pakistan

Princeton University – World Politics Visiting Fellowship

University of Michigan ‘Emerging Democracies’ Fellowship (*new)

Job Opportunities:

American Institute of Bangladesh Studies, Dhaka Resident Director (*new)

Stanford University, Open-rank, Islamic Studies 

University of British Columbia-Vancouver, Head of the Dept. of Sociology 

National University of Singapore, Tenure-track, Asst. Professor, Global Studies (*new)

Lafayette University, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, International Affairs 

McGill University, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, Gender and Politics

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Tenure-track, Asst. Professor, Asian Studies (*new)

Lafayette, Tenure-track, Asst. Professor, International Affairs (*new)

Smith College, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, Government 

San Diego State University, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, Global Cultural Studies: Gender and Representation

Kalamazoo College, Asst. Professor, Critical Ethnic Studies

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Open-rank, Asian Studies (transdisciplinary, TransAsia) 

UCLA, Advanced Assoc. or Full Professor, Gender Studies 

Texas Christian University, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, Geography

University of Otago (New Zealand), Lecturer, Religion (*new)

University of Pennsylvania, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, History 

UC Santa Cruz, Tenure Track, Asst. Assoc. or Full Professor, Critical Race & Ethnic Studies (*new)

Rutgers University-Pennsylvania, Director Cultural Heritage and Prevention Program (*new)

Pennsylvania State University, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, Comp. Lit & Arabic Lit. & Cultures

The New School, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, Culture and Media (*new)

University of Toronto, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, Islamic Art & Architecture before 1800 (*new)

SUNY Binghamton, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, Global Social Justice (*new)

University of San Fransisco, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, Global Inequalities (*new)

Virginia Tech, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, Modern/Contemporary Political Theory (*new)

Bradley University, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, Race and American Politics

Featured Resources:

Tamil Digital Heritage Collection: Collection of Tamil language literature publications from Singapore from 1965-2015 

Collections: South Asian and Himalayan Art - Starting Jan. 1, 2015, more than 1,200 objects from 1st century BCE to the present will be available (The Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art)

South Asian American Digital Archive – Seeking to give voice to South Asian Americans through documenting, preserving, and sharing stories 

Endangered Archives Program – Printed books and periodicals from public institutions in eastern India before 1950

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