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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 Manuscripts by Dr. Ruby Lal – “Islamic South Asia”

Collection of Essays: Towards a Diasporic Imagination of the Present

International Conference on South Asian Literary Traditions, April 10-11, 2015 (Lahore, Pakistan) – in English or Urdu (*new)

Call for Papers for South Asian Review – South Asian Canadian Literature and Culture (*new)

Summer Institute, Cornell University May 11-15, 2015 – “Occupation: Violence and the Long-term Control of Land and People” (*new)

Berkeley-AIPS Urdu Language Program in Pakistan – Fall 2015 in Lahore (*new)

  • Deadline: January 15 – February 15, 2015
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UH Manoa 2015 SPAS Graduate Conference on Asian Studies (**Extended**)

Panel at the SSSP in Chicago August 2015: ‘Removing the Mask: Decoloniality in the 21st Century’ (*new)

Call for Papers: Gender and the Colonial – SOAS, London, 14-15 May 2015 (*new)

Call for Papers: Colonial Ruin – (In)Visible Sites of Postcolonial Memory – Summer Workshop, University of Amsterdam  (*new)

Postcolonial Studies Convention 2015 – September 7-9, University of Leicester (*new)

Special Issue on Gender, Secuality & Decolonization in Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education, & Society (*new)

International Summer School, New Delhi for Undergraduate Students (*new)

Call for Papers – Living Archives: Third World, Indigenous and Anti-Colonial Queer and Feminist International Solidarities

Scholarships, Grants & Fellowships:

Washington University-St. Louis, Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Religion & Politics

Hamilton College, Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Asian Migration and Diaspora 

AIIS Summer 2015 and Academic year 2015-16 Language Programs in India

LankaCorps Fellowship Foundation in Sri Lanka (Asia Foundation) (*new)

Hawai’i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts – Folk & Traditional Arts Grants (*new)

FOR UNDERGRADS – Fall 2015 Smithsonian Institution Internship in DC (*new)

SASLI (South Asia Summer Language Institute), University of Wisconsin-Madison (*new)

Job Opportunities:

Sewanee: University of the South (Tennessee), Visiting Asst. Professor, India, South Asia, or the Indian Ocean World, 3 years (*new)

Misericordia University, Asst. Professor, Modern World History

University of South Florida, Masters of Arts in International Studies, Tenure-Track Professor (*new)

California State University-Long Beach, Tenure-Track Asst. or Assoc. Professor, International Studies

  • Deadline: February 1, 2015 (began Nov. 3rd) 
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Naropa University (Colorado), Asst. Professor, Religious Studies (Buddhism)

Hood College (Maryland), Asst. Progessor, Tenure-track, Non-western History (*new)

Museum of Islamic Art (Doha), Curator for Central Islamic Lands (*new)

Maryland Institute College of Art, Non-tenure-track position, Cultural Anthropology – Asia or Africa (*new)

FOR UH GRAD STUDENTS: 2 TA positions in the Asian Studies Program (*new)

University of Virginia, Tenure-Track, Asst. Professor, Digital Humanities (*new)

Featured Resources:

Collections: South Asian and Himalayan Art (*new) – 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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