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Graduate Student Announcements 1-19-2012

January 19, 2012

Graduate Announcements for the week January 17 – 20


  1. NEW! “Finnish Lessons: What can the world learn from educational change in Finland.” A lecture by Dr. Pasi Sahlberg on January 20 at 1:20 p.m. in Wylie 005
  2. NEW! “Kant on Beauty and Teleology (for Example Crystals)” A lecture by Dr. Michel Chaouli on January 20 at 4:00-5:30 p.m. in Ballantine Hall 003
  3. NEW! The Latvia Project: A Performance Piece Exploring Personal Mythology & National Identity” performed by Franny Silverman and Annie Levy on January 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the John Waldron Arts Center
  4. NEW! “Global Fractures, Cyber-Sovereignty, and Wild-Card Powers: Windows on the World’s Tomorrows” A lecture by Dr. Carolyn Nordstrom, Visiting Scholar for the Framing the Global project, on January 26 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. in the IMU Oak Room
  5. NEW! “Nationalism, Statism and the Orthodox Church” A Lecture by Davor Dzalto, Fulbright Visiting Scholar in the Department of Theology and Orthodox Christian Studies at  Fordham University.  January 26 at 4:00 p.m. in the IMU Maple Room.
  6. NEW!Universality and the European law of nations in the eighteenth century: the case of Turkey” A lecture by Dr. Jennifer Pitts, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago on January 27 from Noon – 1:30 p.m. in Woodburn Hall 218
  7. NEW! FILM “Le Havre” (France, 2011), Critics Choice Award nominee, by legendary Finnish director Aki Kaurismaki, showing January 20-22. Friday and Saturday at the IU Fine Arts downstairs Theater at 8:00 p.m. Sunday at Bear’s Place at 7:00 p.m.
  8. NEW! FILM “The Pathfinder” – Dir. Nils Gaup (Norway, 1987). January 24 at 7:00 p.m., in Ballantine 102. Norwegian action-adventure film based on an old Sami legend. It was the first full-length film in Sami, and it was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1988.
  9. NEW! FILM “Der Himmel über Berlin/Wings of Desire” (Germany, 1987), the historic Wim Wenders film that won Best Director at the 1987 Cannes Films Festival. Showing at the IU Cinema on January 30 at 7:00 p.m.
  10. NEW! Norwegian & Swedish Conversation (Kaffepause & Fika) 7-8 p.m. at the IMU Starbucks – look for the flags! On January 31, February 28, March 27 & April 24

11.  NEW! IUB Library workshops (throughout the semester)


  1. FLAS applications are due soon!

Deadline: February 1

  1. NEW! Call for Papers: “Branching Out: Anthropology and Interdisciplinary Approaches” Indiana University Anthropology Graduate Student Association Annual Symposium from February 24-26, 2012

Extended Deadline: January 27

  1. NEW! Indiana University Summer Internship Program in Sustainability

Deadline window: January 30 – February 17

  1. NEW! Prague Summer Schools 2012 at the Prague Center for Public Policy, June 30 – July 7, 2012

Early Bird Application Deadline: April 30, 2012, Final Deadline: May 15, 2012

  1. NEW! Russian and Eastern European Institute (REEI) Graduate Assistantship applications for 2012-2013 school year

Deadline: February 1

  1. NEW! Call for Papers: The 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences (May 30th – June 2nd, 2012) in Honolulu, Hawaii

Deadline: January 27

  1. NEW! Call for Papers: Council for European Studies at Columbia University First Article Prize (First article published by the nominee in a peer-reviewed journal between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2011)

Deadline: February 15

  1. NEW! Russian and Eastern European Institute (REEI) Graduate Assistantship applications for 2012-2013 school year

Deadline: February 1

  1. NEW! Weekly Job Listing from the Foreign Policy Association
  2. NEW! Latest Job Listing from, The European Affairs Jobsite

NEW! State Department Jobs for U.S. Citizens who speak Spanish

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