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Internships in East Asia

“Exchange student researcher by day and a tourist by night, this double life enabled me to experience Taiwan through a unique lens,” said Christine Quan ’15, who was one of 32 students that received an international summer internship through the East Asia Internship Program, managed by the Division of International, Comparative & Area Studies (ICA), with support from the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center.

2014-15 POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP - LITERARY CULTURES OF MUSLIM SOUTH ASIA

Stanford University’s Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, the Center for South Asia, and the Division of International, Comparative and Area Studies invite applications for a one-year postdoctoral position under the general rubric “Literary Cultures of Muslim South Asia.” The postdoctoral fellow will teach two courses related to his/her interests, pursue his/her own research, and participate in the activities of Stanford University programs and departments. The fellow is expected to be in residence at Stanford during the 2014-2015 academic year.

STUDENT PROJECT AWARD - RAISING AWARENESS OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Nominations for the 2014 SHREI Outstanding Student Project Award are now being accepted. The SHREI Outstanding Student Project Award aims to recognize, reward, and advance the exceptional work of individual community college student(s) and/or community college student organizations dedicated to raising awareness of human rights, with special consideration for projects that reference the broader international context. 

WORKSHOP ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE INSTRUCTORS

The Stanford Human Rights Education Initiative (SHREI) is offering an exciting professional development opportunity for community college instructors who wish to internationalize and incorporate human rights topics into their courses. The workshop will take place on November 16, 2013 at Stanford University. Space is limited to 20 community college instructors.

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ICA IN THE COMMUNITY

ICA is proud to announce that the Center for Latin American Studies’ (CLAS) public engagement program, the Stanford Academic Alliance for Global Enrichment(SAAGE), was one of three Stanford community partnerships to be honored by the university’s Office of Public Affairs with a 2013 Community Partnership Award. The award recognizes and celebrates the valuable partnerships between Stanford and its community neighbors.

INT'L RELATIONS ALUMNA VALARIE KAUR TO SPEAK AT COMMENCEMENT

Speaking at the Baccalaureate ceremony during Stanford's 122 Commencement Weekend will be IR alumna Valarie Kaur, an award-winning filmmaker, civil rights advocate and interfaith organizer. She is the founding director of Groundswell, a nonprofit initiative at Auburn Seminary that mobilizes people of faith in social action. Currently a fellow at Yale Law School, Kaur is the founding director of the Yale Visual Law Project, where she makes documentary films and trains students in the art of visual advocacy.

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