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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.

DEADLINE FOR FRANCE-STANFORD RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR FRANCE-STANFORD FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS: MARCH 15, 2013.  the France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies will be awarding Visiting Student Researcher Fellowships for Graduate Students in all disciplines addressing historical and contemporary issues of significance for France and the United States from a broad range of perspectives. The maximum funding available for Stanford students seeking to perform research in France is $7,000.

CANDIDATES SOUGHT FOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN LITERARY CULTURES OF MUSLIM SOUTH ASIA

In collaboration with the Center for South Asia and ICA, the Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program is pleased to announce a one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Literary Cultures of Muslim South Asia. Candidates must specialize in literary or cultural studies connected to a major language of South Asian Muslim literary production such as Urdu-Hindi, Persian, or Bengali. The position is open to scholars in any historical period. Disciplinary training may be in area studies (South Asia or Near East), Anthropology, Comparative Literature, History, or Religious Studies.

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