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“Dissident Women: Gender and Cultural Politics in Chiapas”

Thu, Nov 16, 2006

A Reading and Book Presentation by: Shannon Speed , Assistant Professor of Anthropology at UT Austin, R. Aida Hernandez Castillo, Associate Professor of Social Anthropology at the Center of Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS) in Mexico City, and Melissa M. Forbis, Doctoral Candidate in Anthropology at UT Austin

Monday, November 20th, 7:30 pm., Monkey Wrench Books 110 E. North Loop (corner of 53rd and Ave F)

FLAS Deadline

Thu, Nov 16, 2006

The deadline for the Center for Middle Eastern Studies' 2007-2008 FLAS (Foreign Language and Area Studies) Fellowship is December 11, 2006. The FLAS application is available from your graduate coordinator.

Archaeology Lecture

Nicholas Stanley-Price

Sat, Nov 11, 2006

Dr. Nicholas Stanley-Price will present a lecture titled "Should One Reconstruct Excavated Archaeological Sites?" in Goldsmith 3.120 on November 15th from 6-7 pm. A reception will precede lecture.

The lecture is sponsored jointly by The School of Architecture and the Institute of Classical Archeology, University of Texas, Dr. Joseph Carter, Director.

The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowships for 2007-2008

Thu, Nov 9, 2006

Candidates must be citizens of the US, enrolled in a US graduate program in any field of study. Applicants must declare that s/he is not a supporter or advocate of communism. Financial need is considered.

A complete description of the fellowship can be viewed at the following Web page:

Applications are available from Elaine (for Folklore students) or Andi (for Anthro. students) in the department office, EPS 1.130. Applications will be due to graduate coordinators (Elaine or Andi) by Monday, November 27.

University Continuing Fellowships for 2007-2008

Thu, Nov 9, 2006

More information about the fellowship, and the necessary forms are available at:


Workshop on Human Subjects Review and the Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Laura Lein and Mariah Wade

Tue, Nov 7, 2006

Join Drs. Laura Lein and Mariah Wade of the Anthropology Departmental Review Committee for a workshop regarding the Human Subjects Review requirements, the application process, and how to ensure that your work remains in compliance.

Friday, November 10th, noon-1pm, EPS 1.128

Professional Development Awards

Wed, Nov 1, 2006

Applications due November 7th, (by 5:00pm).

Liberal Arts Graduate Fellowship

Fri, Oct 27, 2006

Liberal Arts Graduate Fellowship Applications

Due November 1st by 5:00 pm

The purpose of the Liberal Arts Graduate Research Fellowship program is to fund research and some research-related expenses of graduate students who are in the second or third year of their graduate programs. Only graduate students who are in the College of Liberal Arts and who have completed (by 11/01/2006) 18-48 graduate hours are eligible for consideration.

Upcoming Deadlines

Thu, Oct 19, 2006

Advising for Spring 2007 is October 23-27. Registration is October 30 -November 10 (except November 5).

Upcoming Deadlines

Sun, Oct 15, 2006

If you intend to complete a degree during the Fall 2006 semester, there are a number of deadlines of which you should be aware.

If you will finish your Masters you must file for graduation by October 16. A full list of requirements and deadlines for completing your degree, as well as the online application, is available at

If you will complete your PhD you must file for graduation by October 16. The degree candidate form must be submitted to the Office of Graduate studies on paper. The form is available at This page will also provide information regarding all other deadlines and requirements for graduation.

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships

Tue, Oct 10, 2006

The 2007 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships Application deadline: Monday, November 6, 2006. The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships are designed to encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences, and particularly to help Ph.D. candidates in these fields complete their dissertation work in a timely manner. Thirty awards of $19,000 each will be available in the 2007 competition. Applications are available online only. To learn more, and to apply, visit:

Hamilton Book Award

Fri, Oct 6, 2006

The Hamilton Book Author Awards, underwritten by The University Co-operative Society, recognize faculty and staff members who have published the best book-length publications as determined by a multi-disciplinary committee appointed by the Vice President for Research. Published works include but are not limited to scholarly monographs, creative works (e.g., novels and anthologies of poetry), exhibition catalogues, textbooks, and edited collections. Current University of Texas at Austin faculty (tenured, tenure-track, senior lecturers, and lecturers), Code 1000, and staff are eligible to compete for these awards. Nominated books must have been published between September 1, 2005, and August 31, 2006. Books in any language are eligible. Authors may nominate their publication(s) by submitting a nomination form, two copies of their book, and two copies of their current CV to the Office of the Vice President for Research (MAI 302, Mail Code: G1400) on or before 5 p.m. on Monday, Octo

Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Award

Wed, Oct 4, 2006

The U.S. Department of Education is offering dissertation fellowships for research abroad for students who are specializing in modern foreign languages and area studies. A research project that focuses on one or more of the following areas: Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, South Asia, the Near East, East Central Europe and Eurasia, and the Western Hemisphere (Canada, Central and South America, Mexico and the Carribbean). Please note that applications that propose projects focused on Western Europe will not be funded.

The notice of the Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Award is posted on the Department of Education's website:

Applications will be available on October 10, 2006 on website:

Lilly M. Newton Hornsby Award

Prize Announcement

Wed, Sep 27, 2006

Prize Announcement: Lillie M. Newton Hornsby Award is a $300 cash prize given for the best historical article by an African American female undergraduate, during her senior year. It cannot be awarded to those who have graduated. Deadline for nomination: Nov. 1, 2006

Requirements for Applicants: African American women undergraduate students majoring in history or related field; short writing sample using primary historical sources, no more than 15-pages; resume; one letter of recommendation from one of the applicant's professors; copy of applicant's transcript. Applicants are responsible for compiling three copies of the above documents and submitting them in one complete packet.

Applications must be postmarked by: Nov. 1, 2006

Send applications to: Sonya Ramsey, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, History Department, University of Texas at Arlington, Box 19529, 202 University Hall, Arlington, Texas 76019-0529

WGS Brown Bag for Graduate Students: Academic Career Basics Part 3 - Beyond Grad School

Wednesday, May 3rd, 11:30 - 12:30, CWGS Conference Room (WWH 407)

Tue, May 2, 2006

The Contact Zone

An exhibit by students in Dr. Pauline Strong's Representation graduate seminar

Tue, May 2, 2006

Wednesday May 3rd in EPS 1.128 from 5:30-7:30 pm. Refreshments will be provided.

Americo Paredes Distinguished Lectures

Tue, May 2, 2006

May 5, 2006, 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM, The Texas Union Chicano Culture Room (4.206)

Lecture: False Appearances and Mistaken Identities: The Phobic and the Erotic in Bombay Cinema

Shohini Ghosh, Professor of Media Studies at the Jamia University in Delhi

Wed, Apr 26, 2006

April 27, 2006, 2:00 PM, EPS 1.128

Americo Paredes Cultural Studies Colloquium: "(Re)markable Whiteness and (Re)making Alterity: Western Expatriate Considerations of Difference in Kathmandu, Nepal"

Heather Hindman, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Transnationalism Project, University of Chicago and Visiting Scholar, Department of Anthropology, University of Texas

Wed, Apr 26, 2006

5-1-2006, 12:00 PM, EPS 1.128

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice Announces

Student Writing Competition on the Human Rights of Women

Tue, Apr 25, 2006

Deadline: June 1, 2006

Americo Paredes Cultural Studies Colloquium: Before nostalgia (that traveled across the sea): Sounds and Images of Premodernity Broadcast Throughout Brazil

Daniel Sharp, ethnomusicology doctoral candidate in the Department of Music

Mon, Apr 17, 2006

Wednesday, April 19th at Noon, EPS 1.128

Intimacies of Four Continents

Lisa Lowe, Professor in the Department of Literature at UC San Diego

Mon, Apr 17, 2006

Thursday, April 20, 5 pm, Avaya Auditorium, ACES 2.302

Lecture: Women on the Market: Marriage, Consumption and the Internet in Urban Cameroon

Thu, Apr 13, 2006

Jennifer Johnson-Hanks, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of
California at Berkeley. April 17th from 2:30 - 4 pm in EPS 1.128

Lecture: Crossing into Yucatan

Bill Hanks, Berkeley Distinguished Chair in Linguistic Anthropology

Thu, Apr 13, 2006

April 18th in ACE 2.402, 1:30-3:30 pm

14th Annual SALSA Symposium, April 7-9

Thu, Apr 6, 2006

See program for abstracts, times, and locations

GSI Colloquium CFP:

Reflecting: Using Discussion, Writing, and Technology to Encourage Student-Centered Learning

Thu, Apr 6, 2006

Submission Deadline: 5:00 PM, May 25th, 2006

SALSA Volunteers Needed

Wed, Apr 5, 2006

Genetic Ancestry Testing and the Reification of Race as Biology

IPAS, Talk by Deborah Bolnick

Thu, Mar 30, 2006

3:00 PM, EPS 1.128. Snacks provided.

20 Years After Writing Culture - An Informal Discussion with James Clifford

Hosted by the Americo Paredes Center, EPS 1.128, 11:00 am-12:30. Thursday, March 23, 2006.

Wed, Mar 22, 2006

Planning to complete an MA or PhD this semester?

Please file your degree candidate form no later than 5:00 pm, Thursday March 23rd, 2006

Tue, Mar 21, 2006

The Rhonda L. Andrews Memorial Award

Tue, Mar 21, 2006

Intended to support graduate students in Anthropology for the academic year
2006-2007 ($2000). Students who have completed their research and are at the
stage of writing the dissertation are eligible to apply.

Individual Travel and Research Grants Workshop

Tue, Mar 21, 2006

Allison Supancic, Head Librarian of the Hogg Foundation Library, will present a workshop on travel and research grants on Thursday, April 13, 2006, in PAR 203 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Sequels : Annual e3w Symposium, March 30-31, 2006

Thu, Mar 2, 2006

Sequels, an annual symposium sponsored by the Ethnic and Third World Literature
graduate specialization in the Department of English at The University of Texas at
Austin, hosts distinguished e3w graduates and honors their recently published

UT Graduate Student Research Showcase Opportunity

April 4, 2006, 10-2 Texas Union. Lunch will be served to all participants and attendees.

Wed, Feb 22, 2006

As part of National Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week, we welcome graduate students in all departments and schools to participate in UT's first Graduate Student Research Showcase: "Interdisciplinary Perspectives." The goals of this event are to share graduate student research with the entire University community, provide graduate students with an informal forum in which to present their work, and build graduate student community across departmental boundaries.

Language, Meaning, Society CFP

Deadline July 15, 2006

Fri, Feb 17, 2006

WGS Dissertation Fellowships 2006-2007

Due March 9, 2006

Thu, Feb 16, 2006

This is a fellowship for doctoral students writing dissertations on topics related to women's and gender studies. Students from any graduate program are eligible providing that their dissertation topic lies within the overall theme.