Supports independent research that helps librarians integrate new technologies into areas of traditional competence and contributes to a better understanding of the information environment and user expectations and behaviors. Eligibility is limited to faculty in schools of library and informaion science. Encourages international proposals and collaborative projects. Cost sharing is not required, but institutional support of projects is expected.Offers three awards of up to $15,000.
The Japan Foundation is now accepting applications for the Japan-America Collegiate Exchange Travel Program.
This program is designed to facilitate exchange and understanding between Japan and the U.S. by providing travel funds for short-term travel to Japan. Geared toward undergraduates, instructors teaching a Japan-related course are invited to propose study tours that are incorporated in course syllabi and arranged to build on course contents.
The American Academy in Berlin invites applications for its residential fellowships for 2014-2015, as well as early applications for the academic years 2015-2016 and 2016-2017. The deadline is Monday, September 2, 2013 (12 pm EST or 6 pm CET). Applications may be submitted online or mailed to the Berlin office.
Dr. Nadia Korobova, Associate Director for International Students and Scholars, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright grant to participate in U.S.-Germany International Education Administrators Seminar to be held in Germany and France in October of this year. The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsors the Fulbright Program from an annual appropriation from the U.S. Congress. As a Fulbright grantee, Dr. Korobova will join the ranks of distinguished participants in the Program.
The conference is entitled “Florence: A City of Many Appetites” and will take place on November 8th and 9th, 2013. The conference’s goal is to examine the concept of ‘appetite’ in the shaping of Florentine history and culture. ‘Appetite’ will be considered both metaphorically and materially, so as to include not just the intellectual, social, economic aspirations, needs and desires that have stimulated Florence’s history but on a more material plane to incorporate Florence's contribution to our appreciation and understanding of the arts.