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Central European University’s Summer University 2010, Budapest, Deadline: February 15

Central European University is a US-style, internationally recognized institution of post-graduate education in the social sciences and humanities. The summer school draws its student body of around 500 participants annually from more than 60 countries and its faculty from over 30 countries.

In 2010 the summer school offers 17 high-level, research-oriented, interdisciplinary academic courses as well as workshops on policy issues for professional development, taught by internationally renowned scholars and policy experts (including CEU faculty). Application from all over the world is encouraged. Financial aid is available.

The general application deadline is February 15, 2010. More information about the application process is available at www.sun.ceu.hu/apply and the relevant course web sites.

For a complete list of available courses, please visit: http://www.summer.ceu.hu/

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“Stranger Than Paradise” Screening at Doc Films, October 13

From the Doc Films website: “Eva, freshly arrived from Hungary, walks the derelict streets of New York in search of her cousin Willie. She pauses to turn on her portable tape player, and continues to the sound of Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, hysterically repeating “I Put a Spell On You.” With this scene, Director Jim Jarmusch established himself as an innovator of American cool and informed the idiom of independent American cinema with a blend of style and incongruent humor. As Willie’s sidekick (Richard Edson, one-time drummer for Sonic Youth) tags along on a trip across the U.S., Jarmusch weaves nuanced relationships between off-beat characters.” Date: October 13 at 7:00pm. Location: Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall (1212 East 59th Street).

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