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Funding: Procházka Funds for Czech or Slovak Studies, Application Deadline May 20

THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

THE DEPARTMENT OF SLAVIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

GRADUATE STUDENT AWARDS

FROM THE

PROCHAZKA FUNDS

2011

DEADLINE:
Friday, May 20, 2011

GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT

PROCHÁZKA FUNDS
for Czech and Slovak Language Study
2011
Slavic Languages & Literatures
University of Chicago

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures is soliciting applications for those interested in any area in Czech or Slovak Studies during Summer 2011 with the support of a fellowship from the Procházka Funds

All applicants must be graduate students. Priority will be given to graduate students in the Humanities Division at the University of Chicago.

There is no application form for the award, but application letters should include:

  • a cover letter and a statement of purpose describing the proposed plan of study or research and its relevance to your academic program
  • a proposed budget
The selection committee will also request a copy of each applicant’s graduate transcript for review.
Applications are due by Friday, May 20, 2011.

Submit applications to:
Prochazka Funds
c/o Tracy Davis
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures (Foster 406)
slavic-department@uchicago.edu

If you are interested in information about language study programs in the Czech Republic or Slovakia, please contact Steven Clancy at sclancy@uchicago.edu

 

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Call for Papers: Twelfth Annual Czech Studies Workshop, Columbia University, Proposal Abstract Deadline January 15

CALL FOR PAPERS
TWELFTH ANNUAL CZECH STUDIES WORKSHOP
at Columbia University, New York

The Twelfth Annual Czech Studies Workshop, which will be held at Columbia University on April 29-30, 2011, welcomes proposals for papers on Czech topics, broadly defined, in all disciplines. Slovak topics will also be considered.

In the past, our interdisciplinary conference has drawn participants from colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. Areas of interest have included: anthropology, architecture, art, economics, education, film, geography, history, Jewish studies, literature, music, philosophy, politics, religion, society, and theater. Work in progress is appropriate for our workshop format, and junior faculty and advanced graduate students are particularly encouraged to participate.

Limited funding is available to reimburse participants’ travel and accommodation costs.

To submit a proposal for the workshop, please send an abstract of
approximately 250 words to: czechstudiesworkshop2011@yahoo.com,
including your name, full address, institutional affiliation, daytime telephone and e-mail address with your proposal.

Alternatively, you may send a hard copy of your abstract and personal data to:

Chris Harwood
Slavic Department, Columbia University
708 Hamilton Hall – MC 2839
1130 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027

The firm deadline for receipt of proposals is January 15, 2011.
For more information, please contact Chris Harwood at cwh4@columbia.edu.

The 2011 Czech Studies Workshop is supported by funding from the Harriman Institute at Columbia University.

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Concerts of Slovak Legends

Slovak Social Club Chicago presents:
Concerts of Slovak Legends
“Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution”
Featuring Bez Ladu A Skladu and Robo Grigorov

For more information, visit: http://www.slovakchicago.org/

BEZ LADU A SKLADU

9 November, 2009 @8 pm
Klas Restaurant
5734 W Cermak Rd
$20

Bez Ladu A Skladu Poster

Bez Ladu A Skladu Poster

ROBO GRIGOROV

22 November, 2009 @ 6pm
Martini Club
3124 N. Central Ave
$25

Poster Robo Grigorov

Poster Robo Grigorov

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