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Lecturers in Uyghur, Kazakh, Uzbek or Tajik, Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute, University of Wisconsin, Application Deadline March 1

The Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks qualified lecturers in Uyghur, Kazakh, Uzbek or Tajik to teach at the Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute, CESSI, in summer 2011. We appreciate your help in bringing this announcement to the attention of qualified candidates.

The full position vacancy listing can be found on the UW-Madison Office of Human Resources Web site:

More information about CESSI 2011 at UW-Madison can be found here:

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Introductory-level Uyghur Language Materials Now Complete and Available through CeLCAR

The following note comes to CEERES from The Center for the Languages of the Central Asian Region (CeLCAR) at Indiana University

Good news! We have finished our introductory-level materials for the Uyghur language. They are complete and generally available to everyone. The authors, Gulnisa Nazarova and Kurban Niyaz, have worked hard to provide an excellent set of products. We hope you enjoy learning from them!

This is a complete, step-by-step introduction to the language which enables learners to speak, read, and write Uyghur with ease. The set of materials offers basic language instruction, presenting grammar and common phrases in clear, concise lessons. It also provides all major words necessary for beginners and illustrates the use of language in an abundance of reading materials taken from Uyghur newspapers and magazines. Generally, it makes learning Uyghur fun!

Purchasing information is available in the attached order form (or click here) and payment instructions (or click here). Please feel free to look at the other language materials we have available. If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

If you’re interested, we’ll be happy to send you complimentary copies of these Uyghur materials.

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