Announcements

CLS 2019 Application Now Open! (Deadline: November 27)

CLS 2019 Application Now Open! We are pleased to welcome American students to apply for the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program to learn critical foreign languages next summer on a fully-funded study abroad program. The CLS Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities.

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Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program (deadline: Nov. 17 )

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Study Away Fair: September 21, 2018 in Paresky from 4pm-7pm

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Asian Studies Open House (April 18, 7PM, Hollander 040)

• Come and meet the ASST faculty and students
• Enjoy some delicious Asian snacks
• Find out more about courses offered for Fall 2018

Wednesday, April 18, 7:00-8:00 PM | HOLLANDER 040

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Williams-in-China Teaching Fellowships (April 14)

The fellowship is a one-year position, with a possibility of a second year, if the candidate and the University so desire.  The work begins in late August. Teaching duties are divided between United College, where Fellows lead their own class in English Conversation, and one of several departments, where Fellows act as Teaching Assistants in a regular course.  Williams pays $7000, divided in June and January installments.  CUHK adds approximately HK$ 10,000 in monthly salary and a campus apartment that you share with the other Williams person and, possibly, another US fellow.  Fellows can, at no additional expense, take Chinese language courses at CUHK, which are encouraged but not required.  Fellows are responsible for their own health insurance.

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Huayu (Mandarin) Enrichment Scholarship (HES) – (March 10, 2018)

Through the generosity of the Taiwan Ministry of Education and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston (TECO), the Department of Asian Studies at Williams College has been awarded a scholarship for Williams students to study Mandarin language in Taiwan during 2018-19. As explained in a letter received from TECO, “this scholarship is being awarded to your esteemed college in the hopes of fostering a strong friendship between Williams College and Taiwan and furthering our mutual academic goals of cross-cultural understanding and exchange.”

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Friedberg Memorial Travel Fellowship 2017-2018 (April 30, 2018)

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2018 Linen Summer Grants for Study in Asia (March 1, 2018)

Supported by an endowment for Asian Studies established by family and friends in memory of James A. Linen III, Class of 1934, the Department of Asian Studies offers a limited number of grants to assist Williams College undergraduates in traveling to Asia during the summer for educational purposes. For the purposes of these grants, “Asia”

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Chinese Government Scholarships 2018 (January 31)

The Chinese program in the Asian Studies Department is now accepting applications for the Chinese Government Scholarships. Deadline is Wed, January 31 at noon. Please follow link for more information and application instructions.
Chinese Government Scholarship

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CFLLC Language Tables Extravaganza (Nov. 15)

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TALK TO US. Join any of the language tables Wednesday, November 15, 6 – 7:30 PM at Mission Park dining for conversation in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi-Urdu, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swahili. Learn about our languages, our cultures and our countries, and socialize with us at dinner.

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