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January 21, 2013

Course: Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute (HUSI)

Deadline: May 20 (earlier funding deadlines - see below)

The Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute (HUSI) is now accepting applications for its 2013 summer program. HUSI offers seven weeks of intensive accredited university instruction in Ukrainian studies beginning Monday, June 24 and concluding on Friday, August 9, 2013. The courses are intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduates who are concentrating in Ukrainian studies or who wish to broaden their educational experience. The program is run jointly by the Harvard Summer School and the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute (HURI), and has been in existence since 1971.

This summer’s offerings include:

* Ukrainian for Reading Knowledge
Volodymyr Dibrova, Preceptor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University
This 8-unit language course is designed primarily for graduate students in the humanities and social sciences who wish to acquire a reading knowledge of Ukrainian for research purposes.

* Ukraine as Linguistic Battleground
Michael Flier, Oleksandr Potebnja Professor of Ukrainian Philology, Harvard University
An exploration of the Ukrainian language in linguistic, historical, sociolinguistic, anthropological, and political terms.

* Frontier of Europe: Ukraine since 1500
Serhii Plokhii, Mykhailo S. Hrushevskyi Professor of Ukrainian History, Harvard University
The history of Ukrainian territory and its people within a broad context of political, social, and cultural changes in Eastern Europe in the course of the half of a millennium.

Important HUSI application deadlines:
* For students requesting Harvard FLAS funding: February 4
* For students requesting financial aid: March 4
* For students requesting I-20, but no financial aid: April 29
* Harvard Summer School registration, housing and full tuition payment deadline: May 20
* Late registration begins: May 21

Further information about the program and the application process is available on the HUSI website: www.huri.harvard.edu/husi.html. Additional questions may be directed to Tamara Nary, HUSI Program
Coordinator at (617) 495-3549 or by email at nary@fas.harvard.edu or husi@fas.harvard.edu.

Posted by sarayu at January 21, 2013 12:40 PM