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February 12, 2013

Courses: Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute (CESSI), UW-Madison

Deadline: April 16, 2013

The Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA) and the Department of Languages and Cultures of Asia at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are pleased to announce the third annual Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute, CESSI, to be held at UW-Madison from June 17-August 9, 2013.

Information and application materials are available on the CESSI Website: www.creeca.wisc.edu/cessi/. The priority deadline for admission and the fee remission grant is April 16, 2013. The application deadline for Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships at UW-Madison is February 15, 2013. More information about UW-Madison FLAS fellowships is available at: www.flas.wisc.edu

In summer 2013, intensive courses in beginning and intermediate Kazakh, Tajik, Uyghur, and Uzbek will be offered. With sufficient enrollment, other Central Eurasian Turkic languages could also be offered. Please contact the CESSI program coordinator if you are interested in a language not listed above. Scheduling of all courses is contingent upon enrollment. Students should apply to CESSI as early as possible to help ensure that your class will be offered.

CESSI 2013 will also feature lectures (in English) on Central Eurasian history and culture and a rich program of cultural events and field
trips related to the countries of Central Eurasia.

CESSI is a joint initiative of 17 U.S. Department of Education-funded National Resource Centers at 10 U.S. universities.

For further information about CESSI 2013, please contact Nancy Heingartner, CESSI program coordinator, cessi@creeca.wisc.edu,

Posted by sarayu at February 12, 2013 01:24 PM