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American Studies related Study Abroad opportunities:

AMST3813 Place and Identity in Native American Literature, Art, and Film(Taos, NM; June 2014) -- Visit http://asoutreach.okstate.edu/study-abroad/44-travel-courses/travel-2013/180-doel-reed-2014 for full details.

Scholarships are available to help offset the costs! Visit the A&S Outreach Office's Study Abroad page for complete information, or email Shane O'Mealey (shane.omealey@okstate.edu) who coordinates these programs.


Fellowships/Scholarships

The Mark Twain Awards for Travel
The Mark Twain Awards for Travel support deserving students who wish to enrich their education through exposure to people and places they would otherwise not encounter. Once awarded, the funds are unrestricted and can be used towards any local or international travel of any duration. Prizes range between $500 and $2,500. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. To apply, create a username and password at letterbanc.com and then copy this link into your browser: http://www.letterbanc.com/submissions. You will be asked to submit a brief 250 word statement and some additional information.


Boren Scholarships. The applications for the 2014-2054 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are now available at www.borenawards.org. Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations. Boren Scholars are interested in studying less commonly taught languages. For a complete list of languages, visit our website. Undergraduate students can receive up to $20,000 for an academic year’s study abroad. In exchange for funding, recipients commit to working in the federal government for a minimum of one year. For more information, contact the Boren Awards staff at boren@iie.org or 1-800-618-NSEP with questions. Deadline: February 5, 2014


Udall Scholarships. There are two awards: (1) for students interested in environmental study and environmental justice; (2) for American Indian and Native Alaskan students. Both scholarships are $5000 awards and deadlines are usually in March. For more information: http://www.udall.gov/ourprograms/mkuscholarship/mkuscholarship.aspx

Internship Opportunities: (for more opportunities, click here)

Oklahoma Oral History Research Program Intern. The OSU Library has an opening for an intern to work 10 hours per week for the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program (OOHRP) during the spring semester. Prospective interns will be asked to have some project in mind, which will contribute to their own education and to the OOHRP’s mission. The project will either involve conducting a series of oral histories or creating a database, finding aid, or other online tool that will help people access the OOHRP’s collections. MUST BE ENROLLED AT LEAST PART-TIME (6 HOURS UNDERGRADUATE/ 4 HOURS GRADUATE). To Apply: Fill out an application online. Submit a resume and a letter of interest addressing how your skills and background are applicable to the internship to lib-pub@okstate.edu. For more information, contact the Dean's Office at 405-744-6322.


The Oklahoma House of Representatives. Since 2005 the House has hosted dozens of interns from 17 different institutions. Most of the students are seniors or juniors who were selected because of their outstanding ability. Applications are usually due at the end of December for the following Spring Semester. Information available at <http://www.OKHouse.gov/Internship>.


The Office of the Historian will participate in the Department of State’s Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) program for the upcoming 2013-14 academic year. More information on the program is found here, http://www.state.gov/vsfs/.


Anne Ray Internships. The School for Advanced Research, Indian Arts Research Center (IARC) offers two nine-month internships (September 1–May 31) to individuals who are recent college graduates, current graduate students, or junior museum professionals interested in furthering their professional museum experience and enhancing their intellectual capacity for contributing to the expanding field and discourse of museum studies. The internships include a stipend, housing, book allowance, travel to one professional conference, and reimbursable travel to and from SAR. One internship is open to an indigenous individual from the U.S. or Canada, and one internship is open to any U.S. or Canadian citizen meeting the application requirements. For more information visit the site: http://sarweb.org/?internships. Deadline: March 1


Udall Congressional Internships. Yearly awards for American Indian and Native Alaskan students interested in politics, government, and service to the tribes. Spend the summer in DC learning how the government works. Placements are arranged for students and award includes housing and an educational stipend. Applications usually due January 31. Applications can be found at: http://www.udall.gov/ourprograms/mkuscholarship/mkuscholarship.aspx

 
American Studies Events
 

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | 7:00pm | Murray 035 (STW)
Kyle Longley on The Morenci Marines (Vietnam)

 
Other Events of Interest
 

OSU Tulsa

Tulsa Indigenous Studies Association Spring Lecture Series

All lectures begin at 6:00 PM and take place at The Henry Zarrow Center for Art and Education, 124 E. Brady Street, Tulsa, OK (unless otherwise noted)

January 30 Christina E. Burke, Curator of Native American and Non-Western Art, **Philbrook Downtown** (116 E. Brady Street)

February 27 Richard Ray Whitman (Euchee/Creek), speaking about Winter in the Blood and Drunktown USA (films)

March 6 Floyd Jacob (Creek), filmmaker/OSU student, Tonto Plays Himself (film)

TBA Charles Red Corn (Osage), speaking about A Pipe for February

March 25 **(Tuesday)** Anne Hyde, H.G. Barnard Distinguished Lecture: “Hiding in Plain Sight: Mixed Blood Families & Race in the 19th Century US West” **Gilcrease Museum at 7:00 p.m.**

April 17 Roy Boney, Jr. (Cherokee), Speaking about art and Cherokee economic development

April 24 Walter Echo-Hawk (Pawnee), speaking about his book, In the Light of Justice

The Tulsa Indigenous Studies Alliance is a collaboration of scholars at Oklahoma State University, University of Tulsa, Philbrook Museum of Art, and the Henry Zarrow Center for Art and Education. Its mission is to foster scholarship, programming, and community engagement in American Indian Studies.

Events are made possible by contributions from the Chapman Family Trust, The TU Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences Social Sciences Interest Group, and American Indian Quarterly.

For more Information:

Lindsey Smith Lindsey.c.smith@okstate.edu
Christina E. Burke Cburke@philbrook.org
Allison Cunningham allison-cunningham@utulsa.edu
Brian Hosmer brian-hosmer@utulsa.edu


Career Center Events | Spring 2014
Follow this link for opportunities to learn how to write a resume, hone your interview skills, and secure that job! Stillwater students, consult with Career Services for a list of similar opportunities on your campus.

April 3 | 9-11am | Student Union Ballroom (STW)
Education and Teacher Job Fair

April 3 | 5-6:30pm | Student Union room 350 (STW)
Peace Corps Info Session

April 9 | 1-4pm | Reynolds Center, University of Tulsa, 11th & Harvard Ave.
Tulsa Collegiate Job Fair

OSU Stillwater

Art


Center for Oklahoma Studies

March 7, 2014 | 3:30 pm | Peggy V. Helmrich Browsing Rm, Edmon Low Library
Mary Jane Warde, "When the Wolf Came: The Civil War and The Indian Territory."


English

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 | 4:00 pm | CLB 313
Art Redding on US-Canadian Literatures and cultures.


Gender & Women's Studies        

Thursday, January 30, 2014 | Time TBA | Place TBA
Public Talk: Miriam Yeung,
Executive Director of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum

February 21-22, 2014 | Norman OK

Take Root Conference on Reproductive Justice, 4th annual conference. For registration and information, see  http://take-root.org/                   


Geography


Sociology


OSU Cineculture

Cineculture is a film series dedicated to spreading awareness about social, cultural and environmental issues. Click HERE for a list of screenings and visit the OSU Cineculture facebook page for more info. All screenings are on Wednesdays at 5:30PM in 010 Willard. Free and open to the public!


Screen Studies

Exciterbulb: Avant Garde cinema series. Click here for details.




 
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