Conferences

Upcoming Conferences
 
Kansas & Missouri Councils for History Education
Best Practices in History Education
This conference will focus on the 100th anniversary of WWI and best practices in the discipline.
National WWI Museum, Kansas City, MO
September 25-26, 2014
 
Kansas Art Education Association
Russell, KS
October 9-11, 2014
 
KSWLA & FLAM Together!
Kansas World Language Association (KSWLA) & Foreign Language Association of Missouri (FLAM)
Kansas City Marriott, Kansas City, MO
October 17-18, 2014
 
Missouri Art Education Association
Check website for conference information.
 
Kansas Council for the Social Studies
Check website for conference information.
 
National Council for the Social Studies
94th NCSS Annual Conference
http://www.socialstudies.org/conference
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston, MA
November 21-23, 2014
 
Modern Languages Association
http://www.mla.org/convention
130th MLA Annual Convention, Vancouver
January 8-11, 2015
 

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Head on down to the Malott Room at the Union to find out about FLAS fellowships for the study of African languages like Arabic, Kiswahili, Hausa, Wolof, Somali and Amharic!
Kansas African Studies Center
Don't miss today's FLAS Info Session! Malott Room, Kansas Union, 3:30pm The US Department of Education has awarded funding to the Kansas African Studies Center for Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships for the 2014-2018 grant cycle. FLAS funds are awarded in a competitive process open to graduate and undergraduate students.Students must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents to be eligible to apply. FLAS awards are available for the study of Amharic, Arabic, Hausa, Kiswahili, Somali and Wolof, with additional African languages requests considered. Awards are contingent on federal funding. Undergraduate awards provide up to $10,000 for tuition (limited to the actual amount of tuition and fees) and a $5,000 stipend for living expenses. Graduate awards provide up to $18,000 for tuition and a $15,000 stipend for living expenses. Summer awards provide up to $5,000 for tuition and a stipend of $2,500 for living expenses. Learn more at this information session.

Head on down to the Malott Room at the Union to find out about FLAS fellowships for the study of African... http://t.co/S89xqOFv6o
Nader Hashemi at the University of Kansas, Center for Global & International Studies, Pt II "Can Islam be Reconciled with Democracy: Critical Notes on the Arab Spring." Lecture given on November 1, 2012 at the University of Kansas. Presented by the KU Center for Global & International Studies and KU Middle East Studies. Part I contains the full lecture, part II is footage from the Q & A session following the talk.