The European Studies Consortium (ESC) promotes and supports inquiry into Europe related issues that engage scholars across disciplinary and collegiate borders.
Office hours have been established to aid students and department personnel in navigating the nominating procedures for FLAS. Beginning Thursday, November 14, hours will be available between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Walk-ins are welcome; appointments are encouraged. Please email Jodi Elowitz at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment. Hours will take place in room 248 Social Sciences Building.
2014-2015 Fellowship in European and International Studies, Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) competition is open to undergraduate, graduate and professional students to promote the study of modern foreign languages and in particular less-commonly-taught languages in European and International studies.
Summer Fellowships provide a $2500 living stipend and $5000 towards tuitions and fees for undergrads, graduate and professional students. Academic Year Fellowships provide undergraduates with a $5000 living stipend and $10,000 towards tuition and fees. A $15,000 living stipend and $18,000 towards tuition and fees is available for graduate and professional students.
Eligibility, information and complete details for both international and European competitions are available online by clicking here.
A new online procedure for handling nominations is being put into place and will be announced soon. 2014-2015 Academic Year FLAS awards will be contingent on available funding from the U.S. Department of Education.
Three finalists for the position of permanent director for the Center for Austrian Studies will be making presentations on the University of Minnesota campus in November.
Howard Louthan, history, University of Florida. "Erasmus, Poland, and the Reformation." Thursday, November 7, 1:30-3:00 p.m., 1210 Heller Hall. "A Vision for the Future of CAS," Friday, November 8, 12:00-1:15 p.m., 614 Social Sciences Building.
Daniel Unowsky, history, University of Memphis. "Local Violence and State Crisis: The 1898 Anti-Jewish Riots in Habsburg Galicia." Tuesday, November 19, 3:30-5:00 p.m., 1210 Heller Hall. "A Vision for the Future of CAS," Wednesday, November 20, 12:00-1:15 p.m., 614 Social Sciences Building.
Egbert Klautke, cultural history, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College, London. "A Vision for the Future of CAS," Thursday, November 21, 12:00-1:15 p.m., 614 Social Sciences Building. for "The Descent of Freud: On the Reception and Popularization of Freudianism in Europe and America, c. 1930-1990." Friday, November 22, 2:00-3:30, 1210 Heller Hall.(Continue Reading)November 4th, 2013
Picart and Bernard's Religious Ceremonies of the World, with author Wijnand Mijnhardt
Center for Early Modern History Book Discussion
Friday, October 18
James Ford Bell Library Wilson Library
Wijnand Mijnhardt, of the Descartes Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Sciences and Humanities at Utrecht University, will lead a discussion of his book The Book that Changed Europe: Picart and Bernard's Religious Ceremonies of the World.
This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Early Modern History, the James Ford Bell Library, the Program in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, and the European Studies Consortium.(Continue Reading)October 7th, 2013