IUPLR - JANUARY Faculty E-mail Update
As we usher in a new century, we look forward to continuing existing partnerships throughout the network while forging new ones. This new century promises to be a vital and dynamic time for Latino communities throughout the Americas. It is imperative that our network be engaged in the forefront of impactful research and dissemination for our respective communities. The IUPLR network has positioned itself in an ideal place to provide such leadership.
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Assistant Provost & Director
Institute for Latino Studies
University of Notre Dame
INSIDE the January 2000 Noticiero de IUPLR:
* IUPLR is now headquartered at the University of Notre Dame
* IUPLR and the Smithsonian Institution announce the 2000-2001 Humanities Fellowships in Latino Cultural Research
in a National Museum Context
* The National Association of Hispanic Journalists announces its 2000 Scholarship Program
* The Department of Government and International Studies, at the University of Notre Dame, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position
* Hispanics in Philanthropy is seeking applicants to manage its internal operations and its largest project
* The Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy is currently accepting submissions for Volume 12: Health and the Latino Community, to be published in June 2000.
IUPLR HEADQUARTER NEWS
IUPLR and the Smithsonian Institution announce the 2000-2001 Humanities Fellowships in Latino Cultural Research in a National Museum Context: Issues of Representation and Interpretation. This year's Fellowship theme is Latino Cultural Studies, with a residency at the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies and at the National Museum of Natural History. By analyzing culture, different issues concerning representation and interpretation within the frameworks of the national identity construct can be addressed in an interdisciplinary manner and cross-institutional setting. For application materials and information, please write to: Humanities Fellowship Program, Center for Museum Studies, A&I 2235, MRC 427, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560, or e-mail at: email@example.com, or visit the website at: http://www.si.edu/cms/humfell.htm. The application deadline is January 30, 2000. Fellowships will be announced by April 1.
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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUR STUDENTS
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists announces its 2000 Scholarship Program. The NAHJ Scholarships range between $1,000 and $2,000. Those eligible are high school seniors and college undergraduates or graduate students majoring in print or broadcast journalism. All scholarship entries must be postmarked on or before February 25, 2000. They should be mailed to: Scholarship Committee, National Association of Hispanic Journalists, 1193 National Press Building, Washington, D.C. 20045-2100. For additional information, call (440) 602-4770.
The Rand Corporation announces its guidelines for the Professional Development Postdoctoral Fellowship for Minority Scholars Program. These fellowships are designed for members of minority groups that have been traditionally under-represented in public policy research fields. The program enables new scholars to sharpen their analytic skills, learn to communicate research results effectively, and develop a future research agenda. It blends formal and informal training and extensive collaboration with distinguished researchers in a variety of disciplines. The program usually supports one fellow per year. Fellowships normally begin in July and end in September. Information is now available in the Office of Research Resource Library or on the Web at: http://www.rand.org/fellowships/minority/.
The Department of Government and International Studies, at the University of Notre Dame, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with research and teaching interests in American politics. Successful candidates will contribute to Notre Dame's Latino Studies program. This is an assistant professor search, but applications from more senior scholars may also be considered. Starting date is August 2000. Applicant reviewing will begin on December 10, but applications will be considered until the position is filled. Candidates should send an application letter, a vita, a transcript of graduate work, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching performance, and one writing sample, to: Chair, American politics/Latino studies search, Department of Government, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556. Minorities, women, and those who are attracted to a university with a Catholic identity are especially encouraged to apply. The University of Notre Dame is an AA/EO employer. For more information, please contact Kathee Kiesselbach at (219) 631-7472.
Clarion University of Pennsylvania is conducting a national search for the position of Provost and Academic Vice President. Candidates for this position must submit the following materials: a letter of application addressing qualifications for the position, resume, and three current letters of reference. The evaluations of references must be based upon personal knowledge of the applicant's professional performance. Application materials should be addressed to: Ms. Linda Campbell, Search Committee Coodinator, 202 Carrier Administration Building, Clarion University, Clarion, PA 16214. Applications received by February 4, 2000, will receive full consideration.
Hispanics in Philanthropy is seeking a seasoned professional with significant management experience and thorough knowledge of philanthropy to oversee its internal operations and manage its largest project, The Funders' Collaborative for Strong Latino Communities. HIP is a national membership association of more than 400 foundation and nonprofit professionals interested in Latino communities. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: Diana Campoamor, HIP, 2606 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94704, or e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
California State University in Fresno is seeking applicants for a full professor and department chair position in the Department of Social Work Education. Interested applicants should sent correspondence, completed application, and confidential papers to: Richard Salsgiver, Committee Chair, Department of Social Work Education, California State University, Fresno, 5310 N. Campus Drive M/S - PH/102, Fresno, CA 93740-8019. For more information call (559) 278-3992 or send an e-mail to: Richard_salsgiver@csufresno.edu.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is seeking a Director for the Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center of Environmental Health. The Division consists of 5 Branches and 1 activity with approximately 150 employees and has a budget of about $57 million. The position announcement can be viewed at: http://www2.cdc.gov/hrmo/vdetail.asp?AnnouncementNumber=10-00-005. To apply, please contact Connie Clayton, CDC Human Resources Management Office, Mailstop K07, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3724, or by phone at: (770) 488-1944.
EVENTS, CONFERENCES, and ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy is currently accepting submissions for Volume 12: Health and the Latino Community, to be published in June 2000. Submissions are due by January 31, 2000, and can be sent to: Andres Jimenez at Andres.Jimenez@ucop.edu. For more information, call (510) 642-8328. ***************************************************
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* BUILDING OUR NATIONAL AGENDA *
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