Do you have a research paper on an international, global, or regionally focused topic you’d like to develop further? Or are you planning or working on a thesis on a topic involving a foreign country or region?
APPLY today to join the Undergraduate International Area Studies Workshop, May 16-20, 2016
What you’ll get:
Close mentoring by an Illinois faculty member and librarians. An insider’s view of scholarly publishing. An introduction to interdisciplinary area studies research, which means,
o Access to new sources and data from other disciplines to address your research problem,
o A broader and more diverse perspective on your research,
o The chance to advance your project and make it appeal to a wider audience,
o Enhanced research skills and experience with vernacular language sources.
The opportunity to produce a better writing sample for grad school or a thesis that stands out from the crowd.
To apply, send the following information and materials to email@example.com:
A completed copy of the application cover sheet. Proposal. A description (200-400 words) of the project you will work on at the workshop: title, topic, discipline (history, sociology, literary studies, etc.), methodology if relevant, course original paper was written for and instructor (if you are revising a course paper), major and advisor for thesis (if the project is a thesis project), and an indication of the current state of the project and any ideas for its further development. One letter of recommendation from a professor or instructor (sent directly by the instructor). An unofficial copy of your UIUC transcript.
Deadline: 5 pm CT, Friday, March 25, 2016.
For more information, please see the workshop page.
Co-Sponsored by the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center, Center for Global Studies, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies