CSAS Weekly Newsletter (March 13 -17, 2023)

CSAS Newsletter 
March 13 -17, 2023 


Call for Paper
International Conference Christianity and Christians in Pakistan, Kellogg College, University of Oxford

Outcome: A major outcome of this conference will be a special issue of a leading journal based on selected papers. Process: To participate in the conference, please send a 200-word abstract with a copy of your CV to ChristiansinPakistanconf@gmail.com by midnight GMT on April 1, 2023. Replies will be sent by April 5, 2023.
Click here for more information

Call for Paper
Modern South Asia Workshop. Click here for information

Call for Paper
Association for Asian Performance 23rd Annual Conference
The AAP conference is a one-day event, to be held at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas preceding the annual Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) conference. Proposals are invited for papers, panels, workshops, roundtable discussions, and other formats. Learn more about the AAP at https://www.asian-performance.org/.
Deadline for proposals is April 7, 2023 
Submit by filling out this form https://forms.gle/udhFNjeenseWo6JH6.

Call for Paper 
51st Annual Conference on South Asia,
Madison, Wisconsin
The Annual Conference on South Asia invites scholars, students, and professionals to Madison, Wisconsin, for a three-day event featuring research panels and round tables, lectures, performances, film screenings, booksellers, association receptions, and other special presentations!
Click here for more information 


UHM Department of Geography and Environment lecture series talk: Climate Change and Livelihood Outcomes in Rural India
D. Sandeep Kandikuppa, Fellow, East-West Center
Thursday, April 13, at noon in 443 Saunders.

Webinar: Beads, Batok and Beauty: Philippine Traditions of Beauty by Dr. Maharaj “Raju” Desai
Register here. 

Webinar: Whole Numbers and Half Truths
Register here. 

Interrupting Weaponized Care: Anti-Racism and Decolonial Worldmaking
Register here.


UH Endowment for the Humanities for faculty
The College of Arts, Languages & Letters announces that funds are available from the UH Endowment for the Humanities to support summer research projects that fall within one of the humanities disciplines.
Disciplines include: languages (both modern and classical); linguistics; literature; history; jurisprudence; philosophy; archaeology; comparative religion; ethics; and the history, criticism, and theory of the arts.
Click here for more information 
Application due by  April 3

Sehat Kahani Fellowship, American Pakistan Foundation Pakistan Fellowship
In this fellowship, the American Pakistani Fellows are invited to work within two domains, Research and Marketing. Fellows go through an intensive 7 week training and mentoring sessions with our team.
Click here for more information 
Application due by April 6

American Pakistan Foundation Pakistan Fellowship Summer 2023 Placement with the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center (SAC)
Click here for more information 
Application due by April 6

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)

UROP coordinates and promotes opportunities for undergraduate students across ALL DISCIPLINES at UH Mānoa to engage in faculty-mentored research and creative work.

Students from ALL DISCIPLINES are encouraged to apply for the following funding opportunities:


The American Institute of Pakistan Studies – Pakistan Director Position
This position provides leadership, oversight, and management of AIPS’s overseas office(s) in Pakistan in alignment with its mission, governance (President, Officers, Executive Committee), and U.S. Director. It directs administrative oversight and academic curriculum development to ensure optimal integration of the institute’s activities for Pakistan-based participants and its U.S.- based members and governance. It also ensures that resource allocation aligns with AIPS’s mission and the primary objectives of its programs. The position involves managing a team of professionals who support the institute per its by-laws.
Closing date: Open until filled.
Click here for more information

Center Manager, M.S. Chadha Center for Global India, Princeton University
The Center Manager of the M.S. Chadha Center for Global India (CGI) of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) works directly with the CGI Director to implement the Center’s strategic plan, overseeing personnel, financials, communications (including the Center’s website), events, short-term and yearlong visitors, and education efforts, including programs being designed for implementation in India. This position offers a unique opportunity to work with a fast-growing center and help develop a broad range of programs and activities focused on global India themes.
Closing date: March 24, 2023 
Click here for more information 

Nirmal K. and Augustina Mattoo Endowed Chair in Classical Indic Humanities, Stony Brook University
The Department of Asian and Asian American Studies at Stony Brook University invites applications and nominations for the Nirmal K. and Augustina Mattoo Endowed Chair in Classical Indic Humanities, beginning Fall 2023. The goal of the Mattoo Chair is to advance research in and promote a better appreciation of the contributions to human knowledge made by systems of knowledge having their origin or major development in Classical India. For this appointment, we are looking for an outstanding scholar in: art, aesthetics, classics, cultural anthropology, intellectual history, languages, literatures, linguistics, theories of mind, or religious studies.
Closing date: May 22, 2023
Click here for more information

To submit content for future CSAS newsletters, please send information in the following format to salonim@hawaii.edu in the body of an email, or a word .doc attachment. 

News/Opportunity/Event Title (and subtitle if applicable)
Organizing Entity
Relevant Date + Time + Location
Short Description, links for further information
Image (minimum 1200 pixel on the long side)

For all other inquiries, send an email to: