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Call for Applications: Fulbright-Hays DDRA Fellowship

The call for the Fulbright-Hays DDRA Fellowship has just been announced by the U.S. Department of Education. For program information and application, please see the program link on the GSAS Scholarships and Fellowships website: http://www.gsas.nyu.edu/page/grad.life.fellowships 

NYU Deadline: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 4 PM

Please upload your application electronically, and then submit your signed hard-copy original and 2 copies to the Office of Academic and Student Life, 6 Washington Square North, 2nd Floor. 

You may contact Anna Antoniak (anna.antoniak[at]nyu.edu) with any questions or concerns.

Richard Sieburth Receives Guggenheim Fellowship, 2012

Draper is pleased to congratulate Richard Sieburth, Draper’s master teacher in Literary Cultures, for receiving a 2012 Guggenheim fellowship for translation. He is working on a new edition of Late Baudelaire.

Sieburth, who holds appointments in NYU’s Comparative Literature and French departments, is an accomplished translator, whose previous publications include a dozen translations from the French and German, such as Georg Büchner’s Lenz, Walter Benjamin’s Moscow Diary and Gérard de Nerval’s Selected Writings and The Salt Smugglers, as well as critical volumes in the field of Pound studies. Most recently, he released Ezra Pound, New Selected Poems & Translations through New Directions.
Brooklyn Rail offers an excellent interview with the Guggenheim fellow circa 2010. Read Sieburth’s thoughts on the exact craft of translation and on the role of the author’s ego. http://www.brooklynrail.org/2012/03/books/richard-sieburth-with-adam-fitzgerald

Dalai Lama Fellowship Available, 2012 – 2013

New York University is one of eight universities to offer the Dalai Lama Fellowship, an international program of the Dalai Lama Center.

One fellow will be chosen from each university to receive up to $10,000 toward a year-long project of his of her design in one of four focus areas:
1. diminishing violence;
2. mitigating income and wealth inequities;
3. encouraging cross-cultural and inter-religious communications and understanding;
4. promoting environmental sustainability.

All full-time students – undergraduate, graduate and professional students – who will be enrolled at NYU in Academic Year 2012 – 2013, are invited to apply. Dalai Lama Fellowship Application

Application Deadline: February 21, 2012

Please direct any inquiries to civic.engagement@nyu.edu or 212 998-2329.

Deadline: Delores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship Apps Due 1/6

Reminder: The application deadline for the Delores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship is Friday, January 6, 2012.

GSAS has announced a funding opportunity for GSAS graduate students, which you are encouraged to apply for. The Delores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship competition for grant year 2012-2013 is now open. This scholarship was established to “support students with outstanding character and ability who hold promise for achievement and distinction in their chosen fields of study.”

More information on the fellowship–including the application–is available on the GSAS website, here: http://gsas.nyu.edu/object/grad.acadlife.zohrab. Contact the office of Academic and Student Life with questions by phone at 212.998.8060 or by e-mail at gsas.studentlife@nyu.edu.

The Dalai Lama Fellowship

New York University has been selected as one of nine universities to offer the Dalai Lama Fellowship, a new international educational program of the Dalai Lama Center.

One fellow will be chosen from each university to receive up to $10,000 toward a year-long project of his of her design in one of four focus areas:

1. diminishing violence;
2. mitigating income and wealth inequities;
3. encouraging cross-cultural and inter-religious communications and
understanding;
4. promoting environmental sustainability.

All full-time students – undergraduate, graduate and professional students – who will be enrolled at NYU in Academic Year 2011 – 2012, are invited to apply.

For more information and to apply, please visit www.nyu.edu/civic.engagement

Please direct any inquiries to civic.engagement@nyu.edu or 212 998-2329.