AIT Accepting Applications for Study of the U.S. Institute on American Topics
The American Institute in Taiwan's Public Affairs Section is pleased to begin accepting applications for seven summer 2009 Study of the United States Institutes. The topics include American Civilization, American Politics and Political Thought, Contemporary American Literature, Foreign Policy, Journalism and Media, Religious Pluralism in the United States, and an Institute for Secondary Educators. The programs will be held from mid-June through early-August 2009 at various sites in the U.S. and are designed for faculty and school educators.
The Study of the United States Institutes are rigorous post-graduate-level academic seminars with integrated study tours that will provide a group of 18 educators and professionals from around the world the opportunity to deepen their understanding of American society, culture and institutions, past and present. The ultimate goal is to strengthen curricula and to improve the quality of teaching about the United States at universities and other educational, training and research institutions. All participant costs will be covered.
Information on the selection criteria as well as a detailed program summary and application form can be found on AIT's website: www.ait.org.tw. The deadline for the receipt of applications is January 22, 2009.
For more information, please contact Ms. Wang at WangRS2@state.gov.