August 2010 Archives

Videos with closed captions from the Global Race, Ethnicity and Migration graduate seminars presented by leading scholars fall 2007 through spring 2009 at the University of Minnesota are available online.

LCTL database upgrade

The LCTL project recently upgraded the LCTL database of Less Commonly Taught Languages course offerings in North America. The database is a part of the Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota.

Grant Proposal Opportunity

Aronson & Associate Immigration Law Firm Endowment Fund is now accepting Grant Proposals. The submission deadline is September 17, 2010.

Recently Published: American Latvians: Politics of a Refugee Community

In her new book Professor Ieva Zake (Sociology Department--Rowan University) offers a detailed look into the life of American Latvian political refugees and also provides a novel perspective on the Cold War as experienced by certain ethnic groups. American Latvians: Politics of a Refugee Community has been published by Transaction Publishers.

Elmer L. Andersen Research Scholars Program

The Elmer L. Andersen Research Scholars Program supports scholarly research projects using materials from the U Libraries' rare and special collections. Deadline to submit an application: September 30, 2010.