Tuesday, December 21, 2010

New Online Mongolian Course Spring 2011

The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) is pleased to announce the second semester of an online Mongolian course being offered at University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) from January 10 to May 7, 2011. The course is co-organized by UMA and ACMS. The course is open to anyone (you do not need to be a student at UMA to participate), and it is the second semester in a two semester offering of beginner Mongolian.

Course title: MON 102E - Introduction to Mongolian Language and Culture

Three Credits, Three Instructors, No Textbook;
One prerequisite (ability to read and write Mongolian Cyrillic);
Participation in MON 101E NOT required;
Taught totally online;
Highly interactive weekly assignments;
No required times for student meetings;

More information at: www.mongoliacenter.org

Register through University of Maine at Augusta
Please call 1-800-868-7000 and speak with Heidi or Lisa.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

ACMS Now Accepting Fellowship Applications for 2011

The American Center for Mongolian Studies is pleased to announce its fellowship programs for 2011. Five programs offer up to 16 fellowship opportunities for students, faculty, and professional librarians. The application deadline for all of these programs is February 15, 2011. For more information visit: www.mongoliacenter.org/fellowship or Contact: info@mongoliacenter.org with questions.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

ACMS Annual Meeting - Call for Posters

The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) is organizing a Mongolian Studies poster session and reception to be held on Friday, March 26, 2010 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel (1201 Market Street Philadelphia, PA), in Grand Ballroom Salon G, in conjunction with the ACMS' Annual Meeting.

Posters on any topic related to Mongolia, the Mongolian people or historical subjects related to the Mongols are welcome. Poster presenters are required to appear at the meeting to discuss their work. Posters may be in either English or Mongolian language, and students and scholars from all countries and fields of study are invited to participate in the poster session and reception.

To propose a poster for the session, please send a brief abstract with a title (no more than 250 words) to Baigalmaa Begzsuren at info@mongoliacenter.org before March 1, 2010. Posters will be accepted on a rolling basis. Note: ACMS cannot provide funding for expenses related to attending the annual meeting or poster session.

For more information visit: www.mongoliacenter.org/poster.

The ACMS Annual Meeting is being held in conjunction with the Association of Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Conference. You do not need to be registered for the AAS conference to participate, but poster presenters should be members of the ACMS at the time of the meetings.

The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) is an American Overseas Research Center that supports research and academic exchange in Inner Asia. It maintains offices in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and at University of Wisconsin-Madison. More information on the ACMS and academic resources related to Mongolia may be obtained at www.mongoliacenter.org.