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Law, Societies and Justice Italy:

Early Fall Start Exploration Seminar 2020

August 22-Sept 18, 2020

Study comparative law and politics  in Rome 

  • Learn about comparative legal culture– examine topics such as criminal justice, juvenile justice, freedom of religion and the rights of immigrants and refugees
  • Meet prominent lawyers, judges, politicians, professors and human rights advocates
  • Study Abroad  with Professor Michael McCann (Political Science/LSJ ,  Walter Walsh (Law Scholl )and Sabrina Tatta (French...
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1) Europe Today JSIS A 301/PolSci 332
  • Days/Time/Location: MW 11:30 - 12:50 | KNE 210
  • Instructor: Professor Sabine Lang
  • Course description: Brexit, right wing populism, French President macron's push for stronger integration, Turkey's authoritarian turn, the fallout from the Euro debt crisis, tensions between some Eastern and Western EU member states, strained transatlantic relations...How do Europeans address these issues? What remains of the 'European Model'?
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Learn Nepali at the University of Washington this summer!


This two-week intensive Nepali language program is ideal for those who plan to study abroad, conduct research, or travel in Nepal. The program will provide an introduction to basic conversational Nepali, the Nepali script, and the foundations of Nepali grammar.

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If your students are looking for any AIS or indigenous studies courses, here is our Spring class lineup including a great new course titled Indigenous Ecologies and Climate Change with one of our faculty who works in AIS and SMEA. Please share as you see fit and know that our drop-in Lushootseed Language table will also continue through Spring quarter on Thursdays from 4:30-6pm.



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Please find attached the descriptions of our English language courses for spring 2020.    

a)            GERMAN 285 A: Representation and Diversity                    The Queerness of Love b)            GERMAN 351 A: Vienna 1900 in English 


These courses are taught in English. All readings and discussions will be conducted in English...

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UW alumni provide scholarships to current UW students through many different scholarship programs. Five of these alumni scholarship programs are open for application now with deadlines in April! Eligibility requirements do vary among them, but all five are open to undergraduate students in all fields, and US citizenship is not required for any of them! The Mortar Board Alumni Scholarship is also open to graduate students.

For the Class of 1954, 1957, 1962, and 1968 Scholarships, award amounts range from $1,000-$2,000, and students can submit a single application to be considered for any of these four scholarships.

Scholarship Overviews:

Please visit the program websites for more specific information about eligibility and links to apply online.

  *   Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation is now accepting applications from...

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  •  LSJ IN ROME EARLY FALL START 2020 (Saturday, August 22-Friday, Sept 18th)!


o   The application deadline for LSJ in Rome 2020 has been extended to March 1st, 2020.


ACADEMIC PREREQUISITES: We have no strict pre-requ but we take note and give priority to students who have had certain LSJ or Poli Sci courses and any Romance Language, especially at the college level. 

  • 8 UW...
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Calling all UW...

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