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Call for Applications: Grants Available to Design New Undergraduate Courses on Translation Studies

"A Translation From One Language to Another" is in orange text on a building painted bright blue. City skyscrapers are behind the building and people play in a grassy area in front of the building. The skies are sunny and blue.

 

 

This call enthusiastically encourages all colleagues in the humanities and humanistic social sciences interested in designing a thematically focused course on translation to send us a 500-750 word syllabus abstract by July 1, 2022.

Summary

With the objective of making translation studies a more visible fixture of the UW undergraduate curriculum, the Translation Studies Hub is thrilled to announce a 2022-2023 grant for new course development. This call enthusiastically encourages all humanities and humanistic social sciences colleagues interested in designing a thematically focused course on translation to send us a 500-750 word syllabus abstract by September 1, 2022.

Three faculty members will receive a $1000 research fund to work on their syllabus during the 2022-2023 Academic Year. We are looking for:

  • Thematic focus on translation 
  • Accessibility of content and assignments for undergraduate students
  • Expressed willingness to teach the course regularly (once every two/three years)
  • Capacity to have a robust graduate section
  • Potential to be withered with other departments’ course offerings 
  • Collaboratively created curricula across multiple UW academic units

Requirements

Syllabus abstract (500-750 words) that includes a course title, a clear articulation of course outcomes and learning objectives, and a description of how and why you intend to structure your course and the type of readings, weekly themes, activities, assignments, and/or projects that will help you effectively reach desired instructional goals.

Deadline

September 1, 2022 by 11:59 pm.

How to Apply

Please email your abstracts in PDF format to Sasha Senderovich (senderov@uw.edu), Nancy Bou Ayash (nbayash@uw.edu), and Aria Fani (ariafani@uw.edu).

About The Translation Studies Hub (2022-2023)

Throughout the academic year 2022-23, The Translation Studies Hub is planning a series of events titled “Pathways to Teaching Translation in the Global Classroom” aimed to provide a space for you to workshop your syllabi alongside other UW colleagues and shepherd them through the process. The Translation Studies Hub will be co-led for 2022-23 by Nancy Bou Ayash (English), Aria Fani (Near Eastern Languages & Civilization), and Sasha Senderovich (Slavic and the Jackson School of International Studies).

 

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