Monday, April 25

Administrative Professionals Week

No Classes Today

Tuesday, April 26

Regular Monday schedule for classes in effect

Wednesday, April 27

9:00 AM - Google Documents Workshop
Olin 105

10:30 AM - Coffee and Conversation
CEC, Sorensen Hall, 1st floor

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study Group
led by Pastor Priggie, for faculty, staff and administrators
Bring your lunch, and a Bible
Chicago Room, College Center

3:00 PM - Beginning Access Workshop
Olin 105

5:00 - 7:00 PM - Augustana and Whitey's Guinness World Record Celebration
Old Main

Thursday, April 28

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - All-Faculty Meeting
Olin Auditorium

11:30 AM - Introduction to the Butler Information Network
Heidi Wright will explain how employees may access information about their health plans, Flexible Spending Account and other data online.
Business Office, Sorensen Hall

4:30 - 5:30 PM - Tea-Hour Series/PTPL Report Presentation
Meg Gillette presents "Modern Abortion Narratives and the Century of Silence"
Tredway Library, second floor, south

4:30 - 5:30 PM - After Hours Poetry and Fiction
Phi Beta Kappa Room, Tredway Library

7:00 PM - Adaptive Significance of White Plumage Color in High Arctic Gyrfalcons
presented by Jeff Johnson, Univ. of North Texas
John Deere Planetarium and Carl Gamble Obseratory

7:00 PM - Linking the Verbal and the Visual Text
Taddy Kalas will discuss bridges between the art and literature of early modern France.
Figge Art Museum, 225 W. Second Street, Davenport, Iowa

7:00 PM - Writing the Body: A Poetry Reading
Farah Marklevits and Erin Bertram will read their poetry. Winners of the National Poetry Month Trash Poetry Contest will be announced
Cool Beanz, 1325 30th Street, Rock Island, Illinois

7:30 PM - Health Care: Business or Calling?
Lisa Brothers Arbisser, M.D. will present a lecture entitled "Health Care: Business or Calling?"
102 Hanson Hall of Science

Friday, April 29

4:00 PM - Week Seven Seminar (in Week 8)
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Tredway Library, 2nd floor, south

3:30 PM - "Learning in Immersion Terms" presented by Kevin Geedey, Reuben Heine, Ian Harrington
Wilson Center

7:30 PM - Our Town theatre performance
General admission: $11 for adults; $9 for seniors (60+), students (full-time, any school), children, faculty/staff; $7 for students required to attend for class (faculty member must supply class roster in advance)
Potter Hall, Bergendoff Building

Saturday, April 30

8:00 AM - Longfellow Build a Playground Day
Volunteers are needed to assist with the building of the Longfellow School playground. Refreshments will be provided. All skills levels welcome.
Longfellow School, 4198 7th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois

1:00 PM - Webster Competition
Wallenberg Hall, Denkman Building

4:00 PM - Student Recital-Samantha Haake, Flute
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

7:30 PM - Our Town theatre performance
General admission: $11 for adults; $9 for seniors (60+), students (full-time, any school), children, faculty/staff; $7 for students required to attend for class (faculty member must supply class roster in advance)
Potter Hall, Bergendoff Building

8:00 PM - Augustana Symphony Orchestra Concert
Performing Brahm's "Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68" and "Overture" by Shostakovich.
Centennial Hall

Sunday, April 31

1:30 PM - Our Town theatre performance
General admission: $11 for adults; $9 for seniors (60+), students (full-time, any school), children, faculty/staff; $7 for students required to attend for class (faculty member must supply class roster in advance)
Potter Hall, Bergendoff Building

2:00 PM - Student Recital-Kristin Schweppe, voice & Brad Moran, piano
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

7:00 PM - 2011 Day of Remembrance of the Holocaust
Walter W. Reed will be the featured speaker at Yom Hashoah 2011, the Day of Remembrance of the Holocaust. Augustana Chamber Singers will perform, along with Janina Ehrlich, cello, and Stephen A. Steely, organ
Temple Emanuel, 1115 Mississippi Avenue, Davenport, Iowa

7:30 PM - Augustana Percussion Ensemble Concert
End-of-the-year concert for the Augustana Percussion Ensemble. They will perform works of various composers. One piece will exclusively employ the use of tables.
Ensemble Room, Bergendoff Building

Volume 8, Issue 28 - April 25, 2011

Grants

The Canadian Government, through the Embassy in Washington, DC and its Consulates throughout the United States, supports research, conferences, teaching, and program activity related to Canada and/or Canada-U.S. relations. The Canadian Studies Grant Program encourages comparative research and teaching, faculty exchanges, student mobility, and collaboration between American and Canadian researchers. We also seek to build stronger ties between American and Canadian universities and colleges.

We are particularly interested in projects that have policy relevance for Canada and Canada-U.S. relations. Such topics include:

Faculty Research Grant Program assists individual scholars or teams of scholars in writing an article-length manuscript of publishable quality with a focus on Canada or Canada-U.S. relations. Applications due: November 1, 2011.
http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/washington/studies-etudes/research-recherche.aspx?lang=eng

Conference Grant Program supports conferences that address important and timely issues about Canada or Canada-U.S. relations. It is designed to assist an institution in holding a conference and publishing the resulting papers and proceedings in a scholarly fashion. Applications due: June 30, 2011.
http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/washington/studies-etudes/conference.aspx?lang=eng

Doctoral Student Research Award offers doctoral students an opportunity to conduct part of their dissertation research in Canada. The program is intended for students whose dissertations are related in substantial part to the study of Canada. Applications due: December 1, 2011.
http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/washington/studies-etudes/doctoral-doctorat.aspx?lang=eng

Faculty Enrichment Program provides faculty members an opportunity to develop or update a course with substantial Canadian content that will be offered as part of their regular teaching load. Applications due: December 1, 2011.
http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/washington/studies-etudes/enrichment-complement.aspx?lang=eng

In 2010-11, the Canadian Studies Grant Program provided support to faculty, researchers, and graduate students at institutions across the U.S. More than 80 projects were funded on a wide range of topics and in many disciplines. Click here for a list of recent grant recipients and their projects.

For complete Grant Guidelines and information about our other grant programs, please visit:
http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/washington/studies-etudes/programs-programmes.aspx?lang=eng

Prospective applicants are encouraged to discuss their interest in the grant program with a Canadian government officer in their area.

We would like to encourage faculty and students to sign up for Canada Watch, a bi-weekly summary of the publications and commentaries from Canadian think tanks and research centers on a wide range of Canadian and Canada-U.S. issues and NewsCan, a weekly summary of news from Canada.

 

 


Augustana's Grants Website: http://www.augustana.edu/x10017.xml