LINGUIST List 14.3583

Tue Dec 23 2003

Support: Socioling: Research Asst, Louisiana State U

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  1. sdubois, Sociolinguistics: Research Assistantship, Louisiana State University

Message 1: Sociolinguistics: Research Assistantship, Louisiana State University

Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2003 15:24:38 -0500 (EST)
From: sdubois <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Research Assistantship, Louisiana State University

University or Organization: Louisiana State University
Department: French Studies
Rank of Job: Research Assistantship
Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics, Culture and Civilization
Required Language(s): English (Code = ENG); French (Code = FRN)


LSU French Studies Announces
A New Economic Development Assistantship

$25,000 yearly for study of French tourism in Louisiana

The Department of French Studies at Louisiana State University,
located in Baton Rouge [approximately 70 miles northwest of New
Orleans], is pleased to announce a one-time-only research
assistantship to be awarded to a new doctoral student who will study
French tourism in Louisiana from a sociolinguistic perspective.
Funding is provided by LSU in recognition of French tourism as an
important bilingual industry which promotes Louisiana's unique French
cultural and language heritage. Funding includes $25,000 annually for
four years for a total award of $100,000, beginning in the academic
year 2004-2005; a tuition waiver and/or tuition supplement is also
expected to accompany the award. Co-directors of the assistantship
are Dr. Sylvie Dubois(Chair) and Dr. Jack Yeager (Associate
Chair). Students who are awarded an assistantship must maintain a 3.5
overall and semester GPA.

Students interested in applying to the Department of French Studies
should contact Dr. John Protevi, Director of the Graduate Studies at . The Department of French Studies is the most
comprehensive and innovative Francophone Studies program in the
nation. French Studies was recently selected among the top twelve
programs at LSU, earning the unique distinction of �EurooePriority
Area of Excellence.�Euro The LSU French program is recognized by the
Cultural Services office of the Embassy of France in the USA as a
centre d�Euro(tm)excellence, one of only 15 such programs in the
country. Given the

importance of the French language and culture to Louisiana (nearly
three centuries of cultural and economic interaction), LSU's French
Studies program offers a unique opportunity for the study of
Francophone culture sur place.

For more
information, please visit our website:

Students interested in the assistantship are encouraged to email Dr.
Dubois at or Dr. Yeager at

Application deadline for assistantship is February 1, 2004.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Chair Sylvie Dubois
	416 Hodges Hall, 
	Department of French Studies. 
	Louisiana State U.
	Baton Rouge, LA 70803
	United States of America

	Position is open until filled

Contact Information:
	Professor John Protevi
	Tel: 225-578-6627
	Fax: 225-578-6628

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