Library of Congress Junior Fellows Program 2023:Inventory of South Asian Language Serials

Dear SALTA Community, See the opportunity below for your student. A flyer is attached for you to distribute: Apply for 10-week paid summer internship in Washington DC!The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Program is now accepting applications for summer 2023!The Library’s Asian Division seeks a Junior Fellow for a project to inventory South Asian serialsinContinue reading “Library of Congress Junior Fellows Program 2023:Inventory of South Asian Language Serials”

Roundtable Discussion on Less-Commonly Taught South Asian Languages

This Saturday at the Annual Conference on South Asia, Rebecca Manring will chair a roundtable discussion on developing and sustaining under-resourced South Asian language programs. The goal of the discussion is to find ways to make smaller language programs more sustainable and attractive to students. The discussion will take place from 12:15-1:45 pm, Central USContinue reading “Roundtable Discussion on Less-Commonly Taught South Asian Languages”

Critical Language Scholarship Applications Open

We are delighted to announce that the application for the U. S. Department of State’s 2023 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is now open! We welcome your students to apply now to learn a critical language on a funded virtual or overseas summer program.  The application is available at The deadline for applications isContinue reading “Critical Language Scholarship Applications Open”

Urdu Workshop

via Divya Chaudhry Hello Everyone! Registration is now open for SALTA ‘s 4-session virtual workshop- Urdu for Hindi Instructors with Sunil Bhatt . Sessions start Oct 21, 2022, 1.00-2.30 pm eastern time. Registration is capped at 15 participants. Register early to secure your spot. You can fill the registration form here: or using theContinue reading “Urdu Workshop”

CLTA Hindi Pract-In Webinar

(via Bhavya Singh Rathore) Hindi Pract-In 2022-23 UNPACKING 21ST CENTURY INNOVATIVE LANGUAGE PEDAGOGYAre you planning to start a standards-based Hindi curricular project, explore GPBLL ideas, or design technology integrated language learning tasks in the three modes of communication. Are you interested in earning Stanford University CEUs? Join CLTA Hindi Webinar Wednesdays! We will support yourContinue reading “CLTA Hindi Pract-In Webinar”

SALD Conference 2022

South Asian Languages in the Diaspora (SALD) 2022 Conference A hybrid mode conference hosted at the University of Texas at Austin Julius Glickman Conference Center – RLP 1.302B Saturday, October 1st, 9:30am-6pm CDT (10:30-7:00pm EDT; 8:00-4:30am IST/7:30-4:00am PST) Sunday, October 2nd 9:30am-1pm CDT (10:30-2:00pm EDT; 8:00-11:30pm IST/7:30-11:00pmPST)   Co-sponsored by: South Asia Institute, University of Texas at AustinContinue reading “SALD Conference 2022”

SALTA Fall Programming and Business Meeting September 10

Dear SALTA Community, Welcome to the 2022-23 Academic Year! Last Fall, SALTA was able to offer a variety of successful language pedagogy and professional development workshops to our community. We appreciate your involvement and participation! Together, we all advance our passions and purpose. The SALTA Board seeks your input for fall programming and working groups.Continue reading “SALTA Fall Programming and Business Meeting September 10”

ICCR Hindi Awareness Course

We would like to inform you that Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) in association with Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and Central Hindi Directorate (CHD) will conduct a 3-month online Hindi Awareness Course from September 1, 2022, remotely with a view to enhance learning opportunities in Hindi language to foreign nationals. 24 onlineContinue reading “ICCR Hindi Awareness Course”

YHS Seeking Program Participants

Yuva Hindi Sansthan needs to immediately recruit a couple of candidates (college students or faculty members) for 2022 YHS FULBRIGHT-HAYS GPA SHORT TERM FOR CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT. If you are a US citizen, national, or permanent resident,  willing to go on a study tour to India (Oct 29-Nov 26m 2022), and your career goal is teaching language, culture, social sciences,Continue reading “YHS Seeking Program Participants”

Student Survey Request

Dear SALTA community. Marijana Janjic is researching Hindi Teaching for a publication. She needs to collect data from students who have learned Hindi in universities. She has prepared a survey for students and former students to answer. Would you please kindly distribute the link to the survey to your students and other individuals as youContinue reading “Student Survey Request”