NDFL; was "Central Asian Linguists Wanted"
Christian K. Wedemeyer
wedemeyer at HUM.KU.DK
Mon Oct 1 05:46:56 EDT 2001
NDFL was not "allowed to lapse." It merely had its name changed to
FLAS (Foreign Language and Area Studies), so as to camouflage its
Cold War/Sputnik roots.
Even as we speak, students continue to be funded by this program. .
.and who knows? Some of them may even be able to get jobs now!
>What ever happened to all those graduate students whose PhDs were partly
>subsidized by the National Defense Foreign Languages Act in the 60s?
>All retired by now, or gone? When was the NDFL program allowed to lapse?
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Dominik Wujastyk" <ucgadkw at UCL.AC.UK>
>Sent: Friday, September 28, 2001 10:42 AM
>Subject: Central Asian Linguists Wanted (fwd)
>> Hmm. I wondered whether this would happen. Interesting.
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