Study Abroad: Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course (Debrecen, Hungary)

Deadline for Applications: May 21 (early registration); June 30, 2019

The Debrecen Summer University deals with teaching Hungarian as a foreign language and spreading Hungarian culture. Its aim is to promote a deeper knowledge of the Hungarian language and culture. Teaching a language is inseparable from mediating the cultural values ​​of that nation. The cultural programs are recommended by Debrecen Summer University courses therefore make a significant contribution to the achievement of the primary task of teaching the Hungarian language at the highest possible level. Accordingly, most of the courses also include programs that, besides actively spending leisure time, also serve to familiarize Hungarian culture with the informal form of language learning.

The age limit for participants is 16 years old.

The Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course includes intensive language instruction for all levels, cultural excursions, and connections with local students.

Early Bird Discount for the Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course until 21 May, 2019.

For further information, visit the program website or see the attached flyer!

Nyári magyar nyelv- és kultúrakurzus

 

Internship: Comm and Business Dev (Austin)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC) is a private, non-profit, self-supporting association of public universities in Texas. Its mission is to identify, develop, and conduct international programs and activities on behalf of its affiliated institutions. It is currently accepting applications for two internships.

TIEC is seeking a Marketing and Communications Intern to assist the Communications Director in increasing awareness and participation in TIEC programs. For more information visit their posting.

The Business Development Intern works under the direct guidance of the TIEC Business Development Unit and provides administrative and research support for TIEC proposals and ongoing projects. For more information on this position visit their page.

Prof. Dev: Legal Interpreter Boot Camp (UT Austin)

Priority Deadline for Registration: June 15, 2019

Summer Boot Camp Details:
Dates: Monday-Friday, July 15-19, 2019
Time: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location: UT Austin main campus, Thompson Conference Center

According to U.S. News, interpretation and translation is the number two best creative and media job for 2019, and Austin is the fifth best-paying city for interpreters and translators, so now is a great time to begin training for a hot new career! Offered only in the summer, and only in Austin, the Legal Interpreter Certificate Program 5-Day Boot Camp takes place over a one-week (Monday through Friday) period. This program is available to those who are fully bilingual in English and any other language.

To learn more -attend the free info session and ask questions! Continue reading “Prof. Dev: Legal Interpreter Boot Camp (UT Austin)”

Prof. Dev: Russian Literary Studies in Digital Age (Princeton)

Deadline for Registration: May 23, 2019

Princeton University invites participation in their upcoming workshop:

“Russian Literary Studies in the Digital Age”

Tuesday, May 28th, 9:30am-5pm
Center for Digital Humanities
Firestone Library, Floor B
Frank Fischer and Boris Orekhov from the Higher School of Economics Centre for Digital Humanities (Moscow) will lead a day-long workshop combining discussions, demonstrations and hands-on exploration of cutting-edge digital humanities approaches to the study of Russian literature.
Researchers at all levels of familiarity with DH are welcome to attend. Continue reading “Prof. Dev: Russian Literary Studies in Digital Age (Princeton)”

Acad. Job: Russian and BCS Lang. Lecturer (UT Austin)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

The Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a one-year lecturer, with the possibility of renewal, from Fall 2019-Spring 2020. Applicants must be qualified to teach Russian and Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian at beginning-advanced levels. Salary is based upon qualifications and experience.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, and a curriculum vitae, to Professor Mary Neuburger, Chair, Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, 2505 University Avenue, Stop F3600, University of Texas, Austin, 78712.  The University of Texas at Austin is an AA/EEO employer, and requires all expected hires to undergo a criminal background check.

Acad. Job: Russian Lang. Instructor (UVA)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

The University of Virginia Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures seeks to hire a non-tenure track, part-time, lead instructor for Second-Year Russian for the two semesters of the 2019-2020 academic year.  Compensation will take the form of $6000 in wages for each course.  One or two additional courses, in Russian literature and culture, may also become available later.  Continue reading “Acad. Job: Russian Lang. Instructor (UVA)”

Funding: Grants for SRAS Study Abroad Programs

Deadline for Applications: Varies By Grant

Scholarships Applicable to SRAS Programs

The following opportunities are generally applicable to SRAS programs. Note that some (but not all) require participants to be enrolled in a program supported by an American university. These are still applicable if your SRAS program is supported by your home university. Contact SRAS for details.  Continue reading “Funding: Grants for SRAS Study Abroad Programs”

Study Abroad: Summer and Fall Programs (SRAS)

Deadline for Applications: Vary By Program; May 2019 for Fall Programs

SRAS is accepting applications for fall study abroad programs and there are some spots left in a few of their summer programs too! Don’t miss these incredible opportunities to explore some incredible regions.

Summer Study Abroad:
1) Applications are still being accepted for all programs in KyrgyzstanUkraine, and Poland.
2) Add intensive language study in Kyiv (Ukraine) to a summer SRAS program in Poland for as little as $600.
3) Continuing Education, which takes education professionals to Ukraine and Georgia, is also still accepting applications!

Fall Study Abroad: Deadlines run through May and vary by program! See program pages for details.

 

CFP: Inman Award for Student Papers on Intelligence

Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2019

Call for Papers: The University of Texas at Austin Announces the 2019 “Bobby R. Inman Award” for Student Scholarship on Intelligence

Austin, Texas – The Intelligence Studies Project of The University of Texas at Austin announces the fifth annual competition recognizing outstanding student research and writing on topics related to intelligence and national security.  The winner of the “Inman Award” will receive a cash prize of $5000, with two semifinalists each receiving a cash prize of $2500.  This competition is open to unpublished work by undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in degree programs at accredited U.S. higher education institutions during the 2018-19 academic year.  The deadline for submitting papers is June 30, 2019. 

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