Conference: Russian Literature Week 2019

RUSSIAN LITERATURE WEEK 2019

May 20–24 in New York, Philadelphia, and Washington DC

RUSSIAN LITERATURE WEEK 2019 presents a series of conversations featuring Russia’s acclaimed new authors, famed translators of Russian fiction, and leading Russian literature scholars and critics.  RUSSIAN LITERATURE WEEK 2019 will take place May 20-24 in literary venues across New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC – and, as always, online.

Check out the schedule on Read Russia’s website and tune in for one of their featured conversations.

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)”

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.

 

Study Abroad: Summer Intl School on Emerging Economy (Yerevan)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled (Classes take place July 15–19, 2019)

Fluent speakers of Russian, majoring in economics, statistics, and finance: rising sophomores, and up, graduate students, and recent graduates are invited to participate in the Second International School in Yerevan, capital of Armenia.

Announcement  http://bit.do/eRd8p  and the course program http://bit.do/eRdV7

The classes will take place July 15 to 19, 2019 at 128 Nalbandyan St, Yerevan 0025, Armenia.

Topic: Challenges for Emerging Economy II
Participation is free of charge, registration is required. Languages of instruction: Russian, English Continue reading “Study Abroad: Summer Intl School on Emerging Economy (Yerevan)”

Internship: Summer Research Fellowship on Russian Culture (Carnegie Mellon)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Professors Simon Dedeo (Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University) and Tatyana Gershkovich are looking for a student or recent alum to help work on a project analyzing two corpuses of Russian and Soviet diaries and letters. This position is ideal for undergraduate or pre-doctoral students with an academic career in mind and looking to enter the culture analytics space. The goal of this work is a peer-reviewed paper, and they hope to involve the student at a high intellectual level.

This is a full-time, paid position in Pittsburgh with flexible start dates in the summer period. Russian-language skills are required, as is familiarity with Python or the willingness to learn quickly. The project has an active and friendly research group with (in addition to graduate researchers) three pre-doctoral fellows and an undergraduate researcher working on different projects; it’s a supportive environment for both intellectual development and social life.

Women and under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Please contact tgershko@andrew.cmu.edu and sdedeo@andrew.cmu.edu if the position is of interest.

Prof. Devt: Grad Student Rep on ASEEES Board

Deadline for Nominations: May 13, 2019

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: GRADUATE STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The ASEEES Board of Directors invites nominations for the position of the Graduate Student Representative on the ASEEES Board (service dates Jan. 1, 2020 – Dec. 31, 2021.)

Students can self-nominate or be nominated by a faculty who is a member of ASEEES. The Nominating Committee will then review all nominations and select two to stand as candidates. The two candidates’ names will be placed on the ASEEES Board election ballot to be voted on by all ASEEES members. For more information- click here!

All materials should be emailed ASEEES@pitt.edu by May 13, 2019

Prof. Devt: Career Contact Exploration Program (ASEEES)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing

ASEEES Exploring Career Diversity is a service that matches professionals who have SEEES MA/PhDs and are employed beyond the professoriate (Senior Contact), with graduate students and recent MA/PhDs who are interested in broadening their career horizons (Junior Contact). The program provides one-time informational interviews with professionals in interested non-academic fields. The junior contact must be an ASEEES member to participate in this service. The senior contact need not be an ASEEES member to volunteer for the program. This service is currently not open to undergraduate students.

The ASEEES will match prospective junior contacts to senior contacts according to preferences for employment sector, type of work, geographic location, and/or field of study. The ASEEES will match only one senior contact at a time per junior contact request, but requests for multiple contacts will be honored as possible.

For more information and to apply or volunteer, click HERE.

Prof. Devt: ASEEES Mentor Program 2019-20

Deadline for Applications: May 21, 2019

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS/VOLUNTEERS: ASEEES MENTORING PROGRAM
ASEEES offers a year-long, informal mentoring program for graduate students at any stage of their careers or post-graduates within five years of receipt of their terminal graduate degree (including PhD, MLS, MA and JD). Mentees and mentors must be members of ASEEES.

If you would like to be matched with a mentor, please apply by May 21.  If you would like to serve as a mentor, please volunteer.  To apply, volunteer, or learn more- click HERE.
Participants will be notified in mid-August.