Tag Archives: April 2019

Prof. Dev.: Cyber Defense Certificate (UT Austin Online)

Deadline for Spring Session Applications: March 13, 2019 and April 17, 2019

Program Overview:

Cyber attacks are considered to be one of the top five risks to businesses globally, and the level of threats from script kiddies, cybercriminals, and even nation-state actors is increasing daily. Businesses experience thousands of cyber attacks per day, making knowledgeable cybersecurity professionals in demand and highly sought after. This program offers an intro to cyber defense for beginners interested in the field and in depth instruction for students more familiar with the subject.

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Job: Assoc. Director Center REEES (Arizona State U.)

Deadline for Applications: April 2, 2019

Associate Director and Administrative Professional (ASU Job # 12763)
Arizona State University – Melikian Center for Russian Eurasian and East European Studies

The Melikian Center for Russian Eurasian and East European Studies at Arizona State University is seeking an Associate Director with a concurrent appointment as Administrative Professional, for Education and Training to lead its summer intensive language program, the Critical Languages Institute (CLI) and assist center Director in other Education and Training related projects. This is a fiscal year (July 1 – June 30) benefits-eligible, non-tenure track position, renewable on an annual basis contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. The anticipated start date is April 22, 2019 or soon thereafter.  This position reports to the Director of the Melikian Center. Continue reading

Funding: Prizes for Literary Work on Nabokov (Nabokov Society)

Deadline for Submissions: April 30, 2019

Prizes and scholarships for Nabokov students, scholars, and writers
International Vladimir Nabokov Society Prizes

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society is delighted to announce a new group of prizes, generously funded by the Vladimir Nabokov Literary Foundation. Applications are encouraged for all eligible work. There are prizes for undergraduate and post-graduate work, for PhDs, for articles, and for books. 

Administration and Funding: These prizes are administered, selected, and awarded by the International Vladimir Nabokov Society, and funded by the Vladimir Nabokov Literary Foundation. In all cases they will be awarded only where there is work of sufficient merit.

Timing: Prizes awarded in 2019 will be for work either submitted (in the case of undergraduate and postgraduate essays, theses and chapters), examined and accepted (in the case of the best dissertation prize) or published (in the case of the other prizes) in the calendar year 2018, except for the Brian Boyd Prize, which will be for work published between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2018.

Language: Work can in principle be considered in any language. However, the judges have to be able to judge all entries fairly against one another; thus the only language in which contributions can be guaranteed consideration is English. If the judges have sufficient linguistic competence, they can judge work in other languages, and if they wish, commission expert reviewers in that language and consult with them.

Submission: All academic work and publications to be considered for prizes need to have reached the judges’ attention by April 30.
Please contact
 the President and Vice-President of the IVNS, Thomas Karshan and Duncan White, nabokovprizes@yahoo.com.

Announcement: The prizes will  be announced in October 2019 on this website and on Nabokv-L, the Nabokov listserv.


Conference: Central Association of Russian Teachers of America (Albuquerque)

CARTA (The Central Association of Russian Teachers of America) invites you to attend its 21st Annual Conference which will take place on April 5-7, 2019 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Join your colleagues and friends for sessions, panels, exhibits, award presentations, and cultural activities.

For information about the conference contact Mara Sukholutskaya, tel:580-559-5293, <msukholu@ecok.edu>.

More information about CARTA, registration and membership forms can be found at CARTA website: http://cartaws.wix.com/online

Grad Program: Rus-Eng Translation (UW Milwaukee)

Deadline for Applications: April 2019, Ongoing

Online and Onsite MA and Graduate Certificate Programs

UW Milwaukee’s programs are designed for traditional and non-traditional students, and may be completed entirely online or onsite. Students have a number of options for study in Arabic, French, German, Russian or Spanish to English translation, as well as interpreting.

The department offers a 30-credit Master of Arts with a concentration in Translation, within which students may choose the professional or research track. Also offered is a 21-credit graduate certificate in professional translation. Both the Graduate Certificate and the MA (professional or research track) can be earned in two academic years or within five years.

The interdisciplinary nature of Translation is reflected in the coordinated degree programs. It is possible to earn a dual Master degree in Library & Information Sciences and Master in Language, Literature and Translation (51 credits). The MALLT (Translation)/MLIS degree may be completed onsite or entirely online. A coordinated Master of Business Administration and Master in Language, Literature and Translation (61 credits) is also available; the MBA/MALLT-Translation degree may be completed onsite or partially online. These degrees can be earned in three academic years or within seven years.

For more information contact Dr. Annie Fisher at fisherao@uwm.edu.

Funding: Interdisciplinary Art Grant: Spotlight on Bulgaria

Deadline for Applications: April 26, 2019

Interdisciplinary Art Grant: Spotlight on Bulgaria


The Interdisciplinary Art Grant, solely funded by the American Foundation for Bulgaria, is designed by the Council for European Studies, the Bulgarian Concert Evenings in New York, and the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation. This collaborative event is aligned with CES’ upcoming theme for the 26th International Conference of Europeanists, “Sovereignties in Contention: Nations, Regions and Citizens in Europe.” The grant is intended to support collaborative, interdisciplinary work produced by emerging and established artists in Bulgaria, as well as Bulgarians in other countries. New work and work in progress is eligible.

One prize in the amount of $3000 will be awarded in May 2019. A multi-disciplinary selection committee, assembled from the founding organizations mentioned above, will choose the winners. The winning entry will receive a check for $3000[1] for creating and producing the work, along with public recognition in a special edition of EuropeNow and announcement in the European Studies Newsletter, as well as various social media sites. In addition, each of the awardees will receive one year of complimentary individual membership with the Council for European Studies (CES).

Apply here: https://fs21.formsite.com/CESatColumbia/form62/index.html

Grad. Program: Funded PhD Fellowships (Uni. Exeter)

Deadline for Applications: April 15, 2019

Applications are now open for three fully funded PhD studentships within the European Research Council-funded project, “The Dark Side of Translation: 20th and 21st Century Translation from Russian as a Political Phenomenon in the UK, Ireland, and the USA” (RusTrans), under the supervision of Dr. Muireann Maguire and Dr. Cathy McAteer at the University of Exeter, UK, starting in September 2019.

The studentships are for 3.5 years and are open to students of any nationality. Each studentship will cover University tuition fees with a stipend equivalent to the Research Councils UK national minimum stipend (£14,777 in 2018/19). Candidates will be expected to have completed a Master’s degree by the time of starting the studentship; they should not yet have formally commenced a doctoral project.

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Funding: ASEEES Summer Travel Grant and Convention Registration (Croatia)

Deadline for Grant Applications: February 6, 2019
Priority Registration Deadline: April 19, 2019

2019 ASEEES Summer Convention
14-16 June 2019
Faculty of Humanities and Social SciencesUniversity of Zagreb
Zagreb, Croatia

Registration for the 2019 Summer Convention is now open! Register by April 19 to receive the earlybird discount. The Convention program should be available by the end of February.
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Funding: Scholarship—Essays on Polish Texans (PACT/FLMF)

Deadline for Applications: April 3, 2019

There are two great scholarship opportunities for students interested in Polish history. To compete, students should submit an essay about a Polish Texan figure along with any additional required materials.

The Polish American Council of Texas is offering four $1000 Scholarships to Texas students in high school, undergrad, and grad school.  Deadline April 3, 2019. Info at PolishAmericanCouncilofTexas.org or see the attached flyer!

The Father Leopold Moczygemba Foundation is offering four $1000 Scholarships to Texas high school seniors of any ethnicity or faith. Deadline April 18, 2019. Info at FLMFoundation.org or see the attached flyer!

2019 PACT Scholarship Flyer

2019 FLMF Scholarship Flyer