CFP: SCMLA October 8-10th, Houston Texas

Deadline: April 29, 2020

Please consider participating at this small and user-friendly conference. We are trying to sustain our Russian language/literature panels at this type of conferences for a greater exposer of Russian programs and research, which will not be possible without your participation. If you know graduate students interested in presenting their research or local school teachers / community college instructors (lecturers, professor) interested in sharing their pedagogical practices, please share this e-mail with them.

As I already mentioned, our panels are very friendly and welcoming, pretty informal. Your presentation can be on results of seasoned research, or on work in progress (preliminary results) – in Russian literature, comparative literature, literature and film intersection, linguistic aspects of literature, poetry.

If you are interested in presenting, email the suggested topic and abstract  by April 29th to  Jill Martiniuk, University of South Florida: jmmartiniuk@usf.edu

Double submissions are not allowed. You also must a member of SCMLA. Each member may submit a proposal to one academic session.

Looking forward to your ideas, suggestions, proposals.

South Central Modern Language Association

Houston, Texas

October 8-10, 2020

Call for Papers

Cultural Exchange Program (Washington, DC/Moscow)

Deadline: April 18, 2020

An important note: we will ensure that all threat of COIVD-19 is gone before moving forward to the exchange component, which is currently postponed.

The application for a fully-funded cultural exchange program is open!

Are you a student aged 18-20 who is interested in history, graphics, and storytelling – and strives to go on a trip to Washington, D.C., and Moscow, Russia? Then this program is just for you! All you have to do is find like-minded people and put together a team of three participants.

The Elbe Arts Project – Shared Victory commemorates the 75th anniversary of the day when American and Soviet troops met on the Elbe River during World War II. We invite you to learn more about Russian-American shared history and the crucial role both countries played in restoring the world’s peace in 1945.

Two winning teams — from Russia and the U.S. – will have a chance to publish a comic book or graphic novel together!

Participation is free – the organizers cover international flights, accommodation, visas, and other expenses.

To take part in the Elbe Arts Project – Shared Victory, fill in the application form on our website: https://elbe-project.online/

Acad. Job: Teaching UC San Diego Russian Literature Courses 2020-21

Deadline: April 10, 2020

The Department of Literature at UC San Diego invites applicants to teach one or more courses in Russian Literature during the 2020-2021 academic year. We would especially welcome candidates able to teach a course in late 19th-century Russian literature. However, all areas and proposed courses will be considered based on department needs.

Ph.D., MFA, or Master’s Degree in related field by the time of appointment and outstanding teaching experience are required.

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Webinar: Career Opportunities at the World Bank

Event Date: April 21, 2020 6 PM Eastern Time

Career Opportunities at the World Bank via Interstride

  • What:
    • Aakash Mohpal, Healthcare Economist, is part of the prestigious Young Professional Program (YPP) at the World Bank. Prior to joining the World Bank, Aakash was an international student at the University of Michigan. During this webinar, he will speak about the YPP program and other career opportunities at the World Bank and IFC for international students. Roles at IFC and World Bank don’t require traditional US work authorization because of the multi-lateral nature of the organization. All international students are recommended to attend this workshop. Recording of this workshop will not be available.
  • When:
    • April 21, 2020
    • 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
  • How:
    • To Join the Webinar
    • Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device
    • Click here

Acad. Job: PhD Positions for “Translating Memories” (Tallinn University)

Deadline: April 15, 2020

Eneken Laanes, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Cultural Analysis
at Tallinn University School of Humanities, is recruiting 3 PhD students for their European Research Council (ERC) project “Translating Memories: The Eastern European Past in the Global Arena”.

More information about the PhD positions can be found here:
https://www.tlu.ee/en/ht/translating_memories_PhD_positions

Acad. Job: Postdoc Researchers for “Translating Memories” (Tallinn University)

Deadline: April 15, 2020

Eneken Laanes, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Cultural Analysis
at Tallinn University School of Humanities, is recruiting 2 postdoctoral researchers for their European Research Council (ERC) project “Translating Memories: The Eastern European Past in the Global Arena”.

More information about the postdoctoral positions can be found here:
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/491201

Acad. Job: Senior Researcher (Tallinn University)

Deadline: April 15, 2020

Eneken Laanes, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Cultural Analysis
at Tallinn University School of Humanities, is recruiting 1 senior researcher for their European Research Council (ERC) project “Translating Memories: The Eastern European Past in the Global Arena”.

More information about the senior researcher position can be found here:
https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/491203

Fellowship for Politically-Engaged College Women

Deadline: April 27, 2020

IGNITE Fellows are changing the face of leadership in communities across America. 

Every year IGNITE recruits a cohort of diverse and passionate women in communities across America and provides them with resources, training, and networks to flex their political power and mobilize women on their campuses and in their communities to become civically engaged. Fellows serve as ambassadors for IGNITE’s mission and vision and play a valuable role in our efforts to spread a national message that it is time for young women to step into political power.

Who are we looking for?

IGNITE is looking for Fellows from across the ideological spectrum who are deeply motivated, take initiative, have organizing experience on college campuses and in their communities and have a proven track record of building new initiatives and sustained programming. We are specifically looking for young women who have a history of serving their communities through volunteer activities, internships, public office, or other civic engagement activities. Strong candidates will demonstrate experience in organizing and coalition building, civic engagement and political leadership with a deep commitment to advancing equal rights for women.

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Russian Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship at Indiana University-Bloomington

Deadline: April 10, 2020

The Russian Studies Workshop (RSW) at Indiana University’s Russian and East European Institute (REEI) and Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies (HLS) invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship beginning August 1, 2020.  Applicants should be scholars conducting research on Russia while contributing to interdisciplinary and international debates. Special consideration will be given to scholars who have conducted extensive research and have strong Russian language skills. The fellowship is $50,000/year and includes benefits.

Requirements

The postdoctoral fellow will teach one course per year; importantly, after teaching this course, the finished syllabus and auxiliary materials (handouts, course packets, etc.) will be shared with HLS at the end of the fellowship. The fellow is expected to maintain a vigorous research program during the fellowship, and actively participate in the RSW, including leading a monthly writing group for Russian Studies PhD students. Fellows are required to be in residence in Bloomington, Indiana.

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