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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Acad. Job: Non Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Russian (Saint Louis University)

Deadline: April 1, 2020

Interested parties should submit a complete application with a curriculum vitae, cover letter, 4 letters of recommendation (one of which must address the candidate’s language instruction), a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample syllabus for a survey of Russian Culture with a global diversity requirement (1700-present), a transcript of your graduate record, and an article-length writing sample in English.  

https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/Morrissey-Hall/Non-Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor–Russian_2020-00548

ASEEES Grants, Book Prizes

Deadline: April 1; April 15

NEW Call for Applications: ASEEES Summer Dissertation Writing Grants

ASEEES is delighted to announce the new Summer Dissertation Writing Grant program. We are able to offer a limited number of grants, with a maximum stipend of $6000, for graduate students at US universities for the purposes of summer dissertation writing on any aspect of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies in any discipline. The writing grant program is directed at PhD students at US universities who do not qualify for the ASEEES Dissertation Research Grant because they do not intend to conduct research in the region. 

For more information and to apply see: www.aseees.org/programs/aseees-summer-dissertation

Please share the announcement with any student who may be interested in this new grant.

Application Deadline:  April 15

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NEH Fellowships

Deadline: April 8, 2020

NEH Fellowships are competitive awards granted to individual scholars pursuing projects that embody exceptional research, rigorous analysis, and clear writing.  Applications must clearly articulate a project’s value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both.

Fellowships provide recipients time to conduct research or to produce books, monographs, peer-reviewed articles, e-books, digital materials, translations with annotations or a critical apparatus, or critical editions resulting from previous research.  Projects may be at any stage of development.

https://www.neh.gov/grants/research/fellowships

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CFP: AATSEEL Annual Conference

Deadline: April 15, 2020

AATSEEL annual conference (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 25-28, 2021)

The AATSEEL Call for Papers is now available: http://www.aatseel.org/cfp_main

The 2020 AATSEEL conference in San Diego was a smashing success and we have already started planning next year’s conference in Philadelphia, PA. We are expecting an excellent lineup of workshops, thematic streams and special presentations in 2021.

The AATSEEL conference is a forum for exchange of ideas in all areas of Slavic and East/Central European languages, literatures, linguistics, cultures, and pedagogy. The Program Committee invites scholars in these and related areas to form panels around specific topics, organize roundtable discussions, propose forums on instructional materials, and/or submit proposals for individual presentations for the 2021 conference. The conference regularly includes panels in linguistics, pedagogy and second language acquisition, in addition to literature, cinema, and culture.

Please submit your proposals by April 15, 2020 for early consideration (the final submission deadline is August 1, 2020). Stream proposals should be submitted by March 15 (very soon!). For a list of dates/deadlines visit: https://www.aatseel.org/program/2021_dates/


For more information, visit the AATSEEL website: http://www.aatseel.org/cfp_main. All paper and roundtable proposals must be made through the online submission process – no emailed proposals will be accepted.

Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies (Nazarbayev University)

Deadline: April 1, 2020

Nazarbayev University (Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan) is still accepting applications for our Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies (SSRES), an 8-week intensive program in Russian or Kazakh languages. We operate on rolling admissions until April 1 and there is no application fee.

Classes follow standardized US curricula and textbooks, which means that students can return seamlessly to language programs at their home institutions.

At NU, students study languages on our modern campus in an environment that minimizes culture shock and maximizes close contact with multilingual local students.

Program dates:

May 23 – July 22 (equivalent to one academic year)

Program fees:

$5000  (for Russian)    OR       $4000 (for Kazakh)

The fee includes entrance and exit proficiency testing, 8-week language course, dormitory housing in a shared 2-person room, meal plan, cultural program, weekly excursions, local health insurance, airport pick up and drop off, tutoring, books (on loan), gym pass, and official Visa Invitation Letter.

For more information, please visit our website or check out our program video.