The Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking an Assistant Director.
Degree and area of specialization: Bachelor’s degree in international area studies, Russian, East European, and Central Asian area studies, or a related field required. MA preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
* Excellent organizational and project management skills.
* Demonstrated success planning and managing large events.
* Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information and excellent professional judgment.
* Superior professional English writing skills.
* Computer proficiency, experience working with databases and spreadsheets and relevant software such as Excel, Adobe Creative Suite, and Google Drive; experience with WordPress strongly preferred.
* Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with diverse groups of people such as faculty, students, staff, international visitors, and the public.
* Minimum one-year prior experience working in an administrative capacity; experience in higher education administration preferred.
The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for the Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS).
The Virtual Student Federal Service is the largest virtual internship program in the world! This year we will offer 3,000 positions with 55 federal agencies. VSFS offers unique mentoring and exposure to job opportunities within the U.S. government.
Each year, applications are open to U.S. college students during the entire month of July on USAJOBS. Real experience is waiting for students across the federal government, including at NASA, Smithsonian, U.S. Department of State, Forest Service, Indian Health Service, CIA, National Park Service and others. Learn more about the projects offered for 2019 through 2020. To #ApplyinJuly to their top three projects, students must log on to USAJOBS, create an account, build a resume, write a statement of interest, and upload a transcript.
The American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL) National Meeting is a forum for scholarly exchange of ideas in all areas of Slavic and East/Central European languages, literatures, linguistics, cultures, and pedagogy. The 2020 Conference will be held February 6-9, 2020 in San Diego, California.
This is a reminder that July 1 is our Second deadline for submitting a proposal; deadline for submitting rosters for Roundtables; deadline for submitting rosters for Fora on Instructional Materials.
The Program Committee invites scholars to form panels around specific topics, organize roundtable discussions, propose forums on instructional materials, and/or submit proposals for individual presentations.
The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Central Washington University is hiring a full-time Russian lecturer to teach Russian language courses at all levels during 2019-2020 academic year. The position is subject to enrollments and has potential for renewal.
Applicants should apply through CWU lecturer pool. The review will begin immediately until the position is filled before July 1, 2019. Continue reading →
Learn the basics of Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian (BCS) in this online beginning BCS course offered at the University of Kansas this fall. Here is the description of the course:
BCRS 150 – Beginning Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian I (3 credit hours) Fall 2019
Fundamentals of B/C/S grammar, reading, speaking, and writing. Introduction to the cultural context in which B/C/S discourse occurs. ONLINE course, designed to accommodate the needs of students regardless of age, educational background, or occupation who want to acquire some basic communicative skills in B/C/S. No previous knowledge of BCS or other foreign languages required.
The course is open to non-KU and non-degree-seeking students. For more information, interested students should contact the instructor, Marta Pirnat-Greenberg, at email@example.com.
Call for Applications: CES Small Event Grants support workshops, lectures, symposia, and other small events that share research on Europe with a wider community. Individuals affiliated with CES member institutions are eligible to apply for grants ranging up to $1250.
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.
Deadline for Submissions: May 15, 2019
Registration (Early bird): Until 15 May 2019 Registration: 16 May until 31 July 2019
Language Centre of Masaryk University is hosting an international conference focusing on “Language for Specific Purposes in Business and Economics at Tertiary Level” held in Brno, CZ on 6 September 2019 Continue reading →
The Commission of the Research Project PRIN “(De)construction of the Myth in Contemporary Feminine Literature in Russia and Poland. A Comparative study” is accepting submissions for papers that will be published in a special issue of the journal “Lingue e Linguaggi” (siba-ese.unisalento.it/index.php/linguelinguaggi).
The Commission welcomes proposals of papers focusing on topics as Contemporary Russian, Polish, Slavic Feminine Literature, Recreation and Deconstruction of the myth in the Contemporary Feminine Slavic Literature.