Tag Archives: March 2019

CFP: Tutorials for digital tools & methods (King’s College London)

Deadline to Apply: March 24, 2019

“Language Acts and Worldmaking” project at King’s College London has a CFP open through this Sunday for proposals for writing tutorials on how to use digital tools and methods for the teaching and learning of modern languages, or research in modern language cultures and literatures.

Tutorials are meant to be written during a writing spring (in person in London, or virtually) on July 4-5th, with final submission of tutorials in September. The tutorials will be published in an Open Educational Resource collection in the fall. There’s the possibility of a small bursary (up to £200) to defray travel and accommodations getting to/from the in-person event if you want to attend it rather than the virtual option.

For more details and submission instructions, please see this webpage: https://languageacts.org/digital-mediations/event/writing-sprint/call-proposals/

The submission deadline is March 24th.

Job: Asst. Director & Grants Manager, IU Language Workshop (Bloomington)

Deadline to Apply: March 22, 2019

The Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University is seeking a qualified applicant to fulfill the role of Assistant Director and Grants Manager in the Language Workshop. This position will please an integral role in the day-to-day operations of the Language Workshop.

More information:  http://iujobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/72549

This position will please an integral role in the day-to-day operations of the Language Workshop. Takes primary responsibility for execution and oversight of grant activities and reporting; coordinates academic and outreach programming; and serves as primary supervisor of office support staff, graduate assistants, seasonal-hire instructors, and interns. Oversees Workshop business and financial processes; monitors accounts and budget tracking processes; develops plans for optimal use of [base and discretionary] budgets. Takes primary responsibility for supervising the Center’s strategic communications, including web and social media activity, as well as development outreach to alumni. Advises the Director about issues of strategy and policy; identifies opportunities for the development of intramural and extramural funding streams and advises the Director on findings. Oversees all student-facing functions of the workshop. Continue reading

Lang. Training: Russian for Politics (Riga)

Deadline to Apply: March 29, 2019

Russian Language Academy Durbe, Riga, Latvia

See flyer below about extended deadline for special offer (25% discount on Russian language immersion course and accommodation). Students from the following universities have taken courses at our school: Princeton University, Georgetown University, Boston College, Florida State University, University of Colorado, University of Georgia and some more. At the present time, we also have 4 Boren students at our school, who got a scholarship of 24 – 36 weeks to study Russian.

Course description:
RigaLangAcad-Russian for Politics


See US student feedback about their immersion experience in Riga: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKfB-zhclZo&t=310s

Prof. Devt: STARTALK Institute for Russian Teachers (Middlebury)

Deadline to Apply: March 25, 2019

Proficiency-Based Pedagogy for Russian: STARTALK Institute for Teachers In Middlebury Russian School

The applications for the STARTALK Summer program at Middlebury College Davis School of Russian are due March 25!

The Institute is a fantastic place for teachers of Russian – novice and experiences alike – to explore the principles of second language acquisition and proficiency-based instruction amidst the blue mountains of Vermont.

The Institute includes 10 days of online classes and a residential session on campus, both required. Continue reading

Lang. Training: Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute

Deadline for Applications: March 18; May 9, 2019

2019 Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute
June 22–August 10, 2019

The 2019 Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute offers unique courses in Ukrainian studies taught by Harvard and visiting faculty. These courses are intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduates who are concentrating in Ukrainian studies or who wish to broaden their educational experience.

Applicants may register for 8 or 4 credits to participate in the program.

All students seeking financial aid (US and international) must submit the HUSI application and supporting material by March 18, 2019.

International students who do not seek financial aid must submit the HUSI application by Monday, April 15, 2019. US applicants not requesting financial aid must apply to HUSI by May 9, 2019. All students must register and enroll in courses with the Summer School by May 20 to avoid late registration fees.

For more information visit the program website

CFP: CEE Conference (Lublin, Poland)

Deadline: March 26, 2019; May 21, 2019

From September 11-13, 2019, the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) Conference will showcase challenges, determinants and perspectives of development of different kinds of metropolises and peripheries in CEE. The emphasis is on the economic performance, social, and political issues with respect to regional, national and European dimensions.

 This high-profile event will bring together a large number of international experts in the field of regional and urban development. The conference will attract an international audience including, but not limited to, academic, policy and planning experts as well as students and early career researches from CEE countries as well as further afield. Please find more information about the event below  Continue reading

Acad. Job: Visiting Asst. Prof. Russian Studies (Colorado Boulder)

Deadline for Applications: March 25, 2019; Ongoing Until Filled

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks a one- academic-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Studies, starting August 19, 2019.  Position involves teaching survey courses in Russian literature and culture, folklore, and gender studies (20th-21st c.). Teaching load is two courses per semester (four per academic year).

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CFP: Workshop for Polish Lang. Teachers (Northwestern)

Deadline for Submissions: March 29, 2019


NAATPl 3rd Biennial Workshop for Polish Language Teachers
Standard-Based Approaches to Teaching Polish Language
May 11, 2019
Organized by: Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Chicago
Location: Northwestern University, Kresge Hall, Room 1515, Evanston IL

This workshop will bring together instructors to share their practices and materials, as they relate to teaching Polish.  The focus of this workshop will be on standard-based approaches to teaching language, especially alongside ACTFL (American Council of Teachers of Foreign Language, www.actfl.org) proficiency and world-readiness standards.  This workshop will serve as a forum for exchange of the most successful topics, projects, and syllabi from the most recent years of teaching, across participants’ institutions.

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CFP: Summer Workshop on Language Pedagogy (Duke)

Deadline for Submissions: March 22, 2019

The Duke Slavic and Eurasian Language Resource Center will host a summer workshop from July 22 to July 24, 2019 on Language Pedagogy, Research & Proficiency Testing, and is pleased to call for papers by interested scholars, graduate students, and professionals on workshop-related topics and that focus on teaching/learning ANY language. Continue reading

Prof. Devt: Teaching Russian Phonetics and Intonation (Webinar)

Webinar is Sunday, March 17, 2019

Join TeachRussian for a webinar on teaching Russian phonetics and intonation this Sunday, March 17, 2019!

About the webinar:

Как “ставить” фонетику иностранцам?

Какие основные трудности испытывают иностранные студенты при овладении русской фонетикой и интонацией? Как объяснять и отрабатывать звуки русского языка и интонационные модели?

Все это и много другое мы обсудим в ходе вебинара “Фоне

Вебинар ведет: Архипецкая Мария Вячеславовна, к.ф.н., старший преподаватель кафедры русского языка как иностранного и методики его преподавания Санкт-Петербургского государственного университета (Россия), координатор курса фонетики летней программы Русской школы в Миддлбери колледже с 2012 года. Работает в СПбГУ более 20 лет (с 1995 года), преподает русский язык на американской программе CIEE, а также на программах со студентами из Великобритании, Канады и Японии.

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