Tag Archives: May 2019

Conference: Russian Literature Week 2019

RUSSIAN LITERATURE WEEK 2019

May 20–24 in New York, Philadelphia, and Washington DC

RUSSIAN LITERATURE WEEK 2019 presents a series of conversations featuring Russia’s acclaimed new authors, famed translators of Russian fiction, and leading Russian literature scholars and critics.  RUSSIAN LITERATURE WEEK 2019 will take place May 20-24 in literary venues across New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC – and, as always, online.

Check out the schedule on Read Russia’s website and tune in for one of their featured conversations.

Study Abroad: Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course (Debrecen, Hungary)

Deadline for Applications: May 21 (early registration); June 30, 2019

The Debrecen Summer University deals with teaching Hungarian as a foreign language and spreading Hungarian culture. Its aim is to promote a deeper knowledge of the Hungarian language and culture. Teaching a language is inseparable from mediating the cultural values ​​of that nation. The cultural programs are recommended by Debrecen Summer University courses therefore make a significant contribution to the achievement of the primary task of teaching the Hungarian language at the highest possible level. Accordingly, most of the courses also include programs that, besides actively spending leisure time, also serve to familiarize Hungarian culture with the informal form of language learning.

The age limit for participants is 16 years old.

The Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course includes intensive language instruction for all levels, cultural excursions, and connections with local students.

Early Bird Discount for the Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course until 21 May, 2019.

For further information, visit the program website or see the attached flyer!

Nyári magyar nyelv- és kultúrakurzus

 

Prof. Dev: Legal Interpreter Boot Camp (UT Austin)

Priority Deadline for Registration: June 15, 2019

Summer Boot Camp Details:
Dates: Monday-Friday, July 15-19, 2019
Time: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location: UT Austin main campus, Thompson Conference Center

According to U.S. News, interpretation and translation is the number two best creative and media job for 2019, and Austin is the fifth best-paying city for interpreters and translators, so now is a great time to begin training for a hot new career! Offered only in the summer, and only in Austin, the Legal Interpreter Certificate Program 5-Day Boot Camp takes place over a one-week (Monday through Friday) period. This program is available to those who are fully bilingual in English and any other language.

To learn more -attend the free info session and ask questions! Continue reading

Prof. Dev: Russian Literary Studies in Digital Age (Princeton)

Deadline for Registration: May 23, 2019

Princeton University invites participation in their upcoming workshop:

“Russian Literary Studies in the Digital Age”

Tuesday, May 28th, 9:30am-5pm
Center for Digital Humanities
Firestone Library, Floor B
Frank Fischer and Boris Orekhov from the Higher School of Economics Centre for Digital Humanities (Moscow) will lead a day-long workshop combining discussions, demonstrations and hands-on exploration of cutting-edge digital humanities approaches to the study of Russian literature.
Researchers at all levels of familiarity with DH are welcome to attend. Continue reading

Lang. Training: Summer First-Year Russian Online (UT Austin)

Deadline to Register: May 2019 (Late registration period begins May 13)

The Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies at UT is offering a new online Russian language course, starting this summer with RUS w406 FIRST-YEAR RUSSIAN I (Whole session).

*These courses are open to all—non-students and UT/non-UT students alike

RUS w406 FIRST-YEAR RUSSIAN I will run from June 6–August 16, 2019, and is the first of three semesters of online Russian classes that will be offered. All three levels will be running simultaneously in the upcoming Fall and Spring semesters of 2019–2020.  Continue reading

Lang. Training: Russian Online this Summer (Arizona)

Deadline for Applications: May 2019

The Department of Russian & Slavic Studies at the University of Arizona offers two intensive 5-week fully online courses in Russian for beginners:

Russian 101: June 10 – July 11
Russian 102: July 14 – August 14

The courses are based on the online and completely free textbook Mezhdu Nami and involve both self-paced activities and online meetings with the instructor using Zoom.

Both courses are taught entirely online and involve synchronous online group meetings for interactive practice with the instructor. At the 101 level, we offer 4 meetings a week. At the 102 level, 3–4 meetings a week are offered. All group meetings will be recorded and made available to the students. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Adjunct Instructor in Russian (St. Louis)

Deadline for Applications: As soon as possible (Review of applications begins May 18, 2019)

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to undergraduate and graduate education, research, health care, and service seeks an adjunct instructor in Russian (Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) for the Fall 2019 semester.

The desired qualifications for a successful candidate include an ABD or PhD in Russian or Slavic Languages (with a focus on Russian), an ability to teach Russian at the beginning and Continue reading

Study Abroad: Summer and Fall Programs (SRAS)

Deadline for Applications: Vary By Program; May 2019 for Fall Programs

SRAS is accepting applications for fall study abroad programs and there are some spots left in a few of their summer programs too! Don’t miss these incredible opportunities to explore some incredible regions.

Summer Study Abroad:
1) Applications are still being accepted for all programs in KyrgyzstanUkraine, and Poland.
2) Add intensive language study in Kyiv (Ukraine) to a summer SRAS program in Poland for as little as $600.
3) Continuing Education, which takes education professionals to Ukraine and Georgia, is also still accepting applications!

Fall Study Abroad: Deadlines run through May and vary by program! See program pages for details.

 

Prof. Devt: Grad Student Rep on ASEEES Board

Deadline for Nominations: May 13, 2019

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: GRADUATE STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The ASEEES Board of Directors invites nominations for the position of the Graduate Student Representative on the ASEEES Board (service dates Jan. 1, 2020 – Dec. 31, 2021.)

Students can self-nominate or be nominated by a faculty who is a member of ASEEES. The Nominating Committee will then review all nominations and select two to stand as candidates. The two candidates’ names will be placed on the ASEEES Board election ballot to be voted on by all ASEEES members. For more information- click here!

All materials should be emailed ASEEES@pitt.edu by May 13, 2019