Resource: Austin Polish Society

About APS:
We are a Texas non-profit organization established in 2005. Our goal is to spread Polish culture in the Austin area and beyond. Our programs include the Polish language school, Austin Polish Film Festival, monthly movie screenings, Polish History Club, social gatherings, Polish music concerts and more. 

How to join and get involved in the Austin Polish Society?

Volunteer

·   Do you have time, talent, ideas? Is there any specific

·   event or project you would like to contribute to? Sign up here

·   to join a team of volunteers 

Become  a member: Renew or sign up for a membership here!

·   Members are eligible to vote for the board of directors or become a member of the board. Membership dues support this organization financially and help fund events and projects.  

·  Come to the 2020 Annual Planning Meeting on January 19th at the Riverplace Country Club conference room 4207 River Pl Blvd, Austin, TX 78730.

TimeWhole Day 10am – 4pm or Half Day: 1pm – 4pm  

Internships: Language and Creativity Workshop Teachers for Children’s Summer Camp in Novosibirsk

Deadline: Ongoing

The Education Center “Cosmopolitan”, Novosibirsk, Russia, is pleased to announce that they are accepting applications for their summer internship programs that they shall run in Novosibirsk and in the Altai Mountains area.

They offer Summer Internships at the children’s camps that we shall run from mid-June until mid-July 2020, in the delightful countryside just outside Novosibirsk and in the beautiful Altai Mountains area. For the Altai Mountains session there is an exciting excursion and tourist program that comprises of many exciting tourist activities such as rafting, horseback riding, hiking, camping, excursions. Tours of Novosibirsk and trips to the beautiful Siberian towns of Tomsk, Irkutsk and to magnificent Lake Baikal can be organized between and after the camp sessions.

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Study Abroad: Russian Language, Culture and STEM Programs (Latvia)

Deadline: June 23 (Fall); December 1 (Spring)

“Learn Russian in the European Union” is accepting applications for 2020/2021 Academic Year and 2020 Fall Semester study abroad programs hosted at Daugavpils University, Latvia.

The following for-credit programs are available to Russian majors and students who are not majoring in Russian, but study the language:
    – Russian Language and Political Science;
    – Russian Language and East European Studies;
    – Russian Language, Literature, and Culture;
    – Russian Language and Natural Sciences/STEM (math, physics, biology, chemistry, and environmental studies) with theory and laboratory practice in English/Russian.

American and Canadian citizens do not need a visa to study in Latvia.

Daugavpils University awards up to 30 ECTS credits per semester – the equivalent of 15 credit hours at American universities.

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Study Abroad: SRAS Programs in Russia, Poland, Siberia, et al.

Deadline: February 15, 2020; (varies)

Below is a brief list of available programs. All can be found on our program search engine at http://sras.org/program_summer

        – Moscow, Bishkek, St. Petersburg, Irkutsk, or Kyiv: Russian as a Second Language

        – Warsaw: Security and Society Summer School      

        – St. Petersburg Summer School (energy security; museum management; cultural diplomacy; media studies).

        – Irkutsk: Language and Environment

        – Bishkek: Central Asian Studies (identity, ethnicity, and linguistic anthropology; now includes a horse mountain trek and travel to Uzbekistan)

        – Winds of Change Travel Program: Study the fall of the USSR and its modern relevance in Central and Eastern Europe

As always, we encourage you and your students to browse our full list of funding opportunities at https://sras.org/funding

Job: Short-term Residential Directors for Summer Language Immersion Programs Abroad (American Councils)

Deadline: Ongoing

American Councils for International Education is hiring short-term Resident Directors for summer language immersion programs abroad for American high school and college students.

We’re looking for applicants who are proficient in RussianPersianAzerbaijani, or Turkish and have experience in the former Soviet Union or Eurasia. They will be responsible for promoting student success by ensuring the health and safety of program participants, helping them to maintain a target-language-only policy, and assisting them in acclimating to life in the host country.

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Lang. Training/Funding: Intensive Summer and Winter courses in Armenian, Persian, and Russian

Deadline: varies

Armenian School of Languages and Cultures – ASPIRANTUM is Organizing Intensive Summer and Winter Language Courses of Armenian, Persian and Russian languages. You may check the language courses here: https://aspirantum.com

Below you may check the available scholarships. 

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships Program for US students

The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships program provides allocations of academic year and summer fellowships to institutions of higher education or consortia of institutions of higher education to assist meritorious undergraduate students and graduate students undergoing training in modern foreign languages and related area or international studies. Eligible students apply for fellowships directly to an institution that has received an allocation of fellowships from the U.S. Department of Education.

Melik-Bakhshyan Scholarships to Learn Armenian in Yerevan

Up to 3 Melik-Bakhshyan scholarships are available for eligible applicants to learn Armenian in Yerevan.

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Study Abroad/Prof. Dev. : Roman Frontier Excavation Field School and Ground-Penetrating Radar Training Workshop (Transylvania, Romania)

Deadline: Ongoing

 https://www.archaeotek-archaeology.org

These programs offer a very extensive approach to the anthropology and archaeology of the Roman frontier environments, through field work, laboratory analysis and lectures. Concurrently, our intensive Ground-Penetrating Radar (GPR) program allows our participants to acquire a highly marketable skill set, becoming proficient in both GPR systems (250MHz and 500MHz) and  configurations used in near subsurface investigations. Our students will be able to experience several field approaches, ranging from Classical excavation, anthropological site exploration, as well as  geophysical (GPR) surveys. Our programs provide a complete and scientifically integrated approach to a Classical site, in a very complex environment. In a region fundamentally important to our understanding of European genesis.

Programs:

Roman Villa and Settlement Excavation – Identity and Wealth on the Roman Frontier
Location: Rapolt, Hunedoara County, Transylvania – Romania
Dates:
     Session 1: June 7 – July 4, 2020
     Session 2: July 5 – August 1, 2020
Team Size: 18 participants per session
E-mailarchaeology@archaeotek.org
Description: The integrated outcomes of our various field techniques have yielded extraordinary results: a rural built space of ca. one hectare, with massive fortification walls decorated with exterior frescoes, richly built two-story buildings, containing exceptional artifacts (well preserved bronze statues, jewelry, mint condition coins, writing implements, etc.). Our target excavation, the central building of the “villa” has already presented us with a very complex and surprising occupation sequence and practices.

Program Fees: US$ 1695 per 4-week session (program fees, equipment, room and board – see webpage for details).

Web Sitehttps://www.archaeotek-archaeology.org/roman-villa-excavation
Application Formhttps://www.archaeotek-archaeology.org/application-excavation-and-gpr

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Acad. Job: Lead Russian Instructor and 3rd-year Russian Instructor (University of Pittsburgh)

Deadline: Ongoing until Filled

The Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for two positions with their Project GO Narva Program for Summer 2020: Lead Russian Instructor and 3rd-year Russian Instructor.

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Study Abroad: Learn Russian in the EU (Latvia)

Deadline: Ongoing

“Learn Russian in the European Union” (www.learnrussianineu.com) is accepting applications for 2020 Spring Semester and 2020/2021 Academic Year study abroad programs that are hosted at Daugavpils University in Daugavpils, Latvia.

The following for-credit programs are available to Russian majors and students who are not majoring in Russian, but study the language:
    – Russian Language, Literature, and Culture;
    – Russian Language and Political Science;
    – Russian Language and East European Studies;
    – Russian Language and Natural Sciences/STEM (math, physics, biology, chemistry, and environmental studies) with theory and laboratory practice in English/Russian.

American and Canadian citizens do not need a visa to study in Latvia.

Daugavpils University awards up to 30 ECTS credits per semester – the equivalent of 15 credit hours at American universities.

For all of the details please visit www.learnrussianineu.com/semester-abroad-programs.

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