Funding: 2023 JDC Archives Fellowship

Deadline: January 23, 2023

The JDC Archives is pleased to present its Fellowship program. Up to seven fellowships will be awarded each year to deserving scholars engaged in graduate level, post-doctoral, or independent study to conduct research in the JDC Archives, either in New York or Jerusalem. Research topics in the fields of twentieth century Jewish history, general history, and humanitarian assistance will be considered, as well as other areas of academic research covered in the JDC archival collections.

Available Fellowship Opportunities:
Selection of Fellows

Candidates must submit applications by January 23, 2023 to the JDC Archives online. An Advisory Committee consisting of leading scholars and members of the JDC Archives Committee will be responsible for selecting the fellows.

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Job Posting: FLAS and Study Abroad Scholarship Program Manager (Indiana University)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Summary

Department-Specific Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements procedures to sustain and advance Foreign Language and Area Studies awards (FLAS) operations to align with the strategic priorities of Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies (HLS).
  • Serves as the primary point of contact and provides schoolwide coordination for the FLAS competition, communications, and processing.
  • Maintains all aspects of the Hamilton Lugar School Study Abroad Scholarship Program.
  • Processes IUF (Indiana University Foundation reimbursements).
  • FLAS Administration and Program Management:
    • Develops and implements procedures to sustain and advance FLAS operations to align with the strategic priorities of HLS.
    • Serves as primary point of contact for the HLS FLAS Program.
    • Coordinates regular updates to FLAS application and website, oversees FLAS email, provides direction to others regarding the program and provides for daily operations.
    • Works with the Director of Communication to strategically plan marketing and outreach initiatives for the FLAS program.
    • Plans, hosts, and presents public FLAS information sessions. Advises students on application process, course requirements, and consults with the Grants Compliance and Reporting Manager on complex fellowship policy issues.
    • Coordinates the entire FLAS application, review, and awarding processes for FLAS programs. Communicates with FLAS units to establish an efficient application and review process.
    • Maintains close contact with FLAS awardees to ensure student success and award compliance.
    • Plans, coordinates, implements, and assesses networking opportunities for awardees.
    • Assists in student recruitment by presenting to and meeting with prospective students regarding their opportunities within the FLAS program.
    • Compiles data on FLAS application and selection procedures and provides necessary information for the submission of FLAS reports to the US Department of Education.
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Grad. Program: Russian and Slavic Studies (McGill University, Montreal)

Deadline: January 6, 2023

Russian and Slavic Studies at McGill invites applications from talented and qualified students.  As part of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, we offer a uniquely multi-cultural and interdisciplinary environment. Our students and faculty are committed to open, culturally informed dialogue among national and across intellectual traditions.

Our faculty specializes in 19th-21st century Russian literature and culture, working in such areas as Russian Romanticism and Realism, the Russian novel, Dostoevsky and Chekhov, as well as Soviet and Post-Soviet film and media. We offer seminars in drama, film, folklore, genre theory, the avant-garde, high Stalinist culture and post-Soviet culture. Our students are invited to explore visual culture, cultural mythology, symbolic geography, and intermediality; they are also encouraged to look to other Slavic, Central and East European cultures. 

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CFP: Science and Literature in Russian and Eastern Europe

Deadline: December 22, 2022

Conference at Yale University, April 7-8, 2023 (New Haven, Connecticut)

The study of a reciprocal influence between science and literature has been gaining traction in recent years. Both scholarly and public interest in how science and literary culture interact has grown exponentially over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, scientific knowledge has circulated, changed, and taken shape in literary and artistic outlets since the emergence of modern science. Furthermore, the alliance between science and literature not only affected both of these domains, but also engendered lasting ideas of Western Europe’s epistemic dominance and lent credence to its imperial and colonial myths. Yet, Russia and Eastern Europe have not been a consistent part of these discussions.

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Summer Research Laboratory (University of Illinois)

Deadline: March 3, 2023

The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center and the Slavic Reference Service at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are pleased to announce a call for applications to the 50th annual Summer Research Laboratory (SRL). The program will take place June 12 – August 4, 2023. Funded in part by the U.S. Department of State’s Title VIII Program, the SRL program provides research support for graduate and post-graduate level research on Central and East Europe and the Independent States of the former Soviet Union.

We will provide support for both in-person and virtual associateships for scholars to conduct summer research concerning all aspects of Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. Please note that the majority of Associateships will be in-person.

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Summer Intensive Program in Russian & Eurasian Studies (Astana, Kazakhstan)

Deadline: February 25, 2023; Info Session: December 2, 2022

The University of Arizona, in collaboration with Eurasian National University (ENU), is now accepting applications for the 2023 Summer Intensive Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies in Astana, Kazakhstan. We particularly welcome undergraduate as well as graduate students whose research focuses on Central Asia and students interested in learning multiple foreign languages. We accept all types of funding. The Arizona-in-Kazakhstan Program is fully FLAS compliant.

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Assistant Professor (tenure track) of Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (Oberlin College)

Deadline: December 15, 2022

Job Summary: The Russian Department and the Russian and East European Studies Curricular Committee at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences in Russian language, literature, and culture. We seek a dynamic, versatile, and broadly interdisciplinary scholar and pedagogue who shows strong potential for future leadership in both the program and the college, who can teach the Russian language at multiple levels, and who can offer a range of courses in translation, for a broad audience of majors and non-majors alike, on 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century Russian literature and corollary areas such as film, visual arts, music and the performing arts, philosophy, environmental studies, food studies, gender studies, the medical humanities, or the intersection of culture and politics. The ability to teach across multiple periods is desirable, as is secondary expertise in other (non-Russian) cultural traditions (including Europe, Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Siberia). Initial appointment to this position will be for a term of four years, beginning fall semester of 2023, and will carry the rank of Assistant Professor.

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Acad. Jobs: Instructor of Russian & Bilingual Assistant in Russian (Middlebury College)

Deadline: December 1, 2022, January 1, 2023

The Middlebury College Kathryn Wasserman Davis School of Russian invites applications for instructors of Russian and bilingual assistants for the summer session 2023. Details are in the links below. Please email Jason Merrill with any questions: 

Instructor of Russian:

Bilingual Assistant in Russian:

CFP: Twenty-second Annual Czech and Slovak Studies Workshop (University of Illinois)

Deadline; January 20, 2023

The Twenty-second Annual Czech and Slovak Studies Workshop, which will be held at UIUC on April 7-8, 2022, welcomes papers on Czech and Slovak topics, broadly defined, in all disciplines. In the past our interdisciplinary conference has drawn participants from colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. Areas of interest have been: anthropology, architecture, art, economics, education, film, geography, history, Jewish studies, literature, music, philosophy, politics, religion, society, sociology, and theater. Work in progress is appropriate for our workshop format. Junior faculty and advanced graduate students are particularly encouraged to participate and will get priority when it comes to accessing our limited funding for travel and accommodation.

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Grad Program: Slavic Languages and Literatures (University of Illinois)

Deadline: December 17, 2022

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Slavic literatures and cultures to apply to our graduate program. Qualified students beginning their graduate career at Illinois are guaranteed five years of financial support, contingent on satisfactory progress. Support includes fellowships, teaching, research and graduate assistantships, summer stipends, and the opportunity for an editorial assistantship at Slavic Review, the world’s leading English-language academic journal in our discipline, which is based on our campus. We also welcome applicants who have completed an M.A. in Slavic Languages and Literatures or related fields.

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