Call for Submissions: Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language

Deadline: May 19, 2021

Call for Proposals for Chapters and Case Studies
Russian as a Foreign Language: Dynamic Teaching for Dynamic Times

Do you teach Russian as a foreign, second, or heritage language? Do you employ fun and engaging strategies instead of or in addition to a textbook that have your students beg for more Russian? Please consider submitting a proposal for a chapter or a case study in the edited volume Russian as a Foreign Language: Dynamic Teaching for Dynamic Times. We would like to hear from various fields and backgrounds of Russian language instruction. Language of publication: English; 1,500 to 5,000 words + references and appendices.

We are equally interested in theory-heavy explorations and submissions that focus on teaching experience for the Case Study practice-oriented part. International teams of co-authors are especially encouraged: please consider reaching out to a colleague outside of your country.  

Submit proposals to the editor Svetlana Nuss, University of Alaska, via

Proposal requirements: up to 500-word expression of interest, outlining main arguments and methodology, if applicable. 


– Up to 500-word expression of interest due: May 19, 2021
– Notification of acceptance to proceed to chapter/case stage: May 25, 2021
– First draft of chapters/case studies due: July 1, 2021
– Revisions and peer review: draft of chapters/case studies due: July to September, 2021
– Final manuscripts due: mid-October of 2021
– Publication: Spring of 2022- Case-study submissions follow the same timeline and same general requirements