Old Slavonic Online Course

Deadline: September 28, 2023

ASPIRANTUM, the Armenian School of Languages and Cultures, is hosting a three-week online school for Old Slavonic. The program will commence on November 6, 2023, and conclude on November 24, 2023. The online school is designed to help participants improve their skills in reading and interpreting Old Slavonic texts.

For more details, please visit: https://aspirantum.com/courses/old-slavonic-school

Russian Language Instructor (Duke University)

Deadline: October 15, 2023

To apply: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/25432

The Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies invites applications for a Full Time Russian Language instructor, beginning January 1, 2024 for three semesters (Spring 2024, Fall 2024, Spring 2025). Course load is five courses per year to be taught in person, ranging from introductory to advanced Russian language and including a course on literature, film, culture taught in English translation (five courses a year total; 3-2 load).

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CFP: Rethinking Post-Socialist War(s): Comparative Dimensions of the War in Ukraine (Justus Liebig University Giessen)

Deadline: October 20, 2023

We would like to draw your attention to the CfA for the interdisciplinary conference “Re-Thinking Post-Socialist War(s): Comparative Dimensions of the War in Ukraine (2014-2024)” to be held at Justus Liebig University Giessen on March 8-10, 2024. The conference is a collaborative effort between the joint project UNDIPUS at JLU Giessen (funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research) and the IMS Research Centre “Ukraine in a Changing World” at Charles University in Prague. 

To take part in the conference, please send your application until October 20, 2023 to oleksandr.chertenko@slavistik.uni-giessen.de (Dr. Oleksandr Chertenko) and/or ukrainianstudies.ims@fsv.cuni.cz (Dr. Valeria Korablyova). A panel proposal with three to four paper presentations could be submitted, too.  The organizers will be able to cover the traveling and accommodation costs of the contributors. We also envisage publishing a post-conference open-access edited volume with extended versions of selected papers. For the concept of the conference and details on how to apply please check here.

Study Abroad: Winter Break in Riga (SRAS)

Deadline: November 15, 2023

Enjoy a winter break experience in Riga, Latvia while developing your Russian language skills. Our focus will be on conversation both in and out of the classroom. In addition to intensive Russian language lessons, you will experience both Russian and Latvian culture during this festive time of year.

  • Stay with a Russian family (includes breakfast and dinner)
  • Boost your Russian with 20 hours/week in a small group (40 academic hours total)
  • Learn about and observe Orthodox Christmas traditions
  • Get to know Riga – from the Old Town to the Art Nouveau area to Maskavas Forštate (Moscow District)
  • Learn to cook Russian traditional holiday foods

This trip is open to students, educators, and anybody with a passion for exploration & looking to improve their Russian language skills. Those looking to hit the ground running will want to look at our online flex-schedule Russian course, which will also earn you SRAS Learning Credit for your future study abroad experience.

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2024 Summer Institute for the Study of East Central and Southeastern Europe

Deadline: November 2, 2023

We would like to bring to your attention the following Call for applications for the 2024 Summer Institute for the Study of East Central and Southeastern Europe, organised by the Centre for Advanced Study Sofia and the American Council of Learned Societies. The American University in Bulgaria will host a two-week residency in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, 13-29 June 2024.

The deadline for applications is 2 November 2023.

Please find more information at www.acls.org/SISECSE.

CFP: Twenty-third Annual Czech and Slovak Studies Workshop (UT Austin)

Deadline: December 1, 2023

The Twenty-third Annual Czech and Slovak Studies Workshop, which will be held at the University of Texas at Austin on February 23-24, 2024, 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 apply. Hotel accommodation will be provided for participants who are presenting at the workshop.

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Acad. Job: Assistant Professor of Soviet and Post-Soviet Cultural Studies  (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

Deadline: September 30, 2023

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a tenure-track position in Soviet and Post-Soviet Cultural Studies with emphasis on Ukraine. We welcome applications from scholars whose research explores any topic within that area through media, film, or literature and includes Ukraine. The position will start at the rank of Assistant Professor (100% FTE, on a 9-month service basis, with a 2-2 course load). Successful candidates will be prepared to teach a range of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level and oversee Ukrainian language instruction. Candidates with a documented commitment to working with students or faculty from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented in the field through teaching and mentoring are especially encouraged to apply. 

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Assistant Professor in Comparative East European and/or Eurasian Literature and Culture (UC San Diego)

Deadline: October 15, 2023

The Department of Literature at the University of California, San Diego invites applications for a beginning- to advanced-assistant professorship in comparative Slavic East European and/or Eurasian literatures and cultures. We seek a colleague to teach, and design courses in the literature, film, and/or culture of Eastern Europe and/or Central Asia. Candidates will also be expected to conduct and publish research in peer-reviewed academic venues, advise undergraduate and graduate thesis projects, and contribute to departmental and university-level service.

For more information, and to apply, please see our call for applications: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03682

Acad. Job: Assistant Professor, Gender, Sexuality, Eastern European Studies (Princeton University)

Deadline: October 15, 2023

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Princeton University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning in September 2024. We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and productive scholar and teacher who would complement and enrich the research and teaching agenda of our present faculty in the areas of gender studies and sexuality and / or Eastern European Studies. Among secondary desirable areas of specialization are translation studies, drama/theater/performance, digital humanities, and cultural studies.

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