Author Archives: Jacquelyn Chorush

K-12 Opportunity: CARTA Conference (Kansas City, MO)

Please mark your calendar for CARTA (Central Association of Russian Teachers of America) annual conference. It will meet April 1-3, 2016 in Kansas City at Intercontinental Hotel. More information about CARTA at and on Facebook.

Professor Mara Sukholutskaya, CARTA President,
Department of English and Languages, East Central University, PMB W-7, Ada, OK 74820.
Tel: (580) 559-5293,


CFP: Politics of Difference: Migration, Nation, Postsocialist Left and Right? (2016 Soyuz Symposium)

Deadline: November 15, 2015


Friday, March 11, 2016 to Saturday, March 12, 2016
Politics of Difference: Migration, Nation, Postsocialist Left and Right?
March 11-12, 2016
Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies
University of Chicago

 The Soyuz Research Network for Postsocialist Cultural Studies is an interdisciplinary forum for exchanging work based on field research in postsocialist countries, ranging from Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union to Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America. Soyuz is an interest group in the American Anthropological Association (AAA) and an official unit of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES). The Soyuz symposium has met annually since 1991 and offers an opportunity for scholars to interact in a more personal setting. Continue reading

Graduate Program: Archer Center Graduate Program in Public Policy (Washington, D.C.)

Deadline: November 10, 2015

Summer 2016 Graduate Program in Public Policy dates: Monday, May 23 – Friday, August 12

The Graduate Program in Public Policy was established in 2010 by The University of Texas System as a way to bring graduate students studying policy and politics to our nation’s capital to learn about the federal government and public service. For any graduate student interested in American governance and policy, the experience of living and working in Washington, D.C., is like none other.

The Graduate Program in Public Policy consists of living and working in the heart of Washington, D.C., during the summer. Participants will earn nine in-residence credit hours, combining substantive academic coursework with an internship on Capitol Hill, an executive branch agency or other Washington, D.C., governmental or non-governmental organization. Selection is based on a competitive process, and we are pleased to be able to offer this experience to highly motivated graduate students of The University of Texas System.

For more information on the application process, click Here.

Graduate Program in Public Policy Manager: Steve Alvarez

Academic Program: The Archer Fellowship Program (Washington, D.C.)

Deadline: February 15, 2016

The Archer Fellowship Program was established by The University of Texas System in conjunction with former U.S. Representative Bill Archer as a way to bring highly motivated and accomplished students to Washington, D.C., to participate in varied internships and attend classes focusing on policy, history, and advocacy. Archer Fellows intern with an organization of their choosing based on their own professional and academic goals and interests. Previous Archer Fellows have interned with a vast array of organizations such as the United Nations Information Center, the U.S. Department of State, many offices within the White House and on the Hill, and various non-profit organizations. Selection is based on a competitive application process, and each cohort of Archer Fellows is comprised of the best and brightest students from across the UT System.

Attend an info session at UT Austin in FAC 328:
Tuesday, October 20 | 4:00pm
Wednesday, October 21 | 3:00pm
Thursday, October 22 | 11:30am
Wednesday, November 11 | 2:00pm
Thursday, November 12 | 4:00pm

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Internships: Educational Center Winter Internship (Novosibirsk, Russia)

Deadline: December 15, 2015

Educational Center “Cosmopolitan”, Novosibirsk, Russia, is pleased to announce that we have several vacancies available for the winter internship program at the children’s camp that we will be running in the delightful countryside just outside Novosibirsk, the administrative capital of Siberia and the centre of Russia. The dates of the program are January 3rd through January 12th, 2016.

These positions are open to university students. No previous teaching experience, no previous knowledge of Russian is required. Interning at our camp, your students will gain valuable skills and experience for their future profession while being immersed in the Russian culture and having intensive practice in the Russian language. This is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the coolest festive season in Siberia with lots of exciting events, and experience all the winter fun you have ever dreamed of in ten days.

Please help us spread the word about this excellent internship opportunity to your students and colleagues. Thank you for your support!

For more information please contact the Director Natalia Bodrova or with any questions and application inquiries.