Author Archives: Kira Azulay

Lang. Training: Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute

Deadline for Applications: March 18; May 9, 2019

2019 Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute
June 22–August 10, 2019

The 2019 Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute offers unique courses in Ukrainian studies taught by Harvard and visiting faculty. These courses are intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduates who are concentrating in Ukrainian studies or who wish to broaden their educational experience.

Applicants may register for 8 or 4 credits to participate in the program.

All students seeking financial aid (US and international) must submit the HUSI application and supporting material by March 18, 2019.

International students who do not seek financial aid must submit the HUSI application by Monday, April 15, 2019. US applicants not requesting financial aid must apply to HUSI by May 9, 2019. All students must register and enroll in courses with the Summer School by May 20 to avoid late registration fees.

For more information visit the program website

CFP: CEE Conference (Lublin, Poland)

Deadline: March 26, 2019; May 21, 2019

From September 11-13, 2019, the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) Conference will showcase challenges, determinants and perspectives of development of different kinds of metropolises and peripheries in CEE. The emphasis is on the economic performance, social, and political issues with respect to regional, national and European dimensions.

 This high-profile event will bring together a large number of international experts in the field of regional and urban development. The conference will attract an international audience including, but not limited to, academic, policy and planning experts as well as students and early career researches from CEE countries as well as further afield. Please find more information about the event below  Continue reading

Acad. Job: Visiting Asst. Prof. Russian Studies (Colorado Boulder)

Deadline for Applications: March 25, 2019; Ongoing Until Filled

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks a one- academic-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Studies, starting August 19, 2019.  Position involves teaching survey courses in Russian literature and culture, folklore, and gender studies (20th-21st c.). Teaching load is two courses per semester (four per academic year).

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CFP: Workshop for Polish Lang. Teachers (Northwestern)

Deadline for Submissions: March 29, 2019


NAATPl 3rd Biennial Workshop for Polish Language Teachers
Standard-Based Approaches to Teaching Polish Language
May 11, 2019
Organized by: Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Chicago
Location: Northwestern University, Kresge Hall, Room 1515, Evanston IL

This workshop will bring together instructors to share their practices and materials, as they relate to teaching Polish.  The focus of this workshop will be on standard-based approaches to teaching language, especially alongside ACTFL (American Council of Teachers of Foreign Language, proficiency and world-readiness standards.  This workshop will serve as a forum for exchange of the most successful topics, projects, and syllabi from the most recent years of teaching, across participants’ institutions.

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CFP: Summer Workshop on Language Pedagogy (Duke)

Deadline for Submissions: March 22, 2019

The Duke Slavic and Eurasian Language Resource Center will host a summer workshop from July 22 to July 24, 2019 on Language Pedagogy, Research & Proficiency Testing, and is pleased to call for papers by interested scholars, graduate students, and professionals on workshop-related topics and that focus on teaching/learning ANY language. Continue reading

Travel/Study Abroad: Summer Georgian Courses with SRAS

Deadline for Applications: April 1, 2019; April 15, 2019

SRAS invites anyone interested in Georgia to participate in two new summer courses located in this incredible country! They are hosting a Foodways course in June open to all levels from undergraduates to faculty as well as a continuing education course for educators on Ukraine and Georgia. The Foodways program will be led by Dr. Michael Denner, whose English translation of Georgian recipes is also shared below! Continue reading

Prof. Devt: ACFL Summer Institute (UW Madison)

Deadline for Applications: May 3, 2019

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has announced a 2019 ACFL Proficiency and Performance Summer Institute on their campus. The institute will include a dedicated 4-day ACTFL OPI Assessment Workshop in Russian.

The dates of the OPI-Russian workshop are June 3-6.

Participants in the workshop will be introduced to the ACTFL rating scale, the structure of the OPI, and techniques for administering and rating the OPI. Participants will observe and conduct practice interviews across all proficiency levels, Novice through Superior. Participation in this workshop is the first step toward becoming an ACTFL-certified OPI Tester with Full Certification. Continue reading

Prof. Devt: Teaching Russian Phonetics and Intonation (Webinar)

Webinar is Sunday, March 17, 2019

Join TeachRussian for a webinar on teaching Russian phonetics and intonation this Sunday, March 17, 2019!

About the webinar:

Как “ставить” фонетику иностранцам?

Какие основные трудности испытывают иностранные студенты при овладении русской фонетикой и интонацией? Как объяснять и отрабатывать звуки русского языка и интонационные модели?

Все это и много другое мы обсудим в ходе вебинара “Фоне

Вебинар ведет: Архипецкая Мария Вячеславовна, к.ф.н., старший преподаватель кафедры русского языка как иностранного и методики его преподавания Санкт-Петербургского государственного университета (Россия), координатор курса фонетики летней программы Русской школы в Миддлбери колледже с 2012 года. Работает в СПбГУ более 20 лет (с 1995 года), преподает русский язык на американской программе CIEE, а также на программах со студентами из Великобритании, Канады и Японии.

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