Deadline: May 30, 2021
CALL FOR PAPERS for the thematic block: Expressive Story-Telling (Narrative) in Slavic Languages at the XVII Congres of Slavists, Paris, 2023
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The term “expressive narrative” (or “oral narrative”) generally refers to a variety of texts such as oral tales, funny stories, jokes, as well as narratives which are perceived (“felt”) as expressive (in Russian, Leskov’s skaz, Zoschenko’s novels, Evg.Popov’s prose)). Due to the lack of a commonly accepted definition, expressiveness in linguistics is often related to the notions of subjectivity and emotionality. In connection with these notions, it would be appropriate to ask questions dealing with how languages translate expressiveness into a written narrative that tends, however, towards a certain orality (“performed story” Wolfson 1982). In this thematic block, we will focus on linguistic resources (morphological, lexical, syntactic, enunciative, discursive, textual) that convey in themselves a particular expressiveness. The role of context in expressive reading and how relevant this type of text is for Slavic languages will be examined as well.
At a time when dialogue between American and Russian diplomats is reduced to a bare minimum and when empathy and civility fall short of diplomacy between major powers, we are pleased to introduce The Ambassadorial Series. It is a compilation of conversations with eight outstanding American diplomats who served at various points of time as U.S. ambassadors to the Soviet Union and, after its dissolution, to the Russian Federation.
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Deadline: October 1, 2021
American Councils for International Education is currently accepting applications for the next cycle of U.S. Department of State Title VIII Research Fellowships in Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe. Fellowships are offered in two categories:
Title VIII Research Scholar Program:
Provides full support for research in policy-relevant fields in Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe. Fellowships include round-trip international travel; housing and living stipends; visa support; overseas health, accident, and evacuation insurance; archive access; and logistical support. Open to U.S. graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty.
Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Program:
Provides full support for research and individualized language instruction in Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe. Fellowships include round-trip international travel; housing and living stipends; visa support; overseas health, accident, and evacuation insurance; archive access; logistical support; and up to 10 academic hours per week of language instruction. Open to U.S. graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty.
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Deadline: August 1, 2021 but Open Until Filled
The Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures at The Ohio State University invites applications for the position of Senior Lecturer in Russian culture, beginning August 2021. While area of specialization is open, we are seeking a dynamic and talented instructor of Russian language and culture who can contribute to department strengths in any of the following areas: film (Russian and East European), popular culture, gender, literature, migration studies, and translation. Qualified applicants must hold a PhD in Russian/Slavic languages and cultures or related discipline by the time of appointment as well as experience of teaching in North America. Fluency in Russian and English is required. Proficiency in another Slavic language is desired. The successful candidate will teach 22-24 credit hours per year, both in English and in Russian (lower level language courses are 4). The final course load will depend on service assignments which may include curriculum development, undergraduate advising, student organization mentorship, among others. This is an initial three-year appointment, as there is potential to turn into an assistant professor of teaching position.
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Deadline: May 19, 2021
Call for Proposals for Chapters and Case Studies: The due date is approaching
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.
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Deadline: May 24, 2021 but Open Until Filled
The Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures at The Ohio State University invites applications for the position of Senior Lecturer beginning August 2021. We are seeking a dynamic and talented instructor of Polish language and culture who can contribute to and further develop the strength of the Polish program.
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Deadline: June 1, 2021
CALL FOR PAPERS
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Slavic and Eurasian Language Resource Center
The Duke Slavic and Eurasian Language Resource Center will host a summer workshop from July 29 to July 31, 2021 on Pedagogy, Diversity and Equitable Teaching and Learning of Languages and Cultures across the Curriculum and Platforms. We are pleased to call for papers by interested scholars, graduate students, and professionals on workshop-related topics and that focus on teaching/learning ANY language.
Workshop topics have included, but are not limited to:
Deadline: July 1, 2021
Studies in East European Thought Special Issue “Dostoevsky and Philosophy”
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SEET SPECIAL ISSUE TO COMMEMORATE 200 YEARS SINCE THE BIRTH OF
Fyodor M. DOSTOEVSKY
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Editorial Board of SEET are calling for contributions which re-examine and reinterpret Dostoevsky’s works – creative and publicist – in the context of leading philosophical thinkers of his time – Kant, Hegel, Marx, Solovyov, Danilevsky, Ivanov, Shestov, Merezhkovsky, as well as the reception of Dostoevsky by the Russian religious and other philosophers, in order to shed new light on or find new contexts for Dostoevsky’s poetics. Readings of Dostoevsky’s works through philosophical texts are also welcome.
Deadline: Open Until Filled, May and June Depending on Position
***VOA’s Internship Program will be virtual through January 2021, and is smaller than our usual program. Please send in your application to the appropriate team and a manager will follow up if they are able to accept virtual interns.***
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Deadline: May 31, 2021 but Open Until Filled
Lecturer in Russian Language and Literature
Dartmouth College – Hanover, NH
The Department of Russian at Dartmouth College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professorship in Russian Language and Literature for the academic year 2021-2022, with the possibility of an additional year. This appointment’s start date will be July 1, 2021. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. by the date of the appointment and have native or near-native fluency in both Russian and English.
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