CFP: 2022 Pragmatics and Language Learning Conference (University of Hawai’i at Mānoa)

Deadline: March 1, 2022

The National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa and the Center for Applied Second Language Studies at the University of Oregon are pleased to announce the 2022 Pragmatics and Language Learning Conference (PLL 2022) which will take place online on September 12-14, 2022.

The conference main theme will be Teaching and Learning Interactional Pragmatics in a Digital World, but we welcome a broad range of topics in pragmatics, discourse, interaction, and sociolinguistics in their relation to second and foreign language learning, education, and use, approached from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives. We hope this conference brings together scholars and educators from all around the world who are interested in discussing both established and innovative approaches to teaching and learning pragmatics to strengthen our understanding of principles and practices in PLL and push the field to new and exciting directions in research and practice.

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CFA: “The USSR and the External World” Graduate Student Conference (Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences)

Deadline: February 15, 2022

“The USSR and the External World” Graduate Student Conference (panel)
Event Date: April 16, 2022
Who can participate: MA students, PhD students, independent scholars
Who organizes: Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences

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CFP: 54th ASEEES Annual Convention

Deadline: March 1, 2022

Call for Proposals – 54th ASEEES Annual Convention

October 13-14, 2022, Virtual Convention

November 10-13, 2022, Chicago Palmer House Hilton

Convention Theme: Precarity

We are accepting proposal submissions for the 2022 ASEEES Annual Convention with the deadline of March 1. We plan to host an in-person convention in Chicago in November following a smaller virtual convention in October. In the proposal submission process, you will need to indicate if the proposal is for the virtual or the in-person convention. The number of sessions for the virtual convention will be limited.

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CFP: 2022 Caucasus Research Forum (University of Illinois)

Deadline: March 7, 2022

The Slavic Reference Service is delighted to announce the 2022 Caucasus Research Forum, which will take place on March 30-31 at 9:00 am U.S. Central Time. This forum seeks to celebrate the diversity of the Caucasus region and bring together scholars, librarians, archivists, and students to discuss ongoing and completed projects. The theme for this year is Encounters. Subthemes of the forum include book culture and publishing, Post-Soviet identities, borderlands, and memory institutions. Those interested in giving a short, 15-20 minute presentation of their work should submit an abstract by March 7, 2022. Participants may present in any language, but we ask that participants provide an accompanying translation of their remarks in English. All interested in participating may register at the link below.

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Conference: The Other Europe? Resilience and Assertiveness in Our Region (ESEE Fanel Network)

Event Date: January 14-15, 2022

On behalf of the Eastern and South-Eastern Europe (ESEE) Fanel Network, we are pleased to invite you to the international conference titled “The Other Europe? Resilience and Assertiveness in Our Region”, which will take place between 14-15 January 2022.

The event aims at providing a platform for the exchange of ideas between women experts in the broader field of International Relations, who can thus express their views in three thematic FANELs on vital aspects of societal and political issues regarding the Eastern, South-Eastern Europe, Black Sea Region, and Central Europe subregions. Please read more on the conference’s rationale and proposed topics on our webpage, where you can find an updated version of our agenda Please note that the timezone is EEST. 

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CFP: Princeton University Graduate Conference

Deadline: February 1, 2022

 Princeton University Graduate Conference, May 13-14, 2022
*To Be Held In-Person*
The ‘Byt’ of Literature:
Literary Personalities, Scholarly Discourses and the Modes of Their Production

Co-organizers: Lidia Tripiccione and Benjamin Musachio, Princeton University

 Keynote Speaker: Kevin M.F. Platt, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor in the Humanities, University of Pennsylvania

In his most famous article, Boris Eikhenbaum showed how Gogol’s Overcoat was made: a literary text was presented as a product of meticulous fabrication. In his later work, Eikhenbaum similarly explored the constructed nature of the environment (byt) in which literature is produced. Focusing on social and artistic milieus, Eikhenbaum asked: How are poets and literary figures “made?” In responding to this question, we seek to refine, recast, and expand the Formalist mode of inquiry.

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Conference/CFP: Varlam Shalamov in the Context of Contemporaneity

Deadline: March 1, 2022

Vladimir Dahl Russian State Literary Museum, Moscow

June 23–24, 2022

Vladimir Dahl Russian State Literary Museum organizes the Conference dedicated to the Russian writer Varlam Shalamov and invites proposals on the works and life of Shalamov in the context of literature and arts of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Varlam Shalamov was an attentive observer of the events of his epoch. His diaries and letters are full of accurate remarks and portraits of his contemporaries. His works cannot be examined without the context of the epoch, the history of literature, and culture of the twentieth century. It is important how Shalamov is read and understood now. Poets and writers who found themselves with Shalamov in the same epoch, also tried in their own way to reflect on the twentieth century in all the senses that this concept means.

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Conference: Southern Conference on Slavic Studies

Event Date: February 24-26, 2022

After a two-year hiatus, the Annual Meeting of the Southern Conference on Slavic Studies (SCSS) will be held at the Omni Richmond ($135/night) in downtown Richmond, Virginia, February 24-26, 2022. The meeting will be hosted by the University of Richmond. 

The SCSS is the largest of the regional Slavic and Eurasian Studies associations, and its programs attract national and international scholarly participation. The purpose of SCSS is to promote scholarship, education, and in all other ways to advance scholarly interest in Russian, Soviet, and East European studies in the Southern region of the United States and nationwide. Membership in SCSS is open to all persons interested in furthering these goals.   

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CFP: 2022 Midwest Slavic Conference

Deadline: January 28, 2022

2022 Midwest Slavic Conference

April 1-3, 2022

Columbus, OH

The Midwest Slavic Association and The Ohio State University (OSU) Center for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (CSEEES) are pleased to announce the 2022 Midwest Slavic Conference to be held at OSU in Columbus, OH on April 1-3, 2022. The conference committee invites proposals for papers on all topics related to the Slavic, East European, and Eurasian world, particularly those that explore issues surrounding climate change: the usage and depletion of natural resources, environmental changes, as well as issues surrounding the changing climates in politics, society, and culture (eco-criticism, eco-poetics, etc.). How has climate change affected the way we live today and our vision of humanity’s future, and how might these issues have inadvertently impacted other climates? The conference theme of climate change will naturally tie some conversations to the present and future, but we welcome investigations of the past as well, in addition to papers that do not align with the theme.

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CFP: Integration and Disintegration Processes in the Modern World

Deadline: December 8, 2021

Call for papers for a virtual conference this December in Ukraine

Topics of Interest and Call for Scientists and Scholar Submissions
The potential participants are invited to prepare a presentation that
covers a wide range of issues related to the integration and disintegration
processes, including the following:

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