Job: Cultural Program Coordinator for Russian Language Dorm (Colorado College)

Deadline: July 1, 2021

The Department of Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, and Russian Studies at Colorado College is soliciting applications for the position of Cultural Program Coordinator (CPC) of the Russian House for the academic year of 2021-2022. The Russian House is a small dormitory for 12 students studying Russian language, literature, history, and culture.

We are looking for candidates with experience in teaching Russian to non-Russian speakers, proficient in both Russian and English, energetic, with good communicative skills, and enthusiastic about Russian culture. Applicants should have a completed Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Russian or related disciplines.

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CFP: International Journal on Slavic Lang, Lit, Cultures (Poljarnyj Vestnik )

Deadline: August 15, 2021

Poljarnyj Vestnik – An International Journal of Slavic Studies is calling for papers! Poljarnyj Vestnik was earlier the working papers of the University of Tromsö, but has been upgraded to an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research about Slavic languages, literatures and cultures. We now welcome submissions for our eighth volume after the reorganization. Contributions from Slavists from any country and institution are welcome. Articles are published in English or Russian. The homepage of the journal is: http://septentrio.uit.no/index.php/vestnik/index

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CFP: Literature and State Repression (Costellazioni: Journal of Lang. and Lit)

Deadline: May 31, 2021

Costellazioni. Peer-reviewed Journal of Languages and Literatures. Volume 23 (Expected publication date: February 2024) 
Call for papers: Literature and State Repression in Russia, Central, and Eastern Europe 
Editor: Andrea Gullotta, Lecturer in Russian, University of Glasgow 

State repression has been a constant feature of the Soviet experience. Emerged in the revolutionary years, developed later, and perfected by Stalin, it remained in place, albeit less strict and deadly, until the perestroika. The same repressive system was utilized in the Warsaw Pact countries, which initially adopted the Stalinist model and then developed it in different forms, often generating repressive systems which were similar to the Soviet original, especially for what concerns the impact on individual lives and on privacy.  

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CFP: Linguistics of Lying Special Issue

Deadline: July 31, 2021

Dear authors!

Scientific professional journal Linguistic and Conceptual Pictures of the World (Editor: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Assigned by Category B, Order of Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine № 157, September 2, 2021) invites authors to submit papers for the thematic issue “Language of Lying”.

Since being established in the middle of the 20th century by H. Weinrich, D. Bolinger and others the Linguistics of Lying has become especially relevant at the beginning of the 21th century in the context of active mediatization of society. The degree of significance of the informational, semiotic space for the average person is sometimes equal to or even exceeds the degree of direct presence in his life of the real, extrasemiotic world.  Such a being’s environment is ideal for reference deviations, zero and faked denotations, in other words, for lies. Thus, we aim at exploring the following issues:

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Internship: Summer Online Research Internship and Submissions Open for Student Journal (SRAS)

Internship Deadline: May 20, 2021
Journal Submission Deadline: August 31, 2021

The SRAS Summer Online Research Internship is a highly flexible program that builds student resumes with publishing experience! Students who complete the program also earn $200 towards a SRAS study abroad program OR $75 that can be spent on SRAS online courses. Writing topics are highly varied and tailored, in part, to student interests. The application deadline is May 20th. More information can be found at https://sras.org/internship.

Vestnik, the student journal started and supported by SRAS, is also currently accepting submissions. Student writing on any subject and time period related to Eastern and Central Europe, Russia, Central Asia, and the Caucuses is accepted. Student writing involving primary source research is particularly encouraged. More information can be found at https://geohistory.today/vestnik

Any questions on either of these opportunities may be addressed to Josh Wilson at jwilson@sras.org, Assistant Director, SRAS.org, Editor in Chief of Vestnik, The Journal of Russian and Asian Studies

CFP: Student Essay Prize Competition (Midwest Slavic Association)

Deadline: May 14, 2021

The Midwest Slavic Association is now accepting submissions for the 2021 Midwest Slavic Association Student Essay Prize Competition. The deadline is May 14, 2021. Eligible undergraduate and graduate students can submit a paper on any topic related to Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies to the Midwest Slavic Association for consideration. See below for eligibility details and guidelines on submissions. The best undergraduate paper will win a one-year membership to the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), and the graduate winner will receive a one-year membership to ASEEES, as well as being considered then for the ASEEES Graduate Student Essay Prize at the national level. This competition is made possible through the support of ASEEES.

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2021 AWSS Patricia Herlihy Graduate Research Prize

Deadline: September 1, 2021

The Association for Women in Slavic Studies (AWSS) Patricia Herlihy Graduate Research Prize is awarded annually to fund promising graduate-level research in any field of Slavic/East European/Central Asian studies by a woman or on a topic in Women’s or Gender Studies related to Slavic Studies/East Europe/Central Asia by a scholar of any gender.

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Nominations Open- Prizes for Scholarly Works (BASEES)

Deadline: July 1, 2021

Nominations are now open for the BASEES Women’s Forum Prizes. Nominations for the book and article/chapter prizes should be submitted by 1st July 2021. Please do submit your eligible publications for consideration!

The Forum will offer three prize awards this coming year, for scholarly works of high quality either produced by a woman or which furthers knowledge about gender and diversity relevant to the East European, Russian and Eurasian region, in the following categories:

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CFP: Motivation in Teaching/Learning Slavic Languages

Deadline: April 28, 2021

About the journal: DiSlaw is a multilingual, subject-specific language journal for Slavic foreign and heritage languages in German-speaking countries. As a theoretically well founded and practice-oriented journal, DiSlaw targets everybody who is concerned with teaching Slavic foreign and heritage languages. Further information is available here: https://www.uibk.ac.at/slawistik/dislaw/index.html.en

The first issue of the newly founded open access journal DiSlaw (Didaktik der Slawischen Sprachen) is dedicated to the topic of motivation with the aim of stimulating discourse on motivation from the perspective of teaching and learning Slavic languages. The first issue of DiSlaw will not only focus on motivational aspects of online learning, but also deal with general questions regarding motivation in the (foreign) language classroom, as well as the motivational design of teaching and learning processes.

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