“The Slavic Connexion” from The University of Texas at Austin
This semester, students from the UT Slavic Department launched a new podcast called The Slavic Connexion. Each week the students, lead by grad student/filmmaker Michelle Daniel and hosted by grad students Thomas Rehnquist and Matthew Orr, and undergrads Milena Djordjevic-Kisacanin and Lauren Nyquist, take turns interviewing UT faculty, students and visiting speakers to the Department. The podcast is a fresh international chat show meant to share research, ideas, and culture in digestible episodes within and between academic institutions globally.
Check out the podcast on their website or on your favorite streaming platform to learn more!
Deadline for Applications: June 15, 2019
Summer Literary Seminars (SLS) is one of the world’s foremost, one-of- a-kind international literary and cultural organizations, founded in 1998. This year the Creative Writing seminars will be hosted in Tbilisi, Georgia.
The SLS Georgia Application periods are currently open. The program will take place from July 14–28, 2019. Apply today for this exciting opportunity!
Deadline for Registration: May 23, 2019
Princeton University invites participation in their upcoming workshop:
“Russian Literary Studies in the Digital Age”
Tuesday, May 28th, 9:30am-5pm
Center for Digital Humanities
Firestone Library, Floor B
Frank Fischer and Boris Orekhov from the Higher School of Economics Centre for Digital Humanities (Moscow) will lead a day-long workshop combining discussions, demonstrations and hands-on exploration of cutting-edge digital humanities approaches to the study of Russian literature.
Researchers at all levels of familiarity with DH are welcome to attend. Continue reading
Deadline for Applications: Vary By Program; May 2019 for Fall Programs
SRAS is accepting applications for fall study abroad programs and there are some spots left in a few of their summer programs too! Don’t miss these incredible opportunities to explore some incredible regions.
Summer Study Abroad:
1) Applications are still being accepted for all programs in Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, and Poland.
2) Add intensive language study in Kyiv (Ukraine) to a summer SRAS program in Poland for as little as $600.
3) Continuing Education, which takes education professionals to Ukraine and Georgia, is also still accepting applications!
Fall Study Abroad: Deadlines run through May and vary by program! See program pages for details.
Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled (Classes take place July 15–19, 2019)
Fluent speakers of Russian, majoring in economics, statistics, and finance: rising sophomores, and up, graduate students, and recent graduates are invited to participate in the Second International School in Yerevan, capital of Armenia.
Announcement http://bit.do/eRd8p and the course program http://bit.do/eRdV7
The classes will take place July 15 to 19, 2019 at 128 Nalbandyan St, Yerevan 0025, Armenia.
Topic: Challenges for Emerging Economy II
Participation is free of charge, registration is required. Languages of instruction: Russian, English Continue reading
Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled
Professors Simon Dedeo (Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University) and Tatyana Gershkovich are looking for a student or recent alum to help work on a project analyzing two corpuses of Russian and Soviet diaries and letters. This position is ideal for undergraduate or pre-doctoral students with an academic career in mind and looking to enter the culture analytics space. The goal of this work is a peer-reviewed paper, and they hope to involve the student at a high intellectual level.
This is a full-time, paid position in Pittsburgh with flexible start dates in the summer period. Russian-language skills are required, as is familiarity with Python or the willingness to learn quickly. The project has an active and friendly research group with (in addition to graduate researchers) three pre-doctoral fellows and an undergraduate researcher working on different projects; it’s a supportive environment for both intellectual development and social life.
Women and under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com if the position is of interest.
Deadline for Nominations: May 13, 2019
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: GRADUATE STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The ASEEES Board of Directors invites nominations for the position of the Graduate Student Representative on the ASEEES Board (service dates Jan. 1, 2020 – Dec. 31, 2021.)
Students can self-nominate or be nominated by a faculty who is a member of ASEEES. The Nominating Committee will then review all nominations and select two to stand as candidates. The two candidates’ names will be placed on the ASEEES Board election ballot to be voted on by all ASEEES members. For more information- click here!
All materials should be emailed ASEEES@pitt.edu by May 13, 2019