Anthropology of Violence and Post-Soviet Ethnography – Lecturer (McGill University)

Deadline: December 26, 2022

The Department of Anthropology seeks applications to fill a non-tenure track, eighteen-month position of Faculty Lecturer with teaching responsibilities in the Anthropology of Violence and Post-Soviet Ethnography. The teaching load is 8 courses over three terms (Winter, Fall, Winter). The subject and title of the courses will be determined in consultation with the Chair of Anthropology.

The 18-month appointment commences January 1, 2023. Applicants should have a PhD in Anthropology and a specialization in the Anthropology of Violence and/or Post-Soviet Ethnography.

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Job Postings: Teach for America Jobs and Fellowships

Deadline: Varies, See Below

Seniors and Graduate Students: Are you interested in challenging yourself in an impact-driven career? By joining Teach For America, you will become part of a majority-BIPOC network of leaders shaping our country’s political, economic, and social future. 

  • Want to explore if this is right for you and check out some of the inspiring ways Teach For America alumni are disrupting inequity across education, business, policy, law, medicine, and more? Grab coffee with your UT representative, Alyssa Gonzales-Kirk, here
  • Want to explore the application? Submit your 2-hour application to the 2023 corps by January 4th (Rolling Deadline) or by our final deadline on Friday, February 10th.
  • All majors accepted. Full salary and benefits + $5k-$10k stipend + up to $12k Americorps grant.

Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmxn: Do you want to make a direct impact next semester? 

  • Consider applying to Teach For America’s Ignite Fellowship to work directly with elementary or middle school students this spring. We’re seeking college students to lead virtual, small group tutoring sessions with students during the school days. This is a part-time, paid opportunity to build meaningful relationships with youth, accelerate student success, and hone your leadership skills. Submit your application by Sunday, December 18.  
  • Want to learn more about the fellowship, watch a recording of our Info-Session. Before submitting your application, attend our Application Workshop on 12/15.
  • Explore the above opportunities and more by visiting the linktree for Julie Gunderson, your early opportunities representative.

CFP: The 29th Annual Association of Central Eurasian Students

Deadline: December 31, 2022

Conference
February 25, 2023
In-Person and Online

Call for Papers
Deadline Extended

New Submission Deadline: 31 December 2022

The Association of Central Eurasian Students (ACES) at Indiana University
is requesting submissions for our annual conference. We are accepting abstracts
for 15-20 minute presentations on topics related to Central Eurasia. We welcome
proposals from all disciplinary backgrounds, as well as from any regional or
historical focus. Presentations may include, but are not limited to, topics in Iranian
(Afghan, Persian, Tajik), Mongolic, Tibetan, Tungusic, Turkic, and Uralic
(Balto-Finnic, Hungarian, etc.) studies.
Our mission at ACES is to bring together emerging scholars in the field of Central
Eurasian studies to exchange ideas and refine their research with feedback from
their peers. Undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and independent
scholars are all invited to submit.
Given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Conference will be tentatively held in
a hybrid format, both in-person in Bloomington, Indiana and virtually via Zoom,
on February 25, 2023. We welcome submissions from any part of the globe, so long
as presenters are able to participate online. Those who wish to present in-person
will be responsible for their own travel arrangements. Accepted panelists should
be prepared to give their presentation during normal business hours (9:00 A.M.-
5:00 P.M.) in U.S. Eastern Standard Time (UTC -5:00). All presentations will be
given in English.

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CFP: Graduate Student Conference on Central Asia (Harvard University)

Deadline: December 31, 2022

The Davis Center’s Program on Central Asia is organizing a graduate student conference on Central Asia in April 2023. Please see the call for papers below; submissions are due on December 31, 2022. I’d be grateful if you could share this information with your graduate students.

With thanks,

Cris

CALL FOR PAPERS

Graduate Student Conference on Сentral Asia

Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

April 21-22, 2023 (in-person)

The Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies (Davis Center) at Harvard is planning a graduate student conference devoted to Central Asia in April 2023. We invite paper proposals from graduate students at any stage, including master’s students, working on a topic related to Central Asia within any discipline. The conference will allow U.S.-based graduate students to present their original and ongoing work in a professional environment and to receive feedback from peers and experts within the field. 

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CFP: Association of the Study of Nationalities Convention

Deadline: December 8, 2022

27th Annual World Convention of the
Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN)
**IN PERSON** at Columbia University

Sponsored by the Harriman Institute
18-20 May 2023
**Proposal Deadline: 8 December 2022**

https://www.asnconvention.com/

Proposals must be submitted to darel@uottawa.ca<mailto:darel@uottawa.caANDasnconvention23@gmail.com<mailto:asnconvention23@gmail.com>.

The ASN World Convention will be back in person at Columbia University, New York, on May 18-20, 2023.

Key Points
*Following two highly successful Zoom Conventions in 2021 and 2022, the ASN World Convention is returning to Columbia University for a three-day in-person event to be held right after the graduation (Commencement) ceremonies on campus.
*The Convention is welcoming five different types of proposals: Individual Paper Proposal, Panel Proposal, Rooundtable Proposal, Book Panel Proposal, Film Proposal. Paper and panel proposals will be based on written papers.
*All panel chairs will be selected by the Program Committee, although exceptions are possible. Registration fees will be waived for discussants, unless they are making a presentation on a different panel.

Grad. Program: MA/PhD Programs in Slavic Languages and Literatures (University of Toronto)

Deadline: December 16, 2022

I am writing to let you know that the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures is accepting applications to our MA/PhD programs for Fall 2023. Both programs are fully funded (covering tuition and fees and providing a living stipend). We will be having a Zoom open house next Monday, December 5, 2022 at 4pm EST for interested applicants to introduce our programs and answer any questions. Register here if you’re interested: https://utoronto.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZModeGrqjwpHtThnj7_DAOLE77375Sa5THp

Deadlines: Dec. 16, 2022 to complete online application form and Jan. 13 2023, to submit supporting documents and references. 

We are a full service Slavic Department. Our programs cover a broad range of cultures and disciplines encompassing Russian, Polish, Ukrainian, and South Slavic languages and cultures. Our research strengths include Russian literature and culture of the eighteenth century, the Golden Age (including Pushkin, Gogol, Dostoevsky, and Tolstoy), the twentieth century (modernism and avant-garde, samizdat and socialist realism, émigré literature, film, and post-Soviet culture); Polish literature, theatre, and culture in the twentieth century; Ukrainian romanticism, realism, modernism, and contemporary culture; South Slavic literatures and culture (Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian); film studies, visual arts, theories of drama and performance; and Russian language pedagogy.  For more details on the specialties of our faculty,  see http://sites.utoronto.ca/slavic/people/faculty/faculty_index.shtml   

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Grad. Program: M.A. in Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies (Georgetown University)

Deadline: December 1, 2022

Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service

M.A. in Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies

Now accepting applications for Fall 2023!

The Master’s Degree Program at Georgetown’s Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES) brings together scholars, practitioners and students working on contemporary and historical issues affecting Eurasia and beyond. Through multidisciplinary coursework on the politics, history, language(s) and culture of the post-Soviet space, the CERES MA educates professionals prepared to engage with global challenges and supports innovative research on current issues facing Europe and Eurasia.

To learn more about the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies at the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, please visit the CERES website at:
https://ceres.georgetown.edu/

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Acad. Job: Frank Porter Chair in Global History (UNC-Chapel Hill)

Deadline: December 9, 2022; Open Until Filled

The History Department at UNC-Chapel Hill (https://history.unc.edu) invites applications for this distinguished professorship in global history, beginning 1 July 2023. Applicants for the Frank Porter Graham chair in Global History should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in History or a related field and hold the rank of full professor with tenure (or equivalent) at the time of appointment. The UNC-Chapel Hill History Department seeks to appoint an outstanding scholar whose research and teaching considers questions related to global history, broadly defined. Regional specialists as well as scholars adopting international, transnational, and/or comparative approaches, whether within a particular region or beyond, are encouraged to apply. The committee welcomes applications from historians working in all periods and geographical areas.

Candidates for this position should demonstrate proven excellence in their field(s). They should possess a strong publication record and a commitment to teaching and advising undergraduate and graduate students, as well as to service within the department and university. We expect the Frank Porter Graham Professor to play an active role in co-advising graduate and undergraduate students pursuing topics and applying methodologies associated with global history. They should also possess the ability to engage themes that cut across regional specializations and academic disciplines, as our faculty regularly participate in interdisciplinary working groups as well as events and programs organized by area studies centers across campus. Importantly, the Frank Porter Graham Professor will be expected to engage with diverse public audiences beyond the University. The UNC-Chapel Hill History Department is committed to a vision of the University where all where all members of the community feel valued and can thrive. The ideal candidate will share this commitment.

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CFP: Science and Literature in Russian and Eastern Europe

Deadline: December 22, 2022

Conference at Yale University, April 7-8, 2023 (New Haven, Connecticut)

The study of a reciprocal influence between science and literature has been gaining traction in recent years. Both scholarly and public interest in how science and literary culture interact has grown exponentially over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, scientific knowledge has circulated, changed, and taken shape in literary and artistic outlets since the emergence of modern science. Furthermore, the alliance between science and literature not only affected both of these domains, but also engendered lasting ideas of Western Europe’s epistemic dominance and lent credence to its imperial and colonial myths. Yet, Russia and Eastern Europe have not been a consistent part of these discussions.

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Summer Intensive Program in Russian & Eurasian Studies (Astana, Kazakhstan)

Deadline: February 25, 2023; Info Session: December 2, 2022

The University of Arizona, in collaboration with Eurasian National University (ENU), is now accepting applications for the 2023 Summer Intensive Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies in Astana, Kazakhstan. We particularly welcome undergraduate as well as graduate students whose research focuses on Central Asia and students interested in learning multiple foreign languages. We accept all types of funding. The Arizona-in-Kazakhstan Program is fully FLAS compliant.

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