Tag Archives: July 2019

Academic Job: Visiting Asst. Prof (Hobart & William Smith Colleges)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Visiting Assistant Professor in Russian Area Studies at Hobart & William Smith Colleges 

The Russian Area Studies program at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY, invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor (leave replacement) position beginning July 1, 2019. The VAP will teach four courses (two per semester) and the position is benefits eligible.

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CFP: The Feminine Rewriting of the Myth in the Slavic Literature from the 20th Century to the Present Day

Deadline for final text: July 10, 2019

The Commission of the Research Project PRIN “(De)construction of the Myth in Contemporary Feminine Literature in Russia and Poland. A Comparative study” is accepting submissions for papers that will be published in a special issue of the journal “Lingue e Linguaggi”  (siba-ese.unisalento.it/index.php/linguelinguaggi).

The Commission welcomes proposals of papers focusing on topics as Contemporary Russian, Polish, Slavic Feminine Literature, Recreation and Deconstruction of the myth in the Contemporary Feminine Slavic Literature.

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 Study Abroad: Intensive Russian Program (Russia)

Applications Accepted All Year 


Approximate program fee:                                one-to-one instruction       group instruction (2-5+ people, 15-35% discount)

Four weeks                                                           $3,651                                   $2,994 – 2,254

Six weeks                                                               $5,009                                   $4,133 – 3,044

Eight weeks                                                           $6,367                                   $5,272 – 3,834

Longer and shorter programs, from one week to a year, are also possible.

 The benefits of the American Home’s long-standing Intensive Russian Program – the main program offers one-to-one instruction to each participant – are provided to group participants:

 +              experienced faculty specializing in teaching Russian to non-native speakers;

+              program and schedule customized to the needs of each group of students;

+              study from one week to one year;

+              individual home-stay with a Russian family;

+              “Russian friend-conversation partner” program;

+              on-site administrative support;

+              well-equipped classrooms in a comfortable, home-like, atmosphere;

+              excursions in Vladimir and to Suzdal (a UNESCO World Heritage site) and Bogoliubovo;

+              opportunities to meet and socialize with some of the more than 400 Russians participating in the American Home English Program and others;

+              opportunities to participate in a variety of activities—for example, volunteering at an orphanage



Lang. Training: Russian Immersion Summer Camp (Bemidji, MN)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Concordia Language Villages’ summer Russian immersion program “Лесное озеро” is recruiting counselors in their residential program for kids ages 6-18, for July 8 – August 11, 2019, in Bemidji, MN.

Counselors teach Russian language and culture in an informal program with extensive mentoring and support, and also lead “camp”-type activities (canoeing, art, etc.) and supervise cabins. These positions are appropriate for those with abundant energy and a dedication to and background in work with children and teens. They do not require teaching experience, as staff are provided with intensive teacher training, a very thorough curriculum, and in-service support. Especially needed are applicants with experience in outdoor skills/nature/ecology, folk art, guitar/balalaika/domra, Central Asia and/or the Caucuses. Continue reading