Tag Archives: June 2019

CFP: Palgrave Handbook of Digital Russia Studies

Deadline for Submissions: June 25, 2019

Palgrave Handbook of Digital Russia—Popular Culture Chapter

Due to an author cancellation, we are looking for a contributor of a chapter on Russian digital popular culture for the *Palgrave Handbook of Digital Russia Studies* edited by Daria Gritsenko, Mariëlle Wijermars and Mikhail Kopotev (University of Helsinki). Please find below the working abstract for the chapter, which can be tailored as needed.

If you are interested in writing the chapter on popular culture for our Handbook (6000-7000 words, incl. references), please send the following information to marielle.wijermars@helsinki.fi by *25 June*. Any questions about the book project can also be directed to this address. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Instructor, Russian Studies (Halifax, NS)

Deadline to Apply: June 20, 2019

Limited Term Appointment: Instructor, Russian Studies

The Dalhousie University Department of Russian Studies seeks applications for a one year 100% full-time limited term appointment (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020) at the Instructor level in Russian language, literature and culture. The position is subject to budgetary approval. The Instructor will teach language courses at the first and second year levels, literature, as well as two upper level Russian culture courses. The workload is equivalent to four full-credit (eight half-credit) classes during the one-year period. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Russian Studies Instructor (Halifax, Canada)

Deadline for Applications: June 20th, 2019

Limited Term Appointment: Instructor, Russian Studies 

The Dalhousie University Department of Russian Studies seeks applications for a one year 100% full-time limited term appointment (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020) at the Instructor level in Russian language, literature and culture. The position is subject to budgetary approval. The Instructor will teach language courses at the first and second year levels, literature, as well as two upper level Russian culture courses. The workload is equivalent to four full-credit (eight half-credit) classes during the one-year period. Continue reading

CFP: Theatre’s New Publics in Central and East Europe and Russia

Deadline to Apply: June 1, 2019

Please consider submitting a paper proposal for a working group on Central and East European Theatre on the topic of “publics” hosted at the American Society for Theatre Research Conference from November 7-10, 2019 in Arlington, Virginia.

The working group format provides support, discussion and collaboration on work in multiple stages of development. Deadline for proposal submission is June 1st.

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In Theatre and Performance in Eastern Europe: The Changing Scene (2008), Dennis Barnett and Arthur Skelton outline the ways in which the communist period was artistically and socially generative – despite heavy censorship and political constraints – as performers and audiences Continue reading

Prof. Dev: Webinars on Project-Based Lang. Learning (NFLRC)

Deadline for Applications: June 4, 2019

Aloha! The National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) is pleased to announce its two-part webinars on Harnessing High-Leverage Teaching Practices (HLTPs) in Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL), which will take place on Wednesday, June 5 (Part 1) and Wednesday, June 12 (Part 2). Continue reading

Study Abroad: Summer Literary Seminars (Tbilisi)

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!

 

Study Abroad: Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course (Debrecen, Hungary)

Deadline for Applications: May 21 (early registration); June 30, 2019

The Debrecen Summer University deals with teaching Hungarian as a foreign language and spreading Hungarian culture. Its aim is to promote a deeper knowledge of the Hungarian language and culture. Teaching a language is inseparable from mediating the cultural values ​​of that nation. The cultural programs are recommended by Debrecen Summer University courses therefore make a significant contribution to the achievement of the primary task of teaching the Hungarian language at the highest possible level. Accordingly, most of the courses also include programs that, besides actively spending leisure time, also serve to familiarize Hungarian culture with the informal form of language learning.

The age limit for participants is 16 years old.

The Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course includes intensive language instruction for all levels, cultural excursions, and connections with local students.

Early Bird Discount for the Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course until 21 May, 2019.

For further information, visit the program website or see the attached flyer!

Nyári magyar nyelv- és kultúrakurzus

 

Prof. Dev: Legal Interpreter Boot Camp (UT Austin)

Priority Deadline for Registration: June 15, 2019

Summer Boot Camp Details:
Dates: Monday-Friday, July 15-19, 2019
Time: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location: UT Austin main campus, Thompson Conference Center

According to U.S. News, interpretation and translation is the number two best creative and media job for 2019, and Austin is the fifth best-paying city for interpreters and translators, so now is a great time to begin training for a hot new career! Offered only in the summer, and only in Austin, the Legal Interpreter Certificate Program 5-Day Boot Camp takes place over a one-week (Monday through Friday) period. This program is available to those who are fully bilingual in English and any other language.

To learn more -attend the free info session and ask questions! Continue reading

CFP: Inman Award for Student Papers on Intelligence

Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2019

Call for Papers: The University of Texas at Austin Announces the 2019 “Bobby R. Inman Award” for Student Scholarship on Intelligence

Austin, Texas – The Intelligence Studies Project of The University of Texas at Austin announces the fifth annual competition recognizing outstanding student research and writing on topics related to intelligence and national security.  The winner of the “Inman Award” will receive a cash prize of $5000, with two semifinalists each receiving a cash prize of $2500.  This competition is open to unpublished work by undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in degree programs at accredited U.S. higher education institutions during the 2018-19 academic year.  The deadline for submitting papers is June 30, 2019. 

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