CFP: 2022 Pragmatics and Language Learning Conference (University of Hawai’i at Mānoa)

Deadline: March 1, 2022

The National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa and the Center for Applied Second Language Studies at the University of Oregon are pleased to announce the 2022 Pragmatics and Language Learning Conference (PLL 2022) which will take place online on September 12-14, 2022.

The conference main theme will be Teaching and Learning Interactional Pragmatics in a Digital World, but we welcome a broad range of topics in pragmatics, discourse, interaction, and sociolinguistics in their relation to second and foreign language learning, education, and use, approached from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives. We hope this conference brings together scholars and educators from all around the world who are interested in discussing both established and innovative approaches to teaching and learning pragmatics to strengthen our understanding of principles and practices in PLL and push the field to new and exciting directions in research and practice.

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Lang. Training: Summer Language Intensives in Pittsburgh and Abroad (University of Pittsburgh)

Deadline: March 1, 2022

Accepting applications for SLI’s 2022 summer intensive language programs! 

The Summer Language Institute (www.sli.pitt.edu) at the University of Pittsburgh is accepting applications to summer 2022 programs in Pittsburgh and abroad, as well as to our trademark 10-week Pitt+abroad programs. SLI is planning a primarily in-person program in 2022, but will offer a limited number of online, synchronous sections for some of our most in-demand languages, and we welcome inquiries from students about the availability of their preferred instructional format.  

Our priority application due date for best funding consideration is March 1, which is also the deadline to be considered for a summer FLAS scholarship from Pitt’s CREEES. Our 2022 languages are: 

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CFP: 54th ASEEES Annual Convention

Deadline: March 1, 2022

Call for Proposals – 54th ASEEES Annual Convention

October 13-14, 2022, Virtual Convention

November 10-13, 2022, Chicago Palmer House Hilton

Convention Theme: Precarity

We are accepting proposal submissions for the 2022 ASEEES Annual Convention with the deadline of March 1. We plan to host an in-person convention in Chicago in November following a smaller virtual convention in October. In the proposal submission process, you will need to indicate if the proposal is for the virtual or the in-person convention. The number of sessions for the virtual convention will be limited.

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Acad. Job: Beatrice Bain Research Group Scholars in Residence Program (University of California, Berkeley)

Deadline: March 15, 2022

The BEATRICE BAIN RESEARCH GROUP (BBRG), within the Department of Gender & Women’s Studies, is the University of California, Berkeley’s critical feminist research center, established in 1986 to support and coordinate feminist scholarship across disciplines. The BBRG is particularly interested in enabling research on gender in its intersections with sexuality, race, ethnicity, class, nation, religion, postcoloniality, globalization and transnational feminisms.THE BBRG SCHOLARS-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY
MARCH 15, 2022

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CFP: 2022 Caucasus Research Forum (University of Illinois)

Deadline: March 7, 2022

The Slavic Reference Service is delighted to announce the 2022 Caucasus Research Forum, which will take place on March 30-31 at 9:00 am U.S. Central Time. This forum seeks to celebrate the diversity of the Caucasus region and bring together scholars, librarians, archivists, and students to discuss ongoing and completed projects. The theme for this year is Encounters. Subthemes of the forum include book culture and publishing, Post-Soviet identities, borderlands, and memory institutions. Those interested in giving a short, 15-20 minute presentation of their work should submit an abstract by March 7, 2022. Participants may present in any language, but we ask that participants provide an accompanying translation of their remarks in English. All interested in participating may register at the link below.

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Conference/CFP: Varlam Shalamov in the Context of Contemporaneity

Deadline: March 1, 2022

Vladimir Dahl Russian State Literary Museum, Moscow

June 23–24, 2022

Vladimir Dahl Russian State Literary Museum organizes the Conference dedicated to the Russian writer Varlam Shalamov and invites proposals on the works and life of Shalamov in the context of literature and arts of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Varlam Shalamov was an attentive observer of the events of his epoch. His diaries and letters are full of accurate remarks and portraits of his contemporaries. His works cannot be examined without the context of the epoch, the history of literature, and culture of the twentieth century. It is important how Shalamov is read and understood now. Poets and writers who found themselves with Shalamov in the same epoch, also tried in their own way to reflect on the twentieth century in all the senses that this concept means.

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Conference / CFP: “In (the) Place of Memory” Interdisciplinary Conference / “Memory as History and Imagination” (student) (Russian State University)

Conference Dates: February 12, 2022 / March 11-12

CFP: “In (the) place of memory”: the historical past and literary imagination, an international interdisciplinary conference, Saturday, 12 February 2022, sponsored by the Institute of History and Philology, Russian State University for the Humanities (Moscow). This conference addresses historical memory as approached by multiple humanistic disciplines: history, literature, and cultural studies. Questions to be considered include: the poetics of memory in fiction and non-fiction; historical/cultural memory as a function of literary process; personal and/or collective historical memory; historical memory and the reality of a work of art; postmemory (M. Hirsch); approaches to the reconstruction of the historical past in literature; fact and imagination in “historical” genres of writing; the role of imagination in the (re)construction of historical memory; the artist’s imagination and historical imagination; nostalgia and historical imagination; “places of memory” (P. Nora) and their representation in literature; “ruins”and historical memory in literature; memory and forgetting in artistic works. Working languages of the conference: Russian, English. To submit paper proposals and request additional information contact: Anatoly Korchinsky (korchinsky@mail.ru) or Viktoria Malkin (poetika@gmail.com).  See below for parallel student conference.

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Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia (Middlebury Institute of International Studies)

Deadline: March 7, 2022

The sixth Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia (MSSR), which will be held in person, at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California, from June 27 through July 28, 2022. Every year twelve graduate students and rising professionals in the field of Russian and Eurasian Studies are selected to participate. The Monterey Symposium is funded by Carnegie Corporation of New York.

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Funding: International Peace Scholarship, P. E. O. Foundation

Deadlines: December 15, 2021; March 1, 2022

I belong to P.E.O., an international organization that helps women attain their educational goals. We fund an International Peace Scholarship, established in 1949 to provide scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the US or Canada. The maximum amount awarded to a student is $12,500. There are two parts to the application process. The first if filling out an on-line eligibility form, which is due December 15.  If you qualify (based on the eligibility form), you will be sent materials to complete the full application. The deadline for that is March 1.

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Language Training: Teach English/Study Russian in Vladimir, Russia (The American Home)

Deadline: March 1, 2022; Ongoing

1) American English Program Teaching Positions – Application Deadline March 1, 2022 (http://www.ah33.ru/teach-english/

The American English Program has been helping Vladimir residents to learn English since 1992 and currently has more than 600 students each semester who are taught by a group of American and Russian teachers. 

PROGRAM BENEFITS: monthly stipend, room and board, three hours per week of one-to-one Russian lessons with faculty trained to teach Russian as a foreign language, thorough teacher orientation and ongoing teaching support from 2 full-time teacher trainers, textbooks customized specifically for our program, a pleasant and well-equipped teaching environment, full Russian visa application support, complete on-site administrative support from an excellent Russian staff, and much more. 

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