Deadline: November 20, 2023
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in September 2024, pending budgetary approval. The area of specialization is in twentieth-century Russian studies, with expertise in historical Russian cinema. Candidates with additional expertise in the cinematic and cultural traditions of Eastern and Central Europe as well as Eurasia, and with additional fields of specialization in such areas as digital humanities; disability studies; media studies; performance studies; race, ethnicity, and migration studies; women’s, gender, and sexuality studies are particularly welcome.
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Deadline: November 15; December 20, 2023
Enjoy a winter break experience in Riga, Latvia (Jan 5-20; apply by Nov 15)! Develop your Russian language skills (20 hours per week of Russian) while staying with a Russian-speaking host family. Explore Riga – from the Old Town to the Art Nouveau area to Maskavas Forštate (Moscow District). We will be hosting a special info session (via Zoom) on November 1 @ 7pm Eastern to discuss this unique opportunity! Click here to register.
Join SRAS for Spring Break in Georgia (March 2-10, OR March 9-17; apply by Dec 20). In this intensive 9-day/8-night trip you will be immersed in Georgian landscape, food, and culture.
Experience Navruz in Uzbekistan (March 9-18)! This 9-day trip will introduce you to modern Uzbekistan before taking you back in time, immersing you in the art, architecture, culture, and history of this very unique civilization. See for yourself the heritage of the Silk Road, the Great Game, citadels, arks, and caravanserais.
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Deadline: November 15, 2023
Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, Human Rights, Modern European History / Studies, Social History / Studies
In the context of the current invasion of Ukraine and the ongoing tragic war, many analysts have claimed that we face the real end of (or the confirmation) of the Cold War and its dichotomies. What we witness would be the outright confrontation between civic liberalism and autocracy, or the “West” and the “East”. According to Stephen Kotkin, even if post-communist societies have changed, a military-police dictatorship in some former satellite countries is still fighting a “West” seen as enemy, and this has the reverse consolidating effect on the West which re-emerged and stood up against Putin.
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Deadline: November 10, 2024
The deadline to submit presentation proposals for the 2024 Global Studies Symposium for Best Practices in International Education at Minority-Serving Institutions and Community Colleges in Miami Beach, FL, on January 25-26, 2024, has been extended!
We are now accepting abstracts through November 10, 2024. If you are considering participating in the Global Studies Symposium now is the time!
To submit a presentation proposal, please follow this link: go.fiu.edu/2024GlobalStudiesSymposium
Presenters will be notified regarding acceptance of their presentation on a rolling basis by mid-November.
Deadline: November 20, 2023
International Online Conference for Young Scientists and Scholars
The North Atlantic Alliance Faces New Challenges
Saturday, December 2nd, 2023
Topics of Interest and Call for Submissions
The potential participants are invited to prepare a presentation that covers a wide range of issues related to the NATO, including the following:
– The North Atlantic Alliance and its member countries face new challenges.
– Threats to transatlantic unity: myth or reality?
– Alliance enlargement: the present and prospects.
– NATO transformation in the context of Russia’s increasing aggressiveness on the international stage.
– The war in Ukraine and NATO.
– Conflict in the Middle East and NATO.
– NATO’s cooperation with international organizations and alliances at the current stage.
Other related topics are welcome.
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Deadline: November 15, 2023
The annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference (KFLC) is pleased to invite scholars from all disciplines working in Slavic, Eurasian, and East European studies to submit proposals for individual papers and panels at its annual meeting, to be held this year from Thursday, April 18th through Saturday, April 20th. The Thursday session will feature virtual panels, while the Friday and Saturday sessions will be in-person.
Founded in 1948, the KFLC is one of the country’s longest-running literary, linguistics, pedagogy, and technology conferences, and we host over 650 participants annually. The KFLC has a tradition of attracting scholars from a broad range of languages and specializations. This year’s conference will have sessions in Arabic Studies, East Asian Studies, French and Francophone Studies, German-Austrian-Swiss Studies, Hispanic Linguistics, Hispanic Studies (Spanish Peninsular and Spanish American), Neo-Latin Studies, Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies, Italian Studies, Russian and Slavic Studies, Second Language Acquisition, Translation Studies, and all fields of Linguistics. Plus, April is a fantastic time to visit the Bluegrass State (horse races, pleasant weather, and bourbon!).
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Deadline: November 14, 2023
The application is now open for the U. S. Department of State’s 2024 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program and its virtual initiative, CLS Spark! We welcome your students to apply now to learn a critical language on a funded virtual or overseas summer program. The application is available at https://clscholarship.org/apply. The deadline for applications is 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, November 14, 2023.
The CLS Program provides intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains. Depending on language and level, U.S. students can either apply for the overseas CLS Program or its virtual initiative, CLS Spark. The CLS Program offers in-person cohort-based programs at partner institutions abroad that provide instruction at various levels for U.S. graduate and undergraduate students in 13 critical languages: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu.
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Deadline: November 20th, 2023
The University of Pittsburgh is hiring a tenure-track assistant professor of Slavic languages and literatures with expertise in historical Russian cinema. The position requires a Ph.D. in Slavic or a related field, native or near-native proficiency in English, and ACTFL Advanced High proficiency in Russian. The ideal candidate will have additional expertise in the cinematic and cultural traditions of Eastern and Central Europe as well as Eurasia, and/or experience in digital humanities; disability studies; media studies; performance studies; race, ethnicity, and migration studies; women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. The position entails teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, where undergraduate courses may involve some combination of Russian language and general-education literature, culture, and cinema courses in English.
Candidates should submit a letter of application; CV; representative student teaching evaluations; representative syllabi; samples of scholarly writing (the length of one or two journal articles); a teaching statement; a research statement; a brief description of how their research, teaching, and service demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion; as well as the names and contact information for three persons able to provide confidential professional letters of recommendation, via the link below. Questions may be directed to Kelly Britcher, Faculty Actions Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: November 1, 2023; December 1, 2023; January 15, 2024; April 1, 2024
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(s) of the region, the CERES MA educates professionals prepared to engage with global challenges and supports innovative research on current issues facing the region.
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Deadline: November 15, 2023
The Slavic Department of Princeton University announces a search for a full-time Lecturer position in Ukrainian language and culture for the 2024-2025 academic year, with the possibility of a one-year renewal. Candidates should be able to teach Ukrainian language at all levels (including heritage) as well as courses in Ukrainian culture or Eastern European culture more broadly. This position is expected to begin September 1, 2024. An advanced degree is required; PhD or doctoral candidates preferred. Candidates should also have experience teaching at American or Western European universities. Please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of your teaching experience and interests, and names and contact information for three references. Due to the large number of applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. For fullest consideration, interested applicants should apply by Friday, November 15, 2023, at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/32265. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.