Acad. Job: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Cognitive Linguistics (Arctic University of Norway)

Deadline: September 1, 2021


One Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Cognitive Linguistics is available in the Department of Language and Culture at UiT The Arctic University of Norway. The position is affiliated with the CLEAR research group (Cognitive Linguistics: Empirical Approaches to Russian

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CFP: Enduring Influence: Classical Exemplars from the Medieval to the Modern Era

Deadline: September 30, 2021

The Classics have exerted a profound influence on world culture from the medieval period to the present day. Scores of literary works have drawn upon the intellectual and literary models of Classical authors as well as the rich trove of pagan legends and myths. This appropriation of classical and mythological themes and personalities allows authors to exploit deep hermeneutical potential and invest their works with cultural resonance, often endowing the original exemplar with a novel, vivid representation. The figures of Antiquity, both historical and mythological, have endured to serve as exemplars to many ends. Authors use these exemplars to praise or criticize their literary subjects’ actions, invite their readers to engage emotionally with the text, subvert traditional associations with these figures, and fashion new identities for their literary subjects or for themselves. All of these uses and many more demonstrate the enduring influence of the Classics and the exemplarity of the figures of Antiquity through the modern day.

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CFP: The Red Globe. Writing the World in Eastern European Travel Literature of the Cold War

Deadline: September 30, 2021

International Conference

1–3 Jun 2022, Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung Berlin (ZfL)

Organisers: Susanne Frank (EXC 2020/HU Berlin), Clemens Günther (FU Berlin), Matthias Schwartz (ZfL Berlin)

The conference will be held in cooperation with the projects “(Post-)Soviet Literary Cosmopolis” and “Writing Berlin” of the Cluster of Excellence Temporal Communities.

Keynote speakers:

    Eleonory Gilburd (University of Chicago)
    James Mark (University of Exeter)
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2021 AWSS Patricia Herlihy Graduate Research Prize

Deadline: September 1, 2021

The Association for Women in Slavic Studies (AWSS) Patricia Herlihy Graduate Research Prize is awarded annually to fund promising graduate-level research in any field of Slavic/East European/Central Asian studies by a woman or on a topic in Women’s or Gender Studies related to Slavic Studies/East Europe/Central Asia by a scholar of any gender.

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