Conference/CFP: “Intercomprehension-based L2 learning and teaching” (University of Gdańsk, Poland)

Deadline: September 15, 2022

Online, 2-3 December 2022

The conference focusses on the acquisition and teaching of second/foreign languages by speakers of genealogically and/or typologically close languages (L1 or L2). It is articulated into three non-parallel sessions, each devoted to a different perspective on the phenomenon of interest:

1. Second Language Acquisition perspectives
2. Language Teaching perspectives
3. Learning and teaching of L2 Polish

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CFP: Mythology of Historical Trauma and National Healing in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russian Cinema

Deadline: September 30, 2022

Panel Title: “Mythology of Historical Trauma and National Healing in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russian Cinema.”

Description: This panel reflects on the cinematic representations of historical traumas in Soviet and post-Soviet cinema and their impact on the Russian collective memory and national identity.

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Open-rank Faculty Position in East European Literatures and Cultures (Yale University)

Deadline: September 30, 2022

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Yale University invites applications for an open-rank (tenured or tenure-track) faculty position in East European Literatures and Cultures, with an anticipated appointment start date of July 1, 2023. The area of specialization is fully open. The department especially welcomes interdisciplinary and comparative approaches. The successful candidate will have native or near-native fluency in at least one East European language other than Russian. Expertise in a second East European language and culture is a plus.

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Online Courses in Ukrainian and Hungarian (UC Berkeley)

Applications Open August 10

In 2022-23 UC Berkeley will offer online instruction in Ukrainian and Hungarian at two levels: Elementary and Advanced Readings.

For more information on individual courses, please click the following links. All times PST.

Elementary Ukrainian: https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2022-fall-ukraini-1a-001-lec-001

Advanced Readings in Ukrainian: https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2022-fall-ukraini-160-001-lec-001

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CFP: 3rd Annual Baltic Research Forum

Deadline: September 19, 2022

When: October 13-14, 2022

Where: Online through Zoom

Register – https://forms.gle/8nDGL2E4fbuTCGCK9

The Baltic Sea Region is home to numerous cultures and societies. Through interdisciplinary scholarly discussions, the Slavic Reference Service and the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies seek to bring together scholars in all disciplines and stages of the research process to discuss the theme of Nation and Sovereignty. Individual papers, panels, and roundtables may take on the many facets, forms of expression, ecosystems, and perspectives that shape the idea of a nation-state and sovereignty.

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Fulbright US Scholar Program Russian Language Opportunities 2023-24

Deadline: September 15, 2022


At a time when we face many global challenges, international engagement is more important than ever. The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers opportunities for scholars like you to teach, research and carry out professional projects abroad to advance their professional and academic interests, promote mutual understanding, and collaborate with partners abroad. Many countries are actively seeking experts especially with Russian language skills.

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Baltic Research Forum 2022- Call for Proposals

Deadline: September 19, 2022

The Baltic Sea Region is home to numerous cultures and societies. Through interdisciplinary scholarly discussions, the Slavic Reference Service and the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies seek to bring together scholars in all disciplines and stages of the research process to discuss the theme of Nation and Sovereignty. Individual papers, panels, and roundtables may take on the many facets, forms of expression, ecosystems, and perspectives that shape the idea of a nation-state and sovereignty.

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