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Job: Visiting Assistant Professor, Russian and Eastern European History, Georgetown University

Georgetown University, Department of History, seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor for the academic year 2019-20, in the field of Russian and Eastern European History. The successful candidate will teach a 2-3 load (two courses in Fall, three in Spring). Fall courses are the survey of Russian History through the 18th Century and the survey of Eastern European History through the 18th century.

SRAS Home and Abroad Scholars Program

SRAS’s Home and Abroad Scholars program combines intensive language study with a generous scholarship and a resume-building internship. Designed for maximum flexibility, this program will help support and nurture your interests and knowledge in fields as diverse as economics, translation, history, pop culture, language, and art.

 

CFP: Kurdish Studies Conference

International Kurdish Studies Conference

New Perspectives in Kurdish Studies

 

Call for Papers

July 24-25, 2019

 

2019-20 Pozen Center Human Rights Doctoral Fellow Applications Open

NEW! 2019-20 Human Rights Doctoral Fellow Applications Open

 

Applications due Wednesday, May 15 by 11:59 PM CST

 

Job: Open Russian Language Position, University of Nebraska

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking a full-time lecturer for the academic year 2019-2020. This is a non-tenure, possibly renewable position. The successful candidate will teach a range of undergraduate courses, 24-26 credit hours, in a vibrant Russian language program at a comprehensive research university. The Department is unable to sponsor visa applications for this position.

 

5/2 Bohemia on Records – lecture and book presentation

The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago and the T. G. Masaryk Czech school cordially invite you to BOHEMIA ON RECORDS – Early Czech Sound Recordings in the USA by Filip Šír followed by a reception and book signing.

 

CANCELLED: NAATPl 3rd Biennial Workshop for Polish Language Teachers, May 11, 2019 in Chicago

Please note that the following workshop has been cancelled for May 11, 2019.  We are hoping to transform the format of our biennial meetings into a regular webinar series, keeping in mind ecology (i.e. reducing conference travel), as well as the potential to make available such talks to a broader audience.  Please check our website for future updates, should this be of interest to you: www.naatpl.org

 

 

4/17 TAMEW: Kara Peruccio, "Anxiety of Age"

Join us for the next session of the Transnational Approaches of Modern Europe Workshop on Wednesday, April 17, as we welcome Kara Peruccio, PhD Candidate in NELC. We will discuss Kara's dissertation chapter entitled "Anxiety of Age: Rhetoric of Youth, Generational Conflict, and Agency in Italian & Turkish Women’s Novels, 1923-33." David Gutherz, recent graduate from the Committee on Social Thought, will provide commentary.

 

The paper is available on Canvas and on our website. Email us for password.

New Regenstein Exhibit: Independent Nations Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

Independent Nations Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

 

Exhibit Location: The Joseph Regenstein Library, Second Floor

 

Exhibit Dates: March 28 – June 27, 2019

 

The Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have long and complex histories.  They have rarely been allowed independence or any individuality. Now in the 21st century, each nation finds itself creating its own path, as an independent country.

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