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Penn Predoctoral Fellowships for Excellence through Diversity

Penn Predoctoral Fellowships for Excellence through Diversity
Deadline: January 31
Type: Dissertation Write-up, Diversity and Inclusion Graduate Award; PhD
Eligibility: must be a U.S citizen or permanent resident
Fields of Study: humanites or social sciences


1/17 Persian Circle

Dear friends and colleagues, please join us this upcoming Thursday, 1/17, for first Persian Circle of the quarter. Monire Taliebakhsh (PhD candidate in Persian Mystical Literature at Tarbiat Modares University, and visiting scholar at the Phenomenology Research Center at Southern Illinois University) will be giving a talk in English entitled:


Open Subject in Persian Mystical Literature

سوژه گشوده در ادبیات عرفانی فارسی


Thursday 17th January, 5-6.30pm, Pick Hall 218

(5828 S. University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637)


CFP: Theorizing Consent in the Age of #MeToo

Call for Papers:

Intimate Provocations: Theorizing Consent in the Age of #MeToo


Friday, March 15, 2019

University of Chicago


Plenary speakers: Ashwini Tambe (University of Maryland) and Joseph Fischel (Yale University)


Sponsored by: The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights, and the Department of Comparative Human Development


CFP: Slovene Research Initiative Faculty Exchange

CFP: Slovene Research Initiative Faculty Exchange
Deadline: Friday, January 25, 2019


Harvard in Prague Study Abroad Program -- Summer 2019

Harvard in Prague Study Abroad Program


June 2nd - July 28, 2019

Apply by January 31st, 2019

Program leader: Dr. Veronika Tuckerova, vtuckerova@fas.harvard.edu


Immerse yourself in Czech language and culture in the heart of Europe...


Aleksanteri Institute Visiting Fellowships for 2019-2020

The Aleksanteri Institute is pleased to invite applications for its Visiting Fellowships for the academic year 2019-2020 from scholars holding a PhD degree and pursuing research that relates to the Institute's research profile. The Fellowship carries a monthly grant of 3300 euros to cover all of the expenses related to the research visit, which can range from one to three months. The Visiting Fellowship scheme is intended for scholars who reside outside Finland.


The deadline for applications is 12 February 2019.


Scholarship Funding available for Summer Russian Language Study in Russia and Kazakhstan

AC Study Abroad is now accepting applications for its summer 2019 study abroad offerings in Russia and Kazakhstan. With two intensive Russian language programs available in Russia and Kazakhstan, students of Russian will make significant language gains over these 8-week programs. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2019.


Advanced Russian Language & Area Studies Program (RLASP)

Dates: June 6 – August 8, 2019 (Russia)   /   June 11 – August 11, 2019 (Almaty)

Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia (MSSR)

All interested students currently enrolled in MA or PhD programs in the U.S./Europe are encouraged to apply for the third-annual Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia (MSSR) at the prestigious Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California. Backed by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the program is fully funded, including tuition, round-trip airfare, lodging, and some meals.


Job: Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian, University of the South (Sewanee)

The University of the South (Sewanee) invites applications for a one-year visiting position (with the possibility of renewal) in Russian language and literature, to begin in fall 2019.  Teaching load is three courses per semester (including one course per year in the Interdisciplinary Humanities Program). Ph.D.


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