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Job: One Year Position in Russian and BCS, UT-Austin

The Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a one-year lecturer, with the possibility of renewal, from fall 2019-spring 2020. Applicants must be qualified to teach Russian and Bosnia-Croatian-Serbian at beginning-advanced levels. Salary is based upon qualifications and experience.

Save the Date: 22nd Annual CARTA Conference, April 3-5, 2020

CARTA (The Central Association of Russian Teachers of America) invites you to attend its 22nd Annual Conference which will take place on April 3-5, 2020 in Washington D.C.


Join your colleagues and friends for sessions, panels, exhibits, award presentations, and cultural activities. Send proposals for individual papers, complete panels, and round tables on Russian language, literature, history, culture, language pedagogy, and related topics no later than January 15, 2020.


CFP: Mythological Tragedy in Russia and Eastern Europe: Performance, Translation, and Ideology

Zara Torlone (Miami University) invites you to submit short abstracts (500 words) for the edited volume Mythological Tragedy in Russia and Eastern Europe: Performance, Translation, and Ideology. There are already 9 abstracts of the essays to be included in this volume; the aim of this CFP is to receive 6 more. Topics that deal with the ideology of reception of mythological tragedy in the “Eastern Bloc” and how ideology can be expressed through performance, translation, and staging are of particular interest to this volume.

Job: Adjunct Instructor of Russian, Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to undergraduate and graduate education, research, health care, and service seeks an adjunct instructor in Russian (Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) for the Fall 2019 semester.  The desired qualifications for a successful candidate include an ABD or PhD in Russian or Slavic Languages (with a focus on Russian), an ability to teach Russian at the beginning and intermediate levels, and an ability to teach a scheduled course on Russian literature of the twentieth-century (in English) with a focus on women's and

5/18 "Night at the Museum" at UNM

SATURDAY MAY 18, at 7:00 p.m.


Night at the Museum: Celebrating International Museum Day and Vyshyvanka (embroidery) Day with musicians, singers, lively atmosphere with friends, food and more!


Sofi Fraser, Innesa Tymochko and Stephania Romaniuk- tango and jazz music

Wear your favorite Vyshyvanka!


REGISTER online or call 312.421.8020 for more information.

CFP: Slovo: Journal of Slavic Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Slovo: Journal of Slavic Languages, Literatures and Cultures welcomes submissions of articles within the field of Slavic languages, literatures and cultures. The annual deadline for submissions is June 1.


Slovo is an international, peer-reviewed journal published by the Department of Modern Languages at Uppsala University. The journal publishes scholarly articles in all Slavic and Scandinavian languages, as well as English, French and German.


For more information and submission instructions, please see the journal’s website:

CEERES Director's Lecture

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Social Sciences Tea Room
1126 East 59th Street, Room 201
Persons with diabilities who are in need of assistance
should contact CEERES at CEERES@uchicago.edu
This event is free and open to the public

CEERES of Voices: Rachel Applebaum - "Empire of Friends"

Thursday, May 23, 2019

On Thursday May 23 at 5:30 p.m., join CEERES for a conversation with Rachel Applebaum, Assistant Professor of Russian and East European History at Tufts University, who will discuss her book Empire of Friends.


A Conversation with Aleksandar Hemon

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

“Home is where somebody notices
when you are no longer there.”

A conversation with Aleksandar Hemon

Aleksandar Hemon is a Bosnian-American fiction writer, essayist, and critic. His best known novels are Nowhere Man and The Lazarus Project. He frequently publishes in The New Yorker, and has also written for Esquire, The Paris Review, the Op-Ed page of The New York Times, and the Sarajevo magazine BH Dani.

Tuesday, May 14 at 3:30 pm
Lecture Hall
Swift Hall, Third Floor
1025 E. 58th Street


Open Class: Chicago and the Rise of Romanian-American Literature

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Please join Dr. Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru for her class about Romanian-American Literature’s Chicago connections! Wednesday, May 8 at 3pm, Wieboldt Hall Room 408.


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