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SEELRC Summer Institute, Duke

SLAVIC AND EURASIAN LANGUAGE RESOURCE CENTER DUKE UNIVERSITY is pleased to announce its Summer Institute on Slavic & Eurasian Language Pedagogy, Research & Testing

 

Session 1 (July 12-14)—Acquisition, Techniques, and Technologies

Session 2 (July 14-16)—Russian Proficiency Testing

 

The Duke Slavic and Eurasian Language Resource Center will host a summer institute from July 12-16 for instructors (K-12 and university faculty) and language program coordinators in Slavic and Eurasian languages.

 

Kosovo in Documentary and Film: War, Rape, and Its Effect on Local Society

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

5:00pm

Franke Institute for the Humanities 

1100 East 57th Street

Chicago IL, 60637

 

PLEASE JOIN US for a screening of the documentary film, The Making of "Thinking of You". Following the screening the will be a panel discussion: Art of Commemoration, The Nation & Memory. Participating in the panel discussion will be Angelina Ilieva, Dhurata Osmani, and Nada Petkovic. 

 

Description of Film:

CfP: 101 Years of Ostranenie, Slavic Studies Conference

Following the lead of the 2016 Slavic Studies Conference held in Padua and Venice, we propose to further the discussion of Slavic Studies among young scholars by hosting a new meeting at the University of Genoa. This second edition of the conference, directed at doctoral students and recent PhDs (whose degrees have been completed within the last 4 years), will be devoted to the topic of ostranenie.

 

Resources for Research of the South Caucasus

Students and scholars working in the South Caucasus can find several resources and funding opportunities through the American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC):

 

· Opportunities for funding
· Calls for papers
· Libraries and archives
· Employment opportunities
· Research links
· Publications
· Events
· Curricular Materials
· Videos of conference presentations

 

See: http://arisc.org/?page_id=72

Fulbright-Schuman 70th Anniversary Migration Research Award

Europe has recently experienced one of the most significant influxes of migrants and refugees in its history. Driven out by civil war and terror and attracted by the promise of a better life, huge numbers of people have fled the Middle East and Africa, risking their lives along the way. More than one million refugees poured into Europe in 2016, sparking a crisis of global proportions as countries struggled to cope with the influx and creating divisions in the EU over how best to deal with genuine refugees and asylum seekers as opposed to economic migrants.

Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics Conference

The 26th annual meeting of Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL-26) conference will take place at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, at the Beckman Institute, on May 19-21, 2017. It will feature a special session on the Acquisition and Processing of Slavic Languages. The conference program is available online at:

 

https://publish.illinois.edu/fasl26uiuc2016/schedule/

 

Persian Movie Night - "Lantouri" Screening

Join us for the screening of Reza Dormishian's film, "Lantouri", at the Persian Movie Night this Wednesday, May 17 at 6:00pm. This recent box-office hit from Iran explores the themes of love, crime and gender relationship in modern Iran. The film was premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival and is recipient of national and international awards.

 

The film's trailer is found at the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9A12qmpZkIc

 

Counselors & English Language Teachers Wanted for Summer Camp in Russia

International English-speaking Adventure Camp

For kids 10 – 16 years old
1 session = 140 kids + 22 counselors
One camp team = 12-13 kids + 2 counselors
Each counselor has 1 day off and 1 night off per week
Salary is 1000 USD for 3 sessions (6 weeks) for counselors and 2000 USD for 3 sessions (6 weeks) for English language teachers.
Free accommodation, 5 meals per day, and transportation expenses provided.
 

One year lecturer positions in Russian, HSE, Moscow

Center of Russian as a Foreign Language at the Higher School of Economics invites applications for one year lecturer positions in Russian, beginning September 2017.
Salary commensurate with experience and academic achievement, especially publication record.

 

Please send a CV, a list of publications and two names of potential references to Valentina Apresjan at  vapresyan@hse.ru and Olga Eremina at yeremin1@gmail.com

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