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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:




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:



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

Transcending Boundaries: Research and Scholarship in an Uncertain Era

Transcending Boundaries: Research and Scholarship in an Uncertain Era
Friday, May 19, 2017, 9am-5pm, School for Social Work Administration


UChicago Hellenic Lecture Series: Greek Civil War


The Greek Civil War: A Greek Drama without Deus ex Machina

Hosted byThe UChicagoHellenic Student Association


CfP: "Russia's Choices for 2030"

Call for paper, panel, and roundtable proposals
17th Annual Aleksanteri Conference


Time and venue: 25-27 October 2017, University of Helsinki, Finland
Organiser: Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki and Finnish Centre of Excellence in Russian Studies “Choices of Russian Modernisation”


Reading & Discussion of Poetry with Greek Poet, Lia Simiou

Poetry: Reading and Discussion (by Lia Simiou)

Date: Thursday, May 11th, 2017
Time: 1:30 - 2:20 pm
Location: Cobb Hall, Room 201-C
(5811 S. Ellis Ave.)

Kirschner Lecture with the ACLU's David Cole

Robert H. Kirschner, MD, Human Rights Memorial Lecture with the ACLU's David Cole

Thursday, June 1
6:00–7:30 pm | Reception to follow
International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St.


Free and open to the public. Registration is required.
Doors open at 5:30pm. Seating will be first come, first seated.


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